Long time nuclear waste warning messages
I wanted to apply the robotic voice synthesis to Long-time nuclear waste warning messages.
say -v fred "This place is a message" say -v fred "and part of a system of messages" say -v fred "pay attention to it\!" say -v fred "Sending this message was important to us." say -v fred "We considered ourselves to be a powerful culture." say -v fred "This place is not a place of honor." say -v fred "no highly esteemed deed is commemorated here." say -v fred "nothing valued is here." say -v fred "What is here was dangerous and repulsive to us." say -v fred "This message is a warning about danger." say -v fred "The danger is in a particular location." say -v fred "it increases towards a center." say -v fred "the center of danger is here." say -v fred "of a particular size and shape, and below us." say -v fred "The danger is still present, in your time, as it was in ours." say -v fred "The danger is to the body, and it can kill." say -v fred "The form of the danger is an emanation of energy." say -v fred "The danger is unleashed only if you substantially disturb this place physically." say -v fred "This place is best shunned and left uninhabited."
See also Warning messages for future humans
Updating RBEnv on Raspberry Pi
Here’s a modified version of instructions provided by Yosei Ito. I used
apt removeinstead of
sudo apt remove ruby-build $ mkdir -p "$(rbenv root)"/plugins $ git clone https://github.com/rbenv/ruby-build.git "$(rbenv root)"/plugins/ruby-build
This worked very well for me, helping me to install Ruby 2.7.3, and install the gem dependencies for this website without any errors or need for using ‘sudo’ when installing gems via Bundler.
Generating a New Rails Project
The great thing about working with a framework like Ruby on Rails is how you can pick and choose the components that make up your application. Developers often have preferences concerning solutions or tools they use in their projects. They have the choice of testing tools such as Rspec or Cucumber, testing factory libraries such as FactoryBot or Fabrication, authentication solutions such as Devise or AuthLogic, and authorization solutions such as CanCan or Pundit.
It can feel heavy having to reconfigure a freshly generated Rails application to use these different components, because you spend most of your time configuring the new application rather than jumping into actually building the functionality.
How to Insert Special Entities in React
You can generate UTF-16 characters in ES6 using String.fromCharCode(), which takes one or more UTF-16 codes as input and returns the unicode character(s) specified.
// hex code input let copyright = String.fromCodePoint(0x00A9); // "©" // decimal code input let copyright = String.fromCodePoint(0169); // "©"
A New Solution for Personal and Small Business Websites
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VueJS - Built-In & Reserved Tags
I’m working on an app that is meant to present a list of “steps” along a certain “path”. I tried to create a component called “path”, but this wasn’t allowed.
I got this error in the console.
vue.runtime.esm.js:638 [Vue warn]: Do not use built-in or reserved HTML elements as component id: path
Updating Vue-Loader to v15 with Webpacker
I recently decided to jump into working with VueJS again within the context of a project I’m working on that uses Rails 5 with Webpacker.
I upgraded Webpacker from v3.6 to v4.2.2, Vue from v2.5.16 to v2.6.11, and Vue-Loader from v14.2.2 to v15.9.0.
After making this update I got the following error:
Fixing audio for Steam (Rust) on Mac OS X Mojave
Recently I bought a new Macbook Pro running Mojave. I found myself unable to get the microphone to work for the in-game voice chat using the ‘v’ key.
The closest solution I could find was mentioned in this article:
This article was oriented towards League of Legends, so I had to modify the commands used to enable this for steam.
Fixing file and directory permissions recursively
Often I find myself downloading ZIP files, and after unarchiving them all the files have totally incorrect permissions such as 777 for all files and folders.
Go into the directory main directory at the top of the file/folder hierarchy and run the following commands to resolve this:
Amazon Web Services
This article documents my exploration of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
The first service publically offered by Amazon in 2004 was Amazing Simple Queue Service (SQS), a distributed message queueing service. Message queuing helps provide communications between applications/services, with the concern or risk of requests (messages) being lost or overburdening the systems processing the messages.
Thereafter AWS was relaunched offering Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3).