Archive for September, 2009

Habari – Postgresql Blog App

http://habariproject.org/en/ Habari is a new open source push at a better blog application.  I’m no fan of WordPress, I use it.. but only because I don’t know any better. ha·ba·ri – noun Definition — Swahili greeting: What’s the news? Why did I find Habari? I don’t like MySQL, I much prefer PostgreSQL.  Habari supports PostgreSQL! [...]

Posted on September 22, 2009 at 7:20 pm by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Install Xapian on Mac – Text Search in real time

I installed xapian today on a Mac 10.5.7 and it worked seamlessly, so I’m just passing on the goodies that are xapian.  Generally you won’t need to install xapian on a Mac unless it is Dev work. http://wiki.github.com/robertbrook/kb/xapian-install-on-mac-osx curl -O http://oligarchy.co.uk/xapian/1.0.7/xapian-core-1.0.7.tar.gz curl -O http://oligarchy.co.uk/xapian/1.0.7/xapian-bindings-1.0.7.tar.gz tar xvzf xapian-core-1.0.7.tar.gz tar xvzf xapian-bindings-1.0.7.tar.gz cd xapian-core-1.0.7 ./configure make sudo [...]

Posted on September 21, 2009 at 7:20 pm by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Microsoft Surface – hidden agenda

Microsofts’ Surface technology looks rather cool. A good step for innovation from Microsoft but there is something that strikes me as a little fishy. It’s not that this technology could be installed in every surface and watch our every move. The pub, the breakfast table, my work desk, the floor… Nor is it that this [...]

Posted on September 7, 2009 at 9:25 am by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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