“One last prediction for the 2020s: Oregon will see more brewery closures. In fact we are likely to see a dozen or more closures every year in the decade ahead. This is mostly due to the fact that Oregon has seen considerable growth in the number of breweries in the past 10-15 years.”
“Either way, having loose ligaments and tendons may play a role, too, since people who have tight ligaments and tendons typically aren’t able to shift in ways that allow them to actually “crack” their back, Dr. Anand says.”
“Economically, the 2010s were a disappointment. Now, the U.S. economy went the full 10 years without a recession, a first in history. However we began the decade at the bottom of the worst recession in a long time. As such much of the decade was about regaining the lost ground.”
“This is a rocket engine. Really, all it is is a heat and pressure machine whose end goal is to convert that heat and pressure into workable thrust. The more that gets converted the better. This conversion is usually done by a large bell nozzle.”
“curl is exceedingly powerful – unfortunately, much of this power is somewhat hidden in the purposeful non-verbosity and the underlying complexity of its numerous flags, configurations, and options. Once understood, curl boasts a wide range of powerful options.”
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“Ew go to the washroom when you do that. /s”
“Tim Berners-Lee, a British engineer credited with having invented the World Wide Web in 1989, has released an ambitious plan detailing steps for better online governance, addressing problems like misinformation, data surveillance and censorship.”
“For the longest time I did not know what everything meant in htop.
I thought that load average 1.0 on my two core machine means that the CPU usage is at 50%. That’s not quite right. And also, why does it say 1.0?
I decided to look everything up and document it here.”
“The nature and origin of turbulence and magnetic fields in the intergalactic space are important problems that are yet to be understood. We propose a scenario in which turbulent-flow motions are induced via the cascade of the vorticity generated at cosmological shocks during the formation of the large-scale structure.”
Seems simple enough, but it took a couple sessions for me to figure out the magical combination. The context is that at work we have multiple sandboxes. There are personal ones and then a development and staging sandbox everyone pushes to. I wanted to run this simple Alfred workflow I use which pulls from my … Continued
“Recently I tried to create a Slack bot. It’s job was to read messages and, if ‘that would be great’ was detected in the content, respond to the message with a picture of Bill Lumbergh from Office Space (yeah, I’m a funny guy).”
“Yes, varchar(5000) can be worse than varchar(255) if all values will fit into the latter. The reason is that SQL Server will estimate data size and, in turn, memory grants based on the declared (not actual) size of the columns in a table.”
“Jimmy Lai is one of the richest people in Hong Kong. And in some ways, the story of his rise is the story of Hong Kong itself. Jimmy was born in mainland China. In 1960, when he was 12 years old, he snuck out of China and into Hong Kong by hiding in the bottom of a fishing boat.”