hyperbo.la :: lifestream
permalink

So on this one server, my default shell was /bin/sh, i'm not a sudoer, root owns my home directory, and another user owns /home. #linux #fail

permalink

This article is so cool http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_company_name_etymologies #wikipedia

permalink

so in order to access Mail.app's preferences to make it not be the default mailto: handler, I first have to configure it #fail

permalink

Way to steal my MEng thesis idea Twitter https://github.com/nathanmarz/storm/wiki/Rationale

permalink

the goes to operator (x --> 0) makes #C feel more like #ruby! lolz #fail

permalink

Seriously, Office? You rm the backup from the disk when I close it instead of doing the sane thing and moving it to my trash? #fail #hard

permalink

why does iChat think it's ok to grow as large as it wants vertically? #no, I'll manage my windows by myself.

permalink

#timeboxed this gcc cross compiler nonsense. Using debathena in a VM is easier. #hammer

permalink

#compiling #gcc from source to get an ELF cross-compiler on OSX. This is so #fail

permalink

its amazing how much quicker a script runs when you don't create 60,000 Hashes and compile a regex 30k times #ruby

permalink

Because kernel.org is down, I used airdrop to copy over a cached version of the git source and formula from another computer so I could install it with homebrew #gardenpath

permalink

I hope you think this is as stupid as I do: http://wiki.hyperbo.la/All-nighters

permalink

bookmarking for later: useful defaults for OS X apps. https://github.com/mathiasbynens/dotfiles/blob/master/.osx

permalink

#UPnP stopped working on my router. Flashed it like a boss.

permalink

I got to 100 #tweets a hell of a lot faster than I did here (still not there yet)

permalink

So I used #github socially to review someone's code and got flamed. That's the last time I do that.

permalink

Abiding by the principle of least surprise is, to me at least, least surprising. #whatarethesewords

Photo for post 90
permalink

I remember when I wanted one of these #sonymylo