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Apple M1 Testing

Like many people who have been following the Apple Silicon announcements I had to get my hands on a device. I ordered a MacBook Air in the 8gb/512gb configuration to do some testing with and to use as my blogging/browsing/on call machine and more importantly to test the performance and […]

Disabling Smart Quotes in OSX

For as long as I’ve been a slack user I’ve long been annoyed by colleagues pasting me curl statements or SQL statements that contain smart quotes. While a curl will just fail, smart quotes in the wrong DB client can be extremely dangerous when it comes to SQL Of course […]