2020 post archive

  1. Ljubljana from Nebotičnik Tower
  2. MiniDisc, sign in, be respectful
  3. Fate/Grand Order ServantFes 2020: Backups
  4. NHK World-Japan on the Apple TV
  5. Music Monday: Book-end, Happy-end, again
  6. Our current software and web slump
  7. Fate/Grand Order ServantFes 2020: Glasses
  8. Airgapped devices and networks
  9. Feedback on audio magazines
  10. On the function of Heisenberg compensators
  11. Trademarks disputes in tech
  12. Wait, 7,000 posts?
  13. Friday Fanmail: Machon SERP, and a novella quote
  14. Fate/Grand Order ServantFes 2020: Dolphins
  15. Testing a new machine
  16. Ferdinand II on the King of France
  17. Fate/Grand Order ServantFes 2020 dialogue
  18. FSF’s Free Software Gang almost included FreeBSD
  19. Allan Jude discusses ZFS on Level1Linux
  20. The 3.5 mm headphone jack
  21. Music Monday: Al Jarreau, Tell Me
  22. Social network CFO says iOS 14 to hurt tracking
  23. Movies I’ve seen more than five times
  24. Vending machines in anime visuals
  25. Apologising to John Roderick, and his point about Millennials
  26. SimilarTech’s site analysis only half wrong
  27. Science is beautiful
  28. iperf3: error - unable to connect to server: Permission denied
  29. Being yourself on your blog
  30. Raf Czlonka on my ice cream post
  31. An analysis of native IoT advertising
  32. RMS Aquitania’s Grand Staircase
  33. Bryan Hughes on intentions
  34. What Carl Sagan would say about mask protests
  35. Finding file duplicates with fdupes on FreeBSD
  36. Daniel Andrews on empathy for COVID testing
  37. Why aren’t you more serious?
  38. Josh on how to peel garlic
  39. nvi2 in FreeBSD ports
  40. The Kos Porta Pro X headphones
  41. Uncle Roger’s rice reaction
  42. Young and knowing, or old with money
  43. The Cassiopeia, Katoomba
  44. Naming five Hi-Fi brands
  45. Taking a Blue Mountains break
  46. Semantic discussion of macOS plists
  47. What are the biggest lies you’ve been told?
  48. Vanilla or chocolate first
  49. Irrational computing feedback from Jim Kloss
  50. Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value
  51. Bitcoin scam sites
  52. Pasquale Sciarappa’s One Pan Pasta
  53. My new/old Technics SL-J300R turntable
  54. Irrational things I still do with computers
  55. Charging Australians to come home, with apologies to Clarke and Dawe
  56. 죠지, 오랜만에 (George, After a long time)
  57. These measures aren’t political statements
  58. Andranig Vartanian on Solaris, with more nostalgia
  59. A late morning Sydney walk
  60. Checking if FreeBSD geli is using AES-NI
  61. Making RSS prominent again
  62. Remembering Sun and MySQL in 2008
  63. Fate/Grand Order 3rd Anniversary craft essences
  64. Colin Percival on the zeroth-system effect
  65. Renaming git default branch to trunk
  66. Cancel culture
  67. Tutorial sites treating FreeBSD like a Linux distro
  68. John Siracusa on WFH holidays
  69. Historic Kyōto in 2010
  70. De-politicising COVID responses
  71. RÜFÜS DU SOL, live from Joshua Tree
  72. Booting from an ISO on OrionVM
  73. Identifying vegetables
  74. Peter Dutton in contempt of court
  75. Follow-up to AT power supplies
  76. Michael Dexter on software project communication
  77. Algorithms directing art
  78. The Athena AT40 400W AT power supply
  79. My ratings for foods Bon Appétit rated
  80. New stock market records… wait, what?
  81. The second half of 2020
  82. BSD Now discusses my encrypted ZFS on NetBSD post
  83. Music Monday: Butterfly by Bump of Chicken
  84. Exporting starred Github repos
  85. Blog retrospective: 720K floppies
  86. Universally-applicable pip design decisions
  87. Add MJ12bot to your web server spam lists
  88. Selling your fire extinguisher
  89. Two-factor auth codes need to be chunked better
  90. “Your unpopular opinion about Re:Zero”
  91. Goodbye Home-Fix, and Singapore’s DIY scene
  92. More FreeBSD HPE Microserver homelab answers
  93. Music Monday: The Vanilla Bean Situation
  94. Still getting mail from a leaked database
  95. Bringing my own git in-house
  96. Making better tea
  97. Feedback on Markdown’s square brackets
  98. Markdown links have brackets backwards
  99. ARM Macs (but RISC-V would be cooler)
  100. Text::Template as a Perl Jinja alternative
  101. COVID resources from our building’s strata
  102. Installing pkgsrc fonts on macOS
  103. The speed of technology
  104. Borders around Burundi and Rwanda
  105. Sleep patterns and home isolation
  106. This SCO module contains...
  107. .dotfile management
  108. pngcrush’s loco crush option
  109. Booting FreeBSD off the HPE MicroServer Gen8 ODD SATA port
  110. The web we lost: a retrospective
  111. My humble homelab, with awful ASCII diagrams
  112. The 2020 iPhone SE
  113. MDF disk images to ISOs
  114. csh feedback from @debdrup
  115. Pro-p’s K-On! fanart
  116. Exercise during isolation
  117. What’s missing from NAS reviews
  118. One-liners: Downloading a https cert as text
  119. Race riots
  120. Music Monday: Japanese aviation fuel train
  121. SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with the ISS
  122. Wealth inequality and falling interest rates
  123. Shinjuku station in Fate/Grand Order
  124. Custom tab completions in oksh
  125. NetBSD used to default to csh
  126. Costa Rica recognises marriage equality
  127. It’s Alive! Brussel sprout kimchi
  128. Netatalk3 Mac file sharing on NetBSD
  129. Ships classed as trains for a 1960s database
  130. Quick FreeBSD bridge when your switch is full
  131. When reCAPTCHA attacks
  132. ACCC’s March quarter 2020 report
  133. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu performing Candy Candy live
  134. Colour ls on NetBSD
  135. Encrypted ZFS on NetBSD 9.0, for a FreeBSD guy
  136. Seinfeld has been to our apartment
  137. Live video feeds of Tokyo trains
  138. I’m relieved that...
  139. Your local cafe is an expensive habit!
  140. COVID is the ultimate externality
  141. Post-US world on display
  142. Remuxing old FLVs to MP4, without re-encoding!
  143. That’s You, to the power of Us
  144. RSS is more than plumbing
  145. eBay Saved Search emails ignore geography
  146. NetWare IPX/SFX slides
  147. IoT, and Hypponen’s law
  148. Conflating implementation with intent
  149. Ministers not wanting the COVID tracking app
  150. 686 pages
  151. Official Hige Dandism - 115万キロのフィルム
  152. Other SMR considerations
  153. Err…
  154. Logs grinding Netatalk on FreeBSD to a hault
  155. A prophetically-appropriate AKB48 song
  156. Hidden shingled-drive follow-up
  157. Locking down SSH to specific IPs
  158. If there are silver linings to any of this
  159. Guardian flag quiz, and some of my favourites
  160. Gatekeeping, and Mac users on FreeBSD
  161. Kevin Rudd on Australia and NZ's relative COVID success
  162. Savage Garden: Thousand Words
  163. Colourfully-stunning Morino Rinze fig
  164. The Shingled magnetic recording NAS debacle
  165. Photo of Gangtok in the eastern Himalayas
  166. Algeria is massive
  167. Goodbye Windows 2008 R2 and 7
  168. Comparing footprint of cities I care about
  169. Digital connectivity is oil?
  170. Follow-up to my fintech security post
  171. Try and pick the fake COVID story
  172. Goodbye, CD Baby
  173. Even respected sites are failing to address fintech security
  174. First late night walk in ages
  175. Change is a measure of competence
  176. $100 million on your first letter
  177. Music Monday: Why Spring Ain’t Here
  178. Working remote
  179. Correcting the record
  180. FreeBSD consolidation, and spam apologies
  181. Chaldea Broadcast System for March 2020
  182. CD Baby store closing
  183. Music Monday: Santana, Foo Foo
  184. Delightful 27th March things
  185. The Onkyo C-707
  186. A happy birthday jiggly pancake
  187. FreeBSD 12.1 on a new (to me) ThinkPad T550
  188. Givin’ It Up for Love, Al Jarreau and George Benson
  189. Anecdotal Ethernet interference
  190. Techmoan’s puppets on The Italian Job
  191. Erashkigal art from Megami, March 2020 issue
  192. Gigolo failed to mount Windows share
  193. How to version control LibreOffice spreadsheets
  194. Reducing Perl memory usage
  195. Dangerous new anime figs for 2020
  196. A meta-thinking realisation
  197. Figuring out Hi-Fi component dimensions
  198. Initialising a new self-hosted remote Git
  199. An update from Stack Exchange on licencing
  200. Anime Festival Sydney 2020
  201. LibreOffice 6.4.2.1 fixes macOS text regression
  202. New neighbours
  203. Removing characters with tr
  204. Clearing up FreeBSD GCC news
  205. CSS didn’t decouple content from presentation
  206. FreeBSD 12.1 Nvidia desktop
  207. Adwaita themes in FreeBSD
  208. 2020–02–29
  209. An old domain whitelist text file
  210. NOTNULL in Postgres
  211. Kenwood DEM-9991D circuit diagram
  212. A final farewell and thanks to YNAB4
  213. Flag of the Canary Islands
  214. HO-scale R-761
  215. Physical symptoms of job stress
  216. The Weeknd: Blinding Lights
  217. Arena Unix II swim cap
  218. NNTP
  219. Writing without backpacks or spaces
  220. Using spreadsheets as databases
  221. When junk blogs stifle troubleshooting
  222. Owner-occupiers driving house demand
  223. Smartphone book readers on the train
  224. What started as investigating /opt on FreeBSD
  225. STRICT_ALL_TABLES now default in MariaDB
  226. 3801 is back in Thirlmere
  227. Processing text
  228. Australian FTTN and metadata surveillance
  229. Both sides to saving money on cafés
  230. Why we prefer subtitles
  231. Fog in Sydney yesterday
  232. Coronavirus info from data centres
  233. Music Monday: Samba Pa Ti
  234. TeX graphicx changing page margins
  235. Another post on open source civility
  236. Stepping on anything other than unsubscribe
  237. Surface of the Sun
  238. Empathy for Scotland rejoining the EU
  239. Help NetBSD test 9.0 Release Candidate 2
  240. Music Monday: Follow That Man
  241. 2020–02–02
  242. Rediscovering LaserDiscs
  243. LibreOffice is great; just not on the Mac
  244. Some delightful late January spam
  245. Symlinking FreeBSD svnlite to svn
  246. Fifteen years of posts
  247. Digital rights and political impunity
  248. fetch: authentication error on FreeBSD
  249. Windows Insider takes cake for worst unsubscribe
  250. Curly quote fix coming for Hugo 0.6x
  251. Music Monday: IBM PS/2 It!
  252. Gotchas when adding a drive to an existing ZFS pool to make a mirror
  253. Changing my mind on light text, dark backgrounds
  254. Apple Wallet boarding pass ergonomics
  255. The envelope method, and 64-bit YNAB4 works
  256. The first FreeBSD conference in Australia
  257. Cancelled flights between Sydney and Melbourne
  258. Overnightscape Central: Detectives
  259. Overheard C and Python
  260. Intel’s discrete GPUs at CES
  261. Living in electric dreams
  262. I may even republish their spam
  263. Music Monday: Janet Devlin, Mad World
  264. A technical admission
  265. 666 pages
  266. Technical accuracy, and the whole product concept
  267. Bushfire news is too much
  268. Richard Feldman on functional programming
  269. Installing Hunspell on FreeBSD and macOS
  270. My favourite anime in the 2010s
  271. Enabling /dev/diskid and /dev/gpt on FreeBSD
  272. Overnightscape Central: Abstract Novel Again Again