Monthly Archives: June 2008

Warp

ksuther.com | Warp Warp is a preference pane that allows you to use the mouse to switch between Spaces rather than using the keyboard. Warp offers the ability to display a live preview of a space when you move the … Continue reading

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How to spot a sociopath

How to spot a sociopath Extracted from an article by Robert Matthews in the Sunday Telegraph Review, May 4th 1997 While such personality disorders as psychopathy, paranoia and obsession/compulsion all have strictly defined criteria, psychiatrists are still struggling to decide … Continue reading

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Copying your boot sector / MBR on windows

If you want to do the equivalent of a dd on linux for your Master Boot Record (for example, if you have GRUB installed and are going to install windows which will zap the MBR) in windows, the tool MBRWiz … Continue reading

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How to rip the audio from a youtube movie

(on Unix) Download the flv file with youtube-dl Extract the audio like so: mplayer -dumpaudio nodame_theme.flv -dumpfile nodame_theme.mp3 (thanks to here) This method allowed me to rip the World In Action theme to mp3 for my ringtone… of course you … Continue reading

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SIDPLAY – the premier C64 music player for the Mac

SIDPLAY – the premier C64 music player for the Mac SIDPLAY is a Commodore 64 music player. It emulates the sound chip and other internals of the Commodore 64 home computer to play back music that was originally written on … Continue reading

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Mixes by the crane

Some interesting mixes by the enigmatically named “the crane”.

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Business Rules SMTP Proxy

Recently sending out emails with the wrong attachments or to the wrong people has come to the forefront of my thinking. What would be really useful in events like this would be an outgoing SMTP proxy that has a set … Continue reading

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Perl jobs spam

James- You should know ahead of time that this is email is as personal as possible considering how many are receiving it. So if you hate these things, just delete it and rest assured you’ll never receive another one like … Continue reading

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Fantastic new vector graphics shirt from threadless…

Playing God:

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gcalcli – google calendar for the commandline

gcalcli – Google Code gcalcli is a Python application that allows you to access your Google Calendar from a command line. It’s easy to get your agenda, search for events, and quickly add new events. Additionally gcalcli can be used … Continue reading

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