North Korea TV

My lovely fascination with North Korea has been dwindling lately. Every news article follows the same pattern of addressing a current situation, reminding Americans that North Korea is a nuclear state, including the term “bellicose rhetoric”, and generally closing with “North Korea and South Korea are still technical at war, as hostilities only ended in […]

Show Databases, Tables and Columns in PostgreSQL

Man….why is it that every time I stop using PostgreSQL for more than a month I immediately forget how to list tables and columns? Here’s a listing for posterity. Show Databases MySQL: SHOW DATABASES; PostgreSQL \l Show Tables MySQL: SHOW TABLES; PostgreSQL \d Show Columns MySQL: SHOW COLUMNS; PostgreSQL \d+ tablename Show Yourself Out (exit) […]

Changing the Screen Resolution for Raspberry Pi in Debian Wheezy

The Raspberry Pi has two video outputs, an HDMI output and some stanky old component composite video output that you would expect to see on the back of an old VCR. Using the HDMI output on a newer LCD screen will result in an amazingly crisp image that is quite impossible to read unless you […]

Raspberry Pi VS. Netbooks

The Raspberry Pi was released in February after a development period where it was touted as being an affordable computer for schoolchildren, and immediately sold out to a horde of greedy neckbeards. The two companies doing the manufacturing are still making batch after batch to sell to all of the people who backordered it, myself […]