September 13, 2006

Changing file extensions in bash

Filed under: Tech — Chris @ 9:30 pm

for f in *.old; do mv "$f" "${f%%\.old}.new"; done

The quotes take care of possible spaces in the filename.

It’s Like 9/11 All Over Again

Filed under: Not Tech — Chris @ 3:21 am

LonelyGirl15 is totally fake. Via Ms. Heffernen.

It’s odd: in the last week, as the noose tightened, the videos got much more plot-ty and contrived. The first roughly 15 videos had only the barest whiff of plot, which is what made them so intriguing. I think they were trying to seriously advance the story before the Internets tracked them down…


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