Background: BES has an exceedingly flaky T1 router, and I’m getting tired of pinging it all the time to see if it’s alive (it is remotely rebootable). Also, I have Prowl (normally used for Growl notifications, but has a nice API of its own) installed on my phone.
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Apparently, these bits are used in current Apple hardware (mid-2009 MBPs, some iPhone 4s, probably others). I think my MacBook Pro is old enough to not have any, but at least I know where to get the bits if I need them…
Some good information in there. I haven’t made coffee at home in a fair while, since it’s a pain in the ass to clean up the French press, and my hand grinder takes forever, but I might take it up again if I could make it convenient and easy. (I spend very little on coffee in any case, so it certainly wouldn’t be for the cost savings…)
“Hijacking power and bandwidth from the mobile phone’s audio interface. Creating a cubic-inch peripheral sensor ecosystem for the mobile phone.”
In other words, a two-way sensor interface that plugs into a smartphone’s headphone jack.
Attempting to use the WordPress iOS app. It’s the official, poorly-rated app.
(This post should be geotagged somehow, and posted by a limited user account.)
Update: no idea where the geotagging data ends up, but the iOS app is officially a POS. Bummer. Tumblr’s is really nice.
And expensive and meticulous denim, at that. Home of the Japanese Buzz Rickson line in the US. William Gibson has written Rickson’s products into some recent novels; I had no idea he’d subsequently collaborated with Rickson on a line bearing his name. Cool stuff.
Found them by way of Roy denim, which they also sell.
Most complete source I’ve ever seen for automotive wire in OEM-style multicolor patterns (i.e., red-with-green-spiral, etc.). Aimed primarily at collectors of old American cars, but I saw all the Toyota patterns I looked for…
To set the word-wrap boundary (in emacs-speak, the fill-column) to column 80:
C-u 80 C-x f
To set the fill-column to wherever the cursor is right now:
C-u C-x f
(This is session-only, not permanent.)
So, the blog is moved over now. I quite enjoyed Tumblr, but the search has been broken for, well, ever. The search works here. :)