Sicko Film

A little late to the party here, but I just finished watching Sicko, a film by Michael Moore. I'm still astounded by what I saw. I sincerely thank God that a) I'm a pretty healthy individual (lack of exercise and such aside) and b) that I live in Canada. I …

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WordPress visual editor and Safari 3

Well, to put it bluntly, Safari butchers the visual editor in WordPress. No idea why. Really irritating, but on a whim I fired up both Camino and Firefox to do some edits and they worked fine. Then I disabled the visual editor in my account profile and lo-and-behold Safari doesn't …

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PHP hashes seem... off

While working on the Mandriva maintainer's database, one thing needed is an authentication token as a very basic safety precaution. I couldn't figure out why it wasn't working and it looks like PHP's message digest hashing is off. Has anyone ever seen this before? Here's a quick demo:

% echo rpmctl …
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Guitar Hero stats

The cool thing about Guitar Hero III is that you can view stats online. This is nice because the stat-viewer in the game sucks compared to Guitar Hero II. Anyways, here's the link to my Guitar Hero statistics.

On a side note, I've found that in some ways GH3 is …

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20 minutes with OS X Leopard Server

I had the privilege today of getting to play with Leopard Server a little bit (the new OS X 10.5 server). I can honestly say it's extremely "wow". It's got a slick interface to configuring things like DNS, DHCP, apache, Open Directory (which is essentially OpenLDAP+Kerberos) and some …

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