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briandoll / README.md
Last active Sep 28, 2016
Scan all public repos of a GitHub org with SourceClear
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#!/usr/bin/env ruby
domains = {}
ARGF.each do |email|
domain = email.split("@").last.strip
if domains[domain]
domains[domain] += 1
else
domains[domain] = 1
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briandoll / gist:6980359e85eb9284ea14
Last active Dec 22, 2017
Farewell to Joe Strummer by Tom Morello
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Joe Strummer, 1952-2002

Farewell to Joe Strummer by Tom Morello

The first time I heard of the Clash was in high school. I was working on the school newspaper, and one day a fellow named Dave Vogel came in with a copy of London Calling that he was showing off to anybody who was willing to listen. I thought the cover of the album was really cool, and asked him "is it heavy metal?" He said "no, but it's really great." I doubted him, but asked if I could borrow it, and I made

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briandoll / making.coffee.md
Created Feb 27, 2014
Make good coffee at your house
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View how.github.works.txt
This is Tom's thesis on Optimizing for Happiness, the core idea behind how we work:
http://tom.preston-werner.com/2010/10/18/optimize-for-happiness.html
Ryan has two really great pieces on GitHub management style and organization:
http://tomayko.com/writings/management-style
http://tomayko.com/writings/adopt-an-open-source-process-constraints
Zach has written and presented a ton on how GitHub works:
http://zachholman.com/talk/keeping-people/
http://zachholman.com/posts/chat/
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briandoll / A_toast_to_you.md
Last active Feb 25, 2018
Toasts! - scripts to convert images attached to GitHub issues into an animated gif for serious celebratory purposes
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To toast:

  • Make sure you have ImageMagick installed (brew install imagemagick)
  • Change line 7 of toast.rb to the repository name you're working with
  • toast!
$ bundle install
$ ./get_token [user] [pass]
$ export GHUSER=[myuser]
View Aaron Swartz: Guerilla Open Access Manifesto.md

Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world’s entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of private corporations. Want to read the papers featuring the most famous results of the sciences? You’ll need to send enormous amounts to publishers like Reed Elsevier.

There are those struggling to change this. The Open Access Movement has fought valiantly to ensure that scientists do not sign their copyrights away but instead ensure their work is published on the Internet, under terms that allow anyone to access it. But even under the best scenarios, their work will only apply to things published in the future. Everything up until now will have been lost.

That is too high a price to pay. Forcing academics to pay money to read the work of their colleagues? Scanning entire libraries but only allowing the folks at Google to read them? Providing scientific a

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briandoll / brian.dump.list.txt
Created Dec 26, 2012
Brain dump list for GTD review
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Brain Dump List (GTD)
What is on your desk?
What is in your bag?
What is in those piles?
What notes did you make in meetings?
What notes did you make on documents?
What email caught your attention?
What is coming up on your calendar?
What projects are close to shipping?
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GitHub Quick Facts

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over a million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.

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