Author Archives: dave
God of Carnage
Saw “God of Carnage” by Yasmina Reza last night with our friend Shannon Mayhall giving her usual magnificent performance. Dark, funny, and 80 minutes just flies. Make sure you sit behind the “tulip row”. At the Black Box Theater, McHenry … Continue reading
Fun with Dell Laptop WiDI
I was messing around with the WiDi driver to stream the Grateful Dead show tonite and disabled the Intel Video driver. At this point, the machine started up, did POST, did the swirly page and then a blue dim (not … Continue reading
Dirty Printer Test Page
I started getting vertical dark lines in my ADF scans on the the highly great Canon MF4570dw Laser/Multifunction. Use this to determine location of small bits of dust on your scans. Then clean the glass under the ADF guide, slide … Continue reading
Subversion on 1&1, redux.
Looks like someone used my post on building svn on 1&1 hosting. I am such an AUTHORITY. I just wish I could figure out how to build 1.8 without running out of memory. Andy has some hints for 1.6. Fails … Continue reading
Wordbooker is dead
Wordbooker is a WordPress plugin to post to Blog and Facebook at the same time? Saves time. Steve the author decided it wasn’t worth it — free support and complaining jerks. Bummer. When it worked it saved time. I guess … Continue reading
New Windows desktop computer with full C drive? Check OS hibernate settings.
On my new work desktop computer with Windows 7, I noticed a 30Gb file hiberfil.sys filling drive C. Since I donâ€™t use the hibernate function, I can disable it. From a command shell as Administrator G:\> PowerCfg.exe -H off The … Continue reading
lineman-angular updated to ng-annotate
We use LinemanJS to automate the build process of various AngularJS projects. Two newer projects use the most excellent UI-router package, and I had some issues. The resolve section required manual protection for minification; ngmin, the automatic minify protector included … Continue reading
17 pounds and 4 inches of Carbon Neutral
Bing bong! Who is that disturbing my workout? After opening the door, I hear the UPS getaway truck speeding into the distance. Look down. See the shrink wrapped pile. 8 catalogs. 17 pounds. 4 inches thick – at least two … Continue reading
After listening to Beck’s Morning PhaseÂ on RhapsodyÂ non-stop for the last few days, I have to say: best album of 2014. Now make it stop.