Creating a Git Repo is a Waste of Time

UPDATE I’ve been able to get Gitorious working on CentOS 6. Still some headaches but not nearly as bad as I was having when I first attempted here! Here’s some info on getting CentOS 6 on a Windows Active Directory Domain. Here’s how to setup TortoiseGit and Msysgit after you get LDAP working in Gitorious. Want to throw several hours of your life away and never get them back? Easy. Try setting up a Git repository server. Worst experience ever. I wanted to get (ha; no pun intended) on the Git bandwagon and use it for a project at work and … Continue reading

Google Reader Shuttered

Google

It’s not really news that Google has been closing services recently. Most of them truly have a limited user base and probably cost more for Google to maintain than were profitable. When I mean profitable I mean both as a revenue generating manner through ads, technology proving ground, or user information gathering. This is why it is very hard for me to believe that Google is now closing Google Reader. Yes, you read that correctly.  Google will be powering down Google Reader as of July 1st of this year. I have watched other Google services close and often thought to myself, … Continue reading

Want To Be Pissed?!

You want to be pissed? I mean really passed? Go rent Inside Job. Holy Shit! These guys make Gordon Grekko look like a saint or a chairman of a not-for-profit! I screwed up when I got into IT and CISE. I should have stayed in business school, went to Wall Street and got into that orgy. Even if I made a few million screwing over everyone in the US nothing bad would’ve happened when things crashed. What would I have done after the crash? Like the rest of those duchebags I could’ve gotten cush jobs consulting the government. Heck, as … Continue reading

RC Helicopters

TREX 450 Clone

People say that if you get a boat it’s like throwing money into a hole in the water. Others point out that if you have a pool it’s like having a concrete pond into which you throw all of your money. RC modelers basically throw their money into the air and it never comes back. What Goes Up… So it all started when I was about 5… Well, my dad bought a MiniBoy RC helicopter when I was a kid. I remember it being awesome. It actually looks surprising a lot like this one: Years later I got him a … Continue reading