One thing I have not learned over this last year is to back up my files. I’ve been told time & time again but as of yet I have not really done very much about it. 405 more words
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I manage a few basic web applications, and recently had to make a potentially breaking database change. I thought about just dumping out the database to a .sql file so I could restore it later, but then figured I might as well kill two birds with one stone, and solve the problem for good. 237 more words
My oldest extant operational script was the one I used to back up my files at home. It’s now gone and has become a small literate programming (you be the judge) example, complete with definition of key environment variables in org-mode data blocks which are then defined in bash via eval, and in-line collection of run results (via… 20 more words
I had a mini-heart attack this morning. Okay, it was actually a major heart attack (figuratively speaking).
I plugged in my thumb drive to add a note to my epic fantasy manuscript and saw, to my horror, that my Scrivener file I saved last night after typing was gone! 329 more words