How much time do you spend in meetings?

By | November 22, 2021

Here is a very neat and simple extension that totals the hours you spend in meetings in your Google calendar. It’s called “Google Calendar Time Spent”. It is not the easiest app to search for so use the exact name of it. It gives you the hours based on the various calendars you have selected.

Great screen pointer for Mac

By | September 30, 2021

If you are doing presentations, and you want to bring attention to certain areas of your screen, then you should look at screen pointer. The free version provides a spotlight which is great. The paid version provides other features such as laser point but in Google slides, there is a laser pointer built in.

Category: OSX

Neat VuePress codeblock

By | September 3, 2021

TL;DR To get from this: to this: Do this: <code-group> <code-block title=”YARN” active> “`bash cd docs yarn install yarn dev “` </code-block> <code-block title=”NPM”> “`bash cd docs npm install npm run dev “` </code-block> </code-group> The deets Often when explaining a concept in programming, there are many ways to achieve the task. For example, Yarn… Read More »

Installing Postgres with brew in 2 easy steps

By | August 29, 2021

I made a mistake by downloading PostgresSQL from the official website, something I used to do in my Windows days. It worked fine but I couldn’t figure out how to manually start and stop Postgres or figure out how to run it as a service or make it not run as a service. Using brew… Read More »

Category: OSX

Get text and cmd in

By | August 22, 2021

TestProject is a really neat app to perform automated testing. It takes a bit of getting use to but is generally really easy to use. I had a situation where I was manually logging in every hour to get solar data in order to plot my cumulative generation. I get instantaneous output overtime from the… Read More »

CDPF research

By | August 21, 2021 The Cobb-Douglas Production Function Once Again: Its History, Its Testing, and Some New Empirical Values An Alternative Interpretation of the Cobb-Douglas Function Alternative Approaches to the Estimation of Production Functions and of Technical Change A COMPARISON .OF ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTION FUNCTION MODELS USING NON-NESTED HYPOTHESIS TESTS The Cobb–Douglas Production Function

Command line convention – space or no space

By | August 14, 2021

Something I learnt today is that when you are passing flags into a command line application, both these syntaxes are equivalent. subql-node –log-level=debug subql-node –log-level debug What is also interesting is that there are lots of other conventions such as combining all the flags together with no space. program -a -b -c program -abc For… Read More »