Monthly Archives May 2008

Gomez Man is angry

(From a Flash presentation about Gomez‘s web monitoring service.)

TreeHugger on Toronto

TreeHugger had a nice post about Toronto cycling and Bells on Bloor today. (In fact, TreeHugger has a remarkable number of Toronto-related posts, most thanks to Toronto resident and TreeHugger writer Lloyd Alter. Way to represent, Lloyd!)

Toronto Bike Month

I just realized that tomorrow is the first day of Toronto Bike Month! There’s a list of events online. I didn’t get up in time for Bells on Bloor today, but there’s a bunch of things coming up that i’m looking forward to. I can’t participate in the opening pancake breakfast at Nathan Phillips Square […]

Exploiting NIC firmware

From Ben Laurie: Bypass the firewall by bypassing everything but the PCI bus.

Dear lazyweb: Hyperic, Zenoss?

Sysadmins on the lazyweb: I’ve used Nagios for years, accompanied by either a homebrew trending/graphing package or Munin. Recently I’ve had a few people draw my attention to Hyperic, and from there I’ve been looking at Zenoss Core as well. If any of you have experience with Hyperic or Zenoss, and especially if you’ve left […]

<3 Linode.

lish is the ssh-based lights-out admin console for a Linode virtual server. [rich@dallas64 lish]# cake Devil’s Food Cake – tasaro’s office desktop INGREDIENTS: * 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa * 1 1/4 tsp baking soda * 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar * 1 teaspoon salt * 1 1/4 cups milk, scalded * 2/3 cup shortening * […]