Core Audio Failure

So just a few minutes ago, a dreaded problem that I thought had been fixed reemerged from the shadows. The audio on my MacBook Pro Retina cut out. Being an MBPR, I kind of expect this sort of shit not to happen, but oh, no, it happens at the worst…

sfDB5 Talk

This is the annotated version of my presentation on sfDB5. The original slides are over here. Here goes. sfDB5 A Schemaless Relational Key-Structure Store Haneef Mubarak Hi, I'm Haneef Mubarak and I'd like to talk about [ess-eff-dee-bee-five], a schemaless relational key-structure store. Common NoSQL Traits Developer Friendly Fully Horizontally Scalable…

The E.T. Times

Today, at school, we were given the assignment of writing a one page faux news article, about anything, set in anything, etc. Essentially, free-write a news article with a partner. The reason that it lacked guidelines was that it had a different purpose to it, but after reading through the…

SuggestAStory I

So I've been meaning to write something for a while now, but on the other hand, I really hate when people write content for sites just to fill the space. I feel like doing that is, at a level, immoral, so I won't be doing that. An alternative to that…

SotD: Summer - Calvin Harris

Note: this is the start of the new Song of the Day series. About two days, ago, while browsing Calvin Harris' artist page on Spotify, I noticed a new song with around 20 million listens. Since his music is usually good, I decided to give it a try, especially since…

Commenting Systems

So recently, after writing my first post, it occurred to me that it would be rather nice to have a commenting system, so users could reply and interact. I originally thought I would use Disqus, a rather popular system, since I had used it before and it felt trivial to…

Projects All Over the Place

So in my spare time, I code. Most of my code is open source, so you can check it out over on GitHub. While you're at that, for a profile of my coding habits, have a look at my Open Source Report Card (disclosure: it provides a view that is…