git

Git vs. The Competition

If you have been following along during Git Week 2018, you know that Git isn’t your only choice for version control. There are plenty of other options out th...

How Git Works

So far this week we’ve talked about what Git is and how to use it. If you’re anything like me, you want to know how things work under the hood. When you firs...

Git 101

Welcome to Git 101! This pico-course is going to take you from zero-to-hero with one of the greatest technologies of the last 20 years. We’ll explore a brief...

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linux/unix

Linux & Unix Command Line Essentials

When I got my first SysAdmin job (as a Student with the Center for High Throughput Computing) my Linux/Unix knowledge was passable but not great. I started t...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Bash!

If you’re using a modern terminal emulator with unicode support (for example, the default Gnome terminal shipped with Ubuntu) you can add Emoji to your bash ...

On Keeping Notes

I made a tiny script for keeping simple text-based notes. You might find it useful too. Introducing: Note Keeper

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command line

Linux & Unix Command Line Essentials

When I got my first SysAdmin job (as a Student with the Center for High Throughput Computing) my Linux/Unix knowledge was passable but not great. I started t...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Bash!

If you’re using a modern terminal emulator with unicode support (for example, the default Gnome terminal shipped with Ubuntu) you can add Emoji to your bash ...

What the Hell is a Shell?

You see the term ‘Shell’ tossed around a lot these days. The Bourne Shell (sh), Bash (Bourne Again Shell), Powershell, etc. What actually is a “shell”?

On Keeping Notes

I made a tiny script for keeping simple text-based notes. You might find it useful too. Introducing: Note Keeper

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year-in-review

2023 Year In Review

It’s 10:38 AM. I’m sitting at the kitchen table and the house is a warzone of opened presents and to-be-put-away special dishware and decorations from Christ...

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technology

AI Pessimism

There has been a lot written about AI lately. Particularly large language models such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and GPT-4. Yet despite my best efforts, I find myse...

Heroku: Worth Reading About

If you are not familiar with Heroku, it’s a platform-as-a-service for deploying and running software applications. That sounds so simple, but Heroku was actu...

Email

We use it for everything, and most of us have no control. It’s kind of insane.

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AI

How I Use AI

It’s the middle of 2024 and unless you live under a rock you’ve certainly encountered the trend of “AI” infiltrating virtually every piece of software we use...

Fighter Jets Can’t Go To Space

Fighter jets are a technological marvel. Capable of traveling at several times the speed of sound and flying miles above the surface of the earth. From our s...

AI Pessimism

There has been a lot written about AI lately. Particularly large language models such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and GPT-4. Yet despite my best efforts, I find myse...

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work

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LLMs

How I Use AI

It’s the middle of 2024 and unless you live under a rock you’ve certainly encountered the trend of “AI” infiltrating virtually every piece of software we use...

Fighter Jets Can’t Go To Space

Fighter jets are a technological marvel. Capable of traveling at several times the speed of sound and flying miles above the surface of the earth. From our s...

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markdown

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sysadmin

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healthcare

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zendesk

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vb4c

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devops

Heroku: Worth Reading About

If you are not familiar with Heroku, it’s a platform-as-a-service for deploying and running software applications. That sounds so simple, but Heroku was actu...

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heroku

Heroku: Worth Reading About

If you are not familiar with Heroku, it’s a platform-as-a-service for deploying and running software applications. That sounds so simple, but Heroku was actu...

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reddit

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In case you’ve been living under a rock the past couple of weeks, people are kind of mad at Reddit.

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forums

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In case you’ve been living under a rock the past couple of weeks, people are kind of mad at Reddit.

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web

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In case you’ve been living under a rock the past couple of weeks, people are kind of mad at Reddit.

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web culture

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In case you’ve been living under a rock the past couple of weeks, people are kind of mad at Reddit.

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OpenAI

Fighter Jets Can’t Go To Space

Fighter jets are a technological marvel. Capable of traveling at several times the speed of sound and flying miles above the surface of the earth. From our s...

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AGI

Fighter Jets Can’t Go To Space

Fighter jets are a technological marvel. Capable of traveling at several times the speed of sound and flying miles above the surface of the earth. From our s...

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social-media

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