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Eulogy for Past Electronics

I was recently forced to make some major upgrades to to my gear. I had two minor catastrophes befall me almost at the same time. First, my laptop died. I’m not sure what caused it but I suspect that it was turning it on before it was up to proper operating temperature. I had it in winter storage while moving. It will run for a while, but I reliably¬†¬†get the “you are fucked in every language” screen. It was a Power Book G4, so it was like a great, great grandpappy to the MacBook Pro now available. It was not really an unexpected loss at that age. Read more …

Automator Workflows

I’ve written a few Automator workflows to handle some pretty specific things. For the most part, they are just shell scripts I’ve found around and written into a workflow. I’ve posted them here. There is a workflow to copy a path of the selected folder, a script to show system files and script to hide them, and a script to remove all SVN metadata from a selected folder.