The blood it won’t wash off

So my Apple adventure ended yesterday. Five long months. I purchased a Sprint/HTC Hero yesterday. So far, there’s good and bad. The Bad It’s pretty buggy. Like the iPhone, the Hero has “virtual desktops” (to use a parlance I’m comfortable with, that’s not what they call them) but on the Hero each of the 7 …

Aw hell, I lost my train of thought here.

In no order. I’m a colossal sell-out. I own an iPhone. Trust me that no amount of hassle you might send my way will be greater than the amount of hassle I send my own way about it. I love having a real browser and some fun games all in my phone. I don’t love …

Type less, smile more

How many times a week do you type /etc/init.d/blah start and then you realize you’re on HP-UX and it’s /sbin/init.d/blah Forget it. # Turn on extended globbing and programmable completion shopt -s extglob progcomp export MYOS=$(uname -s) if [[ “${MYOS}” = “Linux” || “${MYOS}” = “SunOS” ]] ; then INITDIR=’/etc/init.d’; else INITDIR=’/sbin/init.d’; fi export INITDIR; …