2021 post archive

  1. Being sick of stuff
  2. My science teacher on lateral thinking
  3. Dark mode theme now live
  4. The M1X MacBook Pros
  5. Hales on Javascript-loaded assets
  6. The simplex ambidextrous?
  7. Privacy and trust as a luxury good
  8. Tech firms adjudicating on what’s appropriate
  9. One step closer to my new FreeBSD tower
  10. Top Shelf: The Olive Branch White Hommus
  11. OpenBSD 7.0
  12. James Taylor, Carolina in My Mind
  13. Disparate thoughts about VPNs
  14. Using NoScript in 2021
  15. First coffee shop in four months
  16. macOS relocating my /private/etc/shells
  17. Week numbers in LibreOffic Calc
  18. The @ourokronii on laughter
  19. James Gallagher’s IndieWeb Search
  20. Dreaming of soap and door nomenclature
  21. The 747-300
  22. Clara’s and my Minecraft server anniversary
  23. Internetting good, via @heyjovo and @jkloss4
  24. Saved search issues on Thunderbird for Mac
  25. Sascha Segan on manga and ebook readers
  26. Introverts and accommodation
  27. The Chancellor of Earth: Leaf blowers
  28. Peter Mulvey’s Green and Grey
  29. Martin Fowler on the impact of software
  30. Brevity is often important
  31. Archiving 24 years of personal email
  32. Thoughts, week #40 2021
  33. Revisiting Kobos for reading manga
  34. Japan’s new PM Fumio Kishida
  35. Rem is the anime waifu queen, according to stores
  36. Burnout and healin’
  37. Taking a break
  38. Greyscale screens for anxiety
  39. Frank Gehry on going places
  40. My first shipped DOA drive
  41. Robbie Williams: Bodies
  42. Always-on chat apps, and not just saying “hey”
  43. Bob Seger going to Katmandu [sic]!
  44. A suburban Buenos Aires train
  45. Amit Kapila on PostgreSQL 14 Logical Replication
  46. The scripting spiral
  47. When the computers failed pizza people
  48. Music feedback from Michael Harley
  49. Vaccinated aren’t as likely to spread Covid
  50. The @Zoomosis on ZFS, tape, and external drives
  51. Mix “tapes” in 2021
  52. Repairability of laptops
  53. Nora Tindall on the modern web
  54. Feedback from my week 38 links post
  55. Simon Whistler’s cat
  56. Driving to West Berlin during the DDR days
  57. Links for week 36, 2021
  58. A 1 TB DIMM, with a clock speed of 2!
  59. The @ceresfauna built a Minecraft kitchen
  60. Considering the context of IT systems
  61. Apps are a poor replacement for hardware
  62. Tim King gives us permission to not give a fuck
  63. The best we can do with passphrases now
  64. The future of the Jekyll static-site generator
  65. Our Covid travel bubble
  66. Favourite game meme feedback
  67. Favourite game meme
  68. Anti-vaxxers
  69. Music Monday: Violet, Ninomae Ina’nis
  70. One year of Hololive-EN! #mythiversary
  71. Your own platform is king
  72. Feedback on Braun shaver cables
  73. Last night’s sunset
  74. Comparing FreeBSD GELI and OpenZFS encrypted pools with keys
  75. Omake refresh, and the state of blogrolls
  76. Rebrand Philadelphia’s transit system to The Metro
  77. Humans don’t have ECC memory
  78. Kronii, Bae, and Mumei discuss flower
  79. The paralysis of decisions
  80. Discovering Vim Awesome
  81. Feedback on my “not sure if UNIX won” post
  82. The state of second-hand GPUs in 2021
  83. What Apple mouses and Braun shavers share
  84. When contacting IT support
  85. Legal Eagle reviews Batman
  86. Yeah but, like, you weren’t there man!
  87. Something incoherent for the week’s end
  88. Redundant passphrase requirements are
  89. The @tsukumosana and @hakosbaelz's culinary adventures
  90. Being an open source contributor to have thoughts
  91. It’s the first day of spring
  92. Unix Text Processing
  93. Conflating security with privacy
  94. What’s your Starbucks name?
  95. A video call with a failed mute button
  96. Hakos Baelz’s debut stream #ratpack
  97. Researching GPU options for my sleeper PC
  98. Nasal breathing, and other observations
  99. Monotony grows wings on time
  100. Ouro Kronii’s debut stream #krotime
  101. The monkey grabbed his neck and said “Now listen, jack!”
  102. Docks charging more than just kettles
  103. People returning to offices
  104. The buzzard tried to throw the money off of his back
  105. Tsukumo Sana’s debut stream #sanallite
  106. The monkey thought that everything was on the square
  107. Nanashi Mumei’s debut stream #watchMEI
  108. A buzzard took a monkey for a ride in the air
  109. Nuts to that last weekend!
  110. Ceres Fauna’s debut stream #faunline
  111. Nix desktop ricing
  112. Another new anime streaming service
  113. Adelaide Metroticket words of inspiration
  114. It started as a post about game machine language
  115. Pavolia Reine’s new outfit reveal
  116. That’s a few typos
  117. The @SimonWhistler renames Business Blaze
  118. Tech and online meetings
  119. The 1Password Electron debate is good news for the industry
  120. Afghanistan in 2021
  121. The Cloud Media Remote for the PS4
  122. Simon and Garfunkel, Feelin’ Groovy
  123. Boss Coffee’s comfy promotion
  124. Decluttering Fandom.com with uBlock Origin
  125. Covid lockdown decluttering
  126. IRyS’s first collaboration with HoloEN
  127. Thinking about a reversible sleeper PC
  128. A rough week for Apple users
  129. Things you’d like, if not for the fans
  130. The LG Gram: does it have PC Screen Syndrome?
  131. The @elkeee schooling me on obliviousness
  132. A silver lining with Australian vaccinations
  133. What I miss during These Times™
  134. Missing things in our home
  135. Who in the world is Pitney Bowes?
  136. Hololive’s bossa nova jazz mix
  137. NCSC’s passphrase advice
  138. Troubleshooting netatalk3 in a FreeBSD jail
  139. Mobile phones, and always being available
  140. Soundtrax: No music download for you
  141. My sleeper PC... curse!
  142. The Men’s 50 Kilometre Race Walk
  143. Our carpet rainbow
  144. Micah R Ledbetter’s ErgoDox feedback
  145. Aiyo in the Oxford English Dictionary
  146. Why do you timezone, Ruben?
  147. Expanding our FreeBSD home file server
  148. Australia’s Internet fun this morning
  149. Clarelynn Rose, Copperfield
  150. Another short collection of life lessons
  151. Feedback for week 30, 2021
  152. Sunisa Lee’s All-Around Gymnastics win
  153. KTMB USB keys, and what do we call them?
  154. Read at school, avoid in adulthood
  155. CISA’s exploited vulnerabilities report for 2021
  156. Train journey bucket list, via @JKloss4
  157. This site is mobile friendly
  158. Mental health at the Olympics
  159. Australia’s new Covid reality
  160. A FreeBSD Puppet refresher by Romain Tartière
  161. Fourier transforming X-ray diffraction patterns before computers
  162. Ashe on motivational interviewing
  163. Harukana Receive, and Olympic sports
  164. Michael Franks, Heart Like an Open Book
  165. The need for personal iRL concurrency
  166. Using freebsd-update to upgrade jails
  167. Motherboard standoffs for weird case sizes
  168. Morning routines; tech and otherwise
  169. Robbie Williams, Good Doctor
  170. Comparing PC all-in-ones to the iMac
  171. Energy, or lack thereof, out of nowhere
  172. Defensive blogging
  173. Finally buying a Compaq spaceship
  174. Feedback about the Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
  175. What if we’re supposed to feel it?
  176. The Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard 2019
  177. The @JKloss4 on rails
  178. Australian swimmer quits, and I’m not surprised
  179. Katsushika Hokusai travel portrait fig
  180. Whatever happened to Office 4.0?
  181. Making your booleans consistent, y/y?
  182. Acer’s antimicrobial laptop
  183. Teaching financial literacy
  184. SQL LIMIT versus FETCH FIRST ROWS
  185. Hitting random on geographic articles
  186. Getting our first Covid jab
  187. Using youtube-dl on FreeBSD
  188. What sort of learner are you?
  189. Audacity fork Tenacity
  190. Melissa Davey on migraines
  191. … the size of Rhode Island!
  192. Even Nintendo is shipping OLEDs now
  193. Feedback on repurposed eBay packaging
  194. Henry David Thoreau
  195. Kotobukiya’s Bishoujo Remix Miku
  196. Dodgy listings using repurposed packaging
  197. The home storage crisis, via Doc Searls
  198. Erroneous systemd Ghost errors in FreeBSD
  199. Verbal ticks that never change
  200. Official Gurren Lagann art book announced
  201. Jokes as alternative input for Cunningham’s Law
  202. A report on exercise and sleep
  203. RSS feedback from Simon Ruderich
  204. You can search line numbers in Firefox!?
  205. Al Jarreau: Fallin’
  206. Being simple
  207. Revisiting webcam covers
  208. Feedback on duplicate RSS dates
  209. British Rail’s Pacer trains
  210. Full circle: TV ads on streaming platforms
  211. Searching for a CD storage system
  212. Today I learned what ISCO-08 was
  213. Simon Whistler on road trips
  214. Revisiting my emacs and Vim/nvi post
  215. Rubenerd’s Law of Food
  216. Finding which coffee types decrease CLD risk
  217. Exploring HTML cite attributes
  218. Cory Wong limited-edition vinyl!
  219. Duplicate RSS 2.0 date elements
  220. A Commodore 128 shipping update
  221. Best career advice you received at uni
  222. Some of my posts appearing on NetBSD Planet
  223. Some of these kitchen gadgets we do need
  224. James’s (aka capjamesg’s) coffee blog
  225. Retrospective on John Oliver’s Bitcoin episode
  226. Laptop, tablet, smartphone, or phone?
  227. Umar Getazazov helps me fix things
  228. Happy International Webloggers Day 2021
  229. Inline links to videos with play buttons
  230. Firefox 89’s Proton UI
  231. Mori Calliope’s new loading screen is dope!
  232. The @davewiner does a bank experiment
  233. pkgin’s manpage
  234. Updating to Minecraft 1.17 in FreeBSD
  235. What Americans don’t understand about Australia
  236. Feedback about FreeBSD, Linux VM gatekeeping
  237. Reddit’s /r/blogging, and my own advice
  238. Rhett and Link on boolean algebra
  239. Block jquery.nicescroll.js to make sites responsive
  240. Motivation myths
  241. Geri Halliwell on material science
  242. The most dangerous things in tech
  243. Stepping into an alternative dimensional floor
  244. Tom Gauld’s science headline generator
  245. Explaining geometry with pizza
  246. Tech people starting their sentences with “So, ...”
  247. Audioboom found and archived
  248. NetBSD 9.2’s new default package DB location
  249. State and mess in our computers
  250. Great bird site quotes this week
  251. FreeBSD 13 on the Panasonic Let’s Note CF-RZ6
  252. Comparing and contrasting
  253. What you can’t install with NetBSD’s pkgsrc
  254. Singapore and Japan dialogue on Covid
  255. Esther Golton, All The Room I Need
  256. Credit card cachet in an era of phone payments
  257. Replacing XML::XPath with XML::LibXML in Perl
  258. The ignominy of relegation
  259. LCD Android phones to sync with FreeBSD
  260. When Ubuntu is off topic for Ask Ubuntu
  261. Be kind to retail staff
  262. JJ Kale
  263. Super blood moon, 2021
  264. Twitter account for this site is back
  265. Alicia Wanless on tackling disinformation
  266. The @andrewhuang on streaming “success”
  267. Add to my to do list: bait and switch
  268. More cores are good
  269. Hololive English: Take Me Home, Country Roads
  270. Using NetBSD’s pkgsrc everywhere I can
  271. Clearing nginx’s cache
  272. Speed-reading app advertisements
  273. There probably won’t be a post-COVID reset
  274. Interpreting the OPML type attribute
  275. Comestibles containing holes
  276. Trying Perl signatures
  277. Testing from Big Sur
  278. Troubleshooing Palm Desktop on Windows 2000
  279. David Gerard’s IT job description
  280. The M1 Mac: “seems fine”
  281. John Oliver on hair
  282. David Gray, White Ladder LP
  283. Applying Georgina’s framework to anxiety
  284. A simple bar of soap
  285. I’m not sure that UNIX won
  286. What’s a manufear?
  287. When your customers want your service down
  288. Your most annoying things about TV
  289. Coffee shop chats
  290. Other factors behind unhelpful comparison sites
  291. The spotted wood owl
  292. Megaprojects video on submarine cables
  293. GHOST / 星街すいせい by Suisei
  294. Umbrage at trying FreeBSD and Linux in VMs
  295. When image positioning attacks
  296. Two types of comparison sites
  297. ACIC’s expanded surveillance submission
  298. Answering @klarainc: Where I started with ZFS
  299. Mathematician’s answer, via Screenbeard
  300. My state of macOS virtualisation, with FreeBSD and NetBSD digressions
  301. If you have two loaves of bread, buy a CD-ROM
  302. My new (replacement!) Palm IIIx
  303. Reading audiobooks
  304. A term for accurate, yet pointless responses
  305. Linus Tech Tips: Nothing EVER works!
  306. Pyramid schemes
  307. I’m now a part of @pavoliareine's Royaltea!
  308. Disabling memberships in Ghost 4 blogs
  309. Minecraft, and mental health
  310. Palm LifeDrive in a Windows 2000 QEMU VM
  311. The ten important things about blah
  312. Named arguments in Swift
  313. Increasing irrelevancy of award ceremonies
  314. Practical Engineering on cavitation
  315. Japanese Friendship Garden in San Jose
  316. I have a Linktree
  317. Managing encryption in the enterprise
  318. I’m now in @ninomaeinanis’s tentacult
  319. My Palm LiveDrive!
  320. A personal atlas
  321. Thoughts on Dockernetes orchestration
  322. Moccona Hazelnut instant coffee
  323. Rhyming socks
  324. We’ll party like post alone!
  325. Whimsy and the new coloured iMacs
  326. It’s not the name they call you
  327. Palm PDA nostalgia on its way!
  328. 03:00 thoughts
  329. A 580 pixel blog width
  330. Being so confident
  331. Buy Esther Golton’s music as a bundle!
  332. e-life @ Suntec
  333. Effectiveness of the Free Software Foundation
  334. Opting out of Google’s FLoC
  335. FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE sources via Git
  336. A mysterious LibreOffice Calc £
  337. DOS-friendly bootable ISOs with mkisofs
  338. FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE available!
  339. Perceptions of remote work
  340. A 740-page Tennant Schrobmachine
  341. The XTree Fan Page
  342. MediaWiki toasts the sunflower logo
  343. Feedback about a slow CF card
  344. Antranig on blogging regularly
  345. How do you use your computer?
  346. An updated clearance sign
  347. Newer CF card slower in my Pentium tower
  348. Holidays versus journeys
  349. Repairing, not replacing old parts
  350. The tech in fintech
  351. The @watsonameliaEN and @pavoliareine
  352. The rise of online readability scrapers
  353. The Texas power failure
  354. What was the first thing you were flamed for?
  355. The FIRE approach for clearer thinking
  356. We don’t always need to extract maximum value
  357. Survey on the perceptions of migraines
  358. Apologising to wpa_supplicant and FreeBSD Wi-Fi
  359. Hong Kong MTR station colours
  360. Rediscovering one of our family computers
  361. A mini, portable display for Commodore gear?
  362. Now obsolete MacBooks still have better screens
  363. i386 on FreeBSD 13 will be Tier 2
  364. How I blog regularly
  365. A monoculture question from 2005
  366. Arena swimming blog discusses breathing, anxiety
  367. Letting people find themselves
  368. Feedback from Thomas Jensen
  369. No more JavaScript frameworks
  370. Motives aren’t sufficient on social media
  371. Wedge the Ever Given anywhere
  372. An evergreen post about news reactions
  373. Holo Bass and Amelia Watson, Pop on Rocks
  374. Best attribute for 8-bit enthusiasts: patience
  375. Our bathroom hippo
  376. Email signatures that wake you up
  377. My experience with an Australian bank broker
  378. Redirect your @FSF donations elsewhere
  379. grep returns (standard input) on FreeBSD
  380. Don’t write “how it looks like”
  381. Testing SD cards with QEMU and MS-DOS 6
  382. Dover and Dover again
  383. “Vinyl saved us, but CDs are the best”
  384. But I’ll just replace them, rent free!
  385. Random Wikipedia Article: Niigata, Japan
  386. Saying goodbye to my Commodore 64
  387. Painting by Emily Carr
  388. Chromium monoculture marches on
  389. Thinking about movies
  390. The VIA VT82C586B PCI, PC97 controller
  391. No, RSA is not broken
  392. tulloch4801’s video on the 3801 relaunch
  393. A Commodore 128 and TED monitor stand
  394. You can (not) bracket
  395. Women’s mental exhaustion in IT
  396. Rubenerd.com linked to on Lobste.rs
  397. My Commodore 1571 drive arrived!
  398. Quote from @Aral on debugging
  399. Minecraft won’t launch on macOS
  400. Commutes before and after the pandemic
  401. Seeing the 3801 steam locomotive
  402. Bathroom design affordances
  403. Jokes at the expense of retail staff
  404. Fortress Australia and New Zealand
  405. Why did initials on MOS chips disappear?
  406. Hackers are malicious
  407. Reliability of cassette tapes and disks
  408. Minibarring people who use your system
  409. Music Monday: acoustic piano
  410. Anxiety tips: stop playing personal FUD
  411. Moving on from Apple
  412. Hales on unexpected LiveJournals
  413. Troubleshooting my Commodore 128’s 80-column mode, part one
  414. My jail post was read on BSDNow!
  415. Missing MacBook Pro features returning
  416. Rubenerd.com has a LiveJournal?
  417. Gura and Cali on TED Talks
  418. Headphones as a social signal
  419. Crime shows, and the money motive
  420. NHK: The Sanriku coast train
  421. Retr0brighting my Commodore 128 keyboard
  422. Slanty road barrier things
  423. Troubleshooting a Commodore 1541 disk drive
  424. I won’t watch it if it’s inaccessible
  425. Truth in advertising hits Twitter
  426. WWR: Singer Songwriter Heaven
  427. Necessity versus rarity in online auctions
  428. The Internet interprets censorship as damage?
  429. Email unsubscribe fail: Trustwave
  430. Follow me on Mastodon
  431. Gadget-like computers, or computer-like gadgets?
  432. Stores for Commodore 128 components
  433. Can’t set Firefox new tabs to use local files
  434. Commodore 128’s 80 column mode in VICE
  435. Comprehensive Breville BKE395 kettle review
  436. Fixing my unbootable Commodore 128
  437. Pop Up Parade’s Quintessential Quintuplets
  438. The SS Golden Eagle
  439. Almost wrote about my Commodore 128
  440. Replacing Facebook news with RSS feeds
  441. Cord cutters, and the age of streaming
  442. MTG words of wisdom
  443. Crown can’t operate in NSW
  444. Ain’t no scheduled posts
  445. Introverts and Covid
  446. Douglas Brebner on integration and complexity
  447. FreeBSD 13.0-BETA2 graphics on the Panasonic CF-RZ6
  448. Chick Corea ♡
  449. fstab in FreeBSD jails
  450. Hobby judgement as an adult
  451. Music Monday: Haachama’s Big Red Heart
  452. That grumpyness spiral
  453. A point to consider before retr0brigting
  454. That complexity inflection point
  455. There’s more to the story
  456. Alice Di Micele on ageing
  457. Marie Kondo would say this kicks arse!
  458. Reinventing visual metaphors for no benefit
  459. Jim Kloss on art
  460. Being victim of another data breach
  461. Trickle-down economics
  462. Room in New York
  463. You want Chanel? You buy me Gucci!
  464. Ideas waiting for their time
  465. Going to Shadu
  466. To go work on personal projects
  467. Apology for spam #9001
  468. Triple J’s Hottest 100 for 2020
  469. Yale University Press Blog
  470. The circular Delaware border
  471. Not just the price limiting EV adoption
  472. Talk to me… goose?
  473. Today’s errors
  474. New year resolutions, goals, and what’s important
  475. Our belated leave
  476. That one specific spammer who can’t pad
  477. That distinctive ALCO engine rattle
  478. Microblog, week 3 of 2021
  479. You can just pay more taxes/wages/etc!
  480. Many of my software icons are green
  481. A 1980s PBS documentary about early diesels
  482. Follow-up about FreeBSD jail advantages
  483. Difference between 19200 and 19200R ECC RAM
  484. Random article: The Circus Building
  485. “You wrote about X, can you link to me?”
  486. Abandoned blogs as time capsules
  487. A royal pain in the toe
  488. John Roderick and Bean Dad
  489. We might have a Hololive FreeBSD problem
  490. Rejoining, or losing Scotland
  491. The SS Martin Mullen
  492. The joy of music collections
  493. Dynabook screens
  494. The best laptop bag I've ever owned
  495. Jim Kloss on headaches
  496. Microblog, week 2 of 2021
  497. Whole Wheat Radio whipped the llama’s arse
  498. Taking a Twitter break
  499. Drowning in popups, part two
  500. Graphics cards getting even pricier
  501. Why I’m not talking more about Covid
  502. Merging power buttons on appliances
  503. Concatenating images with ImageMagick
  504. 2.5 and 5GbE adaptors
  505. Network backdoors and layers
  506. Prussian blue
  507. Hololive EN New Years, 2021
  508. Wordle for 2020