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2015 in review

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,900 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people.

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December 30, 2015 at 10:18 am

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TIME_WAIT and netstat

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Good blog explaining TIME_WAIT & netstat


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July 2, 2015 at 4:41 pm

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Install homebrew on your Mac (a tutorial)

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Homebrew (package manager) installation on mac.

ricardian ambivalence

The homebrew package manager for mac is seriously awesome. Setting it up is a bit tricky if you don’t know what to do — and hopefully this post will help.

Step 1: The first thing you need to do is to install Xcode. Go to the App store and search for Xcode. Install it.

Step 2: wait … It is a BIG file, so it will take some time to download. If you are the impatient type, and want to check on progress, click into the ‘Updates’ tab. It should look something like this:

… except yours won’t be complete!

Step 3: Now open Xcode (the easiest way is to command-space and type in ‘Xcode’). You will see the Xcode welcome screen.

Step 4: Get an apple developer ID (if you do not have one). You can get it here, if you do not have one. You can sign…

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Written by rationalspace

November 22, 2013 at 11:36 am

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wordpress plugin for simple share

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Works very well – 10 minute integration with custom images

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August 8, 2013 at 5:55 pm

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