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November 13th, 2011, No Comments »

October 24th, 2011, 1 Comment »

Here’s a list of stuff it seems like Siri, the voice interface on Apple’s iOS 5, should be able to do but can’t as of 2011-10-24.

  • “Reboot my phone” — Fails to do anything; perhaps rebooting isn’t as common here as it is with Android.
  • “Call X on Skype” — Tries to call using the phone app, not Skype.

I’m sure I’ll have some more things to add here eventually.

August 15th, 2011, 1 Comment »

It’s interesting that, after Paul Graham rejected camelcamelcamel’s Y Combinator application based on our desire to keep our day jobs (which we later quit), YC funded shopobot (a site that provides the same functionality as C3.)  Even more interesting is that, just over a year after we pitched to Google Ventures, shopobot received funding from them.

*Tries not to be a sore loser.*

Update: It turns out that YC didn’t fund shopobot, but actually chose not to invest after their in-person pitch.  My mistake!

June 15th, 2011, 1 Comment »

Today camelcamelcamel and co. reached the 30,000 registered users milestone. It’s been a long, fun ride (over 3 years) and things show no sign of slowing down. Hooray for camels!

Here’s a link to my old post on this topic.

May 31st, 2011, No Comments »

I bought it new and have been adding miles whenever possible, with the majority being highway / long distance and the rest ridden around town.

April 25th, 2011, No Comments »

Pearl Jam has a ton of untitled songs, usually improvs that Ed works in before MFC or at the end of Daughter.  This one was nestled between Not for You and Corduroy at their show at The Gorge in 2005, and is easily one of my favorite unofficial PJ songs.


April 21st, 2011, No Comments »

Trying to get MySQL running under CentOS and SELinux?  Try disabling the latter, or doing the following to allow MySQL to startup with access to precious system files:

1) install selinux-policy-targeted-sources from your OS vendor
2) add the following two lines to /etc/selinux/targeted/src/policy/domains/program/mysqld.te:
allow mysqld_t random_device_t:chr_file read;
allow mysqld_t urandom_device_t:chr_file read;
3) cd to /etc/selinux/targeted/src/policy and issue the following command:
make load

Worked for me!

April 14th, 2011, No Comments »

Ever work with Airplay SDK or just your own bit of code and run into this error message?  If so, you probably have a casting error (of omission)  on the line given by MSVC’s error log.  Try explicitly casting everything and recompile!

Edit: Basically, warnings are treated as errors (duh), so make sure you are abiding by the strictness of your compiler regarding casting and other problems.

March 3rd, 2011, No Comments »

February 22nd, 2011, No Comments »

Notice: ob_end_flush(): failed to send buffer of zlib output compression (1) in /deepspace/backup/web/web/virtuals/ on line 3269

Notice: ob_end_flush(): failed to send buffer of zlib output compression (1) in /deepspace/backup/web/web/virtuals/ on line 3269