Steve Jobs

When I got back here in 1997, I was looking for more room, and I found an archive of old Macs and other stuff. I said, ‘Get it away!’ and I shipped all that shit off to Stanford. If you look backward in this business, you’ll be crushed. You have to look forward.


change the hover time for thumbnail preview to appear

using regedit, go to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse

double-click the REG_SZ MouseHoverTime and change it from 400 ms to whatever you like, I'm trying 10.


if you want to change the actual thumbnails, have a look at this:

So after a couple weeks I am switching this back to 400ms, having the effects (the fade slide down thing when the mouse was no longer on a taskbar button) would get in the way of me clicking something and so I would have to click again, which was more annoying than the 400ms delay.

Eva Peron

"The country which forgets its children renounces its future"

via the 6-09 issue of Smithsonian magazine pg 74

Eleanor Roosevelt

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do."


a sample public list

24 October 2010 by jeffcarroll this list is to introduce you to the Noopsi syntax

arrow 24 October 2010 by jeffcarroll You can click "Save Input" below

to see what this entry will look like saved, or you can erase it and make your own list using the syntax guide to the right

arrow 24 October 2010 by jeffcarroll this entry is of type "list" and has 3 items

Now you have an idea how the Noopsi syntax works.

get Innodb table status


you need to have super privileges to run the command

get rid of Ping button and store arrows in iTunes 10

iTunes needs to be completely shut down (I just clicked the X and then ran the commands the first time and it didn't work because iTunes hadn't completely stopped).

Run these 3 commands from the commandline (on x64 Windows 7):

"C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe" /setPrefInt hide-ping-dropdown 1
"C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe" /setPrefInt show-store-link-arrows 0
"C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe" /setPrefInt disablePingSidebar 1


get even more log information from git

via shitmydadsays twitter

"You don't have to be good to succeed. You just gotta be the least ****ty option. Example: We're eating at The Olive Garden"