2020 post archive

  1. A thousand drafts
  2. COVID, science, and emotion
  3. Ljubljana from Nebotičnik Tower
  4. MiniDisc, sign in, be respectful
  5. Fate/Grand Order ServantFes 2020: Backups
  6. NHK World-Japan on the Apple TV
  7. Music Monday: Book-end, Happy-end, again
  8. Our current software and web slump
  9. Fate/Grand Order ServantFes 2020: Glasses
  10. Airgapped devices and networks
  11. Feedback on audio magazines
  12. On the function of Heisenberg compensators
  13. Trademarks disputes in tech
  14. Wait, 7,000 posts?
  15. Friday Fanmail: Machon SERP, and a novella quote
  16. Fate/Grand Order ServantFes 2020: Dolphins
  17. Testing a new machine
  18. Ferdinand II on the King of France
  19. Fate/Grand Order ServantFes 2020 dialogue
  20. FSF’s Free Software Gang almost included FreeBSD
  21. Allan Jude discusses ZFS on Level1Linux
  22. The 3.5 mm headphone jack
  23. Music Monday: Al Jarreau, Tell Me
  24. Social network CFO says iOS 14 to hurt tracking
  25. Movies I’ve seen more than five times
  26. Vending machines in anime visuals
  27. Apologising to John Roderick, and his point about Millennials
  28. SimilarTech’s site analysis only half wrong
  29. Science is beautiful
  30. iperf3: error - unable to connect to server: Permission denied
  31. Being yourself on your blog
  32. Raf Czlonka on my ice cream post
  33. An analysis of native IoT advertising
  34. RMS Aquitania’s Grand Staircase
  35. Bryan Hughes on intentions
  36. What Carl Sagan would say about mask protests
  37. Finding file duplicates with fdupes on FreeBSD
  38. Daniel Andrews on empathy for COVID testing
  39. Why aren’t you more serious?
  40. Josh on how to peel garlic
  41. nvi2 in FreeBSD ports
  42. The Kos Porta Pro X headphones
  43. Uncle Roger’s rice reaction
  44. Young and knowing, or old with money
  45. The Cassiopeia, Katoomba
  46. Naming five Hi-Fi brands
  47. Taking a Blue Mountains break
  48. Semantic discussion of macOS plists
  49. What are the biggest lies you’ve been told?
  50. Vanilla or chocolate first
  51. Irrational computing feedback from Jim Kloss
  52. Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value
  53. Bitcoin scam sites
  54. Pasquale Sciarappa’s One Pan Pasta
  55. My new/old Technics SL-J300R turntable
  56. Irrational things I still do with computers
  57. Charging Australians to come home, with apologies to Clarke and Dawe
  58. 죠지, 오랜만에 (George, After a long time)
  59. These measures aren’t political statements
  60. Andranig Vartanian on Solaris, with more nostalgia
  61. A late morning Sydney walk
  62. Checking if FreeBSD geli is using AES-NI
  63. Making RSS prominent again
  64. Remembering Sun and MySQL in 2008
  65. Fate/Grand Order 3rd Anniversary craft essences
  66. Colin Percival on the zeroth-system effect
  67. Renaming git default branch to trunk
  68. Cancel culture
  69. Tutorial sites treating FreeBSD like a Linux distro
  70. John Siracusa on WFH holidays
  71. Historic Kyōto in 2010
  72. De-politicising COVID responses
  73. RÜFÜS DU SOL, live from Joshua Tree
  74. Booting from an ISO on OrionVM
  75. Identifying vegetables
  76. Peter Dutton in contempt of court
  77. Follow-up to AT power supplies
  78. Michael Dexter on software project communication
  79. Algorithms directing art
  80. The Athena AT40 400W AT power supply
  81. My ratings for foods Bon Appétit rated
  82. New stock market records… wait, what?
  83. The second half of 2020
  84. BSD Now discusses my encrypted ZFS on NetBSD post
  85. Music Monday: Butterfly by Bump of Chicken
  86. Exporting starred Github repos
  87. Blog retrospective: 720K floppies
  88. Universally-applicable pip design decisions
  89. Add MJ12bot to your web server spam lists
  90. Selling your fire extinguisher
  91. Two-factor auth codes need to be chunked better
  92. “Your unpopular opinion about Re:Zero”
  93. Goodbye Home-Fix, and Singapore’s DIY scene
  94. More FreeBSD HPE Microserver homelab answers
  95. Music Monday: The Vanilla Bean Situation
  96. Still getting mail from a leaked database
  97. Bringing my own git in-house
  98. Making better tea
  99. Feedback on Markdown’s square brackets
  100. Markdown links have brackets backwards
  101. ARM Macs (but RISC-V would be cooler)
  102. Text::Template as a Perl Jinja alternative
  103. COVID resources from our building’s strata
  104. Installing pkgsrc fonts on macOS
  105. The speed of technology
  106. Borders around Burundi and Rwanda
  107. Sleep patterns and home isolation
  108. This SCO module contains...
  109. .dotfile management
  110. pngcrush’s loco crush option
  111. Booting FreeBSD off the HPE MicroServer Gen8 ODD SATA port
  112. The web we lost: a retrospective
  113. My humble homelab, with awful ASCII diagrams
  114. The 2020 iPhone SE
  115. MDF disk images to ISOs
  116. csh feedback from @debdrup
  117. Pro-p’s K-On! fanart
  118. Exercise during isolation
  119. What’s missing from NAS reviews
  120. One-liners: Downloading a https cert as text
  121. Race riots
  122. Music Monday: Japanese aviation fuel train
  123. SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with the ISS
  124. Wealth inequality and falling interest rates
  125. Shinjuku station in Fate/Grand Order
  126. Custom tab completions in oksh
  127. NetBSD used to default to csh
  128. Costa Rica recognises marriage equality
  129. It’s Alive! Brussel sprout kimchi
  130. Netatalk3 Mac file sharing on NetBSD
  131. Ships classed as trains for a 1960s database
  132. Quick FreeBSD bridge when your switch is full
  133. When reCAPTCHA attacks
  134. ACCC’s March quarter 2020 report
  135. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu performing Candy Candy live
  136. Colour ls on NetBSD
  137. Encrypted ZFS on NetBSD 9.0, for a FreeBSD guy
  138. Seinfeld has been to our apartment
  139. Live video feeds of Tokyo trains
  140. I’m relieved that...
  141. Your local cafe is an expensive habit!
  142. COVID is the ultimate externality
  143. Post-US world on display
  144. Remuxing old FLVs to MP4, without re-encoding!
  145. That’s You, to the power of Us
  146. RSS is more than plumbing
  147. eBay Saved Search emails ignore geography
  148. NetWare IPX/SFX slides
  149. IoT, and Hypponen’s law
  150. Conflating implementation with intent
  151. Ministers not wanting the COVID tracking app
  152. 686 pages
  153. Official Hige Dandism - 115万キロのフィルム
  154. Other SMR considerations
  155. Err…
  156. Logs grinding Netatalk on FreeBSD to a hault
  157. A prophetically-appropriate AKB48 song
  158. Hidden shingled-drive follow-up
  159. Locking down SSH to specific IPs
  160. If there are silver linings to any of this
  161. Guardian flag quiz, and some of my favourites
  162. Gatekeeping, and Mac users on FreeBSD
  163. Kevin Rudd on Australia and NZ's relative COVID success
  164. Savage Garden: Thousand Words
  165. Colourfully-stunning Morino Rinze fig
  166. The Shingled magnetic recording NAS debacle
  167. Photo of Gangtok in the eastern Himalayas
  168. Algeria is massive
  169. Goodbye Windows 2008 R2 and 7
  170. Comparing footprint of cities I care about
  171. Digital connectivity is oil?
  172. Follow-up to my fintech security post
  173. Try and pick the fake COVID story
  174. Goodbye, CD Baby
  175. Even respected sites are failing to address fintech security
  176. First late night walk in ages
  177. Change is a measure of competence
  178. $100 million on your first letter
  179. Music Monday: Why Spring Ain’t Here
  180. Working remote
  181. Correcting the record
  182. FreeBSD consolidation, and spam apologies
  183. Chaldea Broadcast System for March 2020
  184. CD Baby store closing
  185. Music Monday: Santana, Foo Foo
  186. Delightful 27th March things
  187. The Onkyo C-707
  188. A happy birthday jiggly pancake
  189. FreeBSD 12.1 on a new (to me) ThinkPad T550
  190. Givin’ It Up for Love, Al Jarreau and George Benson
  191. Anecdotal Ethernet interference
  192. Techmoan’s puppets on The Italian Job
  193. Erashkigal art from Megami, March 2020 issue
  194. Gigolo failed to mount Windows share
  195. How to version control LibreOffice spreadsheets
  196. Reducing Perl memory usage
  197. Dangerous new anime figs for 2020
  198. A meta-thinking realisation
  199. Figuring out Hi-Fi component dimensions
  200. Initialising a new self-hosted remote Git
  201. An update from Stack Exchange on licencing
  202. Anime Festival Sydney 2020
  203. LibreOffice fixes macOS text regression
  204. New neighbours
  205. Removing characters with tr
  206. Clearing up FreeBSD GCC news
  207. CSS didn’t decouple content from presentation
  208. FreeBSD 12.1 Nvidia desktop
  209. Adwaita themes in FreeBSD
  210. 2020–02–29
  211. An old domain whitelist text file
  212. NOTNULL in Postgres
  213. Kenwood DEM-9991D circuit diagram
  214. A final farewell and thanks to YNAB4
  215. Flag of the Canary Islands
  216. HO-scale R-761
  217. Physical symptoms of job stress
  218. The Weeknd: Blinding Lights
  219. Arena Unix II swim cap
  220. NNTP
  221. Writing without backpacks or spaces
  222. Using spreadsheets as databases
  223. When junk blogs stifle troubleshooting
  224. Owner-occupiers driving house demand
  225. Smartphone book readers on the train
  226. What started as investigating /opt on FreeBSD
  227. STRICT_ALL_TABLES now default in MariaDB
  228. 3801 is back in Thirlmere
  229. Processing text
  230. Australian FTTN and metadata surveillance
  231. Both sides to saving money on cafés
  232. Why we prefer subtitles
  233. Fog in Sydney yesterday
  234. Coronavirus info from data centres
  235. Music Monday: Samba Pa Ti
  236. TeX graphicx changing page margins
  237. Another post on open source civility
  238. Stepping on anything other than unsubscribe
  239. Surface of the Sun
  240. Empathy for Scotland rejoining the EU
  241. Help NetBSD test 9.0 Release Candidate 2
  242. Music Monday: Follow That Man
  243. 2020–02–02
  244. Rediscovering LaserDiscs
  245. LibreOffice is great; just not on the Mac
  246. Some delightful late January spam
  247. Symlinking FreeBSD svnlite to svn
  248. Fifteen years of posts
  249. Digital rights and political impunity
  250. fetch: authentication error on FreeBSD
  251. Windows Insider takes cake for worst unsubscribe
  252. Curly quote fix coming for Hugo 0.6x
  253. Music Monday: IBM PS/2 It!
  254. Gotchas when adding a drive to an existing ZFS pool to make a mirror
  255. Changing my mind on light text, dark backgrounds
  256. Apple Wallet boarding pass ergonomics
  257. The envelope method, and 64-bit YNAB4 works
  258. The first FreeBSD conference in Australia
  259. Cancelled flights between Sydney and Melbourne
  260. Overnightscape Central: Detectives
  261. Overheard C and Python
  262. Intel’s discrete GPUs at CES
  263. Living in electric dreams
  264. I may even republish their spam
  265. Music Monday: Janet Devlin, Mad World
  266. A technical admission
  267. 666 pages
  268. Technical accuracy, and the whole product concept
  269. Bushfire news is too much
  270. Richard Feldman on functional programming
  271. Installing Hunspell on FreeBSD and macOS
  272. My favourite anime in the 2010s
  273. Enabling /dev/diskid and /dev/gpt on FreeBSD
  274. Overnightscape Central: Abstract Novel Again Again