Monthly Archives: July 2013

Writers Block

Currently I’m trying to get into Shiny and R. I’m trying to build an app that plugs into a PHP app that I am currently writing (or rather rewriting). Progress is not fast. Currently I have the error message on my screen that looks like this: Error : evaluation nested too deeply: infinite recursion /… Read More »

How to delete (not deactivate) a facebook account

The chances are facebook will keep your data whatever you decide to do. But they do a funky trick of hiding the delete button and trying to convince you to ‘deactivate’ instead. To Delete an account: 1) Sign in 2)Head to http://www.facebook.con/help/delete_account 3)Press delete my account and fill in the form Still stuck? Follow the… Read More »

Installing Guest Additions on Cloudera Virtualbox VM

This was a real pain in the ass for me. There are a few steps, I did them all in the terminal because I don’t really know my way around  CentOS 6. Firstly I got an error about the Cloudera-search Repo not being able to find a certain file. This was because it didn’t exist.… Read More »

R Blog of the Month: Prochronisms

A vistor of the blog and ‘all round stack overflow good guy’ Ben Marwick pointed me in the direction of the fantastic blog: Prochronisms. or: Downton Crabbey. Using TV anachronisms to learn about changes in language, and trying to avoid complete curmudgeonhood in the process. From what I can gather Ben Schmidt takes scripts of modern TV shows based in historical… Read More »

Murder Miners iOS

A few weeks I had a quick play on a halo/minecraft cross breed game called Murder Miners. It was pretty fun so I decided to check out the developers site, J Force Games.   Two things I found interesting on the site. 1 There’s a PC version in development, you can greenlight it here 2.… Read More »