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2013 Investment Recap

I like to look back at the year and see how good (or bad) my investments were in stocks for the year. As the rest of the year is going to be crazy busy I wan...

BASH Profile Calculator and Extractor

Most likely my favourite addition to my otherwise untouched BASH profile is the calc function. From the shell on my Linux box I can simply type “calc 2*10+10...

The Great Illusion

I started my day with a run and was lost in the writings of Norman Angell. A month or so ago I read his book, Great Illusion,  and was awe-struck on how much...

Simulating WAN Links with Linux and TC

Simulating WAN links used to be a difficult process. I would load FreeBSD with a dummynet driver and play with the settings to tweak where I needed it for th...