Racing Minis at Zandvoort
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LeftLane: MINI quietly unveils Scooter E Concept ahead of Paris Motor Show

LeftLane News is reporting that Mini will show an electric scooter in concept form at the Paris Motor Show. Interesting. How Mini can you go? Are they trying to compensate for the "giant" Countryman?

Edit 23-9-2017: The link to the original Leftlane article that went with this article seems to have stopped working.

Converting from Subversion to Git

Note: This tutorial is about completely replacing a server-side Subversion repository by a Git repository, for a workflow with a central Git repository. If you just want to use Git as a frontend to a Subversion repository, you are probably better off with the standard Git SVN documentation.

For a personal project I wanted to convert from subversion to Git. There are a lot of tutorials out there. Why add another one? Well, I haven't found one that is generic and tells me everything I want to do. The most notable omission from most tutorials is, what happens to your Subversion...

Translations broken on WooThemes Bueno

The past few days, I have been working on switching my girlfriend's new site - Mientje's Baksels - from wordpress.com to a self-hosted blog, using Wordpress 3's new multisite feature (this blog should move there soon too, I just have to sort out the domain transfer). The wordpress.com blog used WooTheme's Bueno theme, which we thought matched very well with the subject of her blog: cakes. Unfortunately, the theme didn't seem to pick up the Dutch language selection. Here's what was wrong with it, and what I did to fix it.

Cult of Mac: Latest Version of Camera+ Turns iPhone Volume Button Into Shutter Trigger

The version that did this right out in the open was just rejected from the App Store, but there's a trick that will enable it in the current version. Just point your iPhone's browser at camplus://enablevolumesnap and be done. Turning it off is done the same way: camplus://disablevolumesnap. (You'll need to have Camera+ installed first, obviously).