2021 post archive

  1. Why do you timezone, Ruben?
  2. Expanding our FreeBSD home file server
  3. Australia’s Internet fun this morning
  4. Clarelynn Rose, Copperfield
  5. Another short collection of life lessons
  6. Feedback for week 30, 2021
  7. Sunisa Lee’s All-Around Gymnastics win
  8. KTMB USB keys, and what do we call them?
  9. Read at school, avoid in adulthood
  10. CISA’s exploited vulnerabilities report for 2021
  11. Train journey bucket list, via @JKloss4
  12. This site is mobile friendly
  13. Mental health at the Olympics
  14. A FreeBSD Puppet refresher by Romain Tartière
  15. Fourier transforming X-ray diffraction patterns before computers
  16. Ashe on motivational interviewing
  17. Harukana Receive, and Olympic sports
  18. Michael Franks, Heart Like an Open Book
  19. The need for personal iRL concurrency
  20. Using freebsd-update to upgrade jails
  21. Motherboard standoffs for weird case sizes
  22. Morning routines; tech and otherwise
  23. Robbie Williams, Good Doctor
  24. Comparing PC all-in-ones to the iMac
  25. Energy, or lack thereof, out of nowhere
  26. Defensive blogging
  27. Finally buying a Compaq spaceship
  28. Feedback about the Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
  29. What if we’re supposed to feel it?
  30. The Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard 2019
  31. The @JKloss4 on rails
  32. Australian swimmer quits, and I’m not surprised
  33. Katsushika Hokusai travel portrait fig
  34. Whatever happened to Office 4.0?
  35. Making your booleans consistent, y/y?
  36. Acer’s antimicrobial laptop
  37. Teaching financial literacy
  38. SQL LIMIT versus FETCH FIRST ROWS
  39. Hitting random on geographic articles
  40. Getting our first Covid jab
  41. Using youtube-dl on FreeBSD
  42. What sort of learner are you?
  43. Audacity fork Tenacity
  44. Melissa Davey on migraines
  45. … the size of Rhode Island!
  46. Even Nintendo is shipping OLEDs now
  47. Feedback on repurposed eBay packaging
  48. Henry David Thoreau
  49. Kotobukiya’s Bishoujo Remix Miku
  50. Dodgy listings using repurposed packaging
  51. The home storage crisis, via Doc Searls
  52. Erroneous systemd Ghost errors in FreeBSD
  53. Verbal ticks that never change
  54. Official Gurren Lagann art book announced
  55. Jokes as alternative input for Cunningham’s Law
  56. A report on exercise and sleep
  57. RSS feedback from Simon Ruderich
  58. You can search line numbers in Firefox!?
  59. Al Jarreau: Fallin’
  60. Being simple
  61. Revisiting webcam covers
  62. Feedback on duplicate RSS dates
  63. British Rail’s Pacer trains
  64. Full circle: TV ads on streaming platforms
  65. Searching for a CD storage system
  66. Today I learned what ISCO-08 was
  67. Simon Whistler on road trips
  68. Revisiting my emacs and Vim/nvi post
  69. Rubenerd’s Law of Food
  70. Finding which coffee types decrease CLD risk
  71. Exploring HTML cite attributes
  72. Cory Wong limited-edition vinyl!
  73. Duplicate RSS 2.0 date elements
  74. A Commodore 128 shipping update
  75. Best career advice you received at uni
  76. Some of my posts appearing on NetBSD Planet
  77. Some of these kitchen gadgets we do need
  78. James’s (aka capjamesg’s) coffee blog
  79. Retrospective on John Oliver’s Bitcoin episode
  80. Laptop, tablet, smartphone, or phone?
  81. Umar Getazazov helps me fix things
  82. Happy International Webloggers Day 2021
  83. Inline links to videos with play buttons
  84. Firefox 89’s Proton UI
  85. Mori Calliope’s new loading screen is dope!
  86. The @davewiner does a bank experiment
  87. pkgin’s manpage
  88. Updating to Minecraft 1.17 in FreeBSD
  89. What Americans don’t understand about Australia
  90. Feedback about FreeBSD, Linux VM gatekeeping
  91. Reddit’s /r/blogging, and my own advice
  92. Rhett and Link on boolean algebra
  93. Block jquery.nicescroll.js to make sites responsive
  94. Motivation myths
  95. Geri Halliwell on material science
  96. The most dangerous things in tech
  97. Stepping into an alternative dimensional floor
  98. Tom Gauld’s science headline generator
  99. Explaining geometry with pizza
  100. Tech people starting their sentences with “So, ...”
  101. Audioboom found and archived
  102. NetBSD 9.2’s new default package DB location
  103. State and mess in our computers
  104. Great bird site quotes this week
  105. FreeBSD 13 on the Panasonic Let’s Note CF-RZ6
  106. Comparing and contrasting
  107. What you can’t install with NetBSD’s pkgsrc
  108. Singapore and Japan dialogue on Covid
  109. Esther Golton, All The Room I Need
  110. Credit card cachet in an era of phone payments
  111. Replacing XML::XPath with XML::LibXML in Perl
  112. The ignominy of relegation
  113. LCD Android phones to sync with FreeBSD
  114. When Ubuntu is off topic for Ask Ubuntu
  115. Be kind to retail staff
  116. JJ Kale
  117. Super blood moon, 2021
  118. Twitter account for this site is back
  119. Alicia Wanless on tackling disinformation
  120. The @andrewhuang on streaming “success”
  121. Add to my to do list: bait and switch
  122. More cores are good
  123. Hololive English: Take Me Home, Country Roads
  124. Using NetBSD’s pkgsrc everywhere I can
  125. Clearing nginx’s cache
  126. Speed-reading app advertisements
  127. There probably won’t be a post-COVID reset
  128. Interpreting the OPML type attribute
  129. Comestibles containing holes
  130. Trying Perl signatures
  131. Testing from Big Sur
  132. Troubleshooing Palm Desktop on Windows 2000
  133. David Gerard’s IT job description
  134. The M1 Mac: “seems fine”
  135. John Oliver on hair
  136. David Gray, White Ladder LP
  137. Applying Georgina’s framework to anxiety
  138. A simple bar of soap
  139. I’m not sure that UNIX won
  140. What’s a manufear?
  141. When your customers want your service down
  142. Your most annoying things about TV
  143. Coffee shop chats
  144. Other factors behind unhelpful comparison sites
  145. The spotted wood owl
  146. Megaprojects video on submarine cables
  147. GHOST / 星街すいせい by Suisei
  148. Umbrage at trying FreeBSD and Linux in VMs
  149. When image positioning attacks
  150. Two types of comparison sites
  151. ACIC’s expanded surveillance submission
  152. Answering @klarainc: Where I started with ZFS
  153. Mathematician’s answer, via Screenbeard
  154. My state of macOS virtualisation, with FreeBSD and NetBSD digressions
  155. If you have two loaves of bread, buy a CD-ROM
  156. My new (replacement!) Palm IIIx
  157. Reading audiobooks
  158. A term for accurate, yet pointless responses
  159. Linus Tech Tips: Nothing EVER works!
  160. Pyramid schemes
  161. I’m now a part of @pavoliareine's Royaltea!
  162. Disabling memberships in Ghost 4 blogs
  163. Minecraft, and mental health
  164. Palm LifeDrive in a Windows 2000 QEMU VM
  165. The ten important things about blah
  166. Named arguments in Swift
  167. Increasing irrelevancy of award ceremonies
  168. Practical Engineering on cavitation
  169. Japanese Friendship Garden in San Jose
  170. I have a Linktree
  171. Managing encryption in the enterprise
  172. I’m now in @ninomaeinanis’s tentacult
  173. My Palm LiveDrive!
  174. A personal atlas
  175. Thoughts on Dockernetes orchestration
  176. Moccona Hazelnut instant coffee
  177. Rhyming socks
  178. We’ll party like post alone!
  179. Whimsy and the new coloured iMacs
  180. It’s not the name they call you
  181. Palm PDA nostalgia on its way!
  182. 03:00 thoughts
  183. A 580 pixel blog width
  184. Being so confident
  185. Buy Esther Golton’s music as a bundle!
  186. e-life @ Suntec
  187. Effectiveness of the Free Software Foundation
  188. Opting out of Google’s FLoC
  189. FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE sources via Git
  190. A mysterious LibreOffice Calc £
  191. DOS-friendly bootable ISOs with mkisofs
  192. FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE available!
  193. Perceptions of remote work
  194. A 740-page Tennant Schrobmachine
  195. The XTree Fan Page
  196. MediaWiki toasts the sunflower logo
  197. Feedback about a slow CF card
  198. Antranig on blogging regularly
  199. How do you use your computer?
  200. An updated clearance sign
  201. Newer CF card slower in my Pentium tower
  202. Holidays versus journeys
  203. Repairing, not replacing old parts
  204. The tech in fintech
  205. The @watsonameliaEN and @pavoliareine
  206. The rise of online readability scrapers
  207. The Texas power failure
  208. What was the first thing you were flamed for?
  209. The FIRE approach for clearer thinking
  210. We don’t always need to extract maximum value
  211. Survey on the perceptions of migraines
  212. Apologising to wpa_supplicant and FreeBSD Wi-Fi
  213. Hong Kong MTR station colours
  214. Rediscovering one of our family computers
  215. A mini, portable display for Commodore gear?
  216. Now obsolete MacBooks still have better screens
  217. i386 on FreeBSD 13 will be Tier 2
  218. How I blog regularly
  219. A monoculture question from 2005
  220. Arena swimming blog discusses breathing, anxiety
  221. Letting people find themselves
  222. Feedback from Thomas Jensen
  223. No more JavaScript frameworks
  224. Motives aren’t sufficient on social media
  225. Wedge the Ever Given anywhere
  226. An evergreen post about news reactions
  227. Holo Bass and Amelia Watson, Pop on Rocks
  228. Best attribute for 8-bit enthusiasts: patience
  229. Our bathroom hippo
  230. Email signatures that wake you up
  231. My experience with an Australian bank broker
  232. Redirect your @FSF donations elsewhere
  233. grep returns (standard input) on FreeBSD
  234. Don’t write “how it looks like”
  235. Testing SD cards with QEMU and MS-DOS 6
  236. Dover and Dover again
  237. “Vinyl saved us, but CDs are the best”
  238. But I’ll just replace them, rent free!
  239. Random Wikipedia Article: Niigata, Japan
  240. Saying goodbye to my Commodore 64
  241. Painting by Emily Carr
  242. Chromium monoculture marches on
  243. Thinking about movies
  244. The VIA VT82C586B PCI, PC97 controller
  245. No, RSA is not broken
  246. tulloch4801’s video on the 3801 relaunch
  247. A Commodore 128 and TED monitor stand
  248. You can (not) bracket
  249. Women’s mental exhaustion in IT
  250. Rubenerd.com linked to on Lobste.rs
  251. My Commodore 1571 drive arrived!
  252. Quote from @Aral on debugging
  253. Minecraft won’t launch on macOS
  254. Commutes before and after the pandemic
  255. Seeing the 3801 steam locomotive
  256. Bathroom design affordances
  257. Jokes at the expense of retail staff
  258. Fortress Australia and New Zealand
  259. Why did initials on MOS chips disappear?
  260. Hackers are malicious
  261. Reliability of cassette tapes and disks
  262. Minibarring people who use your system
  263. Music Monday: acoustic piano
  264. Anxiety tips: stop playing personal FUD
  265. Moving on from Apple
  266. Hales on unexpected LiveJournals
  267. Troubleshooting my Commodore 128’s 80-column mode, part one
  268. My jail post was read on BSDNow!
  269. Missing MacBook Pro features returning
  270. Rubenerd.com has a LiveJournal?
  271. Gura and Cali on TED Talks
  272. Headphones as a social signal
  273. Crime shows, and the money motive
  274. NHK: The Sanriku coast train
  275. Retr0brighting my Commodore 128 keyboard
  276. Slanty road barrier things
  277. Troubleshooting a Commodore 1541 disk drive
  278. I won’t watch it if it’s inaccessible
  279. Truth in advertising hits Twitter
  280. WWR: Singer Songwriter Heaven
  281. Necessity versus rarity in online auctions
  282. The Internet interprets censorship as damage?
  283. Email unsubscribe fail: Trustwave
  284. Follow me on Mastodon
  285. Gadget-like computers, or computer-like gadgets?
  286. Stores for Commodore 128 components
  287. Can’t set Firefox new tabs to use local files
  288. Commodore 128’s 80 column mode in VICE
  289. Comprehensive Breville BKE395 kettle review
  290. Fixing my unbootable Commodore 128
  291. Pop Up Parade’s Quintessential Quintuplets
  292. The SS Golden Eagle
  293. Almost wrote about my Commodore 128
  294. Replacing Facebook news with RSS feeds
  295. Cord cutters, and the age of streaming
  296. MTG words of wisdom
  297. Crown can’t operate in NSW
  298. Ain’t no scheduled posts
  299. Introverts and Covid
  300. Douglas Brebner on integration and complexity
  301. FreeBSD 13.0-BETA2 graphics on the Panasonic CF-RZ6
  302. Chick Corea ♡
  303. fstab in FreeBSD jails
  304. Hobby judgement as an adult
  305. Music Monday: Haachama’s Big Red Heart
  306. That grumpyness spiral
  307. A point to consider before retr0brigting
  308. That complexity inflection point
  309. There’s more to the story
  310. Alice Di Micele on ageing
  311. Marie Kondo would say this kicks arse!
  312. Reinventing visual metaphors for no benefit
  313. Jim Kloss on art
  314. Being victim of another data breach
  315. Trickle-down economics
  316. Room in New York
  317. You want Chanel? You buy me Gucci!
  318. Ideas waiting for their time
  319. Going to Shadu
  320. To go work on personal projects
  321. Apology for spam #9001
  322. Triple J’s Hottest 100 for 2020
  323. Yale University Press Blog
  324. The circular Delaware border
  325. Not just the price limiting EV adoption
  326. Talk to me… goose?
  327. Today’s errors
  328. New year resolutions, goals, and what’s important
  329. Our belated leave
  330. That one specific spammer who can’t pad
  331. That distinctive ALCO engine rattle
  332. Microblog, week 3 of 2021
  333. You can just pay more taxes/wages/etc!
  334. Many of my software icons are green
  335. A 1980s PBS documentary about early diesels
  336. Follow-up about FreeBSD jail advantages
  337. Difference between 19200 and 19200R ECC RAM
  338. Random article: The Circus Building
  339. “You wrote about X, can you link to me?”
  340. Abandoned blogs as time capsules
  341. A royal pain in the toe
  342. John Roderick and Bean Dad
  343. We might have a Hololive FreeBSD problem
  344. Rejoining, or losing Scotland
  345. The SS Martin Mullen
  346. The joy of music collections
  347. Dynabook screens
  348. The best laptop bag I've ever owned
  349. Jim Kloss on headaches
  350. Microblog, week 2 of 2021
  351. Whole Wheat Radio whipped the llama’s arse
  352. Taking a Twitter break
  353. Drowning in popups, part two
  354. Graphics cards getting even pricier
  355. Why I’m not talking more about Covid
  356. Merging power buttons on appliances
  357. Concatenating images with ImageMagick
  358. 2.5 and 5GbE adaptors
  359. Network backdoors and layers
  360. Prussian blue
  361. Hololive EN New Years, 2021
  362. Wordle for 2020