Faking out Temperature Reading on AWS EC2

It's getting hot in here

September 01, 2020

Need to test software that needs to access temperature readings or test on AWS?
Check this out! Thanks Steven Toth!

git clone git@github.com:steveturner/dummy-hwmon-driver.git
cd dummy-hwmon-driver
make
make load

Bask in temperature readings.

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Configuring a 2018 MBP 15" i9

How to not burn your thighs and other bits of config

August 08, 2018

Check out:
http://www.stuartellis.name/articles/mac-setup/#do-this-first

Go get the update for the i9 throttling issue (https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/07/24/apple-targets-thermal-performance-issues-on-2018-macbook-pros-with-free-software-update )

  • configure inverse scroll
  • configure tap to click
  • make . . .

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Netty Pure Java Serial Port

January 20, 2016

Intro

Typically when interacting with serial ports from Java you have three options:

All are actually mature solutions but SerialIO is a commercial product and JSS and RxTx either require the native libraries to be intalled/compiled for the host platform. Personally, I've had . . .

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Migrating from Tumblr to Octopress to Ghost to Silvrback

January 20, 2016

I need something simple... so I can spend time writing code instead of dealing with hosting.

Tumblr Archives
http://beauhinks.tumblr.com/

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Setting up a 2013 rMBP

January 20, 2016

I recently acquired a 15" 2013 rMBP for development purposes. This is an ongoing post detailing setup once the system arrives.

Unboxing and Initial Config

  • Poweron, follow prompts for user/iCloud/keyboard config.
    • Opted not to migrate from existing system
  • Enable firewall in system preferences
  • . . .

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Old Play2 Multi Project Tutorial With Swagger and Metrics

January 20, 2016

Intro

I've grown very fond of lieningen for managing dependencies and builds with Java and Clojure projects.
However, I'm currently working with some projects that rely on SBT for their build system.. namely the Play! Framework.

This guide is intended to show how to create a simple Play! Framework application . . .

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Building a Vagrant Box for Parallels

January 20, 2016

Intro

Generally I just use VirtualBox as my provider when using Vagrant. However, I recently bumped into a scenario where I needed to run a Parallels 9 VM (Windows) and other Ubuntu machines for which I already had Puppet provisioners. Unfortunately, Parallels and Virtualbox do not play nicely together either causing a lockup of the . . .

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