• How to measure, improve and accomplish your goals

    01 Jun 2018

    Hear the world around you, it’s shouting in your face that you’re wasting your time if you’re not achieving your goals. What are your goals? Maybe it doesn’t ask you this question directly - it doesn’t have to - people will come out of the woodworks to tell you about their goals, what they’re working towards right now. Come up with some ideas about what you want to do, what you want to know, what you want to be. Choose a career, save for a purchase, accumulate days off for a trip, and always look towards what’s ahead. So what’s ahead? What are your goals? What’s next for you? What do you have going on? Are you going places?
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  • The exciting list of Cron oddities

    22 Mar 2018

    Here follows a list of reasons why maybe you should think about using a proper job scheduler whenever you touch an existing cron job, or create a new one:
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  • Cast the first stone

    05 Mar 2018

    • This is the story
    • Of Emma, the rock
    • Who had a talent for acting
    • That she couldn't unlock.

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  • Life lessons from a legendary samurai

    01 Dec 2017

    Miyamoto Musashi was a Japanese swordsman who was born in the late sixteenth century. He got very famous in his time for besting many opponents and has remained famous for having written a short book on his fighting stances and attacking techniques as well as his philosophy and outlook on life. Musashi comes across as someone whose honor and principles are of great importance, to the point that several times during the book you get the feeling that he’s reluctantly writing it, that in the back of his mind he’s still considering if any of it is worth being shared. Above that feeling of doubt, what he tries to avoid with great care is inducing us to trust the reading in detriment of trying things ourselves. He puts practice and research above all else.
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  • AWS EBS snapshots stuck at 0%

    19 Oct 2016

    A common action you have to do in while using AWS is an EBS (elastic block store) volume snapshot. If you don’t know what an EBS volume is, you can think of it as a networked disk that you can attach and detach from instances. AWS also makes it easy for you to snapshot them (back them up to S3), so you can restore them in the future.
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