Tony Ho

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Jekyll, Docker, Windows, and 0.0.0.0

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I recently attempted to set up Jekyll using Docker on Windows after running successfully on macOS for a few months. What I expected to be a relatively trivial exercise ended up involving issues with operating system networking, absolute URLs, and behaviour in Jekyll.

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FileVault and BitLocker on a Mac with Boot Camp

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In the past, setting up both FileVault and BitLocker encryption on a Mac with Boot Camp required configuring the disk partitions in a specific way to work around limitations in the MBR (Master Boot Record) partition scheme. This now works by default with Boot Camp Assistant provided you are using the following:

  • a Mac that supports booting Windows in EFI mode (all Mac computers that support Windows 10)
  • Boot Camp Assistant 6 or later (included in OS X El Capitan or later, and OS X Yosemite via update)
  • Windows 8 or later

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How I took 30 days to start a blog

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[…]blogging is a communication pattern that optimizes for the amount of awareness and influence that each keystroke can possibly yield. […] If your choice is to invest keystrokes in an email to three people, or in a blog entry that could be read by those same three people plus more — maybe many more — why not choose the latter? Why not make each keystroke work as hard as it can? Too busy to blog? Count your keystrokes.

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