COVID-19: Free Educational Software for Teaching and Working from Home

As we’re all staying home, students, teachers and workers may find this list of free software useful. These programs are free of cost and free to be changed by anyone, and most are available for various operating systems. Many of these have closed source proprietary equivalents so this list will mostly be of interest to […]

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rails error: IOError: Couldn’t load the unicode tables for UTF8Handler (dump format error(0xb))

Argh I can’t believe how long it took for me to track this one down. No one else on the internet had reported the problem before, so trusty ole google was no help. So I’m putting this one out there, to help others. This error is caused when a file vendor/rails/activesupport/lib/active_support/values/unicode_tables.dat becomes corrupted. The easiest […]

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