Docker Containers on the Desktop

February 21, 2015
Hello! If you are not familiar with Docker, it is the popular open source container engine. Most people use Docker for containing applications to deploy into production or for building their applications in a contained enviornment. This is all fine & dandy, and saves developers & ops engineers huge headaches, but I like to use Docker in a not-so-typical way. I use Docker to run all the desktop apps on my computers. But why would I even want to run all these ...

Linux or Death (aka How to install Linux on a Mac)

November 27, 2014
Hello! This blog post is going to go over how to create a Linux partition on your mac and have everything working successfully. Okay so lets begin with: sudo rm -rf / && sudo kill -9 1. Hold the phone. That was a test. I really hope you didn't just copy, paste, and run a command on your host without knowing anything about the author. A bit about me... I have run this install about a dozen times on my mac ...

How to Make Foursquare your Bitch

December 1, 2011
I would just like to preface this by saying I do not condone cheating but I thought of this as a “challenge” and not so much as “cheating.” A project I am working on required me to checkin to places on foursquare that I was not currently near (or even close to). Now the answer to this was pretty simple. Checkin through the API using the lat and long of the venue I was “supposedly” at. Boom. Worked without a ...

What would Tupac do?

November 30, 2011
I saw this sign outside a coffee shop. Most people would just walk by and laugh, but it got me thinking. What would 2PAC do? Seeing as 2PAC is one of my favorite artists and I was already walking with earbuds on, I started playing an oldie but goodie on my iPhone, “Changes.” Now if you have never heard of rapgenuis.com before, you should definitely check it out. It has translations of basically every rap song thats popular, and ...