Category Archives - Misc

monitor the memory usage of unix server

“To monitor the memory usage of unix server, you can log in and run the ‘top’ command at the command line.  Hit q to quit the program  On the Swap line, if the free value approaches zero, the system is seriously running out of RAM.  Another symptom is the load average (on the top line)…

What Drives Us?

I saw this video yesterday and it resonated well with what I already believed. It’s relatively long for a YouTube video and I could summarize it, but its better to just watch it and the art show along the way is great too.

How Doctors Die

Almost all medical professionals have seen what we call “futile care” being performed on people. That’s when doctors bring the cutting edge of technology to bear on a grievously ill person near the end of life. The patient will get cut open, perforated with tubes, hooked up to machines, and assaulted with drugs. All of…