Getting URL and Tab Title from Firefox with AppleScript

A long time ago, a coworker shared an AppleScript function that gets the title and URL from the current tab in Chrome and formats the result as an Emacs...

Tech debt

For a long time I’d considered technical debt to be just a bad thing. That it was a mess left behind by imprudent coders of the past. I hadn’t...

Command Lining

I’ve slowly accumulated knowledge of a few tricks that help me to be productive at the terminal prompt. These are things that I somehow missed during years of computer science...

User Feedback

I spent some of my free time over the past three weeks rebuilding a small single page app I maintain: Tumblr Top (code here). The original incarnation...

Spreadsheet Jeopardy!

My girlfriend and I often watch Jeopardy! together, and we play along and keep score to make it more fun. To avoid having to pause the show to wager, we...