Despite emacssnapshot only providing prebuilt packages for Debian unstable, building and installing the packages on stable is quite straight forward. I wrote a script to automate it. I’m sure there are better ways to do this, but it works for me. Thanks to twb for feedback on the script. Sorry I was too lazy to… Continue reading Build and install emacssnapshot packages on Debian Stable
I migrated to a new host. If you can see this, you are looking at emacstragic on the new host.
Some of us at the Sydney PM group and the #australia Perl IRC channel have been discussing holding an perl conference in Sydney in 2017. If this is something you are interested in attending or organising, please get in touch. You can find us on #australia on irc.perl.org or Join our conference organising mailing list:… Continue reading Wan’t to help organise a Perl conference in Sydney in 2017? Apply within!
I love books and I love booko. So I decided to help Amazon help me check prices on booko with a little Tampermonkey script. It makes the ISBN-13 on Amazon a clickable link that will open a new tab to booko and search for that ISBN. Give it a go! // ==UserScript== // @name booko… Continue reading Automatically lookup amazon books on booko
I finished my workbench. It took me about 12 months and a broken toe to do it. Very happy with the result but now I need to fit the vice. I copied Paul Sellers’ design from his YouTube videos. In fact his videos inspired me to get into woodworking to start with.
—–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA1 I am transitioning GPG keys from an old 4096-bit RSA key to a new 4096-bit RSA key. This transition document is signed with both keys to validate the transition. If you have signed my old key, I would appreciate signatures on my new key as well, provided that your… Continue reading I am transitioning GPG keys
Lovely clouds over Sydney showing waves in the atmosphere
I made an Octahemioctahedron from John Montroll’s book A Plethora of Polyhedra in Origami
Today I had to do an OS X internet recovery but I only had a Windows keyboard. Normally the keyboard combination to launch the Internet Recovery on Macs is Cmd+Option+R but I couldn’t find the right combination on the Windows keyboard. After much googling and experimenting, it turns out its Windows+Alt+R
I made an origami square troublewit.