Thursday, April 23, 2009

Bash and Regular expressions

For those of you that didn't know, like me, Bash can and does do regexp =~ matching. A partial reference can be found Here

Sunday, April 19, 2009


Oh boy, a wonderful new tool for putting together a large collection of data called Zotero.

The nice thing about this is the ability for it to a)reference your pdf's and b) be cross platform via firefox.

Link Here

Friday, April 17, 2009

Mysql hints

Because i can never remember them all, and i use them once a year,

Sql hints


Hi and welcome to those of you that have clicked on my twitter link.

Before following me, a few things you should know:

Will you follow me?
I will occasionally follow back
Direct Messages?
I have been known to direct message people that follow me
Daily Posts?
Between 1 and 20 messages, some replies some original
Very Rarely
Vary from personal replies to technical statements. General nerd/tech/rpg geekery.
Are you Safe for Work/Professional Tweeter?
Rare adult language, safe images, safe links. Granted I'm not a web pundit.

Mozilla Firefox memory

A wonderful, and useful article on how to control some of the memory bloat on firefox can be found here:

Damned handy, and I've been running it on conkeror as well as songbird with firefox as well.

Compared to an 'unmodified' firefox we are talking a 50% reduction in memory taken so far. That's over three days for the one process and 1day for the second 'unmodified' instance.