Most Recent Jumbotweets recent Jumbotweets on 's JumboTweet, 30 Apr 2018 02:27:24 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet"Artwork has semantic character - it involves the possibility and necessity of interpreting the work: a theory of what it is about, and what the subject is." - Arthur DantojumbotweetThu, 23 Apr 2015 15:13:48 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet, 09 Nov 2014 10:45:41 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/nextly ####################################server { listen 80 default; server_name ; server_name_in_redirect off; root /usr/local/marginize/mshalaby-nextly/current/public; passenger_enabled on; passenger_min_instances 4; rails_env production; rewrite ^/newadmin.*$$request_uri? permanent; location ~jumbotweetFri, 07 Nov 2014 10:03:33 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet #debian #wheezy #setup1. Install Supervisord on Debian wheezy # apt-get install python-setuptools# easy_install supervisor# echo_supervisord_conf > /etc/supervisord.conf2. Create an init script to start/stop supervisord## SOF for /etc/init.d/supervisord#! /bin/sh### BEGIN INIT INFO# Provides: supervisord# Required-Start: $remote_fs# Required-Stop: $remote_fs# Default-Start: 2 3 4 5#jumbotweetSun, 25 May 2014 22:30:30 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet 5.4.x #gearman #howtoNote:Upgrading to PHP 5.4.x can give you the following gearman errors (PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library ‘/usr/lib/php5/20100525/’ – /usr/lib/php5/20100525/ undefined symbol: gearman_job_error in Unknown on line 0).You can fix that by manually upgrading to the latest gearmand server, these steps worked for me:1. Remove anyjumbotweetFri, 23 May 2014 09:38:02 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet nice look at the behind the scenes of Jurassic Park's raptor suits!, 26 Apr 2014 10:28:01 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet the scenes of Terminator 2 #stanwinstonschooljumbotweetTue, 22 Apr 2014 16:38:08 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet #updates #excitingTim Sweeney with great UE4.1 updates coming up next!Here's the announcement email:"Unreal Engine 4.1 will be available to all subscribers late next week. Visit this link to read about the major improvements coming – including official support for SteamOS/Linux, improved iOS/Android workflow, new game templates to help everyone get up to speed with UE4, and over 100 otherjumbotweetWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:38:35 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet #archive #.plan #jumbotweetJohn Carmack's .plan Archive in one jumbotweet! (Covers 1996 -> 2010)This was grabbed from, so thanks for making it available!-----------------------------------------John Carmack's .plan for Feb 18, 1996-----------------------------------------*page flip crap*stretch console*faster swimming speed*damage directionjumbotweetWed, 26 Mar 2014 08:44:21 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet #email (yes it had a typo in "joines" lol but who cares) congrats again!"Oculus Joines FacebookWe started Oculus with a vision of delivering incredible, affordable, and ubiquitous consumer virtual reality to the world. We’ve come a long way in the last 18 months: from foam core prototypes built in a garage to an incredible community of active and talented developers with more than 75,000jumbotweetWed, 26 Mar 2014 07:15:03 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet #steam #dota2 # Steam on Debian Jessie- Install steam from site:wget as root:# dpkg -x steam.deb / (extracts packages in /etc, /lib, /usr)# dpkg --add-architecture i386# apt-get update# apt-get -f install# apt-get install libc6:i386 libstdc++6:i386# apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dri:i386# apt-get install libgl1-mesa-glx:i386-jumbotweetWed, 17 Jul 2013 13:39:14 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet Insults had Class!These glorious insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words. The exchange between Churchill & Lady Astor:She said, "If you were my husband I'd give you poison."He said, "If you were my wife, I'd drink it." Earl of Sandwich to John Wilkes: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.""That depends, Sir,"jumbotweetThu, 30 May 2013 14:15:11 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet^57,885,161 - 1 #largeprime #primetimeSee, 06 Feb 2013 13:59:31 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet #coolgames Two awesome games on the ps3 worth checking:- unfinished swan- retro city rampagejumbotweetSat, 26 Jan 2013 12:37:14 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet read on Psychedelics and Religious Experienceby Alan Watts"The Psychedelic Experienceslowing down of timeawareness of polarityawareness of relativityawareness of eternal energyOpposition to Psychedelic Drugsdangerescape from realityFootnotes(Originally appeared in the California Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 1, January 1968, pp. 74-85.) Copyright Alan Watts & California Law Review.ThejumbotweetSat, 19 Jan 2013 10:06:40 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet"In memory of Aaron SwartzPosted on JANUARY 16, 2013 by HoldenNote: this post is in memory of Aaron Swartz. Aaron was a friend of and volunteer for GiveWell, and his family has recommended GiveWell for donations in his memory. We are deeply grateful for the help and support that Aaron provided during his lifetime, as well as for the outpouring of generosity that has come in the wake of his tragicjumbotweetWed, 16 Jan 2013 20:40:24 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet of "Montreal Earthquake 2012" (includes the news + art + best jokes so far) :P## The News3.99km NNW of Beloeil, Canada, 10 Oct 2012 01:13:37 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet"Today TED was subject to a story so misleading it would be funny... except it successfully launched an aggressive online campaign against us.The National Journal alleged we had censored a talk because we considered the issue of inequality "too hot to handle." The story ignited a firestorm of outrage on Reddit, Huffington Post and elsewhere. We were accused of being cowards. We were in the pay ofjumbotweetFri, 18 May 2012 08:16:59 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet"It is astounding how significantly one idea can shape a society and its policies. Consider this one.If taxes on the rich go up, job creation will go down. This idea is an article of faith for republicans and seldom challenged by democrats and has shaped much of today's economic landscape.But sometimes the ideas that we know to be true are dead wrong. For thousands of years people were sure thatjumbotweetThu, 17 May 2012 08:19:10 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet 7494459230781640628620899862803482534211706798214808651 3282306647093844609550582231725359408128481117450284102 7019385211055596446229489549303819644288109756659334461 2847564823378678316527120190914564856692346034861045432 6648213393607260249141273724587006606315588174881520920 9628292540917153643678925903600113305305488204665213841jumbotweetTue, 15 May 2012 14:21:50 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet"Something hit me very hard once, thinking about what one little man could do. Think of the Queen Mary—the whole ship goes by and then comes the rudder. And there's a tiny thing at the edge of the rudder called a trim tab.It's a miniature rudder. Just moving the little trim tab builds a low pressure that pulls the rudder around. Takes almost no effort at all. So I said that the little individualjumbotweetSat, 07 Apr 2012 20:01:59 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet"Science The Endless FrontierA Report to the President by Vannevar Bush, Director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, July 1945(United States Government Printing Office, Washington: 1945)TABLE OF CONTENTSLetter of TransmittalPresident Roosevelt's LetterSummary of the Report1. Introduction:Scientific Progress is EssentialScience is a Proper Concern of GovernmentGovernmentjumbotweetSun, 04 Mar 2012 19:43:51 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet"If you're not paying for something,you're not the customer; you're the productbeing sold."-- Andrew Lewis --, 01 Mar 2012 14:44:52 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet We May ThinkBy VANNEVAR BUSHAs Director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, Dr. Vannevar Bush has coordinated the activities of some six thousand leading American scientists in the application of science to warfare. In this significant article he holds up an incentive for scientists when the fighting has ceased. He urges that men of science should then turn to the massivejumbotweetThu, 08 Dec 2011 14:41:56 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet, I mean - "We" are in a bubble."In the picture of eternal inflation, our observable universe resides inside a single bubble nucleated from an inflating false vacuum. Many of the theories giving rise to eternal inflation predict that we have causal access to collisions with other bubble universes, providing an opportunity to confront these theories with observation. We present the results fromjumbotweetThu, 25 Aug 2011 21:11:28 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet"I am rarely happier than when spending an entire day programming my computer to perform automatically a task that it would otherwise take me a good ten seconds to do by hand." (Douglas Adams)jumbotweetFri, 05 Aug 2011 17:19:03 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet #php is down, don't panic - There are lots of other geographic mirrors you can use:Argentina XMundo Hosting Solutions Armenia ARMINCO Global Telecommunications Australia AussieHQ Pty Ltd MYOB Business Web Hosting Austria Goodie Domain Service Yalwa Local Directory Services AustriajumbotweetThu, 04 Aug 2011 10:56:58 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet"And we'll be saying a big hello to all intelligent life forms everywhere. And to everyone else out there, the secret is to bang the rocks together, guys"#hitchhickersguide #douglasadams #theansweris42 #QCD #LHPC #CERNjumbotweetWed, 18 May 2011 17:00:35 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet few good Bin laden jokes relating to the current events,#binladen #joke #humourRT GhostOsama "Well this sucks...I accidentally enabled location on my tweets."RT @jaybusbee: Bin laden's last words: "Pizza? I didn't order a-"RT @jesus Sorry, you're at the wrong gate, Osama."Its amazing what the U.S can do when the Playstation Network is down"jumbotweetMon, 02 May 2011 23:38:24 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet provides credit back to users because of outage #amazon #outage #credit #customerservice #sayingsorryHere's the email I got:Dear AWS Customer,Starting at 12:47AM PDT on April 21st, there was a service disruption (for a periodof a few hours up to a few days) for Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS that primarilyinvolved a subset of the Amazon Elastic Block Store (“EBS”) volumes in ajumbotweetFri, 29 Apr 2011 14:05:11 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet to Chad Hurley and Steve Chen on the acquisition. #delicious #template #email #acquisition #business Delicious User,Yahoo! is excited to announce that Delicious has been acquired by thefounders of YouTube, Chad Hurley andjumbotweetThu, 28 Apr 2011 14:28:15 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet Playstation's email to customers regarding compromised account #ps3 #hacked #sony #hackAdd to your address book =================================== PlayStation(R)Network =================================== Valued PlayStation Network/Qriocity Customer:We have discovered that between April 17 and April 19, 2011, certain PlayStation Network and QriocityjumbotweetWed, 27 Apr 2011 17:40:23 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet your hands with that paper towel and listen to this:The History of Paper Towels!"The history of paper towels may not include tales of hygienic derring-do or sanitizing feats of strength, but it does include a toilet paper delivery gone awry and a creative teacher with germ-laden students. With that sort of human drama as a backdrop, it remains a mystery as to why the history of paper towelsjumbotweetFri, 08 Apr 2011 10:21:35 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet article by user Issendai on liverjournal entitled "How to keep someone with you forever"It really highlights some notorious schemes that could consciously/unconsciously used.Some quotations from the article:"A sick system has four basic rules:Rule 1: Keep them too busy to think. Thinking is dangerous. If people can stop and think about their situation logically, they might realize howjumbotweetThu, 07 Apr 2011 11:04:59 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet Y for YayPress N for NayjumbotweetTue, 29 Mar 2011 23:08:56 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet #programming #softwarearchitectureBy Brian Foote and Joseph Yoder"If you think good architecture is expensive, try bad architecture."jumbotweetSat, 22 Jan 2011 00:53:33 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet your bookmarks off of Delicious - its being dropped!, 17 Dec 2010 02:07:16 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet!!! jumbotweetFri, 17 Dec 2010 01:51:14 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet is a pretty hilarious google maps thing:1. Go to google maps. Go to "get directions."3. Type Japan as the start location.4. Type China as the end location.5. Go to direction #43... jumbotweetFri, 05 Nov 2010 10:07:07 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet, today's 10/10/10 in case it changes your perspective on things.#101010 #date #calendar #calendarpatternsjumbotweetSun, 10 Oct 2010 12:07:56 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet to taste a whisky.Awesome description by Richard Paterson feature in Wired and referenced below."Despite what you may have learned in college or seen in John Wayne movies, whisky isn't supposed to be tossed down your throat like a cowboy's breakfast.Instead, a fine whisky should be treated like a fine Cognac or Bordeaux, says Whyte & Mackay master blender Richard Paterson. "You don't slug itjumbotweetWed, 06 Oct 2010 20:54:52 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet on * elventails loves wireshark primepie: tcpdump is part of my daily life :Pelventails: taking a dump is part of my daily lifeprimepie: is it tcp? :Pelventails: depends on what I ate, that changes all aspect of flow control, packet size, and routejumbotweetSun, 03 Oct 2010 21:00:05 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet having bought and built your myriad mp3 collection, dragged files and disks around, renamed and sorted them, you'll realize how much fun it is to listen to the radio :)#radiorules #mp3 #music #radiokilledthemp3starjumbotweetTue, 21 Sep 2010 16:23:31 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet Fireblade from"one day we'll all learn that google was an NSA project":)#funny #humour #google #googleoverlordjumbotweetFri, 17 Sep 2010 09:54:24 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet "What is the burning question on the mind of every dyslexic existentialist?"A: "Is there a dog?"#humour #dyslexia jumbotweetFri, 10 Sep 2010 13:59:44 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet end of the world must be in 2012 since the domain is still available :P#2012 #voteforapocalypsereschedulefor2013 #apocalypseyeahyouwish #scareyourselfjumbotweetWed, 08 Sep 2010 22:54:20 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet Hi Octavia! This is to wish you a great time in Lebanon! This is also to tell you about!Jumbotweet is a service that allows writing longer twitter messages.Please consider using it for sharing any thoughts that deserve more than 140 characters to be expressed! :)Cheers and best of luck!!jumbotweetMon, 06 Sep 2010 19:53:43 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet @myzt"The main idea of "Inception": if you run a VM inside a VM inside a VM inside a VM, everything will be very slow" take on the inception movie with a comparison to a virtual machines :) loljumbotweetMon, 16 Aug 2010 21:40:24 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet can't you refrigerate hot foods immediately?" about that. So, in other words, we're doing it the way great grandma, grandma and mom did it because that's all we knew. So, I let perfectly good food go to waste last night because I was trying to wait for it to cool down and fell asleep only to wake up this morning to discover that I forgot to put my food away. I bet I won'tjumbotweetTue, 03 Aug 2010 21:38:11 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet fights to stay Green!"clashes erupted after Israeli soldiers attempted to uproot a tree on the Lebanese side of the fenced border."#lebanon #ecowar, 03 Aug 2010 07:44:07 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet about mechanical turks, you can now use The Google prediction API (needs registration) which brings machine learning to Google's list of API offerings. Current FAQ"Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat are some possible applications of the Prediction API? The Prediction API can be used in a variety of contexts. Application developers who want to predict new results from historic data can benefitjumbotweetTue, 03 Aug 2010 06:15:01 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet new magic trackpad from Apple is out.Their trackpads kick ass, so this one has been highly anticipated for the desktops., 27 Jul 2010 21:34:23 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet in reference to the Trinity Test and "The Gadget":A few people laughed, a few people cried, most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad-Gita... "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."See, 24 Jul 2010 21:31:22 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet week on Futurama:"How do you human beings cope with mortality?"-Fry: "Thanks to denial, I'm immortal"^_^jumbotweetMon, 19 Jul 2010 01:32:09 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet funny thing with the Internet is that if you can't find something in two minutes searching with Google, you consider that's its not online..jumbotweetSat, 17 Jul 2010 01:48:30 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet those of you who really needan iPhone 4 #iphone #blindmacaddiction #macfaith, 13 Jul 2010 18:44:58 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet Monday in MontrealMontreal Jazz fest living it up:, 12 Jul 2010 20:18:46 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet winds/storm #montreal #2012styleweather :)jumbotweetFri, 09 Jul 2010 13:20:29 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet clonehd #vm #virtualbox #tips #errormessages$ VBoxManage clonehd "./Library/VirtualBox/HardDisks/foobar.vdi" ./aOracle VM VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 3.2.6(C) 2005-2010 Oracle CorporationAll rights reserved.ERROR: Cannot register the hard disk '/Users/elventails/Library/VirtualBox/HardDisks/foobar.vdi' with UUID {be14e67b-c06c-4a06-b8e7-27b5cec7bbba} because ajumbotweetThu, 08 Jul 2010 22:28:45 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet Germany! #worldcupjumbotweetWed, 07 Jul 2010 14:29:59 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet Jobs Thoughts on Flash #apple #html5 #flashisdeadThoughts on FlashApple has a long relationship with Adobe. In fact, we met Adobe’s founders when they were in their proverbial garage. Apple was their first big customer, adopting their Postscript language for our new Laserwriter printer. Apple invested in Adobe and owned around 20% of the company for many years. The two companies workedjumbotweetSun, 27 Jun 2010 14:00:25 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet of earthquake that hit the Northeastern seaboard.Epicenter: Buckingham Quebec Magnitude: 5.5When: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 17:41:42 UTC Jokes so far:@mark_story Earthquake caused by Quebec attempting escape from rest of Canada@domcoballe Most fun place to experience quake? T&T Asian grocer. Everyone ran outjumbotweetWed, 23 Jun 2010 14:17:31 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet"We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn't want to meet." That's my favorite quote from "Stephen Hawking on the presence of Aliens" ( nice one:"If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn't turn out well for the Native Americans"jumbotweetMon, 26 Apr 2010 18:42:03 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet"Your wits have to be twice as sharp as your sword!" One of the many secrets of Monkey Island :)jumbotweetSat, 24 Apr 2010 18:47:47 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet water consumption levels to know how well a hockey game is going!This is a nice blog/pic showing Edmonton's water utility usage (toilet flushing/tap water usage) comparing the graph of the Vancouver Olympic games' hockey finals day (Canada vs. US) against the graph of the previous day., 10 Mar 2010 06:41:43 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet with @GuyKawasaki tweets - more like a spamvertising channel - it would be nice to differentiate between true identities on twitter vs. product marketing channels...jumbotweetMon, 01 Mar 2010 12:35:26 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet @github nice thing though about the public email on github is that you can change the @ character in the email field to whatever you like, i.e. its not validated as an email address.Not sure if this is intentional, but I hope it is since its very handy if the email is going to stay plain text since it helps a bit against spammers crawling the site for emails..jumbotweetTue, 16 Feb 2010 12:07:24 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet separate paid/free customer servers?Good luck with drbd updates, hope you get hit with less downtimes since this is seriously affecting your image!Below is an explanation of why github went down, from the Github blog announcement (" A Note on the Recent Outages mojombo 4 Feb 2010 15 comments Following three months of near 100% uptime, we’ve just been through threejumbotweetMon, 08 Feb 2010 11:27:20 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet is down - and the thread on twitter of it being down is hilarious..My favorite tweets so far include:danej: kind of ironic that github being down completely kills so many people, considering *decentralization* is one of git's best features brettsky: Never thought I would say this, but thank science for SourceForge; alt place for JUnit's javadocs while github is down. senatorgrant: githubjumbotweetWed, 03 Feb 2010 19:36:30 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet has an impressive #transliteration service is #yamli using it?تحية ل فرقة يملي من جومبوتوييت jumbotweetSat, 30 Jan 2010 20:23:32 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet github security:'We know your code is extremely important to you and your business and we’re very protective of it. After all, GitHub’s code is hosted on GitHub, too!', 23 Jan 2010 20:43:27 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet project sikuli ( is bringing screenshot driven 'programming' to you: interesting, based on jython ( jumbotweetSat, 23 Jan 2010 18:35:34 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet Apple / Google face-off is heavily brewing in the news?Google files to sell 5 million shares:"Appleworld", or how to lock-in users in a blissful consumer paradise :), 22 Jan 2010 18:57:09 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet to start a fire - say good bye to books ladies and gents!Fahrenheit 451 is being brought to you by the distributor of books - Amazon.This fire though, will save the Rainforest :)Kindle App Store on its way too:, 21 Jan 2010 11:48:05 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet hackers and painters have in common is that they are makers.Very nice article on the topic by Paul Graham that reviews a typical computer science education, questions the degree and its teaching approach and delves into the essence of hacking that is shared across makers., 08 Jan 2010 11:31:30 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet helpful mnemonic of concepts to keep associated with the concept of a goala SMART goal isS pecificM easurableA ttainableR ealisticT imelyOn that note, best of luck reaching your goals for 2010! p.s: "Life's problems wouldn't be called "hurdles" if there wasn't a way to get over them" p.p.s: have fun!jumbotweetWed, 06 Jan 2010 14:39:27 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet few reasons why animals kill "their" young:-lineage: males taking over leadership of a group. Killing existing young ones, promotes their own offspring.-dominance: enforce dominance over submission group members-hunger-psychological stress (yeah, kids can be annoying)-strategy: gain access to physical resources like food, nesting sites or space; to avoid caring for unrelated offspring; to biasjumbotweetSun, 20 Dec 2009 11:03:54 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet password on an Apache SSL certificate means that a restart of Apache or a cold boot of the system requires user intervention which outweighs the cost of not having the password.On an existing certificate key file, you can remove the SSL certificate password by doing the following:// backup your current key first# openssl rsa -in -out just replacejumbotweetFri, 18 Dec 2009 07:32:32 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet gaming, technology and produce art:What's going on here is using codes e.g. QR codes read by camera on the cube to have them act as controllers (for shift/rotation), then the actual scene is projected onto a side of the cube or screen for visualization of the "game/art" - very nifty :) @RamDawgThatLeftTwitter, @StringDot, jumbotweetSat, 12 Dec 2009 22:28:29 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet are what you eat? are the digital information you are what you tweet!:)jumbotweetTue, 08 Dec 2009 01:09:21 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet and SSL certificates peculiarity:When adding SSL based virtual hosts and doing an apache2ctl graceful (or reload), if you get hit with an:Oops, no RSA or DSA server certificate found for ''?!Then try this :) do a full stop/starti.e.# /etc/init.d/apache2 stop;# /etc/init.d/apache2 start;Cheers,jumbotweetMon, 07 Dec 2009 22:26:08 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. "A fight is going on inside us," he said to the boy."It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego." He continued, "The other is good - he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility,jumbotweetTue, 01 Dec 2009 07:29:49 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet out a remote Git repository and not sure how to update your local refs not to list remotely deleted branches (in git br -r)?"git remote prune <remote>" or "git remote update --prune" will drop remote tracking branches that have been deleted remotely (git fetch only create/updates refs)jumbotweetFri, 27 Nov 2009 20:36:36 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet easter egg:"press up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, Enter key, then 'magic' circles will appear each time you hit the left click"jumbotweetThu, 19 Nov 2009 08:57:09 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet writing short story attempt on the metro yesterday (10 minutes ride typing into iPhone)AsphyxiationYou are in an abandoned school in a suburban part of Chernobyl Russia. The last this school had heard of children was more than 25 years ago. The accident had not happened then. The last day the main school bell rang and students of all ages poured out of the classrooms, through the main yardjumbotweetWed, 18 Nov 2009 20:04:22 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet"An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind"jumbotweetWed, 11 Nov 2009 08:13:15 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet way to boost energy levels and morale in company?Keep a steady supply of Nutella available in the office kitchen!jumbotweetMon, 02 Nov 2009 05:59:51 -0500elventails 's JumboTweet much love will kill you if you can't make up your mindtorn between the loverand the love you leave behindyour heading for disasterbecause you never read the signstoo much love will kill youeverytime :) you Queen!don't be the victim of your crime.Too much love will kill youjust as sure as none at all.jumbotweetWed, 21 Oct 2009 00:18:48 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet"I grew up in a college town, and one Halloween our doorbell rang and we opened the door expecting to see trickortreater—but what was in front of our open door—was another door! Like, a full-on wooden door, that had a sign that said “Please knock.” So we did, and the door swung open to reveal a bunch of college dudes dressed as really old grandmothers, curlers in their hair, etc, who proceeded tojumbotweetSat, 10 Oct 2009 21:05:38 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet witnessed an undercover cop arrest someone. Guy was running towards me being chased by a person shouting "Stop! Police!" - guy trips right in front of me and cop has gun pointed on him within a second, hand cuffs him and calls on cell for backup. It was all in French too."Arrete! Police! hausse Les mains! Hausse Les mains!"Sunny day in Montreal; crime fighting is happening all aroundyou. jumbotweetFri, 02 Oct 2009 10:37:14 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet Polanksi detained in Zurich on his way to collect a lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival- the saga continues..Interesting documentary to watch related to this is called "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired", 27 Sep 2009 06:45:45 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet of Linux export on Mac OS X failing? remember to use the "insecure" option in /etc/exports to allow for NFS clients that don't use a reserved port for NFSjumbotweetThu, 24 Sep 2009 07:20:44 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet skype is out on Mac - very nice features have finally made it in there - they help balance the ichat vs. skype conversation pretty well, mainly:- the usual pushes to improve sound / video - screen sharing (very practical with parents :P - don't think it includes controlling the other screen - just seeing)- a skype credit based wifi feature which let's you connect to existing wifi networks;jumbotweetThu, 17 Sep 2009 15:44:01 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet an apple stored being robbed in 30 seconds - the amazing part is the security guard showing up after the action (see cops arriving in the end in hollywood movies), 03 Sep 2009 10:44:48 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet congrats on the braces!! Get ready for some pain and lot's of soup initially! :)jumbotweetWed, 19 Aug 2009 11:42:35 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet quote Shakespeare on love:"Let me not to the marriage of true mindsAdmit impediments. Love is not loveWhich alters when it alteration finds,Or bends with the remover to remove:O no! it is an ever-fixed markThat looks on tempests and is never shaken;It is the star to every wandering bark,Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken.Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips andjumbotweetWed, 19 Aug 2009 11:40:25 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet watched District 9 - it is genuinely awesome :) It felt a lot like watching a nicely done anime; won't ruin any of the story for you - key point is that if you like sci-fi; you'll love this; it beyond my expectations, put JHB on the sci-fi map and was quite simply cool :) Enjoy!jumbotweetMon, 17 Aug 2009 22:36:43 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet is an incredibly hilarious sitcom It's a shame that its only 2 series, to quote wikipedia: "It is noted for its rapid-fire editing, frequent dropping of pop-culture references, and occasional displays of surrealism. Two series of seven episodes each were broadcast in 1999 and 2001 on Channel 4."Still, a 3rd series might be popping up sometime soon :)jumbotweetFri, 14 Aug 2009 17:34:07 -0400elventails 's JumboTweet Bind9 exploit publicly available - patch now"Description:Urgent: this exploit is public. Please upgrade immediately.Receipt of a specially-crafted dynamic update message to a zone for which the server is the master may cause BIND 9 servers to exit. Testing indicates that the attack packet has to be formulated against a zone for which that machine is a master. Launching the attack againstjumbotweetWed, 29 Jul 2009 07:47:39 -0400