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Dennis Kaarsemaker
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Meow!
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A perl script that you cannot execute:

dennis@lightning:/tmp$ echo -e '#!/bin/rm\nHello World!' > rm.pl
dennis@lightning:/tmp$ perl rm.pl
dennis@lightning:/tmp$ ls rm.pl
ls: cannot access rm.pl: No such file or directory

What happened there? Perl is using too much black magic when parsing shbang lines, including this little nugget: http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/blob/HEAD:/toke.c#l5034

Oh the fun that can be had with this :)
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Mother in law just never learns not to invite me over...
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Today I turn 35. 0o35 that is :)
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So, there was water in the freezer's circuitboard casing. That explains the earth leakage detector tripping five times in the last days. Cleaned up, defrosted the freezer while we were at it and the food is now re-freezing.

Now to put the freezer back were it belongs, which screw went where again?
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Got a new gadget: a garmin gps watch for running. Todays track is at http://connect.garmin.com/activity/116289976

Time to re-run and re-skate all the good tracks.
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One of my nagioses (nagii?) has rap aspirations
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Today saw was some more lavatory destruction, almost fully destroyed now :)
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Lol. Will there be one left later?
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Python oneliner of the day, adding linenumbers to text: print "\n".join(["%s\t%s" % x for x in enumerate(text.split("\n"))])
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Needed to have linenumbers for an xml fragment I extracted with some python code :)
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Eat that, neutrinos!
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I think that was almost on the top of digg - with 6 votes, at the time - http://digg.com/news/story/CNN_says:_Shuttle_traveling_nearly_18_TIMES_SPEED_OF_LIGHT_ (it was 2006 then).
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25 degrees in september ftw. It'll be the first time ever I can have a bbq party on my birthday :)
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The matrix was released closer to the release date of windows 3.0 than now...
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Education
  • Universiteit van Amsterdam
    Informatica, 2001 - 2004
  • Universiteit van Amsterdam
    Grid Computing, 2004 - 2007
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Senior UNIX systems administrator
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  • Booking.com
    Systems administrator, 2009 - present
  • Booking.com
    Senior Unix Systems Administrator, 2006 - present
  • Universiteit van Amsterdam
    Mentor/TA/programmer/sysadmin, 2002 - 2005
  • Ubuntu Community
    Developer/Systems administrator/Community manager, 2004 - 2011
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