The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

     James Branch Cabell

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Raspberry Pi Zero Load Average Monitor


In a previous post, I reviewed the status display I built for a Raspberry Pi server running in my workshop. Recently, I had a similar need for a Raspberry Pi...

Open New Terminal at Folder in macOS


Previously when I was a Windows user (back in the dark times), I used the Command Prompt Here tool from the Windows 95 PowerToys collection offered by Micros...

Setting up a Raspberry Pi Development Server


As I mentioned in previous posts, I run a Raspberry Pi application server in my office. The primary role of this system is to run regularly scheduled chores ...

Hiding Applications from Spotlight in macOS


I have been using OS X (now macOS) for years, yet this simple trick somehow alluded me. Regularly, I would use the standard command + space combination to op...