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Wed 13 February 2019

Git-based versioning

Posted by Michiel Scholten in howto   

So you have this (web) application and you are growing a bit tired of having to manually bump the version number it tells to its users. Also, you would like to see if you are using an up-to-date edition of said app.

Enter your Git repository. When you are running …

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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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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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