Automating Maintenance

    2015-08-23 19:52:24 +0000

    I wasted a Saturday afternoon tinkering with my .bash_profile and automating some of the regular maintenance I run on my Mac Mini Server, so I thought I would share it in the off chance it could save someone time.


    2015-06-20 03:41:48 +0000

    We had an unexpected visitor at home tonight. A stray cat decided to set up shop outside the window like I’ve only ever seen in Tom and Jerry cartoons.

    Transcode-batch goes 1.0

    2015-02-09 04:08:20 +0000

    In the last post I wrote about a script I have been working on to manage batch video transcoding. I decided that it has progressed enough to reach 1.0 status. So far I’ve set up these features:

    Automating the Transcode

    2015-02-06 04:40:24 +0000

    I’ll spare you the story of me suffering through a shoddy old rip of a DVD, but suffice it to say that about 3 weeks ago I decided I needed to re-rip my movie collection for better quality. Thankfully Don Melton has already done all of the hard work with his video transcoding scripts.

    River and the Doctor

    2014-12-01 00:45:17 +0000

    A few months back I thought I’d try to track River Song through the Doctor’s timeline. After about a week of research, and another week of rewatching the episodes to double-check, I came up with this list. At the time of writing, this list includes all of River Song’s interactions with the Doctor following her chronology.

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