The Amiga was so far ahead of its time that almost nobody — including Commodore’s marketing department — could fully articulate what it was all about. Today, it’s obvious the Amiga was the first multimedia computer, but in those days it was derided as a game machine because few people grasped the importance of advanced graphics, sound, and video. Nine years later, vendors are still struggling to make systems that work like 1985 Amigas.

— Byte Magazine, August 1994

Volunteering

Volunteering to non-profit organizations or to open source software projects is my second deed (2-deed). I started this activity in June 2009 by becoming a member of Builders, a RailsBridge project, that connects volunteers with projects for 501c3 non-profits. So far, I am volunteering in two projects: 1) Sunset PTA and GlamourGals Foundation. The basic Continue reading Volunteering

Git log

When I am working with git, I find it useful to take a quick look at the log. The default [shell light=”1″] $ git log [/shell] command doesn’t show the actual modified/added/deleted files. You can use the following command for that: [shell light=”1″] $ git log –pretty –stat or $ git log –pretty=format:"[%h] %ae, %ar: Continue reading Git log