2019 post archive

  1. A personal retrospective on the 2010s
  2. Our own small brush with a bushfire
  3. Anders Enger Jenson: DiscoVision
  4. Show 400: The Quadricentennial episode
  5. Rearranging The Verge’s tech flops list
  6. Curious case of the 32 GiB key with only 64 MiB
  7. Comparing BSD potatoes in liquid nitrogen
  8. Here’s your PIN, here's the eBay PIN…
  9. Fate/Stay Night UBW Xmas
  10. Revisiting ten ways to reduce stress
  11. Greta Thunberg
  12. New KDE/FreeBSD team website
  13. Bushfires, with comments from my dad
  14. Impeached Mr Orange
  15. Solution to blocking home recording
  16. ATAR results, via @BADCATBAD_
  17. Curly quotes broken in Goldmark, Hugo
  18. Overnightscape Central: More Topics
  19. That holiday scene from the Disappearance of Suzumiya Haruhi
  20. Music Monday: I Bought You a Plastic Star
  21. Firefox reporting blocked trackers
  22. Wikipedia’s mathematics articles need work
  23. Do you agree to accept our cookies?
  24. Yahoo Groups deletion follow up
  25. Consuming media
  26. Overnightscape Central: Misfit Toys
  27. What a FreeBSD guy uses NetBSD for
  28. Chatswood sky, April and today
  29. Music Monday: Rhythm is our Business
  30. Talking at FreeBSD events
  31. Twitter threads should be blog posts
  32. The career skill of accountability
  33. Data centres, and blue skies for once
  34. Tech questions, and mobile/cellular in laptops
  35. Where life expectancy is above 80
  36. Funding bhyve VirtFS/9p completion project
  37. Music Monday: Fanfare for the Common Man
  38. The Hyperion luggable from 1983
  39. The Tesla Cybertruck
  40. The Indian Roller
  41. My friend on the way to school
  42. Lorimer Street
  43. Searching for FreeBSD ports
  44. Spelling Good Mythical Morning
  45. Angus Taylor’s metadata adventure
  46. Music Monday: Null
  47. A Potemkin mind
  48. Trying the new 16-inch MacBook Pro
  49. Unsub me already: Sprint, fail
  50. What I’m excited about
  51. And now, Sydney thunderstorms!?
  52. Open source being a Trojan Horse
  53. Another smoky Sydney morning
  54. Site updates, late November 2019
  55. Overnightscape Central: Top Ten
  56. A smoky Sydney morning
  57. Chaining addresses in FreeBSD ipfw
  58. Music Monday: Walk in the Rain
  59. Pronouncing Project like Progress
  60. The letter versus spirit of the law
  61. Cody’s sunflower lab
  62. Using brew cask search
  63. Replacing the phone
  64. 16-inch MacBook Pro
  65. Out of stock, now with free shipping
  66. Australia’s ruling class on bushfires
  67. Ubiquiti’s phoning home issues
  68. Mythical Chef Josh
  69. Fitbit and Yahoo Groups
  70. Manga swimsuit follow-up post
  71. Thanks everyone for your positive thoughts!
  72. When companies underpay staff
  73. FreeBSD 12.1 available
  74. Union Pacfic’s steam turbine locos
  75. Thanking Medicare and RNS staff
  76. Overnightscape Central: Funny Animals
  77. Pet Shop Boys, Only the Wind
  78. Android biometrics in October 2019
  79. Condescending responses to tech questions
  80. 1977 kept coming up
  81. Remember the Mac PowerPC to Intel shift?
  82. Fate/Grand Order Babylonia key visuals
  83. iOS 13.1 is still pokey
  84. Van Morrison, Cleaning Windows
  85. Fun with online ECC memory shopping
  86. Small homes out of trucks
  87. Worrying out loud about EOL
  88. Australian broadband adventures, Q3 2019
  89. Lessons from hours screaming in a metal tube
  90. Current ThinkPads with HiDPI
  91. Consolidating all the things, also watches
  92. When you book hotels online
  93. David Hodges was an audio visual
  94. What I'm reading, 2019 week 42
  95. Relieved to see Perl 6 being renamed
  96. Fixing Hugo JSON-LD
  97. Cisco’s internal network issues
  98. iPhone typing accuracy declines
  99. That Fate/Grand Order fragment from 2004
  100. #SG19 Singapore Botanic Garden coffee
  101. #SG19 Back to Sim Lim Square one last time
  102. #KL19 A Berjaya Times Square Starbucks lounge
  103. A terrifying Fate/Grand Order Parvati smile
  104. #KL19 Iomega in 2019 Plaza Imbi
  105. #KL19 Seeing Kuala Lumpur from Menara KL
  106. #KL19 Nostalgia in Mutiara Damansara
  107. Overnightscape Central: Marvel Comics
  108. #SG19 Jurong East is cool!
  109. #SG19 Treasures in Isetan
  110. #SG19 Working in a Toast Box
  111. Choosing a new pocket camera
  112. Google against W3C privacy push
  113. #SG19 Coffee Bean at Bishan, take t(h)ree
  114. #SG19 Revisiting Jalan Pemimpin
  115. SEA ME WE3 Singapore-Perth cable cut
  116. Gross and tiny security errors
  117. Custom awk delimiters
  118. #SG19 My mum’s 64th at our old local
  119. Prickly IT pears
  120. #SG19 Those Swensen’s chip cones
  121. Hales fixes my RSS
  122. Infosec Jack Sparrow
  123. Overnightscape Central: Fun Times
  124. Discouragement in IT
  125. SortedFood Mystery Box with liquorice
  126. Stack Exchange changing licences
  127. Deciding on a bank based on their mobile apps
  128. Fixing Hugo pagination in 0.58
  129. Cape Town Civic Centre
  130. Please don’t use fixed-position navigation bars
  131. Housing as an asset class
  132. The Sony StorStation Ditto tape drive
  133. C2C Genius as “jitters”
  134. iTelephone 2019 wish list
  135. The xkcd password leak
  136. Everyday Canteen
  137. Australia’s uninterrupted economic growth…
  138. Rambling on biology and tech
  139. iOS always forgets what audio I was playing
  140. Windows games on FreeBSD via Homura
  141. Woolloomooloo coffee in the morning
  142. Fate/Grand Order Nero Fest and Summer 2019
  143. Carrie Lam and Boris Johnson
  144. Helpful internet people
  145. Back at a Dôme
  146. Cleaning compromised servers
  147. Bidding salamat tinggal to the Q on Harris
  148. Japanese tourism
  149. GCC being removed from FreeBSD 13 base
  150. Colin Bass: Return to Earth
  151. Anime I hate, love, find overrated, etc
  152. Some more jot numbers
  153. Doug DeMuro on multiple dead-ends
  154. More sun, less grass
  155. Shock jocks and free speech
  156. Music Monday: Opportunities
  157. Fun with a phpMyAdmin honeypot
  158. Goodbye again to the Linux Journal
  159. The SS Grampian
  160. ThinkPad feedback from @sjdorst
  161. Steve Hofstetter on Robin Williams
  162. Anime motorbikes and scooters
  163. The ThinkPad X40, an all-time favourite
  164. Huntington State Park
  165. Common myths about private browsing
  166. Music Monday at Milsons Point
  167. Lesson 11 in grilled cheese sandwich observation
  168. Decluttering: Mofo Soap
  169. Your Sunday morning economics snippets
  170. Reading list for early August 2019
  171. Can’t change Slack private channels to public
  172. Siri response grading
  173. 2019 Good Smile Racing Miku
  174. Concerns for Nikon
  175. Goodbye, Caffetini
  176. Choosing a NAS
  177. Maid skateboarders by すずしろ
  178. Even with the best of intentions...
  179. Music Monday: Hare Hare Yukai~
  180. The new Funan Centre
  181. Where do you find the time to blog?
  182. When someone close nearly got phone scammed
  183. Running NoScript in 2019
  184. Feedback from @infinitary
  185. Simple VyOS port forwarding
  186. Music Monday: Window Washer’s Dream
  187. 10x Engineers: The brilliant jerks
  188. Comparing SimCity 3000 railways and subways
  189. The issue isn’t privacy, it’s privacy?
  190. Dual-boot NT and NetBSD on the Libretto 70CT
  191. False dichotomy of human rights or privacy
  192. Evangelion battle alpacacs
  193. TWG Tea
  194. Boris Johnson, and malicious joy
  195. A brief history of KornShell time
  196. Music Monday: Youssou N’Dour, 7 Seconds
  197. Love for Kyoto Animation
  198. John Roderick on Portland
  199. When’s the best time to use a plane lavatory?
  200. Using Subversion with GitHub
  201. My 2019 essential tool list
  202. Australian solar to Singapore via undersea cable
  203. Rhett and Link on equine identification
  204. That time he whinged about a headache
  205. Design anti-patterns: Misleading buttons
  206. Automatic Korn Shell aliases
  207. Unlimited plans are almost always flops
  208. San Francisco Muni: Two Car, Shovel
  209. Australian IT firms not consulted about #aabill
  210. Covering laptop cameras, revistied
  211. Some random things I learned today
  212. ThinkPads and MacBooks
  213. New Sailor Mercury Figuarts Mini
  214. Mr Smooth
  215. Ayako Kawasumi at Anime Expo
  216. URLs, URIs, URNs
  217. Dan Benjamin on computers as tools
  218. ZFS isn’t just for NAS boxes
  219. Ken Akamatsu on the Raspberry Pi 4 model B
  220. Ansible name parameters in cron
  221. President Widodo raises plastic at G20
  222. Why do most PC laptops have awful screens?
  223. Sashin’s House at the Top of the World
  224. Streetcars in the US
  225. Spellging mistaes for this week
  226. Disambiguating licence plates
  227. Ansible authorized_key and user variables
  228. HPE buying Cray
  229. When people say Straight Pride
  230. Versions of ksh93 in macOS, FreeBSD
  231. Speaking of plastic
  232. Don’t forget the -y with FreeBSD Ansible
  233. When CDNs say you have malware
  234. Yurucamp Nendoroids
  235. Benjamin Wittes on the Mueller Report
  236. Thanking Dropbox for the final stick
  237. Reading atlases, and Stepanakert in Artsakh
  238. Plastic straw ban follow up
  239. Manchester Baby, and Elizebath CityCenter [sic]
  240. KVM trolley suggestions for data centre operators
  241. El Goonish Shive
  242. Just live without your phone for a week? Yeah, no
  243. Gregory Porter, Take Me to the Alley
  244. Jaycar external RAID box with FreeBSD and ZFS
  245. The Mid-range utility Mac
  246. Not if they win the lotto!
  247. Roman numeral IIII on clocks
  248. Capitalise first letter in Perl
  249. Anti-trust suits, then and now
  250. Rhett and Link on baking gastronomy
  251. Apple’s new campus not attached?
  252. A purpose-built FreeBSD home bhyve box
  253. Plumbing drafts: Now
  254. Tweeting about FreeBSD, NetBSD
  255. Hugo generator deprecation warnings
  256. Percussive maintenance
  257. Re:Zero’s Rem on a collared shirt
  258. Cropping a single row of pixels with ImageMagick
  259. Pitfalls of Windows 2012 R2 USB boot keys
  260. Cadillac Fleetwood Mac
  261. Next macOS to use zsh by default
  262. Relief for the 2019 Mac Pro
  263. Mid Valley Johor Bahru
  264. He’s back, with housekeeping
  265. Tigerlily
  266. Hard drive capacities: a 2008 retrospective
  267. 2019 MacBook Pros
  268. When did you learn version control?
  269. Luminary and the future of indie podcasting
  270. Australia lost, again
  271. Bob Hawke
  272. Michael W. Lucas: Control your platform
  273. Goodbye tanakasuka, my last RAIDZ-1 ZFS pool
  274. SE.RA.PH: Defeat 10 servants from the East
  275. Microsoft Linux or IBM Linux
  276. OrionVM launches Melbourne PoP
  277. Richard Di Natale on Australia’s #aabill
  278. Photographing cosplayers, with attribution
  279. Snippets from my personal wiki
  280. Type fast and break prose
  281. Rename IPSec peers in VyOS
  282. When people answer questions with “why?”
  283. bzip2 and KornShell fun
  284. Miku Expo 2019 Taiwan and Hong Kong
  285. Kao laundry powder scoop analysis
  286. SCSI to CompactFlash for vintage PCs
  287. Changing to the middle seat
  288. Elizabeth Warren breaking up big IT
  289. Alamy Kiwi stock photos
  290. BSD questions from @romanzolotarev
  291. Hetalia and Free! boys
  292. Add new Postgres schema to search path
  293. Commodore SFD-1001, and the Teac FD-505
  294. Intermittent fasting, and metabolism
  295. User 'polkitd' disappeared during update
  296. The Cayenne Convection Oven
  297. Perl 5.28.2 in ports and perlbrew
  298. Wadarco’s art in Chaldea Ace Volume 2
  299. Fully-recyclable Adidas shoes
  300. DuckDuckGo features keep surprising me
  301. Disabling SELinux on CentOS, RHEL
  302. Hunting for a Dropbox replacement
  303. Who’s Chef Boyardee?
  304. FreeBSD devd files need a .conf extension
  305. Don’t confuse gohugo by adding symlinks
  306. The Aquantia AQC107 10GbE controller
  307. Curly bracket substitution in sed, nvi, Vim
  308. Brexit silver lining
  309. Serverless
  310. Music Monday: French coffee
  311. Event Horizon Telescope sees a black hole
  312. Attitudes to mental health
  313. Another (site) bites the dust
  314. Subversion in OrionVM FreeBSD templates
  315. We almost got Arena manga swimsuits
  316. PF in FreeBSD and NetBSD
  317. A second chance for FGO Bride Umu
  318. Estonian government-in-exile
  319. AAPT on moving off copper
  320. Sceptical of synergies
  321. How web businesses surprised me
  322. Buying philosophy for computer hardware
  323. DW Documentary on North Korea
  324. Australian IT in the budget reply speech
  325. Using a 4K LG UltraFine display with FreeBSD?
  326. Our first aviation go-around
  327. The @georgiecel on what to read
  328. New Japanese Reiwa era announced
  329. Back at the best blog park bench
  330. Back at Namba Parks
  331. Coffee at the Urusei Yatsura pop-up café
  332. Ichigaya station on the Tokyo Metro
  333. Late night Tokyo egg sando
  334. Donating billionaires
  335. Inline substitution with NetBSD sed
  336. The Christchurch massacre
  337. pngcrush with reduce
  338. Tethering is still voodoo
  339. The 737 MAX
  340. Medhi’s Mother of All Fullest Bridge Rectifiers!
  341. Spam disclaimers
  342. The Sorted Gents
  343. Excitement over Windows 7’s demise
  344. Peak California... on Medium
  345. Another new newsletter abusing email lists
  346. Making a macOS Mojave USB key
  347. Fate/Grand Order Valentine Rerun
  348. No FreeBSD on the Libretto any more
  349. Storage versus RAM configurability
  350. My colleague’s MT3 profile board
  351. Dropbox isn’t case-sensitive
  352. NetBSD devpubd as a FreeBSD devd equivalent
  353. Roderick on the Line: Turtles
  354. Music Monday: Uptown Funk
  355. Good planning
  356. Little things with Outlook, Apple Mail
  357. Technical reasons may often be insufficient
  358. 1993 Computer Chronicles on Spectre
  359. Opening a Kensington Orbit Trackball
  360. Facebook’s lobbying against global privacy laws
  361. Learning about shell indirect expansion
  362. Flat design on websites
  363. Bosnia and Herzegovina has a coast
  364. ElectroBOOM! on eddy currents
  365. Josh Nunn on week numbers
  366. FreeBSD sh getting set -o pipefail
  367. Back to school specials!!1!one!
  368. Lateral thinking: sponges
  369. George Pell found guilty
  370. Austin and Doug on the Yugo
  371. Testing HTTPS/TLS sites
  372. Ergolux corner standing desk
  373. macOS not downgrading Wi-Fi security
  374. Moving out of the way of commuters
  375. FeedReader: Generally safe
  376. Simpson Strong Tie Set Xp Msds
  377. And now Sydney is frigidly cold?
  378. Anxiety plus ignorance, it is!
  379. Apple’s rumoured 16-inch MacBook Pro
  380. Pop Up Parade anime figs
  381. Homebrew no longer accepts options
  382. When client-side validation attacks
  383. Our moving NBN adventure
  384. FreeBSD shared object libssl.so.8 not found
  385. Baby Shark on Wikipedia
  386. The unfortunately-named bought Eero
  387. 144dpi images in ImageMagick
  388. Delivering blog post text in RSS
  389. Remembering Le Cornu in Adelaide
  390. Exporting data from closing web services
  391. Decentraleyes
  392. Airbus ending the A380
  393. Pinterest’s CEO and his service
  394. The golden-headed cisticola
  395. Box doesn’t do Markdown
  396. Digital Dark Age, even within sites
  397. Overnightscape Central: Book Series
  398. Scott Morrison loses a vote
  399. I came across Latest Posts with $5,900,000
  400. Tony Benn on refugees
  401. Openrsync: A BSD-licenced rsync
  402. Do parliaments need a separate executive?
  403. Posting regularity
  404. Lazy Sunday, anime figs, missing email
  405. Stack Overflow survey 2019
  406. Firefox disabling auto-playing video
  407. Fixed podcast descriptions in iTunes
  408. qemu HAXM on NetBSD
  409. Goodbye, AT&T data centres
  410. Churning to Superloop
  411. Happy Birthday @JamieJakov and Rin!
  412. Source RSS namespace has moved
  413. A list of lightweight laptops from 2018
  414. fd, the find alternative
  415. Churn in anti-virus vendors
  416. Ranking of laptop keyboards
  417. Dublin Core in HTML5
  418. State of Apple in 2018
  419. Ending mandatory religious classes
  420. Going loud in the morning
  421. Midsomer Murders: Vixen’s Run
  422. Pointless Rubenerd stats: The
  423. Moving with figs
  424. After the jump
  425. Day after Australia Day picnic
  426. Not ranking well for certain keyword phrases
  427. It’s been a month since the 25th of December
  428. Moving to Chatswood
  429. Companies leaving over Brexit
  430. American Express jellyfish
  431. It has numbers in them
  432. Peter Cook and Microsoft Bob on The Bard
  433. Forum signatures
  434. Mark Bittman: No-knead bread
  435. Finding the current week number
  436. Kanaya Resort in Hakone
  437. A decade ago: appearing on blogged.com
  438. Self-redundancy
  439. What blogging is
  440. My final answer on mock meat
  441. The folly of haircut instructions
  442. A Yoko Littner fig... in 2019‽
  443. A certain new chat application logo
  444. Create a mirror of an FTP site with wget
  445. IBM agrees to buy Red Hat
  446. Katelyn Ohashi’s 10 point routine
  447. The Australian people
  448. Setting FLAC compression in FFmpeg
  449. How likely are you to recommend this survey?
  450. Scientology’s Australian recruit struggle
  451. Firefox application bundle sizes
  452. Sakura on ufotable’s Twitter
  453. A lyric like that
  454. Predictable issues with video doorbells
  455. The European Space Agency store
  456. Buying the Chrysler Building
  457. On entrepreneurship
  458. He’s just not that great a negotiator
  459. Just test the damned pills
  460. Financial hardship in invoicing
  461. Summoning Musashi in Fate/Grand Order
  462. Bell Canada wanting permission to track customers
  463. Cheaper, and more affordable
  464. Vulfpeck on whale feet
  465. Information war
  466. Overnightscape Central: Fire
  467. Some café quotes from this morning
  468. Vortex Race 3 keyboard
  469. SortedFood sandwiches
  470. Sydney trains late, crowded
  471. Max’s apartment from Double Decker
  472. Selectively disabling gohugo RSS feeds
  473. TigerVNC on macOS Mojave
  474. Life advice
  475. The Ghost blog editor
  476. Road Work on snark
  477. Can’t killall on Debian 9 Stretch
  478. The Opal Tower conflict of interest
  479. Stack Exchange first response: why?
  480. Ball & stick but bill wurtz is missing
  481. Windows versus BSD and GPL
  482. Why OLED phone screens suck for some of us
  483. Our 2019 New Years