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Following Chromium Progress

June 4th, 2009 · No Comments

For the past few months I have been following the progress of Chromium for Mac and watching it develop and it has definitely made a lot of progress in that time. In the past few month it has received increasing press, with people asking why it is taking so long. One of the lead developers […]

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Tags: Chromium · Programming · Python · Twitter

Begginning of Summer 2009

May 30th, 2009 · No Comments

As usual I haven’t posted in a while but there actually have been some things going on that may be worth writing on here.  I’m at Duke for the summer doing research with the Physics Neutrino group, among other things so here are some things that have happened: Ethical Hacking Seminar Duke OIT gave me […]

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Tags: Duke · Javascript · Programming · Python · Web Development

Break from Studying

December 12th, 2008 · No Comments

In the middle of studying for some finals, I thought I’d take a break, install the new WordPress 2.7.  Of course, this required I actually write a blog post to give the new version a legitimate spin.  So just wanted to post that my new favorite command (after rsync) has been wget, installed via macports, […]

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Tags: Duke · Miscellanious · Programming

Rsync Backup and Batch Printing

October 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

So I haven’t posted in months and have a short break between classes so I wanted to post some scripts that I wrote this year and have been particularly useful.  These are both specific to Duke’s campus, but could easily be extended to other situations.  The first is backup.  In the past few months I […]

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Tags: AppleScript · Duke · Programming

Hacking the New Facebook Design with Greasemonkey

July 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

In the seemingly never endless wait yet quickly approaching wake of the Facebook redesign I decided I should update my Greasemonkey Quick Links script.  Unfortunately, hacking this new version of Facebook was not quite as simple as appending some HTML to a div.  Because of Facebook’s push towards more AJAX integration, even their menu system […]

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Tags: Facebook · Javascript · Programming