dammIT

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Fri 01 June 2018

diskspacealarm.py

Posted by Michiel Scholten in projects   

Because it's Friday, I was bitten by a filled-up volume on my VPS again, because Prometheus somehow is randomly crashing my VPS, and because I like thinkering and Python, I wrote a little notification script.

Yes, it checks for available disk space on your nodes, with configuration per hostname (it's …

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Sat 03 February 2018

Limited braincycles

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

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Do you know that feeling that halfway through the day you start to be less 'fresh'? Myself, I have the experience of getting a bit slower over the course of the day: in the morning, I can fix the problem I was struggling with the last afternoon in a few …

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Sat 23 December 2017

The end of 2017

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

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The end is near. Well, at least the end of 2017, as this roller-coaster of a year is counting its last days. In less than two days, it will be Christmas, and these days mean a general slowing down of life and making time to enjoy each other for us …

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Wed 29 November 2017

Using older devices

Posted by Michiel Scholten in gadgets   

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As an enthusiast for technological things in general, and gadgets in particular, I like to use (and own) shiny devices. Be it a fast (and slightly big) smartphone with the latest OS, or a laptop with a lot of muscle and a 4K (touch)screen, I really can find a …

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Wed 12 July 2017

Computer Ethics quotes

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

"I have said that this new development has unbound possibilities for good and for evil. For one thing, it makes the metaphorical dominance of the machines, as imagined by Samual Butler, a most immediate and non-metaphorical problem. It gives the human race a new and most effective collection of mechanical …

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