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DC-3 Flyover of Hudson

Some DC-3’s did a flyover of the Hudson River this morning on their way to Europe for the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Domino’s NYC Map

I bet you never realized how amazingly well Domino’s setup their locations in NYC for the perfect amount of spacing between them for quick delivery.

Fireworks From Jersey City Waterfront

Due to a beached whale, state parks were closed this weekend and the annual fireworks were moved from Liberty State Park to what I consider the superior waterfront location (it’s easier to get in/out on foot). Not to bad photo wise.

When Docker Fills Up Your Hard Drive

Best solution I’ve got for when Docker fills up your hard drive. I think I named this cronjob correctly.

Apple Suspects Hardware Espionage

From 9to5Mac: At least part of the driver for this is to ensure that the servers are secure. Apple has long suspected that servers it ordered from the traditional supply chain were intercepted during shipping, with additional chips and firmware added to them by unknown third parties in order to make them vulnerable to infiltration, […]

Grace Hopper For #TheNew10 Dollar Bill

Since the Treasury Department announced they will be redesigning the $10 bill and featuring a woman on the front, it got me thinking. While more obscure, Grace Hopper is the ideal candidate. Lets go through her qualifications: Attained the rank of United States Navy rear admiral. A rare feat for a woman (the first was […]

New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

Pluto

Photo:NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI Planet or not, roughly 100 years after the first powered flight, we’ve sent a vehicle equipped with a camera to Pluto to take pictures and wirelessly transmit them back. That’s nothing short of amazing.

Fireworks From Liberty State Park

Took some photos from down by Liberty State Park for the 4th of July

Adventures In KVM Land

Hopefully this saves someone doing a Google search some time. Running something like sudo ubuntu-vm-builder kvm trusty tahir on Ubuntu 14.04 at least seems to sometimes generate the following error (emphasis mine): Preparing to unpack …/linux-image-virtual_3.13.0.52.59_amd64.deb … Unpacking linux-image-virtual (3.13.0.52.59) … , stderr: grep: /proc/cpuinfo: No such file or directory This kernel does not support […]