dotfiles

I host my dotfiles on github. https://github.com/bawdo/dotfiles

I only have a few up there at the moment and have not pushed any changes for a while but they are there for all and sundry: vimrc, zshrc, muttrc, muttrc-colors and gitconfig.

read more | Sat 11 Dec 2010, 21:48 | tags: git, mutt, zshell | 0 comments

Test mirror of www.bawdo.com

I have been meaning to try out EC2 for a couple of years now. Finally did so a few days ago. It is extremely easy to get a basic instance up and running.

The site you are on now is currently hosted on a micro instance and is …

read more | Sat 06 Nov 2010, 16:20 | tags: bawdo.com, ec2 | 2 comments

Kindle Browser

I have had a Kindle 2 since they became Internationally available in October 2009 and have only ever used the browser once to access Wikipedia. It was not an Earth shattering experience, but hey it is a great e-book reader.

Tonight however I decided to take a look …

read more | Wed 13 Oct 2010, 09:31 | tags: Kindle, No Smoking | 0 comments

Don't spit in the drinking water!

I came across this awesome photo today. In particular I like the text within the box.

filthy

Here is a Japanese translation of the above sign. Thanks Kaori & Emi.

喫煙はどうであれ、汚らしく、不潔で、実に嫌な、下世話な習慣である。この町では、紳士は煙草を吸わないのである。

あなた達は、きれいな人びとが吸い込む大気を、煙草の煙でこれ以上汚染する権利はない。それは飲み水に唾を吐いて飲むようなものなのだから。

やめなさい!お馬鹿さん!

タバコの癌麻痺状態に達する前に!

また、その汚らしい嫌な臭いものを使うことで他の病気になる前に!

read more | Mon 04 Oct 2010, 07:20 | tags: Japanese, No Smoking | 1 comments

Ruby 1.9 and Rails 3 on Mac OSX 10.5

Macs come with Ruby and Rails installed by default. However, the versions shipped are often older versions, and you are pretty much pegged to Apple's upgrade cycle. For example, my completely up to date Mac OSX 10.5.8 install is running ruby 1.8.6, gem 1.0.1 and rails 1.2.6.

The goal …

read more | Sat 25 Sep 2010, 21:32 | tags: Mac, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, rvm | 10 comments