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I think that recipes should replace phrases like medium high heat or simmer with temperatures. I interpret medium high heat to mean about 350-370 degrees Fahrenheit (175-190 C). Likewise, I call a simmer about 200 degrees (about 95 C). For … Continue reading

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Recipes

For several years I’ve kept a WordPress instance running in my basement for storing my recipes. I recently uploaded the data to wordpress.com. I may move to a custom domain, but for now it is on a free WordPress sub-domain. … Continue reading

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postgres dump query to file

\copy (select fields from table where something=otherthing) to ‘/tmp/test.csv’ with HEADER CSV;

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A photo posted by Joshua Boyd (@joshua_d_boyd) on Jan 24, 2017 at 4:27am PST

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A photo posted by Joshua Boyd (@joshua_d_boyd) on Jan 24, 2017 at 8:47pm PST

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Swift 3 on Ubuntu 16.10

On swift.org’s downloads page Swift 3 comes with builds for Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 16.04, but not 16.10. It is a reasonable guess that the 16.04 build will still work on 16.10, but once downloaded and extracted, it complained about … Continue reading

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Proxmox on DigitalOcean

I thought I’d try to install Proxmox 4 on DigitalOcean. How I struck on that idea was very convoluted, and I don’t have a specific purpose for doing so, but if you want LXC containers instead of Docker or rkt, … Continue reading

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Just a Tree

Trying some inline processing.js.

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Make PostgreSQL default to UTF-8

From here : UPDATE pg_database SET datistemplate=FALSE WHERE datname=’template1′; DROP DATABASE template1; CREATE DATABASE template1 WITH owner=postgres template=template0 encoding=’UTF8′; UPDATE pg_database SET datistemplate=TRUE WHERE datname=’template1′;

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