MAGZET: Magsafe for the audio port

MAGZET: Magsafe for the audio port

Sadly, there’s no Magsafe on the new MacBook. But there can be… on any device you own, thanks to MAGZET. This add-on to your current audio port relies on magnets to snap your headphone cable into the port, protecting your ears, your ‘phones, and your device from potential ruin. It’s also designed for modern gadgets, […]

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Why not to use Apache Derby

Here’s why you shouldn’t use Apache Derby: its developers and maintainers follow some really borked ideals and don’t truly care about open-source software. Derby may or may not be a good database – I can’t really tell (and I don’t care either). What p*** me off is the developers’ disregard for the open-source community. Let […]

Why you won’t fix it later

I’ve had this bookmark to Why You Won’t Fix It Later on my desktop for years. I keep coming back to it every now and then. I also share it with fellow developers. I finally decided to move the reference from my desktop to this blog and share it with you. In many environments the […]

Denmark, an anti-whaling member nation of the EU, participates in slaughter of whales Fourteen Sea Shepherd Conservation Society volunteer crew members of pilot whale defense campaign Operation GrindStop 2014 were arrested today on the Faroese island of Sandoy, as they entered the water to defend pilot whales from the brutal mass slaughter known as “grindadráp” or “grind” – putting themselves directly between a pod of 33 whales […]