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Posted 12-22-2012 at 12:15 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 12-22-2012 at 12:21 AM by rocket357

My boss has mentioned a big opportunity coming up. He's mentioned it on more than one ocassion, and he has dropped "subtle" hints ("Jon, <VP of my dept> mentioned that he needed a name for an internal candidate to put in charge of a new team, and you were the first one that came to mind") to clue me in that I should be preparing for a new role. The promotion would require travel, involve a very serious increase in responsibility and stress, and a just-as-serious pay increase....
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Another P1 saved from slaughter.

Posted 12-21-2012 at 03:49 PM by peonuser

Managed to scrape enough parts together, to build another p1 computer. This time I installed tinycore instead of openbsd. .
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More (Generic) Tools

Posted 12-20-2012 at 08:08 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 12-20-2012 at 08:48 PM by rainbowsally (bum code)

More (Generic) Tools

Behind the scenes, some of the more complex tools are getting incorporated into lq-qt-mc2. Should have an upload in a day or two. lq-find will kock your socks off.. now tuned up and ready for the big time. :-) v. 3.0.14 coming soon.

Today's Features
  • Create a shortcut with a shortcut icon, directories - OK!
  • Another new.<utility> using the mc2 extras demo (env-replace)
  • Revisiting the utility to create a self extractor using base64
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Haskell solves the problem of unexpected IO side effects

Posted 12-20-2012 at 02:40 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 12-20-2012 at 02:46 PM by hydraMax
Tags haskell, humor

Programmers are universally familiar with the challenges of dealing with unwanted side effects in IO operations. Few are aware, however, that the Haskell programming language provides a very straightforward approach to dealing with this problem, packaged in a convenient module:

The solution involves making available a full existential state as a retrievable value. This value...
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More Tooling Up Stuff

Posted 12-19-2012 at 11:52 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 08-06-2014 at 09:30 AM by rainbowsally (skip rant, typo correction)

About the commandline

Today's features:
  • Why the commandline rocks and GUI apps have rocks in their heads at times.

You can skip this somewhat rambling rant by going down to "CONTINUE" below.

[Note for KDE users: Konqueror has a nice konsole terminal that can be opened with F4. It's much MUCH better than Dolphin, if you're a programmer. See recent blog including 'launch' and shell-exec if you have trouble executing these files when you click on them...
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