A quick bit on Ello

There’s a new kid on the social media block and it’s called ello. Its minimalistic by design aesthetic and looks very smooth. Others say it looks clinical, and it’s been called the start of the Miserable Web. There’s a new kid on the block and the writers smell blood. Everyone is putting in their 2 […]

Thinking about waiting for trains, online productivity tools, solutions & Smiles

Sitting in the station, waiting for the next train because I missed the previous one, what do you know, it was actually on time. I started wondering.. What if I pour all that time a day I spend waiting into blog posts? That should amount to a pretty interesting amount of blog posts.. Well.. A […]

Ansible exit statuses

I need the exit codes for Ansible for reporting purposes. The exit status or return code of a process in computer programming is a small number passed from a child process (or callee) to a parent process (or caller) when it has finished executing a specific procedure or delegated task. wikipedia.org/wiki/Exit_status Google can’t seem to […]

Ansible-pull unknown hostkey.

I encountered an Ansible-pull “unknown hostkey” error. Starting ansible-pull at 2014-06-03 11:17:00 localhost | FAILED >> { “failed”: true, “msg”: “git.repo.com has an unknown hostkey. Set accept_hostkey to True or manually add the hostkey prior to running the git module” } After some digging around, turns out the latest Ansible has no such problem, but […]

Atlassian stack Frustrations

Most of these are rethorical questions since I know that most of the reasons are design flaws, oversight, money grab and similar constraints. Setting it for auto post in about a week! Why doesn’t Jira & Confluence integrate better? Like decent issue widgets without having to manually create rss exports in Jira. They feel like […]

Reading “Daemon”

Daemon. By Daniel Suarez. Interesting so far but it seems tech’d-up. All the techno babble is ok but nobody looks at hardware and says “it has a TCP/IP stack that enables to to interact with IP networks over this cat5 cable”. Either the people you’re talking to know what you’re talking about and you’d just […]