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Full-stack dev who co-founded 2 startups and worked at Yahoo! and Google. Passionate about delivering flawless solutions. CS degree, 5+ years JavaScript, 10+ years Perl, keen eye to detail, excellent teamwork, written and verbal communication skills.

Most recent project: built StockBase, a financial news aggregator, with , , .

Former CTO at Blueseed, the visa-free cruise ship for startup entrepreneurs. Founded the Quantified Self Forum, a community for self-trackers.

More about me on on Wikipedia or on my website.


Dec
13
revised Downloading software without bloatware
Fix the name of Chocolately - it's Chocolatey (one L).
Dec
13
suggested approved edit on Downloading software without bloatware
Dec
4
comment VirtualBox command line error
That worked for me too with vagrant - do NOT run vagrant up as admin.
Nov
17
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
13
comment Chrome and Firefox will not stop loading Google Docs
Disabling Adblock entirely (via Settings -> Extensions) had no effect. The damn spreadsheet keeps auto-reloading. In years of Google Docs-ing (or is it Drive now?), I've never seen this.
Nov
13
comment Midnight Commander doesn't use .mc/ini file
There might be something else going on. If I edit ~/.config/mc/ini before launching mc, change, say, old_esc_mode=0 to 1, then launch mc, exit it, and check that file again - old_esc_mode will still be 0.
Oct
18
accepted How can Chrome search among the title/URL of already opened tabs, like Firefox?
Oct
18
comment How can Chrome search among the title/URL of already opened tabs, like Firefox?
Excellent! It's open source and does the job.
Oct
10
comment Chrome mouse lag
"GPU Compositing" no longer exists in Chrome 38 and I experience the same mouse over lag when mousing over links. No Flash installed.
Aug
16
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
30
awarded  Notable Question
Jul
17
comment Is zip's encryption really bad?
How is this not constructive, @random?
Jul
11
comment Howto switch / chage user id witin a bash script to execute commands in the same script?
Duplicate of How do I use su to execute the rest of the bash script as that user?
Jul
11
revised Howto switch / chage user id witin a bash script to execute commands in the same script?
fixed some typos
Jul
11
comment Howto switch / chage user id witin a bash script to execute commands in the same script?
This answer is better than all the answers in the question that this one duplicates.
Jul
11
comment Run part of a bash script as a different user
possible duplicate of Howto switch / chage user id witin a bash script to execute commands in the same script?
Jul
11
suggested approved edit on Howto switch / chage user id witin a bash script to execute commands in the same script?
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Apr
28
accepted How can I re-enable the path in Chrome's address bar?
Apr
10
revised How can I re-enable the path in Chrome's address bar?
added 1 characters in body