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WTF Economics

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I subscribe to the magazine "Cooking Light". Issues usually have some good recipes when you ignore all the stuff about yoga, aromatherapy and blood pressure...

GNU Emacs on Rasperry Pi

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For the two people in the world who were wondering this, GNU Emacs runs just fine under Debian on a Raspberry Pi. It doesn’t leave much memory available for ...

Raspberry Pi

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A small but powerful computer

Korean Tacos

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Since I’ve completely failed to be in the same place as a Korean taco food truck I decided to take a shot at making my own Korean tacos.

Emacs: The Poster Child for Software Bloat

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I love Emacs. It’s the editor I grew up with. I’ve been using it for over 30 years. I don’t think I could switch to another editor now if I wanted to. There’...

Not Overheating

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Some teas like boiling water… some teas like cooler water. Most green teas and oolongs work best with water in the 180 - 185 degree range. Yes, you can use ...

iPhone Photos Without Photostream

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Apple’s iOS 5 introduced Photostream as part of their iCloud offering - when you take photos on an iOS device they are automatically synced to iCloud and fr...

No More Printer Rebates from Apple

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Apple has long offered a $100 rebate on select printers. It’s something I’ve counseled many Mac buyers to take advantage of. You could get a moderate quality...

The Mac Companion: Are You Serious, Iomega?

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Over the summer, Iomega announced their latest external hard drive, this one targeted at the Macintosh community: the Mac Companion. The Companion is a very ...

Tech Note: Cloudbusting

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My blog runs on a piece of software called Wordpress. I love Wordpress; it’s well designed, easy to use, easy to maintain. It’s good for serving blogs but it...

I Hadn’t Expected It To Be So Dusty

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Although I hadn’t expected a flood, either. I usually think of hurricanes sitting off the coast and dumping on Cape Cod and Boston (if they ever get that far...