PyCon 2018

This is, I think, my fourth? San Jose, Montreal and now Cleveland. Always a great conference and lots of enthusiastic and friendly people. The talks were a bit less expert than I’d like but it is 60% first timers now. City was good, lots of nice buildings downtown and green compared to home. Public art […]

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It’s 2018 and I still need fsck

File this under “Really?” That’s my wife’s laptop, spending an hour rebuilding the file system after it got corrupted. I had to know the command-v boot trick and video record it booting (!) to see the error fly by before it auto rebooted, then boot recovery, open a terminal and run fsck with a -r. […]

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Zero DS-R

Took a test ride today. Was initially thinking Zero S, but I much preferred the upright stance on the DS. Awesome bike and damn near silent. More than enough range for my commute and work has free charging. Not too heavy, easy to ride, very zippy and easy to maneuver. Me like.

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Going flying

I won a charity auction for a biplane ride, but the pilot was super super generous and offered to also let me come along for a lunch run in the Cirrus SR22. Got some stick time in both and had a truly spectacular day. Thank you Tom! Modern plane and glass avionics. So nice to […]

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Timezones

So true: via Going Global See also this classic:  

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Scan Your Feet

Sometimes, a few minutes of time will make a large difference in your life. I’ve got one of those to share. Yesterday at work, the work fitness center brought in two guys from Fleet Feet with their ‘fit id’ foot scanner: So you stand on the scanner for a few seconds, and a dozen cameras scan your […]

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