September 2009

Aaron Brazell

Ethical Questions over Apps.gov

It’s been no secret since the Obama administration took office, that a key technological interest for the administrations tech policy would involve Cloud-based, Software as a Service (SaaS) initiatives. To that end, contractors and providers have been jockeying to provide cloud service to the federal government. One of these contractors, notable for their size and […]

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Suicide League 2009

Dear {INSERT NAME HERE} :-p Late last night, I had an idea to run a Suicide football league. I’ve done these before, though I admit that this is the first time I’m using a service and not aggregating results by hand. We’ll see how this goes. The concept of a suicide league is painfully simple, […]

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BASH Script for WordPress Backups

A lot of people are worried about backing up their WordPress installs on a regular basis. I know. I get that. Here’s a script you can use if you have access to the shell. Put this sucker on cron (For many Linux distributions, you can put it in 1/etc/cron.daily if you have root access. Otherwise, […]