Apparently this has become the “how to do obscure things in FreeNAS jails” blog. I’ll include some notes at the end on setting up everything with icecast and rc.d scripts, but I’m assuming you arrived here because you want to … Continue reading
UPDATE 3/15/14 As Mr. Stevens points out in the comments, MealSquares has made a lot of changes to their nutritional content since I wrote this – I didn’t expect it to become outdated so quickly, but I guess that’s startups … Continue reading
My week of Soylent
When I heard about soylent, I was cautiously optimistic. But after Ars Technica did a week long review of the stuff (and generally liked it), I wanted some. The thinking was, “I go through 3 boxes of frozen pizza every … Continue reading
Need new background images?
You may have noticed a friend or a coworker with a fun new sci-fi background theme for windows from GT Graphics and thought “why can’t I have that on my non-windows computer?”. You can! Just go click around from http://www.gtgraphics.de … Continue reading
Manufactoria (the language)
I’ve been playing a game recently called Manufactoria (AKA Finite Automata: The Game) (Spoilers ahead). It’s complicated enough that I created a DSL to represent it, and a Komodo Edit plugin to provide syntax highlighting, indentation, and code folding. Why … Continue reading
Why do navigation apps drain your battery?
I went to a survival run training camp this last weekend (which was awesome!), but I didn’t know if they had power or not, so I didn’t bring my lightning cable. I used Google’s app to navigate the 1.5 hour … Continue reading
Unsequenced modification and access
As of this posting, searching Google for the title of this article will provide you with a Link to the patch for the -Wunsequenced flag introduced in C11, but it won’t tell you what this means. So I will. int … Continue reading
Applying for jobs is hard for a lot of reasons, but the two I’m annoyed with are: Everything is easy once you’ve done it. If you can describe how hard/awesome it was, you can’t do it more than once on … Continue reading
Streaming Audio Between Macs
Airplay you say? Between Macs, not an Airport Express or Apple TV. Airtunes you say? Well… I’m watching videos and streaming the audio to a different computer because it’s connected to the awesome speakers. And the lag… 2.5 seconds. Seriously. … Continue reading