How to fix a faulty MacBook hard disk

Your Mac hard disk is goosed. You’ve been to the Apple Store and they’ve run some tests and they’ve told you there’s »

A sensible modern backup strategy for Macs

Your Mac ships with amazing backup software called Time Machine. It requires an external USB drive which you can buy at the Apple Store and they »

Nae Feart Anymer

Tomorrow morning Scotland will arise, one way or another, as a different nation. A nation that has hit a political milestone in its self-discovery and its »

A Rails Programmer's Journey into Go (so far)

You might have heard discussion about a programming language called Go (or #golang on Twitter). It was invented by some noteworthy Google staffers 4 years ago »

Building a Docker-based MySQL Server

This post continues my travels in learning Docker with the intention of building a full-blown distributable production Rails-stack. In this post I document my MySQL Server »