WOWSIGNAL.io

  1. Naming the 256 XTerm colors

    Why don't XTerm colors have names? X11 colors have names, as do web, SVG and lipstick colors. There must be dozens of people worldwide who are reduced to highlighting their text with `xterm-76`, instead of *fungal hallucination pink* and *sizzling watermelon.* Well, not anymore. I have named all the colors, and

  2. Debugging high CPU use under xargs

    One of my hobbies is figuring out bugs in other people's software, especially when I don't have access to the source code. This is why I like using macOS, which has infinite bugs, and almost no source code. Recently, I've been looking into…

  3. Do Not Schedule (Commute Time)

    Kick-off. Weekly, biweekly, semi-weekly, monthly, fortnightly, quarterly sync, retrospective, review, committee, staff meeting. Alice / Bob, Alice:Bob, Alice-Bob, AliceBob, Alice&Bob. Prep, alignment, meet-up, all hands, forum, requirements,…