June 17, 2007
Is It Better to Buy or Rent?

I hate flash.

I hate the NY Times online.

But... this *is* good.

June 15, 2007
A Giraffe, an Elephant, and a Refrigerator (by Jeremy Zawodny)

The following short quiz consists of 4 questions and will tell you whether you are qualified to be a professional. The questions are NOT that difficult.

I like


June 13, 2007
Writing udev rules

Over the years, the things that you might use udev rules for has changed, as well as the flexibility of rules themselves. On a modern system, udev provides persistent naming for some device types out-of-the-box, eliminating the need for custom rules for those devices. However, some users will still require the extra level of customisation.

June 04, 2007
Installing sqsh on OS X 10.4

If forced to use an MS-SQL database, I find it much easier and more convenient to use the excellent sqsh shell.

June 02, 2007
FreeTDS Notes

These are my notes on installing and configuring FreeTDS on Mac OS X to work with Perl and Microsoft SQL Server 2000