I was browsing around on YouTube a few nights ago and found a hot new thing to try out - Jekyll. Jekyll is a ruby gem that generates your blog from a set of posts, templates and pages. This might seem insane, but when you look into it - there are a lot of things I like about it:
My new project Sophia requires a ton of database calls. When I say a ton, I mean a TON. Thankfully, the tech world has JUST started vetting exactly the solution I need: Redis clustering.
So I just picked up a new GTX465 and was pleased as punch. The back of the new card has two DVI outs and a wonderful new little HDMI out in place of what used to be S-Video or whatever.
My mom was complaining of her internet going out tonight, so I wrote a quick bash script to monitor her pings.
Google has de-listed my game servers startup from its indexes. I went from a steadily climbing position to being not listed instantly. Why you ask? What pisses off the Google gods? Not much, apparently.
If you've ever tried to get your website ranked in a high volume search with Google, it's basically a life long quest. It's so much of a quest that people who know very few facts about the topic are actually paid good consulting money in order to take their best guesses at how to get better rankings.
I was busy installing the Google Chrome bit.ly extenstion one day when I noticed an interesting autofill pop up in the address bar.
It wasn't long ago that I saw Swype in he need as a clever be way to type on your smartphone and already I've found a download for it.