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Mavericks and Apache/MySQL

I finally upgraded my office machine to OS X Mavericks, and as a result had to reconfigure both Apache and MySQL. This post covers most of the relevant info for dealing with Apache: remapping your default web directory, enabling PHP. This post deals with setting index.php as a default document if a directory is requested. […]

Filco Keyboard Deep Clean

Click for full-size Some maintenance work on the Filco Keyboard. So much grit had built up on the keycaps, and I had a feeling that it was even worse under the keys. What I wasn’t prepared for was how much dirt was under there: Crumbs, dust, hair, and who knows what else. I pulled all […]


I’ve been searching for a decentralized to-do system for a while now — I previously used iCal for this purpose, but I no longer carry my laptop to work everyday so keeping everything in sync was getting difficult. I’d heard about Backpack before, but didn’t delve into it until recently. I thought it was a […]