Category Archives: Work

Topper

Top 5 Albums of the Year 1. Four Tet – There Is Love In You 2. Male Bonding – Nothing Hurts 3. Jonsi – Go 4. Frightened Rabbit – The Winter of Mixed Drinks 5. The Tallest Man on Earth – The Wild Hunt Albums of the Year Honorable Mentions * Broken Social Scene – […]

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As you can see, I haven’t been blogging much lately. I lay the blame on two things: (1) Twitter and (2) Being Busy. I was late to the game on this Twitter thing. Very late. In fact, I threw a lot of disdain on Twitter saying, “…only dumb people use it.” But then I noticed […]

PyCon Talk Slides and Tutorial Site

While I loathe the term belt and suspenders … I’m a firm believer in Murphy’s Law. So … while I did upload a PDF of my slides to the PyCon 2009 site, I also made two public repositories on Bitbucket.org: 1. Slides for my talk on comparing configuration systems are here. 2. The code for […]

When Delete Is Really Remove

The rsync man page boggles my mind in similar ways to the rrdtool man page. So let’s say you want to use rsync to pull files from location A/sender to a specific location B/receiver and then clean up location A/sender. See the files are on location B/receiver after the sync, so there’s no sense in […]