Derek J Bender

Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots - 2011 Rubyist's Guide to a Mac OS X Development Environment

giant robots smashing into other giant robots: 2011 Rubyist’s guide to a Mac OS X development environment

It’s been two and a half years since my last laptop. It’s neat to look back and see how much has improved since then for setting up a Ruby development environment.
Of particular note, . . .

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August 15, 2011

Imagine and Ocean Software Documentary

About this video:

In early 1984 the Imagine team were working on a spectacular project known as Bandersnatch. The game was to come in an A4 sized box containing around 30 ‘goodies’ including a required additional piece of hardware for your Spectrum computer. The retail price of Bandersnatch was expected to be . . .

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August 02, 2011

Kung Fu Grippe - the (Imperfect) Art of Sending Sensitive Stuff

kung fu grippe: The (Imperfect) Art of Sending Sensitive Stuff

Securer file sharing with Dropbox « practically efficient

  • Zip your files
  • Put the zip file in your Dropbox ‘Public’ folder
  • Email the file link, not the file

Great advice on sending sensitive stuff via Dropbox . . . .

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March 13, 2011