VirtualBox Differencing Disks in OS X

May 10th, 2010 2 comments

Create an immutable VirtualBox disk with changes to that disk written to a differencing disk in OS X.  This is useful in the context of TimeMachine backups.

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Climbing at Rotary Park

May 4th, 2010 No comments

Jon, Kiley, and I headed up next to Horsetooth reservoir to do some climbing this afternoon. Check out the pics here.  We worked some interesting routes and had a blast.  There will definitely be more to come.

Distributed Lookup Tables – SIParCS 2009 Talk

March 23rd, 2010 5 comments

I finally got the video of my talk at NCAR summarizing my work over the summer of 2009 in the SIParCS internship program.  Check it out!

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Basic Chili

February 21st, 2010 2 comments

This is a chili recipe our family has used for quite a while.  It’s a pretty standard no frills recipe, but quite delicious.

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Nexus One USB in Ubuntu 9.10

January 22nd, 2010 17 comments

My shiny new Google Nexus One wasn’t connecting properly over USB to my Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic) notebook using the Android SDK.  Here’s how I fixed it.
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iPod Classic Compact Flash Upgrade

January 22nd, 2010 5 comments

Updating an iPod Classic to use flash memory (a Compact Flash card specifically) rather than it’s typical hard drive can breathe new life into your dying device.  Check out the rest of this post for descriptions and details of the process.

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Sweet Potato Casserole

November 30th, 2009 3 comments

Wonderful southern sweet potato casserole dish with sweet crunchy topping.  One of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes.

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Peanut Butter Brownie Cookies

November 29th, 2009 No comments

A wonderful cookie/brownie recipe with a peanut butter twist.  Based on the brownie cookie recipe from
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Simple Croissant Fruit Turnovers

November 29th, 2009 No comments

Try this extremely simple fruit turnover recipe when you need a tasty fast desert.  You only need croissant pastry dough and fruit filling. Read more…

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Thinkpad Trackpoint Scrolling in Ubuntu Karmic Koala

October 7th, 2009 6 comments

Scrolling using the Thinkpad Trackpoint (middle click/hold + mouse nub) is still not fixed by default in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala).  Here’s how I fixed it.

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