Checksums produced by SHA1, SHA2 are usually in hex format. However, there also come in base64. I just discovered a way to convert between the two. https://gist.github.com/Genzer/e220735a9cf5d6cfe2831edd3c89fa7a Gist
The Collector’s Fallacy – Zettelkasten Method
On researching taking notes, speciffically the Zekkelkasten method, I learned The Collector's Fallacy. In its essenses: Saving links, copying or just reading a material does not mean that you have consumed the knowledge. You may have increased the knowlege for a short time, but it will fade away very soon after that. By taking notes, … Continue reading The Collector’s Fallacy – Zettelkasten Method
TIF – Powerful SSH #1
Recently, I discovered that SSH have some wonderful features and usages that I didn't know before. Faster copying directories with rsync via SSH When it comes to copying files back and forth to a remote server, I usually go for scp. scp even supports to copy a whole directory: Not until recently, a colleague of … Continue reading TIF – Powerful SSH #1
Today I Found: Bill Gates’s message for college grads if they want to change the world.
In his letter, Bill Gates wrote that he was lucky because he started his venture at the right time, when the digital revolution was just underway, and the young people at that time had had a great opportunity to shape it. Today, college graduates have also the same chance with these fields: If I were … Continue reading Today I Found: Bill Gates’s message for college grads if they want to change the world.
Today I Found: Soft-Coding & #1 Deadly Sin of Programmers
A question on StackOverflow, What is Soft-Coding (anti-pattern), introduced me to the term soft-coding (a pun to hard coding). To explains simply the term, I quoted the code snippet of the accepted answer: Too much of anything is not good. The above is not an exception. Too much of flexibility led to over-engineering. This is … Continue reading Today I Found: Soft-Coding & #1 Deadly Sin of Programmers