Mary Rose Cook

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Art

They say that you can judge a person by the contents of their bookshelves. Well, here is a very small selection of mine:

If you like even one of these bands, check them all out: Heavens To Betsy, Love Lost But Not Forgotten, Tracy + The Plastics, Maximillian Colby, Xiu Xiu, Dilute, The Fakes, Huggy Bear, The Need, Sweep The Leg Johnny, The Paper Chase, Circle Takes The Square, Converge, Sextional, Will Haven.

The same might not be true for these books: Love And Death And Other Disasters, The Secret History, V For Vendetta, Stirfry, Tipping The Velvet, Frog And Toad, 1984, Gifts Of The Body, The Eighteenth Emergency, Goodbye To Berlin, Rotary Spokes, Potential, The Scarecrows, The Lost Garden.

Or these films: Heat, When Night Is Falling, Goodfellas, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Swingers, Bound, The Thin Red Line, Go Fish, The Insider, L’Auberge Espagnole, Betrayal, Sneakers, Malcolm X.

Technology

Hosting: TextDrive. A bit flaky when it comes to uptime. Good for Rails, but one can’t help feeling that the Official Rails Host should be able to make it a bit easier to deploy your application.

Diary software: custom Ruby on Rails application written in a couple of days.

Database: MySQL.

Development tools: TextMate (code editor), YourSQL (desktop SQL client), iTunes (noise), Transmit (file transfer client).