Snippets from my personal wiki


I use flat text files as a basic personal wiki on my Mac, initially with Notational Velocity, then nvALT. If anyone who knows a good Vim plugin so I can do it on FreeBSD let me know!

Over time this folder has accumulated 1,182 files, some of which haven’t been touched for years. I thought it’d be fun to surface some of them. Here’s a to-do list for books:

- Chris Hadfield, An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth  
- Tony Windsor, Windsor's Way

Here’s what being geoblocked in Australia looks like:

Error 1009 Ray ID: 3f27717c1dd265f3 • 2018-02-25 03:05:30 UTC
Access denied
What happened?
The owner of this website has banned the country or region
your IP address is in (AU) from accessing this website.

A strangely short to-do list from our New York trip:

x Midtown
x Flatiron building
- United Nations

And some benchmarks where I noted the CPU but not the disk drive, which seems odd:

## Running
dd if=/dev/zero bs=1024k of=tstfile count=1024 && \
    purge && \
    dd if=tstfile bs=1024k of=/dev/null count=1024 && \
    rm tstfile
## Results 
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz 2177 
Intel Celeron G1610T @ 2.30GHz 2336 

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