2022 post archive

  1. The great Commodore/Atari engineer swap
  2. Fascinating new pencil soldering irons
  3. Another smart camera leaking information
  4. That elusive Commodore 128 80-column mode
  5. Rejected cards and waking an IT team up
  6. CallMeKevin, and the quarter life crisis?
  7. Some blog ideas I’m considering for 2023
  8. Hanging out with nice people
  9. The encouraging pushback against game NFTs
  10. Using Blender as a video editor
  11. Password managers must encrypt metadata too
  12. Happy Yuletide to you and yours :)
  13. Flickering caused by a hot MOS 8565R2
  14. Brand loyalty isn’t always irrational
  15. High idle power on AMD’s RDNA3 cards
  16. A late review of the M1 MacBook Air
  17. Marcel Bischoff discusses commercial radio
  18. Cleaning and retr0brighting a Commodore 64C
  19. Sideloading on iTelephones
  20. 2023 Racing Miku, via @_BADCATBAD
  21. New music is old
  22. Exploring Sydney’s Xmas decorations
  23. The Doughnut Hole emulation problem
  24. The Fractal Ridge Mini-ITX Case
  25. Feeling validation for Apple Pay anxiety
  26. Half-baked thoughts on software subscriptions
  27. Cleaning out my notes folder, 2022
  28. I… bought a Commodore 64C
  29. You searched for a user’s guide, sir?
  30. We are so lucky to be here
  31. Why I live out of FeedLand for RSS now
  32. Zettelkasten
  33. Grailed Jeanne Alter in FGO quotes Daft Punk
  34. The patch in my Commdoore 1541 was official!
  35. Another lacklustre RSS pitch
  36. Goodbye Chris Seaton ♡
  37. Boeing finishes its last 747
  38. Elective Surgery is the “micropayments” of health
  39. FreeBSD 12.4-RELEASE available
  40. Speeding up FreeBSD jail start times
  41. Music as an analogue for thought processing
  42. Demand for ads on the receiving end
  43. The SMS turns thirty
  44. Black Friday as an opportunity to unsubscribe
  45. Dave Winer on “micropayments”
  46. It’s Xmas Season 2022
  47. Website security word salad
  48. Feedback about Gemini and Gopher
  49. Jeff Geerling: Just say no
  50. Maya Angelou on cynicism
  51. Travelling to Japan during post-Covid times
  52. BitTorrent language
  53. Thinking aloud about Gemini and Gopher
  54. From Tokyo one evening
  55. The “joy” of retro IT web searches
  56. Ben Sidran, Ballad of a Thin Man
  57. News for week 45, 2022
  58. On leave again
  59. Querying TXT records with drill(1)
  60. Waking up to coffee shop chatter
  61. An app to not be run over
  62. What’s going on
  63. The 86Box PC emulator
  64. Book buying is aspirational
  65. Shoko Miyata’s 2022 qualifier floor routine
  66. End of October 2022 links
  67. Taking a break e312643b
  68. Five things I’m thankful for, October 2022
  69. The wonderful tee(1) command
  70. Targeting civilians with outdated maps
  71. What you’d want in a dream home
  72. Alan Kohler explores remote work
  73. STH’s Supermicro X13SAE-F board review
  74. Canon Canoscan LiDE220 review
  75. Mispronunciations I remember
  76. Fixing a Comet server after misconfiguring S3
  77. Cam from Blacktail Studio on practice
  78. Windows 2000 in QEMU on an M1 Mac
  79. Thinking about AMD’s 7000 series CPUs
  80. A hot dog is not a sandwich
  81. Content, engagement, and extraction
  82. Using Network Location in macOS
  83. Do you log out of sites?
  84. The sham referendums in Ukraine
  85. Blander logos are good, via @NeilIreland
  86. Do I need line numbers? Yes
  87. Raspberry Pis in racks or PCI slots
  88. David Gerard’s cryptocurrency talk
  89. Archive it if you care about it
  90. Ahiru and Jim Kloss are Good Civ
  91. This news site link may surprise you
  92. how.complexsystems.fail
  93. Music Monday: My favourite theme songs
  94. It’s three months until Christmas
  95. A great relationship with his garbage contractor
  96. How minds process bad news
  97. Cartron asks what FreeBSD machines I use
  98. Running Windows 11 for games
  99. Sitting outside with a coffee
  100. If you want to understand reality, don’t be pedantic
  101. Countdown with Keith Olbermann is back
  102. aria2 can download torrent files, then their files
  103. P.G. Morgan’s insights into D.B. Cooper
  104. The pushback against decluttering
  105. Peter Millard compares and contrasts sanders
  106. Bombardier ends Learjet production
  107. Software engagement versus utility
  108. WHO claims Covid “end in sight”
  109. My favourite USB key ever: The Toshiba PA5003A
  110. 747 engine part lands on Belgian house
  111. Queen Elizabeth II
  112. Backing the VisionFive 2 RISC-V dev board
  113. The iPhone 14
  114. Kent Ridge Park in Singapore
  115. Let’s circle back on this nuanced lede
  116. Discovering 850 watt SFX power supplies exist
  117. Weird Al had 100 gigs of RAM
  118. AMD Ryzen 7000
  119. The Mentour Pilot on responsibility
  120. Today’s spam: customers have tills?
  121. Answering “yeah, but is the solution secure?”
  122. It’s the first of September already
  123. Goodbye, Gorby
  124. My first shower thought in a while
  125. Running Unix commands in real life
  126. Switching to black coffee/tea as we get older
  127. Railway interest in IoT devices growing
  128. Handwritten HTML sites
  129. Latvia’s Soviet-era monument removed 🇱🇻
  130. Heroku cancelling free and inactive accounts
  131. DW: Forty years of CDs
  132. Hyundai’s AES key was lifted from an example
  133. Wouter Groeneveld on how much one earns
  134. Gloria Tells: Out of Control
  135. It sure felt like a long weekend!
  136. Unproductive beverage adventures
  137. Digital.com are spammers
  138. More thought for landlords than tenants
  139. The NCR-80 vintage mechanical keyboard kit
  140. Setting up Minecraft, for absolute beginners
  141. The quest for high-resolution album art
  142. NetBSD 9.3 and whimsy
  143. WFH being used to dismiss staff
  144. Former Australian Prime Minister Morrison’s secret portfolios
  145. Jorge Fábregas and I discuss blog cadence
  146. A lot happening in this lift
  147. How do you create zpools? Via @michaeldexter
  148. Cleaning two decades of family music
  149. Too hard? Take more steps
  150. Guess who paid off their student debt!
  151. Features every microwave should have
  152. Calling git a blockchain to rebrand bad tech
  153. A list of games I’ve enjoyed
  154. A year of using a FreeBSD laptop without a GUI
  155. Machismo fascination with conflict
  156. Moving forward, with @kiriappeee, @geofftech
  157. svnlite(1) removed from FreeBSD base
  158. A local planter now has a lovely plant
  159. An obstinate port-forwarding router
  160. New-ish theme for 2022
  161. Baristas are councillors
  162. Thinking aloud about web engagement
  163. People who end comments with an ellipsis…
  164. Links for week 31, 2022
  165. Feedback from @Tubsta, @Crosse3, Paul Traylor
  166. Superficial Linux distribution reviews
  167. When CDNs and DDoS vendors go offline
  168. The limits of personal social capital
  169. Yahoo Mail looks… good!
  171. Swensens durian mochi
  172. Suburban wheelie bins and repeated effort
  173. Goodbye, @tsukumosana 🪐
  174. Migraine advice and treatments
  175. Numbers that don’t have eight in them
  176. Thanking Yee Cheng Chin for MacVim
  177. Trent Zimmerman writes why the Coalition lost
  178. Feedback on English bands
  179. Time involved in healthy eating, by @FoldableHuman
  180. Russia withdraws from the ISS
  181. GPU prices a bit closer to normalcy
  182. Which 3 English bands would you save?
  183. Q&A about my NW-A55 Walkman
  184. Resource use of FreeBSD desktop environments
  185. Ukraine/Russia peace talks “didn’t make sense”
  186. Tech you like that’s gone
  187. CNBC on why Starbucks failed in Australia
  188. Number pads
  189. Ten years with @kirisviel
  190. Jeff Geerling’s all-flash NAS
  191. (Initial) Vitamin D
  192. Social media and tourists
  193. rjc shows Minecraft running on OpenBSD too
  194. Autochrome Lumière Mauretania
  195. Cory Wong and Victor Wooten, Direct Flyte
  196. A dream without a phone
  197. A decade since Ano Natsu de Matteru
  198. NetBSD can also run a Minecraft server
  199. B-words that are a letter off another
  200. Philanthropy only attacks the symptoms
  201. Making interactive sqlite3 more useful
  202. The reason Linux something something
  203. Denial by Potentiality
  204. Sri Lanka in 2022
  205. The Uber files
  206. How we run Minecraft
  207. She Came In Through the Bathroom Window
  208. Dennis Moore, Dennis Moore
  209. Why I tend to avoid reading social news comments
  210. The Brussels Effect
  211. Uses for tangled earbud cables
  212. A decade without blog comments
  213. Headaches are (almost) invisible
  214. Hamaji Neo reviews Gateron Yellow switches
  215. Australian housing and mental health
  216. July doesn’t feel like the seventh month
  217. My first dev job, and using double pound
  218. Music Monday: Muji BGM
  219. The Internet’s short memory for retrocomputing
  220. Australian AG Dreyfus on data privacy law
  221. My new Sony NW-A55 Walkman! Also a review
  222. Booting Fedora into XWayland when Xorg breaks
  223. The Willie Wagtail
  224. Interest rates in 2022
  225. The 4–3–2–1–0 Backup Rule
  226. Clarke and Dawe, Australia’s energy market
  227. Basic fix between pf tables and macros on FreeBSD
  228. Finally ascending BB in Fate/Grand Order
  229. The tech nostalgia bathtub curve
  230. The difference between good and bad people
  231. Adventures with mould and dehumidifiers
  232. Edward Luce on the impact (or not) of law
  233. Ukraine and Moldova granted EU candidate status
  234. Happy Birthday, Clara!
  235. Singapore, Ukraine, and some Mahathir irredentism
  236. Stephen Marche discusses AI
  237. Web design 101: field order matters
  238. Happy 80th, Paul McCartney!
  239. Claire Saffitz makes creamed spinach pie
  240. Cathode Ray Dude on retro hardware collecting
  241. Cryptocurrency waste, in all senses of the word
  242. Winter coffee shops compared to home
  243. People vote for leaders in parliaments
  244. Rebecca, Michael recommend the Gateron Black Ink V2 keyswitches
  245. Comparing vaccine hesitancy to tobacco
  246. Quest for a thocky split keyboard like my Topre
  247. Cryptocurrency crash reducing CO₂ emissions
  248. The No. abbreviation for number
  249. My own drive reliability stats
  250. The Queen’s Birthday, and the Whitlam dismissal
  251. The Rémilly–Saarbrücken railway
  252. Our sites are now on FreeBSD 13.1-R
  253. “Get anything you want. No, not that!”
  254. Portable digital audio players still exist
  255. If you can automate it in your life, try
  256. Zelenskyy: Keep sharing about Ukraine
  257. Things I don’t like aren’t the worst thing (usually)
  258. The CERBERUS 2080
  259. Techmoan on people who listen to cassettes
  260. Music Monday: McCartney III
  261. Social media trains us to think in black/white
  262. It’s a small container, or a bucket
  263. Using meaningful email subject lines for alerts
  264. The @vermaden, @BasementTrix on FreeBSD not being a native PC OS
  265. Broadcom buying VMware
  266. The wondrous LG A9 CordZero vacuum cleaner
  267. Linux is native to the PC, FreeBSD isn’t?
  268. US DOJ won’t charge for security research
  269. We Serve. Coffee
  270. Hobbies becoming work, and getting space
  271. Why bought sites get taken offline
  272. Kyle Lanchman on iOS navigation, and music
  273. Penny Wong’s first speech as foreign minister
  274. The two identities of the Australian ATO
  275. The @Om summarises music software
  276. Prematurely labelling RSS feeds as inactive
  277. Confusing toll-free numbers for 2FA codes
  278. Brad Alexander on hostname schemes, sci-fi
  279. The first iPhone, and portable music in 2022
  280. Britannica came up before Wikipedia
  281. Angélique Kidjo, Azan Nan Kpe
  282. Karen Mathison Schmidt’s Country Garden
  283. Australian prime minister Morrison is out
  284. Impulse-purchased junk near checkouts
  285. Cryptocurrency doesn’t solve fraud
  286. Feedback on Vim plugin installs
  287. Elude and allude, from Tommy
  288. Goodies from @GamersNexus arrived!
  289. Time splits between various OSs, via Mark C.
  290. Mentally resetting during the day
  291. Git ignores .gitignore with .gitignore in .gitignore
  292. FreeBSD 13.1-RELEASE available
  293. Vim plugin feedback
  294. Pete and Dud’s Frog and Peach
  295. Figuring out things before the Internet
  296. A quick look at console file managers
  297. A modern web payment login process
  298. The Stanley Parable Ultra Deluxe: Please play it!
  299. Expertise is expensive, conspiracies aren’t
  300. Voting in the Australian elections by post
  301. My journey back to Fedora Workstation
  302. How Ukraine’s banks continued to operate
  303. The hot (running) AMD Radeon 6950 XT
  304. Firefox turns 100
  305. Rhyming grilled cheese sandwiches
  306. TNL’s Nine Pillars of Digital Justice
  307. Twitter, Netflix, and infinite growth
  308. The European Rail Traffic Management System
  309. Doing things before you need to
  310. EasyJet seats
  311. Music Monday: Stellar Stellar by Suisei
  312. Fun with AIOs: The Arctic Liquid Freezer II 280
  313. Trying vim-plug
  314. My Hahndorf Inn Hotel mug
  315. Music Monday: JJ Lin, Practice Love
  316. Waycross derailment in the US
  317. GamersNexus launches a Ukraine charity shirt
  318. Dealing with depression (fun!)
  319. A Sydney (Harbour!) wave and a smile
  320. Vintage social network sentences
  321. Remote railfanning, and a live GP38-3 in Florida
  322. A market failure with sunk costs
  323. Feedback on fake requests and back doors
  324. OpenSSH 9.0 released
  325. A list of my first computers
  326. “Did you bully the weird kids?”
  327. The selfcare.tech bot is a new favourite
  328. Buy LG fridges, not Westinghouse
  329. Computers and the passing of time
  330. Fake law enforcement with encryption backdoors
  331. Actions that separate the world
  332. Some more coffee shop chatter
  333. FDR on the early bird
  334. Why are you always frowning?
  335. PCLZIP_ERR_BAD_FORMAT (-10) : Invalid archive structure
  336. Day 404 of 2022
  337. Alexander Schneider has a blog!
  338. The African emerald cuckoo
  339. isapc with 16-bit colour in QEMU
  340. Pet Shop Boys, Shopping
  341. Singapore–Malaysia Causeway reopens
  342. Track skipping from ripped CDs
  343. RFC: What to offer after CentOS 7?
  344. Evaluating tech, via @encthenet
  345. Beautiful photos from the US @Interior
  346. Arigato, K.G.Kobayashi
  347. Nvidia’s RTX 3090 Ti
  348. The vaccines cause autism lie
  349. The most satisfying connectors
  350. Social media filters need image recognition
  351. My favourite Train Simulator routes on special
  352. The BNSF has a store
  353. Birthday Ryzen Minecraft shaders!
  354. Pop Up Parade’s Rei Ayanami
  355. Down to my last Aeropress filter
  356. There are still mechanical turks everywhere
  357. Rebuilding the Antonov Antonov An-225 Mryia
  358. paprok gets CDE running on NetBSD
  359. My Apothecary Coffee mug
  360. Street-running trains
  361. John Jakes, March Into Darkness
  362. Long forms select for those who can write
  363. Version of Perl I use, via @pinkopanterata
  364. David Hazeltine, Look What I Found
  365. “But you can just disable it!”
  366. The NATO expansionism narrative
  367. 8,000 post feedback, and regular writing
  368. I17n in character sets and home media
  369. The @ourokronii power washes into our hearts
  370. Pouring one out for David Boggs
  371. 8,000 blog posts!?
  372. Challenges with mini-ITX builds in 2022
  373. Another mention on @BSDNow!
  374. The RTX 3070, and chasing the shiny
  375. Kevlin Henney’s procedural programming talk
  376. FedEx MD-11 flap issue at Sydney Airport
  377. Groucho Marx’s literary review
  378. View of Earth from the ISS in 2015
  379. Choosing audio codecs, via Wouter Groeneveld
  380. Teaching history
  381. The surprising backlash against RSS
  382. Bob Malach, Michel Petrucciani: For All Time’s Sake
  383. My essential Firefox fixes (and add-ons) in 2022
  384. Committing dotfiles and other essentials
  385. Retina, HiDPI scaling in KDE Plasma
  386. Comparitech are spammers
  387. Beeping fire alarms taught me about irritations
  388. My lazy approach to FreeBSD dual-booting
  389. Feedback on 4K KVMs
  390. Learning about fan controllers
  391. A @SimonWhistler reaction face
  392. The new iPhone SE is still good
  393. Say You Love Me, Fleetwood Mac
  394. Sydney rain adventures
  395. Bought a GPU or mattress? Here are ads for more!
  396. Are DisplayPort or HDMI KVMs any good?
  397. The double-barred finch
  398. “De-Nazifying” Ukraine
  399. Cancelling my Presario Sleeper PC project
  400. No bad products, only bad prices?
  401. Personal technology insight and cynicism
  402. Bandcamp bought
  403. Walter E. Williams, “All It Takes is Guts”
  404. Trying (and liking!) KDE Neon
  405. Debating whether to have blog post types
  406. Helping Ukranians via Etsy
  407. Happy birthday @dekopatchi 🎂
  408. Facts over feelings
  409. The iPhone 8 (and SE) are still better iPhones
  410. My podcast used as a metadata example!?
  411. “Sexy cosplay” spam
  412. Why my game PC runs FreeBSD and Kubuntu
  413. What Ukraine and Putin have accomplished 🇺🇦
  414. Chatswood’s round trees
  415. Sad to see @1Password’s blockchain shenanigans
  416. Aral Balkan on bean counters
  417. Review: @PCCaseGear in Australia is awesome
  418. Ukraine UN Ambassador Sergiy Kyslytsya
  419. Client-side name and location validation
  420. Free university course videos
  421. JayzTwoCents on guilt about hobbies
  422. Chilling effects on defensive social media posts
  423. 2022–02–22
  424. Daniel Pennac on learning for fun
  425. Identity, Ukraine, and thinking aloud
  426. Go Jazz Nakano Miku BlueSCSI, in a box!
  427. The great Chatswood blackout of 2022
  428. LibreOffice 7.3.x Skia stability issues on macOS
  429. Geographic domain spam
  430. Hammer problems in coffee shops
  431. Graphics card feedback
  432. Defensive social media posts
  433. Tweaking my blog theme fonts for *nix users
  434. CallMeKevin’s ancient bear proverb
  435. Phantom phone vibrations
  436. Slow Debian 11 installs with IDE to SATA adaptors
  437. Buying a new graphics card
  438. Highest praise one can give software
  439. A numbered list of encountered tech
  440. Comparing lzop and plzip compression
  441. Villa del Parque station in Buenos Aires
  442. You should check out Marian Bouček’s blog
  443. Starting a blog, and unoriginal ideas
  444. The “fundamental problem” with NFTs
  445. UI design is as much about expectations
  446. Fire preparedness, and the SCDF emergency handbook
  447. A 12 TB SATA Ultrastar hard drive saves the day
  448. Flight or invisibility, with Clara!
  449. Why IPv6 isn’t more widespread
  450. Australian energy company data collection
  451. Black★Rock Shooter: Inexhaustible and Dawn Fall
  452. Eight things I don’t regret buying
  453. Git not being a version control system
  454. KDE Plasma 5.24 released
  455. Clara’s and my first Woodland Mansion
  456. Raspberry Pi OS is now 64-bit
  457. The Dassault Mercure could have succeeded today
  458. Revitalising neighbourhoods
  459. Change git repo to use SSH not HTTPS
  460. Expelled from Paradise seven year anniversary
  461. Alan Baxter on writing
  462. My retrocomputer projects, Q1 2022
  463. BioGraphics discusses Augustus
  464. Pop Up Parade Fate/Grand Carnival figs
  465. Edgar Allan Poe on ciphers
  466. Using innocuous prompts as hooks
  467. 2022-02-02
  468. Firefox dark mode issues
  469. The iPad Mini 6’s weird aspect ratio
  470. I’m triple-vaxxed for Covid!
  471. Losslessly optimising images
  472. Real Engineering on natural gas and renewables
  473. Music Monday: Jack Johnson, No Good with Faces
  474. Having a uniform
  475. Clara and I at the Tokyo Tower
  476. Windows 3.1: CD audio MCI driver not installed
  477. The PinePhone keyboard case
  478. What a FreeBSD/KDE user misses on macOS
  479. Retrocomputing can be more than games
  480. Doc Searls versus printers
  481. Jeff Geerling on burnout
  482. Leigh Dodds on in-language
  483. Some useful tips
  484. Always check for the wrong item too
  485. US train feedback, and distributed power
  486. 26th of January
  487. Battery-powered trains
  488. Playing with CD-RWs on FreeBSD
  489. Finding a cute 386 or 486 desktop
  490. Paying with cash, old school
  491. Are video games addictive? I don’t know
  492. Wouter Groeneveld digresses
  493. Our January 2022 apartment cleanout
  494. Why are people falling for NFTs?
  495. Microfibre cloths
  496. My “new” IBM WorkPad 20X Palm PDA!
  497. Account spam from @PayPal?
  498. Show 421: The flying progress episode
  499. HippopoPenguin’s Rin as Ishtar
  500. A home NAS of the future
  501. Farewell to my Kindle Paperwhite
  502. Jeb Brooks on the California Zephyr
  503. This post only has the word “bagel”
  504. What year is The Future now?
  505. You must have only done it for the money
  506. Programming language names
  507. The current state of Linux gaming
  508. Michael Franks, Songbirds
  509. Already seeing pandemic-related knock-on effects
  510. Steps towards more recycling in Singapore
  511. Lewis Mumford on urban cars
  512. Vivaldi’s Jon von Tetzchner on crypto-“currency”
  513. Self-doubt
  514. Beige-o-Vision introducing the PiDP-11
  515. Lists are great!
  516. Feedback pending post number #9001
  517. Learning of BlueSCSI
  518. Migraines Australia’s new fact sheets
  519. My favourite Australian decaf beans
  520. Number of posts last year
  521. Press and politicians abusing medical terms
  522. Boulevard of Enthusiasts, Naberezhnye Chelny
  523. Uniforms of the future
  524. Comestible aromas, via @Georgiecel
  525. Dev, system design, and screwdrivers
  526. Trying out the Windows Package Manager
  527. Tire evidence by Peter McDonald
  528. iPhone desktop sync has Walken’d away
  529. URL trends from 2013
  530. Homes and furniture
  531. SgLinks the next URL shortener to go
  532. The Ricoh GR IIIx
  533. Fine art accounts on The Bird Site
  534. Goodbye to Plastikitty
  535. Lew Wasserman
  536. Redundancy in IT isn’t
  537. The Maja 2 split keyboard
  538. Shopping MallDova
  539. Happy New Year 2022