Monthly Archives: August 2010

Nano-nonsense: 25 years of charlatanry

Nano-nonsense: 25 years of charlatanry « Locklin on science. Interesting post about why nanotechnology is cobblers

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systemd

TBFKAYIBYNYAAYB – all about systemd, the launchd-inspired (partially) replacement for init in Fedora 14.

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MySQL and subselects

Why does this query (on a small indexed table with ~3000 rows) take almost a minute to return select client,  unix_timestamp() – unix_timestamp(hittime) as timediff from polling where id in (select max(id) from polling where system=’$system’ group by client) and … Continue reading

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Prospective new StackOverflow site

Proposed Q&A site for for advanced users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems

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Talk:Aluminium/Spelling – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Talk:Aluminium/Spelling – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Look at the edit wars for the spelling of aluminIum on wikipedia!

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Top Ten One-Liners from CommandLineFu Explained – good coders code, great reuse

Top Ten One-Liners from CommandLineFu Explained – good coders code, great reuse. I particularly like 2, 3 & 9.

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