Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Arch Linux Laptop Sticker Design

I’ve tweaked the design on the incredibly popular Arch Linux Laptop Stickers available through the Arch Linux Schwag store. I’ve taken the black outline of the sticker for both a more modern look and to alleviate problems when the decal cutters don’t quite line up with the border. I hope you like the effect! My… Read More »

This blog is not ad supported

I’m sick of the whining about internet ad blocking and the claims that it is or should be illegal. This blog is not ad supported. It does track you, for which I hope you will forgive me, using WordPress Stats. If that bothers you — and it should — please install the ghostery extension. But… Read More »

Opterator, revisited

A few years ago, I wrote a simple decorator that introspects a main() method signature and docstring to generate an option parser. I never really used it, mostly because back then, I wasn’t too keen on third party dependencies. Nowadays with distribute being maintained, well-documented, and working (plus I know how to use it properly),… Read More »

Hacking Happy

I am extremely proud to announce the release of my new book, Hacking Happy. I believe every geek should read this book to help them find the joy and happiness in their lives that I have in mine. The foundations of this book started with a hospital stay, as I outlined a couple of months… Read More »