Installing Apache Cordova on BunsenLabs Linux

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Installing Cordova wasn't straightforward, so I wrote up what worked for me.

First install Nodejs and create a symlink because it gets installed as nodejs rather than node.

curl -sL | sudo -E bash -
sudo apt-get install -y nodejs
sudo ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/bin/node

NPM is thankfully in the debian repos:

sudo apt-get install npm
sudo apt-get install -y build-essential

Install Cordova using NPM and create your first project:

sudo npm ☞

Calling the Top

Some time mid-2013 I was reading through rpietila's posts on the forums and came across the theory that you could "call the top" of a bubble simply by selling if the price doubles in 7 days.

Unfortunately, he's got 4.7k-odd posts now, so the exact post has eluded me so far.

While the old trope "past performance doesn't indicate future results" always applies, there's no harm in being prepared to take advantage of an identified pattern should ☞

blogging with Pelican and Github pages

Hey! Welcome to my new blog.

So, when it came to setting up a blog again, I didn't want to go the old route to Livejournal / Blogger / Tumblr. Too much Y2K, Google, and teenage girl angst, respectively. Svbtle & Ghost cost money, and Medium's focus is on the platform, not you. That's when I remembered Github pages allows you to setup a free static site.

First create a new Github pages repo called, where username is your Github ☞

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