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Avoid tar: Removing leading `/' from member names message in backup scripts

I recently figured out how to get rid of an annoying message that came from the tar backup program that I’d like to share. I have servers that I’ve set up to do hosting for some clients. Since they’re actually paying for this service I also perform regular backups. This...


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...


Changing the default shell in OS X to Zsh

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 here’s something that’s also good to remember. If you’ve started a terminal session in something like tmux in your old shell, and then...


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...


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 smartphone:...


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,...