I recently stumbled upon the hyper and super keys on emacs here. What I like about this setup is that I rarely use the Function key in my day to day usage, so this is making good use of a key that's both mostly unused and conveniently located in my...

I recently broke my emacs (aquamacs) setup. Fixing it was a very good learning experience that showed me how little I knew about how it actually worked! As part of that process, I transitioned from aquamacs (a great project to which I made a small donation at some point) to...

Ok, maybe evil is too strong a word, but MySQL can certainly be deceiving. To some extent, and in some circles, MySQL still suffers from a bad reputation as a database. In fact, I have personally tried to fight that reputation in the past. However, I'll be honest and say...

Lately I've been playing around with mongodb, specifically with the idea of having a script to summarize data that could be useful to have when troubleshooting, in a way like Percona Toolkit's pt-mysql-summary works for MySQL. Unrelated to this, I have been using org-mode to, well, organize my work, for...