Can't believe no one's mentioned him yet. Guy's done Star Wars, Doctor Who (twice), Indiana Jones, Game of Thrones... He's basically living our dreams.
My mice would last much longer if I could resist the urge to smack them against the monitor whenever my computer slows down. I know perfectly well that the mouse is blameless, but my lizard brain needs to SMASH something.
Cheap home routers tend to have crappy power supplies and inadequate cooling.
same article mentioned that Apple has yet to send out an update to invalidate the certs on OSX browsers...
Not just Chromium — Ghostery works on pretty much every browser.
I keep all of my O’Reilly books and my company’s own documentation on my iPad. Very handy in my line of work (I’m frequently onsite with customers and need quick access to technical documentation, and I often don’t have access to the Internet from a customer’s network.) Yes, I could use my laptop but the iPad is simple much more convenient in a lot of situations (e.g. I’m sitting at someone else’s desk and can comfortably read from it without having to clear any space on the customer’s desk)
Cant take credit for this one, but:
mkdir android ; cd android ; sleep 15552000; repo init -u git://android.git.kernel.org/platform/manifest.git ; repo sync ; make
If in any problem you find yourself doing an immense amount of work, the answer can be obtained by simple inspection.