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Git: undoer of bad decisions

I’ve been working on a major Perl code refactor since March; this is a fairly critical subsystem that unifies two slightly different ways of doing the same thing under the One True Way. I’m finally starting to come out the … Continue reading

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xmonad on OS X Mavericks

I installed XQuartz today, and while looking around for a low-distraction window manager, I came across xmonad. It looked interesting, and I started following the installation instructions and found they were out of date. Here’s an updated set of instructions for … Continue reading

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youtube-dl: it just works

I was having trouble watching the Théâtre du Châtelet performance of Einstein on the beach at home; my connection was stuttering and buffering, which makes listening to highly-pulsed minimalist music extremely unrewarding. Nothing like a hitch in the middle of the stream … Continue reading

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CrashPlan folder date recovery

The situation: a friend had a MacBook Air whose motherboard went poof. Fortunately she had backups (almost up-to-date) in CrashPlan, so she did a restore of her home directory, which worked fine in that she had her files, but not … Continue reading

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pemungkah.com migrated to WordPress

I’ve decided to consolidate both my website and blog into a single WordPress site. This greatly decreases the friction in adding new stuff to the site, and makes it much easier to update and maintain. I’m currently working on a series … Continue reading

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Reassembling the Studio

My studio’s been half-assembled for the last six months (other things have been taking up my free time). I’ve decided that today I’ll try to get it reassembled and back to the setup I had when I was playing at … Continue reading

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