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things I never wanted to learn #230: Postgres point-based earth distance returns the distance in 'statute miles' (i.e. a 'U.S. survey mile', not the English statute mile of 1593 (which consists of 'eight Furlongs, every Furlong forty Poles and every Pole shall contain sixteen Foot and an half') - why not use metric? https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/earthdistance.html
15.06.2018 12:25:53
Today I finally removed disqus from https://domm.plix.at and replaced it with my half-finished, read-only (for now) self-hosted solution (which will be the topic of my #TEPC18 talk)
24.05.2018 22:15:14
Coding to pre90ies Beastie Boys is very hard between all the dancing, headbanging and remembering a shockingly large percentage of the lyrics - will have to switch to boring music to get some work done .. but I guess work can wait a bit!
03.05.2018 12:56:41
things I never wanted to learn #229: Postgres supports Infinity on floats, but not on ints (which makes no sense from a mathematical point of view, but unfortunately does make sense from a database point of view
30.04.2018 11:37:53
Thanks to the very loud Wien-Marathon-Helis it took me 10 minutes to figure out that I'm not listening to 'Sunny Side Up', but to 'FM4 läuft'. Grr...
22.04.2018 09:11:12
I just deleted 176 testacounts linked to my email; now expecting much less self-spam!
02.03.2018 14:48:01
git mining: when committing, try to find a nonce to be included with the commit so that the SHA-1 checksums of all commits are a continuous stream of ever-increasing hex numbers.
23.01.2018 14:32:02
leicht aus dem Kontext gerissen, aber trotzdem: "[Bitcoin] represents a cryptographic proof of wasted CPU cycles" https://lcamtuf.blogspot.co.at/2017/12/the-deal-with-bitcoin.html :-)
15.12.2017 11:48:24
overheard at office: "is it beta or better?"
06.12.2017 10:34:12
That was easy: http*s*://domm.plix.at # LetsEncrypt++
14.07.2017 14:18:46