Facebook Handled their IPO Exactly Right

Thank you Mark Cuban, I'm sick of hearing people talk about how the IPO failed. "Have you ever been to an auction where the selling… Read More

Show Open TCP & UDP Ports With Processes

So much easier than running lsof. This works on Linux. netstat -lepunt # Show the TCP and UDP ports being listened on and if you're… Read More

Howto Keep xterm from starting with X11 or XQuartz

If you are running OSX 10.7 or newer and X11.app use: defaults write org.x.X11 app_to_run /usr/bin/true For XQuartz.app use: defaults write org.macosforge.xquartz.X11 app_to_run /usr/bin/true  … Read More

Howto Disable Storing Passwords in Safari

Ever since the switch from MobileMe to iCloud and the elimination of Keychain syncing I have become a huge fan of 1Password… Read More

Howto Insert a New Line in Excel for Mac

Just because I constantly Google for this: Alt+Cmd+Enter… Read More

Command Line Tools for Xcode

Thanks to Kenneth Rietz: Xcode, GCC, and Homebrew Command Line Tools for Xcode. It’s a 171 MB download that includes… Read More

Verizon FiOS is Fast… But Slow

Yes I get a fast 20 Mbps at my house for cheap $$. But is it worth it when the trade off with a 500… Read More

Don’t use a PR firm

Such a great quote I’m saving it on my blog: “Don’t use a PR firm unless you are so… Read More

Howto Flush the DNS Cache in OSX

It’s simple, just run: dscacheutil -flushcache From the terminal… Read More

HOWTO Cache S3 Objects with Varnish

Varnish is an amazing tool. In fact I refer to it as the Internet band-aid. If you are having problems with your… Read More