Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Nice vim theme

Very textmate-y: IR_Black

Hollywood != Real World

This is why I boycotted Slumdog Millionaire:

Two months ago, the child star of the hit movie "Slumdog Millionaire" was worrying about what to wear to the Oscars. Now she has come home to a very different problem: How to get the fetid water out of her family's one-room shack.

Read the rest of the story.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Moved hosting DreamHost -> WebFaction

Following in Douglass Clem's footsteps (and thanks for the tip about scp), I migrated my domain hosting and this blog from DreamHost to WebFaction, for many of the same reasons. I wasn't unhappy with DreamHost, I just want to try out Pylons and WebFaction seems to be the place to be for that.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

my .irbrc file

require 'irb/completion'
IRB.conf[:AUTO_INDENT] = true
IRB.conf[:USE_READLINE] = true

\# call ri from within irb
def ri(*names)
system(%{ri.bat #{ {|name| name.to_s}.join(" ")}})