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Changing the default shell in OS X to Zsh

Update Apple has finally followed my lead and this is no longer necessary as of macOS Catalina. Original Post More "getting stuff ready" info so i don't forget. To change the default shell in OSX the venerable chsh program works just fine. chsh -s /path/to/zsh Now her…

Working with octopress 2 and zsh

I had to get a new mac recently in order to continue working on a client project since my older (2 year old) refurbished Macbook Pro had started acting up. Instead of continuing to fight with it I decided the wisest thing to do would be to get a new iMac. So now I have a fresh n…

Creative Juices: Part 2

Wherein our hero details the evolution of the bennett project logo

So last year i mentioned that I'd be explaining the process of creating a logo in this post. I wont be using just any old logo though. No sir, I'll show you how I arrived at the bennett project umbrella. I started thinking about a logo for the website as I thought it would be coo…

Droid Razr M Review

Wherein our hero reviews Verizon's Droid Razr M

Update This article has not aged gracefully. The Root.zip file linked to in this post is no longer present (since the domain which contained it is no longer available). This post is just being left up for archival purposes. Original Post What follows is a review for my latest sma…

How to Root the Droid Razr M in OS X

Wherein our hero explains how to achieve root for the Droid Razr M using Mac OS X

So! Perhaps you've read my review and decided to get a Droid Razr M. After getting it, you see all those crapps you can't uninstall; taunting you. You're all like OMG the Jelly Beans have leaked and I wants them! What am I supposed to do? Don't worry, says I, an attempt to comfo…

Creative Juices: Part 1

Wherein our hero chimes in on the art of creation

True story: I used to draw comic books. Stick figure comic books mind you, but I was proud of them nonetheless. I was prouder still of the stories these comics would tell. However, despite dabbling in comic book creation, I never considered myself a creative person. I personally felt that ideas were just too hard to come by to warrant any legitimate claim to that title. Then came web development, which changed things.