13 Feb 2013
Some time last year I was sitting at a coffee shop hackin’ away on my work laptop. I noticed that my other laptop, which was sitting at home, was showing up in the Finder sidebar. I assumed it was just cached from when I was at home, but when I clicked on it I was amazed to discover that after a brief delay I was connected to my Mac at home.
It occurred to me that this was probably Back to My Mac at work, and I got curious about how BtMM works. In the process of investigating, I learned enabling BtMM on a Mac causes that machine to be advertised via mDNS on any other Mac that is attached to your iCloud account and has BtMM enabled. What’s more, you can SSH to that host and be connected to your Mac. It’s trivial to enable this and pretty easy to use.
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08 Jan 2013
In which I admit defeat and issue an apology.
05 Jul 2011
Wherein I establish a baseline for disk performance.
04 Apr 2011
With the memory optimized, it's time to tune the CPUs.
03 Mar 2011
The benchmarking begins, and I discover Dell's treachery.
27 Feb 2011
Detailed instructions on how I prepared our new server for benchmarking.
27 Feb 2011
I describe in detail the benchmarking plan for a new database server.
29 Mar 2010
25 Feb 2010
Mephisto isn't working for me any more, so I'm moving to Jekyll.
23 Feb 2010
Hark, a new release of plist! And you all thought we had abandoned it.
08 Mar 2008
Spy on your Monome with Processing and OSC.
17 Nov 2007
RubyConf 2007! Electronics hackery! North Carolina!
27 Jun 2006
YAML anchors and aliases for fun and profit.