Native Ruby 1.9 + Rails 3 in Ubuntu

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Install the Ruby 1.9.1 (which is actually 1.9.3, presently) package:

You will also need to remove all packages that use Ruby 1.8.x. The easiest way to do this is to just use synaptic, search for “ruby”, sort by “installed” … Continued

Svenska för vinsten!

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(“Swedish for the win!”) Recently, I began learning the Swedish language (Svenska), on a whim. It began a few years ago, with some genealogical research done by my uncle that pointed to some of our familial ancestry coming from a … Continued

Restrictions and Creativity

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Years ago, I read an article by the Lead Game Designer Mark Rosewater wherein he explained that (paraphrasing) “restriction create breeding grounds for creativity” (link now defunct and content gone, but URL preserved here). His exact words were: [“Rules are … Continued