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14 January 2007

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The Militant Atheism Delusion

Some brief thoughts on The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins' latest book.

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Posted
05 January 2007

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Fixing PCs Again

Last year I visited friends and family interstate and fixed their computers. This year, I did the same.

Read on for a tale of woe, delivered in PowerPoint style for no readily apparent reason.

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27 December 2006

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Import Linked MP3s Into iTunes

This page contains a collection of AppleScripts to import mp3 files into iTunes. There are currently two versions, one for Safari, and one for NetNewsWire.

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27 December 2006

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HOWTO: Set up a Local Mirror of your Wordpress Blog on MacOS X

This page was once the home for some instructions on how to set up a WordPress mirror on Mac OS X. For a while there, I stopped running WordPress and so the content was getting more and more obsolete. Hence I contributed the material to the WordPress Codex in the hope that someone will update it and that more people will find it useful. Now I'm running Wordpress again, but I'll probably just update the Codex instead of this page.

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27 December 2006

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ktrace parser

Here is a script to parse, and show hopefully useful output from, the files produced by ktrace. ktrace is a BSD utility for logging each system call made by an application. I have been investigating ktrace as a way of tracking which files are touched during a software build, and this script is the first output of this investigation. The script can also produce a process tree from the ktrace output.

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27 December 2006

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Content Export with Atom

Draft version 0.3, 2006-09-27

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27 December 2006

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27 December 2006

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27 December 2006

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Offerings

This page is a holding area for the scripts, HOWTOs and bits that I have to offer the world. Enjoy.

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Posted
26 December 2006

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Saying Hello to Mephisto

If you are reading this, I have converted successfully over to Mephisto.

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