Monthly Archives: October 2011

Experimenting with Real-Time Search using Sphinx

In the last few weeks I’ve been experimenting with using real-time indexes in Sphinx to allow full-text searching of data recently added to craigslist. While this posting is not intended to be a comprehensive guide to what I’ve implemented (that … Continue reading

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Fighting Snakes Caught on Video

We spend just under a week in Tucson, Arizona for some required airplane maintenance recently. While there, we decided to visit the Saguaro National Park. While there we did a hike that took us along a dry riverbed where we … Continue reading

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Parting Advice from Steve Jobs

It’s hardly news at this point that Steve Jobs died today. And like many folks, I’m rather shocked by how quickly this happened, considering how recently he stepped down from his role as CEO of Apple. Though it’s incredibly sad … Continue reading

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