2019 post archive

  1. Music Monday: Rhythm is our Business
  2. Talking at FreeBSD events
  3. Twitter threads should be blog posts
  4. The career skill of accountability
  5. Data centres, and blue skies for once
  6. Tech questions, and mobile/cellular in laptops
  7. Where life expectancy is above 80
  8. Funding bhyve VirtFS/9p completion project
  9. Music Monday: Fanfare for the Common Man
  10. The Hyperion luggable from 1983
  11. The Indian Roller
  12. My friend on the way to school
  13. Lorimer Street
  14. Searching for FreeBSD ports
  15. Spelling Good Mythical Morning
  16. Angus Taylor’s metadata adventure
  17. Music Monday: Null
  18. A Potemkin mind
  19. Trying the new 16-inch MacBook Pro
  20. Unsub me already: Sprint, fail
  21. What I’m excited about
  22. And now, Sydney thunderstorms!?
  23. Open source being a Trojan Horse
  24. Another smoky Sydney morning
  25. Site updates, late November 2019
  26. A smoky Sydney morning
  27. Chaining addresses in FreeBSD ipfw
  28. Music Monday: Walk in the Rain
  29. Pronouncing Project like Progress
  30. The letter versus spirit of the law
  31. Cody’s sunflower lab
  32. Using brew cask search
  33. Replacing the phone
  34. 16-inch MacBook Pro
  35. Out of stock, now with free shipping
  36. Australia’s ruling class on bushfires
  37. Ubiquiti’s phoning home issues
  38. Mythical Chef Josh
  39. Fitbit and Yahoo Groups
  40. Manga swimsuit follow-up post
  41. Thanks everyone for your positive thoughts!
  42. When companies underpay staff
  43. FreeBSD 12.1 available
  44. Union Pacfic’s steam turbine locos
  45. Thanking Medicare and RNS staff
  46. Pet Shop Boys, Only the Wind
  47. Android biometrics in October 2019
  48. Condescending responses to tech questions
  49. 1977 kept coming up
  50. Remember the Mac PowerPC to Intel shift?
  51. Fate/Grand Order Babylonia key visuals
  52. iOS 13.1 is still pokey
  53. Van Morrison, Cleaning Windows
  54. Fun with online ECC memory shopping
  55. Small homes out of trucks
  56. Worrying out loud about EOL
  57. Australian broadband adventures, Q3 2019
  58. Lessons from hours screaming in a metal tube
  59. Current ThinkPads with HiDPI
  60. Consolidating all the things, also watches
  61. When you book hotels online
  62. David Hodges was an audio visual
  63. What I'm reading, 2019 week 42
  64. Relieved to see Perl 6 being renamed
  65. Fixing Hugo JSON-LD
  66. Cisco’s internal network issues
  67. iPhone typing accuracy declines
  68. That Fate/Grand Order fragment from 2004
  69. #SG19 Singapore Botanic Garden coffee
  70. #SG19 Back to Sim Lim Square one last time
  71. #KL19 A Berjaya Times Square Starbucks lounge
  72. A terrifying Fate/Grand Order Parvati smile
  73. #KL19 Iomega in 2019 Plaza Imbi
  74. #KL19 Seeing Kuala Lumpur from Menara KL
  75. #KL19 Nostalgia in Mutiara Damansara
  76. #SG19 Jurong East is cool!
  77. #SG19 Treasures in Isetan
  78. #SG19 Working in a Toast Box
  79. Choosing a new pocket camera
  80. Google against W3C privacy push
  81. #SG19 Coffee Bean at Bishan, take t(h)ree
  82. #SG19 Revisiting Jalan Pemimpin
  83. SEA ME WE3 Singapore-Perth cable cut
  84. Gross and tiny security errors
  85. Custom awk delimiters
  86. #SG19 My mum’s 64th at our old local
  87. Prickly IT pears
  88. #SG19 Those Swensen’s chip cones
  89. Hales fixes my RSS
  90. Infosec Jack Sparrow
  91. Discouragement in IT
  92. SortedFood Mystery Box with liquorice
  93. Stack Exchange changing licences
  94. Deciding on a bank based on their mobile apps
  95. Fixing Hugo pagination in 0.58
  96. Cape Town Civic Centre
  97. Please don’t use fixed-position navigation bars
  98. Housing as an asset class
  99. The Sony StorStation Ditto tape drive
  100. C2C Genius as “jitters”
  101. iTelephone 2019 wish list
  102. The xkcd password leak
  103. Everyday Canteen
  104. Australia’s uninterrupted economic growth…
  105. Rambling on biology and tech
  106. iOS always forgets what audio I was playing
  107. Windows games on FreeBSD via Homura
  108. Woolloomooloo coffee in the morning
  109. Fate/Grand Order Nero Fest and Summer 2019
  110. Carrie Lam and Boris Johnson
  111. Helpful internet people
  112. Back at a Dôme
  113. Cleaning compromised servers
  114. Bidding salamat tinggal to the Q on Harris
  115. Japanese tourism
  116. GCC being removed from FreeBSD 13 base
  117. Colin Bass: Return to Earth
  118. Anime I hate, love, find overrated, etc
  119. Some more jot numbers
  120. Doug DeMuro on multiple dead-ends
  121. More sun, less grass
  122. Shock jocks and free speech
  123. Music Monday: Opportunities
  124. Fun with a phpMyAdmin honeypot
  125. Goodbye again to the Linux Journal
  126. The SS Grampian
  127. ThinkPad feedback from @sjdorst
  128. Steve Hofstetter on Robin Williams
  129. Anime motorbikes and scooters
  130. The ThinkPad X40, an all-time favourite
  131. Huntington State Park
  132. Common myths about private browsing
  133. Music Monday at Milsons Point
  134. Lesson 11 in grilled cheese sandwich observation
  135. Decluttering: Mofo Soap
  136. Your Sunday morning economics snippets
  137. Reading list for early August 2019
  138. Can’t change Slack private channels to public
  139. Siri response grading
  140. 2019 Good Smile Racing Miku
  141. Concerns for Nikon
  142. Goodbye, Caffetini
  143. Choosing a NAS
  144. Maid skateboarders by すずしろ
  145. Even with the best of intentions...
  146. Music Monday: Hare Hare Yukai~
  147. The new Funan Centre
  148. Where do you find the time to blog?
  149. When someone close nearly got phone scammed
  150. Running NoScript in 2019
  151. Feedback from @infinitary
  152. Simple VyOS port forwarding
  153. Music Monday: Window Washer’s Dream
  154. 10x Engineers: The brilliant jerks
  155. Comparing SimCity 3000 railways and subways
  156. The issue isn’t privacy, it’s privacy?
  157. Dual-boot NT and NetBSD on the Libretto 70CT
  158. False dichotomy of human rights or privacy
  159. Evangelion battle alpacacs
  160. TWG Tea
  161. Boris Johnson, and malicious joy
  162. A brief history of KornShell time
  163. Music Monday: Youssou N’Dour, 7 Seconds
  164. Love for Kyoto Animation
  165. John Roderick on Portland
  166. When’s the best time to use a plane lavatory?
  167. Using Subversion with GitHub
  168. My 2019 essential tool list
  169. Australian solar to Singapore via undersea cable
  170. Rhett and Link on equine identification
  171. That time he whinged about a headache
  172. Design anti-patterns: Misleading buttons
  173. Automatic Korn Shell aliases
  174. Unlimited plans are almost always flops
  175. San Francisco Muni: Two Car, Shovel
  176. Australian IT firms not consulted about #aabill
  177. Covering laptop cameras, revistied
  178. Some random things I learned today
  179. ThinkPads and MacBooks
  180. New Sailor Mercury Figuarts Mini
  181. Mr Smooth
  182. Ayako Kawasumi at Anime Expo
  183. URLs, URIs, URNs
  184. Dan Benjamin on computers as tools
  185. ZFS isn’t just for NAS boxes
  186. Ken Akamatsu on the Raspberry Pi 4 model B
  187. Ansible name parameters in cron
  188. President Widodo raises plastic at G20
  189. Why do most PC laptops have awful screens?
  190. Sashin’s House at the Top of the World
  191. Streetcars in the US
  192. Spellging mistaes for this week
  193. Disambiguating licence plates
  194. Ansible authorized_key and user variables
  195. HPE buying Cray
  196. When people say Straight Pride
  197. Versions of ksh93 in macOS, FreeBSD
  198. Speaking of plastic
  199. Don’t forget the -y with FreeBSD Ansible
  200. When CDNs say you have malware
  201. Yurucamp Nendoroids
  202. Benjamin Wittes on the Mueller Report
  203. Thanking Dropbox for the final stick
  204. Reading atlases, and Stepanakert in Artsakh
  205. Plastic straw ban follow up
  206. Manchester Baby, and Elizebath CityCenter [sic]
  207. KVM trolley suggestions for data centre operators
  208. El Goonish Shive
  209. Just live without your phone for a week? Yeah, no
  210. Gregory Porter, Take Me to the Alley
  211. Jaycar external RAID box with FreeBSD and ZFS
  212. The Mid-range utility Mac
  213. Not if they win the lotto!
  214. Roman numeral IIII on clocks
  215. Capitalise first letter in Perl
  216. Anti-trust suits, then and now
  217. Rhett and Link on baking gastronomy
  218. Apple’s new campus not attached?
  219. A purpose-built FreeBSD home bhyve box
  220. Plumbing drafts: Now
  221. Tweeting about FreeBSD, NetBSD
  222. Hugo generator deprecation warnings
  223. Percussive maintenance
  224. Re:Zero’s Rem on a collared shirt
  225. Cropping a single row of pixels with ImageMagick
  226. Pitfalls of Windows 2012 R2 USB boot keys
  227. Cadillac Fleetwood Mac
  228. Next macOS to use zsh by default
  229. Relief for the 2019 Mac Pro
  230. Mid Valley Johor Bahru
  231. He’s back, with housekeeping
  232. Tigerlily
  233. Hard drive capacities: a 2008 retrospective
  234. 2019 MacBook Pros
  235. When did you learn version control?
  236. Luminary and the future of indie podcasting
  237. Australia lost, again
  238. Bob Hawke
  239. Michael W. Lucas: Control your platform
  240. Goodbye tanakasuka, my last RAIDZ-1 ZFS pool
  241. SE.RA.PH: Defeat 10 servants from the East
  242. Microsoft Linux or IBM Linux
  243. OrionVM launches Melbourne PoP
  244. Richard Di Natale on Australia’s #aabill
  245. Photographing cosplayers, with attribution
  246. Snippets from my personal wiki
  247. Type fast and break prose
  248. Rename IPSec peers in VyOS
  249. When people answer questions with “why?”
  250. bzip2 and KornShell fun
  251. Miku Expo 2019 Taiwan and Hong Kong
  252. Kao laundry powder scoop analysis
  253. SCSI to CompactFlash for vintage PCs
  254. Changing to the middle seat
  255. Elizabeth Warren breaking up big IT
  256. Alamy Kiwi stock photos
  257. BSD questions from @romanzolotarev
  258. Hetalia and Free! boys
  259. Add new Postgres schema to search path
  260. Commodore SFD-1001, and the Teac FD-505
  261. Intermittent fasting, and metabolism
  262. User 'polkitd' disappeared during update
  263. The Cayenne Convection Oven
  264. Perl 5.28.2 in ports and perlbrew
  265. Wadarco’s art in Chaldea Ace Volume 2
  266. Fully-recyclable Adidas shoes
  267. DuckDuckGo features keep surprising me
  268. Disabling SELinux on CentOS, RHEL
  269. Hunting for a Dropbox replacement
  270. Who’s Chef Boyardee?
  271. FreeBSD devd files need a .conf extension
  272. Don’t confuse gohugo by adding symlinks
  273. The Aquantia AQC107 10GbE controller
  274. Curly bracket substitution in sed, nvi, Vim
  275. Brexit silver lining
  276. Serverless
  277. Music Monday: French coffee
  278. Event Horizon Telescope sees a black hole
  279. Attitudes to mental health
  280. Another (site) bites the dust
  281. Subversion in OrionVM FreeBSD templates
  282. We almost got Arena manga swimsuits
  283. PF in FreeBSD and NetBSD
  284. A second chance for FGO Bride Umu
  285. Estonian government-in-exile
  286. AAPT on moving off copper
  287. Sceptical of synergies
  288. How web businesses surprised me
  289. Buying philosophy for computer hardware
  290. DW Documentary on North Korea
  291. Australian IT in the budget reply speech
  292. Using a 4K LG UltraFine display with FreeBSD?
  293. Our first aviation go-around
  294. The @georgiecel on what to read
  295. New Japanese Reiwa era announced
  296. Back at the best blog park bench
  297. Back at Namba Parks
  298. Coffee at the Urusei Yatsura pop-up café
  299. Ichigaya station on the Tokyo Metro
  300. Late night Tokyo egg sando
  301. Donating billionaires
  302. Inline substitution with NetBSD sed
  303. The Christchurch massacre
  304. pngcrush with reduce
  305. Tethering is still voodoo
  306. The 737 MAX
  307. Medhi’s Mother of All Fullest Bridge Rectifiers!
  308. Spam disclaimers
  309. The Sorted Gents
  310. Excitement over Windows 7’s demise
  311. Peak California... on Medium
  312. Another new newsletter abusing email lists
  313. Making a macOS Mojave USB key
  314. Fate/Grand Order Valentine Rerun
  315. No FreeBSD on the Libretto any more
  316. Storage versus RAM configurability
  317. My colleague’s MT3 profile board
  318. Dropbox isn’t case-sensitive
  319. NetBSD devpubd as a FreeBSD devd equivalent
  320. Roderick on the Line: Turtles
  321. Music Monday: Uptown Funk
  322. Good planning
  323. Little things with Outlook, Apple Mail
  324. Technical reasons may often be insufficient
  325. 1993 Computer Chronicles on Spectre
  326. Opening a Kensington Orbit Trackball
  327. Facebook’s lobbying against global privacy laws
  328. Learning about shell indirect expansion
  329. Flat design on websites
  330. Bosnia and Herzegovina has a coast
  331. ElectroBOOM! on eddy currents
  332. Josh Nunn on week numbers
  333. FreeBSD sh getting set -o pipefail
  334. Back to school specials!!1!one!
  335. Lateral thinking: sponges
  336. George Pell found guilty
  337. Austin and Doug on the Yugo
  338. Testing HTTPS/TLS sites
  339. Ergolux corner standing desk
  340. macOS not downgrading Wi-Fi security
  341. Moving out of the way of commuters
  342. FeedReader: Generally safe
  343. Simpson Strong Tie Set Xp Msds
  344. And now Sydney is frigidly cold?
  345. Anxiety plus ignorance, it is!
  346. Apple’s rumoured 16-inch MacBook Pro
  347. Pop Up Parade anime figs
  348. Homebrew no longer accepts options
  349. When client-side validation attacks
  350. Our moving NBN adventure
  351. FreeBSD shared object libssl.so.8 not found
  352. Baby Shark on Wikipedia
  353. The unfortunately-named bought Eero
  354. 144dpi images in ImageMagick
  355. Delivering blog post text in RSS
  356. Remembering Le Cornu in Adelaide
  357. Exporting data from closing web services
  358. Decentraleyes
  359. Airbus ending the A380
  360. Pinterest’s CEO and his service
  361. The golden-headed cisticola
  362. Box doesn’t do Markdown
  363. Digital Dark Age, even within sites
  364. Scott Morrison loses a vote
  365. I came across Latest Posts with $5,900,000
  366. Tony Benn on refugees
  367. Openrsync: A BSD-licenced rsync
  368. Do parliaments need a separate executive?
  369. Posting regularity
  370. Lazy Sunday, anime figs, missing email
  371. Stack Overflow survey 2019
  372. Firefox disabling auto-playing video
  373. Fixed podcast descriptions in iTunes
  374. qemu HAXM on NetBSD
  375. Goodbye, AT&T data centres
  376. Churning to Superloop
  377. Happy Birthday @JamieJakov and Rin!
  378. Source RSS namespace has moved
  379. A list of lightweight laptops from 2018
  380. fd, the find alternative
  381. Churn in anti-virus vendors
  382. Ranking of laptop keyboards
  383. Dublin Core in HTML5
  384. State of Apple in 2018
  385. Ending mandatory religious classes
  386. Going loud in the morning
  387. Midsomer Murders: Vixen’s Run
  388. Pointless Rubenerd stats: The
  389. Moving with figs
  390. After the jump
  391. Day after Australia Day picnic
  392. Not ranking well for certain keyword phrases
  393. It’s been a month since the 25th of December
  394. Moving to Chatswood
  395. Companies leaving over Brexit
  396. American Express jellyfish
  397. It has numbers in them
  398. Peter Cook and Microsoft Bob on The Bard
  399. Forum signatures
  400. Mark Bittman: No-knead bread
  401. Finding the current week number
  402. Kanaya Resort in Hakone
  403. A decade ago: appearing on blogged.com
  404. Self-redundancy
  405. What blogging is
  406. My final answer on mock meat
  407. The folly of haircut instructions
  408. A Yoko Littner fig... in 2019‽
  409. A certain new chat application logo
  410. Create a mirror of an FTP site with wget
  411. IBM agrees to buy Red Hat
  412. Katelyn Ohashi’s 10 point routine
  413. The Australian people
  414. Setting FLAC compression in FFmpeg
  415. How likely are you to recommend this survey?
  416. Scientology’s Australian recruit struggle
  417. Firefox application bundle sizes
  418. Sakura on ufotable’s Twitter
  419. A lyric like that
  420. Predictable issues with video doorbells
  421. The European Space Agency store
  422. Buying the Chrysler Building
  423. On entrepreneurship
  424. He’s just not that great a negotiator
  425. Just test the damned pills
  426. Financial hardship in invoicing
  427. Summoning Musashi in Fate/Grand Order
  428. Bell Canada wanting permission to track customers
  429. Cheaper, and more affordable
  430. Vulfpeck on whale feet
  431. Information war
  432. Some café quotes from this morning
  433. Vortex Race 3 keyboard
  434. SortedFood sandwiches
  435. Sydney trains late, crowded
  436. Max’s apartment from Double Decker
  437. Selectively disabling gohugo RSS feeds
  438. TigerVNC on macOS Mojave
  439. Life advice
  440. The Ghost blog editor
  441. Road Work on snark
  442. Can’t killall on Debian 9 Stretch
  443. The Opal Tower conflict of interest
  444. Stack Exchange first response: why?
  445. Ball & stick but bill wurtz is missing
  446. Windows versus BSD and GPL
  447. Why OLED phone screens suck for some of us
  448. Our 2019 New Years
  449. Fake GE Money spam