Flat/Round Earth Experiments

Apparently, something like 200,000 people in the USA believe the Earth is flat. I’m personally quite bothered by this, but rather than rant on and on about Flat Earth theory, I decided I would just simply put down here absolute definitive methods for how a person who is skeptical of all scientific authorities can prove […]

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ffmpeg compilation script for Ubuntu

Ubuntu doesn’t provide the latest ffmpeg or include the modules I use all the time, so I wrote a little script to automatically compile and install my own version: #!/bin/sh # https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide/Ubuntu # SERVER COMPILATION SKIPS ffplay AND A X11 DEPENDENCIES echo ‘THIS SCRIPT USES SUDO, SO IT MIGHT ASK FOR YOUR PASSWORD’ sudo apt-get […]

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Hide/Show Desktop Icons on Mac OSX

I get distracted easily, so I wrote a little script to toggle the visibility of the desktop icons on Mac OSX. Here it is: #!/bin/bash CURRENT=$(defaults read com.apple.finder CreateDesktop 2>/dev/null || echo 1) defaults write com.apple.finder CreateDesktop $((! $CURRENT)) killall Finder Just run this script and if the icons are on your desktop, they will […]

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Elvis McNeely on Drupal

I just got a phone call from a guy in town whose name was so interesting I had to call him back. Anyway, Elvis of http://www.elvisblogs.org is a Drupal developer here in town who is hosting a Drupal Meetup and he wanted to know if I was interested in it. I used to use drupal […]

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