From Thoughts

Epic stunt

According to a GoPro spokesperson the stunt is 100% legit (as seen on Mashable)

The NSA: One year later

One year ago, the world had never heard of Edward Snowden, and we knew very little about the breathtaking scope of U.S. government surveillance. One year later, we are in a very different place. Since the first Snowden disclosure was published on June 5, 2013, we have learned that our…

Redirecting all users to https with apache and without .htaccess

This is more a note to myself, but while enabling a certificate on one server I came upon this little snippet to redirect all http access to the secure https: [code]RewriteEngine On # This will enable the Rewrite capabilities RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on # This checks to make sure the connection…

How we are building Helpmonks

We’ve been working on HelpMonks for the last few months and since the launch of the beta is imminent, we think now is a good time to let you know a bit more about our architecture. While the team consists of developers who have built web application using different languages…

Switching from brew to nvm for node install

Many people use a simple “brew install node” to get node running on their machines. However, today I discovered that all global node modules could not be updated properly. I got errors like: [code]npm ERR! error rolling back Error: Refusing to delete: /usr/local/bin/npm not in /usr/local/lib/node_modules/npm npm ERR! error rolling…

Why you might not want to incorporate in the USA

USA used to be the “Land of Opportunities” for us Europeans. For decades, we looked in awe at the big country to the west, and millions emigrated in search of happiness. Today, Razuna has grown dramatically – especially in the USA – and this is the story of why, we…

Another perception of this money driven world

I came across this book from Charles Eisenstein and find many similarities to what I’ve been saying to people for the last couple of years. I’m not claiming to be intelligent or better, but it makes me happy to see that other people start to look at this materialistic world…

How to access sessions in Jade template

Accessing sessions in your Jade template is not straight forward, as in “it just works”. In order to do so, you have to use the Middleware. In short put the following in your app.js/server.js: [code]app.use(function(req,res,next){ res.locals.session = req.session; next(); }); [/code] Note: Make sure you insert the above before app.use(app.router);…

Spirit of Disobedience

Matt Damon reads from Howard Zinn’s speech “The Problem is Civil Obedience” (November 1970) from Voices of a People’s History on Vimeo.