You should cook using cast iron

It’s been about 5 years since my wife and I switched full-time to cast iron cookware. We’ve thrown out all of our Teflon and all that remains that’s not cast iron are a few stainless pots and sauté pans. If you haven’t made the switch yet, you should make the

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Embedding images in HTML email for Outlook

#!/bin/sh echo “Content-Type: multipart/related; boundary=\”boundary-example\”; type=\”text/html\”” echo echo “–boundary-example” echo “Content-Type: text/html” echo echo “<h1>Email</h1>” echo “<img src=\”cid:image.png\” alt=\”image\”>” echo echo “–boundary-example” echo “Content-Location: CID:something” echo “Content-ID: <image.png>” echo “Content-Type: image/png” echo “Content-Transfer-Encoding: BASE64” echo base64 /tmp/image.png echo “–boundary-example–” ./email.sh | sendmail some@emailaddress.com

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Mount a Windows CD on a Mac like a Windows PC would see it

So you’ve got a PC without a CD-ROM drive. (Err, DVD-ROM, DVD-RW, whatever). Or you bought a new PC motherboard without realizing it lacks an IDE port for your antiquated DVD player. Then you bought some software on physical media like it was the 90’s. (Perhaps you got a great

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Silent Privilege and Bias

Philip Guo has an excellent article on slate.com today about his experience as an Asian American software engineer. Even though I didn’t grow up in a tech-savvy household and couldn’t code my way out of a paper bag, I had one big thing going for me: I looked like I

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GMO food

The New York Times has a great article on the fight over banning GMO crops on the big island in Hawaii. It covers the science, the pseudoscience and the hysteria over what GMO food supplies might do to people and the environment. This prompted me to revisit a blog post

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VirtualBox DKMS with custom kernel

I have a custom kernel on my linux machine (that I apparently did not install correctly) so when I went to use VirtualBox I got an error about DKMS not being ready. The docs say I needed to update my “virtualbox-ose-dkms” package to the latest version but when I did

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Theresia Gouw on organization structure

In “Taking Our Company to the Next Level,” a lecture in the Entrepreneurship Through the Lens of Venture Capital series, Theresia Gouw is talking about organization structure in software engineering companies. Her thesis is: have an org structure, but keep decision making flat. There’s a rule of 5 with direct reports,

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Turkey recycling: soup

What do you do with all these leftovers? You can’t let them go to waste! You paid top dollar for that organic free range turkey and you’re determined to squeeze every drop of flavor out of it. I’m not a fan of leftover dark meat by itself so I decided

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