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Drain your InnoDB Buffer Pool by moving large fields out of MySQL

4 min read
development
database
mysql

This was supposed to be a “SceneKids.com the first year” post, but nothing has really changed too much since the 8 month post with the exception of expanding out with additional websites on the same platform. Instead, I’m going to discuss a dilemma I ran into with MySQL’s InnoDB data […]

Movie Review: The Human Centipede 2

3 min read
reviews

I don’t typically do movie reviews, but I needed to document my disgust in The Human Centipede 2: Full Sequence. First off, I am a huge fan of the first Human Centipede flick. It was a total mind fuck without being a comical gore-fest. The protagonist was disconnected and absolutely […]

“The stylesheet doesn’t seem to be loading”

1 min read
development
css
minimalism
user experience
design

You may have already noticed but my blog recently received an “unvamping” and has been stripped of nearly all CSS (there’s a small bit to set the body width since I forgot how that could be done without CSS :-O). “Why,” you ask? Pretty simple actually. My blog’s never been […]

ID Much?! Site’s gone, but the dream’s still alive

1 min read
project update

This is less of an update and more me wanting to stash this image. In my effort to focus and not waste time on “weekend sites” idmuch.com is expired and long gone. What’s not long gone is the concept. I still write “ID Much?” on the back on my cards, […]

My Search for the Perfect Desktop Environment Part 3: Xmonad, Gnome Shell and back again

5 min read
linux
ubuntu
xmonad
gnome

In case you missed it, here’s part 1 and part 2 of this series. Shortly after becoming disenchanted with OSX again, Dean Jones introduced me to Xmonad as he recently has switched over to it. Around that same time, I was attempting to become a vim user (Vimmer? Vimusketeer? Vimaniac?) […]