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Chief Technology Officer and the senior software developer for Digital Fruition, LLC. I specialize in PHP, JavaScript, CSS, Ruby, Linux, Mac OS X, VMware and more.

I am an avid Stack Exchange user and a Moderator Pro Tempore on Cognitive Sciences Stack Exchange. I try to stay in our chat room almost all the time, even if I'm not at my computer. To get my attention, just post a message in chat with @Josh in it, and I'll respond as soon as I can.

I can also be reached from my website or via email at stackexchange -at- josh -dot- gitlin -dot- name. If you have an any issues please don't hesitate to contact me.


Dec
16
revised Macbook Air (1st gen) running really slow, basic apps crash and no internet
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Dec
16
comment Macbook Air (1st gen) running really slow, basic apps crash and no internet
@kim3er: Did you see the other options in that article? Do you have access to a MacBook Air SuperDrive (or other external USB optical drive)?
Dec
16
answered Macbook Air (1st gen) running really slow, basic apps crash and no internet
Dec
16
revised Command-line voice recognition with Mac OS X
added 309 characters in body
Dec
16
comment Command-line voice recognition with Mac OS X
Yup, it sure does. Actually I believe what it does is rescans that folder every 20 seconds, converts all filenames to phonetic representations, and adds those to the list of commands it knows about. Personally, I think it's a great design -- nice and simple for the end user!
Dec
16
comment Ubuntu bootable USB drive does not show up as bootable
+1 for rEFIt, that's the way to go.
Dec
16
answered Command-line voice recognition with Mac OS X
Dec
16
answered Can I backup iTunes 9 before upgrading to iTunes 10?
Dec
16
accepted Can I backup iTunes 9 before upgrading to iTunes 10?
Dec
16
awarded  Quorum
Dec
15
accepted Can user accounts be managed via the command line?
Dec
14
comment How to change AppleScript path to a Terminal-style path?
The / at the beginning of the path is the boot volume. Other hard drives are under /Volumes/
Dec
13
comment Is there an easy way to update a NetBoot image?
We're a mac shop, so the NetBoot setup is really handy because I can Net Boot any mac here to do maintenance on the boot drives. Also, if there's a problem with anyone's OS, they can Net Boot and have a working environment instantly. It was a pain to set up initially, but is really, really useful.
Dec
13
comment Is there an easy way to update a NetBoot image?
That sounds sweet, I'll check it out. Thanks!
Dec
10
comment How can I stop spaces from switching automatically?
@mankoff: It does, or worse, it will do it when i am typing something in one app, it will switch me away from that app to a space with another app. It often happens when an app is unresponsive. Like earlier today when I asked this, iTunes couldn't find some songs and was just giving the spinning beachball. I switched spaces to write some code, and every ~5 seconds it would switch back to iTunes, which was still unresponsive.
Dec
10
comment How can I stop spaces from switching automatically?
That first one sounds perfect, but I just did it and now, when I click an app in the dock, the system no longer switches to that space. If it also solves the issue I was having, I can live with it however :-)
Dec
10
comment What is the function of the power button on the Apple Wireless Keyboard?
See I marked this question as a favorite and intend to come back here and copy from your answer whenever I need keyboard tags XD
Dec
10
comment What is the function of the power button on the Apple Wireless Keyboard?
+1 for your snazzy <kbd> tags!
Dec
10
asked Can user accounts be managed via the command line?
Dec
10
answered Newly Installed App (gem) Via Terminal, Path?