James Gallagher

Ah it's grand sure

Getting back into the GitLab Hugo CI/CD for this blog It’s kind of interesting how I’ve fallen out of the habit of documenting some of the tech that I’m working on. That used to be the one bit of blogging that I was kind of motivated to do. So I guess it’s time to get that going again. Now that more people are interested in GitLab it’s probably a good time to get the Hugo deploy part of my GitLab install going again
Not content with leaving the site alone once I had it working with PHP7 & Nginx I’m off fecking around again. I got cranky with the Wordpress/Wix dispute and that was enough to overcome the general dissatisfaction with the general overhead of a CMS for an infrequently updated personal site. So I’m trying out Hugo. This also exercises my gitlab setup! I’m using a gitlab runner to build and deploy on commit.
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This is a placeholder while I write up my comments Questions 577 to 580 were posed by John Lahart (FF) Question 577. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the urgent need to address cycle safety here; his plans to bring forward legislation relevant to cyclist safety; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29371/16] Response from Shane Ross (broken out by me) My current priority in road safety legislation is the Road Traffic Bill 2016 which is focussed on measures to improve safety for all road users including cyclists.
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I’ll be updating this post over the next few days. I just wanted to put up copies of emails I’ve sent to the minister and my local TDs on the subject. I’ll note any responses here. Update 1: First to reply was Fianna Fáil’s John Lahart who responded about 5 minutes after I sent the email. He was followed by Sinn Féin’s Sean Crowe (who I have to call back). A few days later I got a response from Katherine Zappone’s assistant.
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I started following the conversation around this tweet: when I saw The rest of the conversation from Sinéad (@phrenohead) and Chris (@stunt_penguin) is very interesting and I just wanted to add some background on two points: The article content sourcing Dr. Isaac Eliaz Article content sourcing The article is at http://www.alustforlife.com/mental-health/mental-nutrition/trust-your-gut-for-better-brain-health (Google Cache) and I’ve taken a screenshot of the portions I want to talk about:
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Because I’m a cranky git who is largely distrustful of economists, I couldn’t let go of a sense of distrust of what was being presented in this graph:  I’m suspicious that this is simply “bigging up” Fine Gael and being misleading in doing so. For me, the number at work on its own doesn’t give a complete picture; particularly over a 90 year period. Ireland’s population has changed significantly over that period of time and can’t be omitted when considering economic performance (I reckon, anyway).
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Update: These are photos of the adjustable handlebar stem

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  4 allen head screws that secure the handlebar to the stem
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  Side view of the stem &#8211; you can also see the Topeak attachment (fastens iPhone case on)
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  Top view of the stem
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  Side view &#8211; shows angle to which stem has been raised
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I originally put up a quick video review on the day I brought the bike home from the bike shop and it follows. However, now that I’ve put up some mileage (~750km) I thought it was time to get into a bit more detail. The bike comes in at ~€1,379; additional cost due to my customisations are shown below.

If you watched the video you’ll see that I was quite excited by the bike. Since then, nothing’s changed: I love this bike and it’s perfect for me right now.


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I posted this on Twitter but I also wanted to add it here because it’s important and there seem to be an awful lot of product people who don’t understand the concept of MVP: