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Chris Tonkinson

tech {enthusiast, practitioner, leader, podcaster, mentor, entrepreneur}


Refactored Podcast

I co-host Refactored, a casual, ongoing conversation between two technology leaders trying to suck a little less every day.

Career Schema Project

I founded the Career Schema Project with the mission of developing open standards and technology to reduce the hassle of online jobseeking.

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  • Vertical Cursor Rulers for Atom

    When Github announced the Atom text editor in early 2014, I investigated, but only briefly. Most notably at the time, the early…

  • Symphony MUD

    It’s not at all a post hoc fallacy to begin this article by explaining that in my adolescence I became addicted to…

  • groupsOf vs chunk in Underscore

    Recently while post-processing data from the Google Analytics API, I had the need to aggregate a set of…

  • Jekyll, Pygments, and Python

    Want to use Pygments with Jekyll, but can’t get passed the Failed to get header (MentosError) exception? You’ve read the…

  • Download All Current Package Files with Pacman

    On my home (Arch Linux) server, I use Duplicity to manage system backups. Recently I noticed that the size of the main filesystem backup set is slowly…

  • iPhone 6: Another Supply Chain Leak

    Search Amazon for “iPhone 6 case” and you’ll see a few different vendors with images of the new 4.7" device Apple will…

  • Hackers Get Mini-Tanks In Your House

    The new Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum. The new robo-vacuum by Dyson looks like a…