The best thing I’ll see all week, I’m already betting.
From http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/Apollomon/Apollo.html : One of the fundamental tenets of the program management concept was that three critical factors–cost, schedule, and reliability–were interrelated and had to be managed as a group. Many also recognized these factors’ constancy; if program managers held cost to a specific level, then one of the other two factors, or both of them to […]
I was told by Mr. Grumpy I needed a more tech-y background image on my work desktop. So here it is, cobbled together from US patents.
Today’s lesson from the Subversion book: So, before you begin restricting users’ access rights, ask yourself whether there’s a real, honest need for this, or whether it’s just something that “sounds good” to an administrator. Decide whether it’s worth sacrificing some server speed, and remember that there’s very little risk involved; it’s bad to become […]
We are living in the golden age of PC gaming. Thanks to a Great Conjunction of key factors, PC gamers both veteran and casual are surrounded by amazing choices. As the price of new release games continue to rise, buyers are increasingly able to turn to great back catalogs of highly acclaimed titles, or cherry-pick […]
Saturday: replaced cam cover gasket and spark plugs. The gasket replacement required way too much cleaning. Next time I’ll follow my first instinct and get one from a junkyard to swap out, so the cleaning can be done separately. Sunday: adjusted rear brakes. I have the fictional self-adjusting rear drums. When it’s time to replace […]
Albums that had no small effect on my life, in no particular order. Pink Floyd – The Wall Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath Wendy Carlos – Switched-On Bach Soundtrack – 2001: A Space Odyssey Iron Maiden – Piece of Mind Rose Cousins – If You Were For Me The Crystal Method – Vegas Rush – […]
In Debian Lenny, urxvt isn’t able to update utmp by default. My solution is to simply make it setgid utmp. This might not be the thing to do on a multi-user system, but on my desktop it does what I need it to. Here’s how to make it persistent between package upgrades dpkg-statoverride root utmp […]
What’s in the box?