Archive for the ‘Personal’ Category

Slightly more than a month back I wrote this little iPhone app (App Store link), almost a toy app really, to check the usage of my data plan with my local telco (Singtel). I wanted to scratch an itch and I also really didn’t want to exceed my data plan – the fees are excessive. […]

After 5 long years of using the same old blog theme, which I’d handcrafted from scratch way back in 2004, I’ve finally got down to refreshing it to a more contemporary look. I’ve also updated the woefully outdated About page. Here’s a before and after shot: I think it’s much better, definitely more modern and […]

Wow, it seems like I haven’t posted anything this year. Don’t worry, you aren’t rid of me yet. I’m still alive and posting updates to FriendFeed and (less often) to Twitter. If you belong to what I imagine must be now the microscopic population of loyal readers of my blog, please do hook up with […]

Day 1 of RailsConf 2008 was basically tutorial day (schedule) and started with my colleague here with me, Arun, missing out on Yoga on Rails and me sleeping until the first tutorial session. Anyway, I snapped some photos while trying to remain the unobtrusive tourist. Here’s a shot of Portland Convention Center where it’s all […]

Command history meme

In: Personal

18 Apr 2008

See this. history | awk ‘{a[$2]++}END{for(i in a){print a[i] ” ” i}}’ | sort -rn | head 4605 cd 3576 svn 2141 ls 1701 ruby 1308 cap2 1066 ss 978 rake 867 sshb 688 rm 635 mate cap2 is just my alias for Capistrano 2 (I use both 1.x and 2.x, since I’m lazy to […]