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nixCraft: 30 Cool Open Source Software I Discovered in 2013

A great article on some very cool open source tools. http://www.cyberciti.biz/open-source/30-cool-best-open-source-softwares-of-2013/

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June 02, 2013

Go check out June 02, 2013 from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal (updated daily). sharing from Google Reader

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Bash Script: Histogram

Second bash script of the day!  This one will histogram the field of a given CSV file numerically.  Optionally, you can specify which field and a precision (which is really just a number of characters, not truly a precision). histogram() … Continue reading

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Bash Script: MemUse

Quick useful function to get all of the memory in use by a process or set of processes from a bash prompt: memuse() { arr=`ps aux | grep -E $1 | grep -v grep | sed -e ‘s/[^ \t]*[ \t]*[^ … Continue reading

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Holy Syntactic Sugar Batman

I’ve never written any Scala code before today, but it has Python-esque mapping methods and ranges that enable you to do some things in very little code. For example, this code instantiates an array of vertex objects each containing an … Continue reading

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How a dial-up modem handshake works

Go check out How a dial-up modem handshake works from Hack a Day. sharing from Google Reader

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Steroids

Go check out Steroids from xkcd.com. sharing from Google Reader

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Soundtrack to Exam Studies

Exploring electronic music on Band Camp following links starting with the Monome Community Remix Christmas albums Volume 1 Volume 2 and MCRPv11. This lead into Tennyson and Chili.  Then modulogeek.

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Photo Wall Done Riktig

Go check out Photo Wall Done Riktig from IKEA Hackers. sharing from Google Reader

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When I’m Immortal, You Will All Know Why

There’s a fantastic article over at The Atlantic entitled “The Case for Drinking as Much Coffee as You Like”.  Go read it.

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