Kevin Hart talks about (amongst other things) his accident and how his outlook on life has changed. It is incredibly insightful and motivational, especially when he was in the same room with Jeff Bezos and just walked up to him to say hi.
This episode motivated me to get my blood tested. I had a blood test in August 2019 and reviewed my levels of Vitamins B12, C, D, cholesterol etc and my iron was only 4 umol/L. Now it is 28 umol/L. The typical range is between 10-30 so I’m on the high side “suggesting iron overload”… Read More »
Here is the script it used to install Jira in EC2. It is fairly self explanatory but essentially it: Creates a Jira home directory Downloads Jira Software standalone Extracts Jira Runs apt-get update Installs Java Starts Jira It also updates a log file to keep you up to date with what is going on because… Read More »
So you may have heard of test driven development but have you heard of Error Driven Installation? Let me give you an example. Here I will install Jira in AWS using errors to help guide me. Installing Jira After you have created your EC2 instance and ssh’d in, download Jira. wget https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/downloads/binary/atlassian-jira-software-8.8.0.tar.gz Then extract it via… Read More »
To get Java on a Mac, the basic command to run is > brew cask install adoptopenjdk This will install the latest “brew” version at /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/adoptopenjdk-xx.jdk For me, it was version 14. To uninstall it, just change install to “un”install. To install a specific version of Java, run: > brew cask install adoptopenjdk8 You… Read More »
First you need to have your instance up and running and to have ssh’d in. The first command you want to run is: > java -version You should get this response: > Command ‘java’ not found, but can be installed with: > sudo apt install default-jre > sudo apt… Read More »
Interesting story of being kidnapped by Somali pirates and spending ~2.5 years in captivity and then being contacted on Facebook by one of his kidnappers when we was released.
Here is the URL required to wget Jira. https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/downloads/binary/atlassian-jira-software-8.8.0.tar.gz Here is the command: > wget https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/downloads/binary/atlassian-jira-software-8.8.0.tar.gz The format should work for all versions going back to 7.0.11. Prior to this the format is slightly different. eg (https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/downloads/binary/atlassian-jira-software-7.0.0-jira-7.0.0.tar.gz)
Now here is a needless frustrating head scratcher. You’re preparing for a presentation using Keynote but in presentation mode, you can’t see the mouse pointer. Now this situation is likely to occur when you’ve downloaded the newest version of Keynote because by default, the option “Show pointer only on slide with links or movies” is… Read More »
Uploading any files to Amazon S3 using the command line (CLI) or terminal is very easy if you follow these steps. Step 1: Create an S3 bucket Log into your console and create a bucket. Take note of your bucket name and the region. Here, my region is “us-west-2” Step 2: Download AWSCLI Visit https://aws.amazon.com/cli/ and download… Read More »