How to Spend 4 Hours in Bursa
Yesterday my family and I spent about four hours in Bursa. We decided to stop there to have a look around while driving from Istanbul to Izmir. We’re glad we did because it’s a fascinating place to visit.
Netfilter Tables Cheat Sheet
This post is a cheat sheet describing some of the basic commands used to configure Netfilter Tables – nftables – using the nft command-line utility. Netfilter Table Structure Netfilter tables are organized hierarchically. → Continue reading "Netfilter Tables Cheat Sheet"
Installing [email protected] on Ubuntu Desktop
This post describes how to install the [email protected] (read “folding at home”) software package on Ubuntu Desktop (using a GUI!). That package includes FAHClient, FAHControl, and FAHViewer. → Continue reading "Installing [email protected] on Ubuntu Desktop"
Making an HTTP GET Request with Rust
This post describes how to implement a simple HTTP GET request with Rust using the reqwest crate. We base our example on the Make a HTTP GET request article from the Rust Cookbook. That article, though, seems to be out of date, and I could not compile the sample code as-is. → Continue reading "Making an HTTP GET Request with Rust"
F# Dorian Scale Exercise for 5 String Bass
This post lays out a simple F# Dorian scale exercise for 5 string bass players. Dorian is the 2nd mode of the Major scale. F# Dorian starts on the 2nd note of E Major. Dorian is considered a “minor mode” since its 3rd is minor – A is the minor 3rd of F# in this case. → Continue reading "F# Dorian Scale Exercise for 5 String Bass"
E Major Arpeggio Exercise for 5 String Bass – Part 1
This post lays out a simple arpeggio exercise for 5 string bass players. We’ll start with E on the fifth fret of the low-B string. We’re going to play each note of each 7th chord in the key of E Major. → Continue reading "E Major Arpeggio Exercise for 5 String Bass – Part 1"