Category: Technology

Ruby Paper Cuts

I love programming in Ruby and (especially) the Ruby on Rails framework. That said, they both have some oddities and conventions that leave me scratching my head, making me wonder what such smart people are thinking, and questioning the very nature…

Far More Than Just a XML T6 Flashlight Fix

This awesome LED flashlight is sold under a number of different brand names. Recently we had an experience when trying to recharge the battery that the switch mechanism literally came apart spewing the parts in different directions..…

Non Mio Ma Very Cool!

Ho trovato questo fantastico tema per Vivaldi. Non è mio, ma è stupendo. Specie per le mie reminiscenze vacanziere.…

Personlig bildbehandling från JWST

James Webbs kommissioneringsdata börjar vara igång på allvar via MAST-portalen för astronomer på amatörnivå eller ej att själva ladda ner och titta på och efterbehandla mer eller mindre rå data från JWST, och kanske skapa sina egna alster eller…

Running Sidekiq Locally in Rails

Recently, I needed to debug some issues with a Sidekiq queue in a Ruby on Rails app and figured I'd take the time to figure out how to run Sidekiq locally. Thankfully, it's really quite easy!…

Poor man’s 8-core

Testing famous AMD FX with WinRar benchmark (ALT+B) can put out some big numbers, but i guess 8-core will be always faster than 4-core at least in some things. That’s 7858 KB/s but in Excel benchmark 8120 is actually slower than Intel laptop CPU…