RPG Dice

Overview

I wrote a Python program that simulates different RPG dice mechanics (rulesets) and creates graphs showing the probability of the different outcomes: TimidRobot/rpgdice · GitHub!
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Dungeon World Monster Cards

Overview

I wrote a Python program that allows the generation of [Dungeon World][dungeon] Monster Cards. They can be made from the source files containing the Dungeon World monsters or from custom YAML files.
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Go to Bed

2013 Jan 02, Timid Robot Zehta (Troubleshooting, Emotional Intelligence)

One of my own troubleshooting or programming rules is to go to bed. Over and over again, I have discovered that I will fail to solve a problem if I focus too stubbornly on it. If I go to bed, however, the answer is usually waiting for me as soon as I wake up or pick up the problem again.
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Mystery Writes

2012 Nov 01, Timid Robot Zehta (Systems Administration, Linux, Troubleshooting)

We recently observed constant write activity on our development server, while watching dstat. With the help of iotop (iotop), we identified the Apache web server was the culprit.
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The Automation of Networks of Networks

2012 Oct 10, Timid Robot Zehta (Automation, Systems Administration)

For me, at least, systems administration is a difficult field to define and talk about--especially succinctly. A couple of excellent blog posts suggest the following definition for Systems Administration: the automation of networks of networks.
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