galvanist - It's a wiggle.

To strip ACLs from all files in the current working directory, run this:

chmod -R -N .

You might want to do this kind of thing if you’ve restored files from a Time Machine backup by hand, preserving permissions. By default Time Machine backup files have this ACL for everyone:

deny write,delete,append,writeattr,writeextattr,chown

Don’t change your Time Machine volume, just use this to strip the ACLs of files you copied from it.

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An overview of the different Linux performance tools and the subsystems they work on.


An overview of the different Linux performance tools and the subsystems they work on.

Sometimes you need to get data from a plot. This cool web app is free and awesome for that purpose. It even supports export to

Do you have a JSON file, like the list of static site generator software? Do you want to convert it to CSV and slice/dice it in a spreadsheet?

Well friend, now you can because of my latest time-waster: json2csv


A few days ago Playdead, the makers of the amazing game Limbo, released this trailer for their next game: Inside. I can’t wait to play it.

hurricane names lead to gender-based expectations about severity and this, in turn, guides respondents’ preparedness to take protective action. This finding indicates an unfortunate and unintended consequence of the gendered naming of hurricanes, with important implications for policymakers, media practitioners, and the general public concerning hurricane communication and preparedness

(via HN)

In mathematics, tetration (or hyper-4) is the next hyper operator after exponentiation

For a good time, call 9^9^9?


Dear Inner Demons - Retro Video Game Edition

Prints available for $16(US) @Society6

Created by Christopher Hemsworth


Microsoft has a long way to go before they catch up with Apple’s ability to present products. I kept being distracted by the smarmy sales guy’s numerous flubs. The stagecraft was pure infomercial-grade hucksterism, no art.

via HN

So it begins.

P.S. Without net neutrality we’re in big trouble.

As of 1.3.2 (in 2009), jQuery inherits its depth-first pre-order traversal from the W3C’s DOM Selectors API.

(via cranky ole fireballz)

Its worth taking the time to rewatch and celebrate such a classic.

Gentleman you can’t fight in here, this is the war room!

See also this “precooked interview” excerpt where Peter Sellers does various UK accents. It is included on the Dr. Strangelove DVD. The man was genius.