Wed: Apr 18, 2018

» Carbon Arc Torch. That's kind of amazing, I had no idea that existed but definitely see a place for it in the shop.     #


Mon: Apr 16, 2018

» Monty Python is Coming to Netflix. Hooray! Should have landed yesterday...     #


» Portable DVD Player gets Raspberry Pi Zero Upgrade. Holy crap, that's genius. I have one of those DVD players in the basement just sitting there...     #


» Learning to Weld with 6013 and 7014 Electrodes. Great reference, I keep meaning to get back to the arc welder (I picked up a nice Lincoln wire-feed not too long ago, it's a massive step up from the Harbor Freight one I was using, works sooo much better on thin-walled square tube.)     #


» Climbing or Porn. Hahaha, you have to decide just based on the audio clips. Pretty much not safe for work.     #


» Canadian surgeons urge people to throw out bristle BBQ brushes. Apparently a lot of wire bristled grill brushes tend to lose the wires which can end up in food and swallowed, and it's not good. I'm more of the "run the grill on high and incinerate everything" type of griller.     #


» Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Custom Workbench LED Lamp!. Awesome.     #


» Edit your rooted Android hosts file to block ad servers. I'm blocking graph.facebook.com, it's astounding how many apps use that damn thing when I've never tied any app to a FB account.     #


» Space trailers. I like the concept but once again I find myself wondering "how much does the damn thing actually cost?" I hate how hidden these trailer companies are, why can't they just be up-front about pricing?     #


» DietPi, a light-weight distribution (aka "distro") for single-board computers like the Raspberry Pi. Since I use mine as more of a home server than anything I don't need Wolfram or even a desktop installed. This strips most of that out and is considerably lighter on resources than say Raspbian.     #


» Iridium YouTube Extension. I'm still muddling along with YouTubeCenter but I'd love it if the idiots at YouTube would look and take some ideas from these extensions so we just don't need them. There's no reason for the experience to be as bad as it is.     #


» CodeIgniter - Upgrading from 2.2.x to 3.0.x. Solid set of docs, and I was coming from 2.1.x even. Ran into a couple hiccups but overall this doc was a great help.     #


» For $5000, Chevy Will Let You Assemble Your Corvette Z06’s Engine Yourself. That would be an amazing experience. I drove a Z06 last year in Vegas through Dream Racing and stomping on the gas pedal for the straight-away felt like being kicked in the chest, it was incredible.     #


» OKCupid's "removed" Visitor API. Interesting.     #


» How to Install PHP 5.6 on Ubuntu 16.04 & Debian 9. Very helpful since I have some stuff just not ready for PHP7 yet.     #


» The dots do matter: how to scam a Gmail user. I have a secondary gmail account that I never intentionally use (yet) though I do log in regularly just to check it. I'm still astounded at the amount of people who don't know that's not their email address - and the idiotic companies that don't do any email verification. I've gotten everything from resumes to hotel reservations to the primary account for a Verizon FIOS installation.     #


Sun: Apr 15, 2018

» UPnProxy: Blackhat Proxies via NAT Injections. PDF paper. And yikes.     #


Sat: Apr 14, 2018

» Star Wars: The Clone Wars Chronological Episode Order. The show gets recommended quite a bit online, this is the order you should be watching to get the most out of it.     #


Fri: Apr 06, 2018

» Southwest Denver (Images of America). Interesting.     #


» hacker-scripts. In spite of the name "smack-my-bitch-up" is hilarious.     #


» Showing The Weather In Tmux. Nifty.     #


» Why Google's CardDAV server isn't. Almost none of Google stuff actually follows standards, it's so incredibly frustrating.     #


» US Heartworm Map. Interesting to see that there's places where it basically doesn't exist.     #


Sun: Apr 01, 2018

» Father in Law Speech. Made me laugh.     #


Thu: Mar 29, 2018

» Yet Another Terminal :: Serial Communication. If you are doing anything with microcontrollers (like say an ESP8266) on Windows you need a decent terminal app to interface with it. This one looks good.     #


» Raspberry Pi Zero W Simultaneous AP and Managed Mode Wifi. Awesome.     #


» me_cleaner, a tool to remove as much of the insidious Intel Management Engine firmware as possible.     #


» A Great Way to Make Quick and Easy Knobs. Nifty, I like it.     #


» Dovecot Pigeonhole Sieve Interpreter. Looks like a nicer way of filtering mail than using just procmail.     #


» Beal Escaper First Look. I think as an escape device this would be good but I'd be very nervous the whole time I was on it...     #


» recover_mp4. I had mixed luck with it recovering some truncated security camera footage but it's worth having around.     #


» No Carb Pizza Crust. This is surprisingly good.     #


» Build a Tiny Hot Wire Foam Cutter. That's about as simple as you can get...     #


» Apache and Let's Encrypt best practices for security. Good list.     #


» Certbot user guide. Unfortunately right now Debian 9 is still using an older version so no wildcard certs yet, but I imagine that'll change soon enough.     #


» 5 Essential Steps to Hardening Your MySQL Database     #


» Linux sendmail command. I tried to switch to Postfix, I really did, but having multiple virtual hosts just didn't work and I ran out of time to make it work, so I'm still on sendmail...     #


» acme.sh, a pure Unix shell script implementing ACME client protocol. In case certbot doesn't work for you.     #


» Log File Navigator. Ohh, going to install this on a couple servers for sure...     #


» An Introduction to Storm Detector Modules. Ordered one of those, going to add it to the weather station I'm working on...     #


» Blokada Android ad blocker. Open source and doesn't require root, going to give this a spin.     #


» Everybody Lies: FBI Edition. Just shut the hell up when dealing with "authorities".     #


» How to Fall Asleep in 2 Minutes or Less. Interesting.     #


» Fred's ImageMagick Scripts. I really like the sound of the "whiteboard" script, definitely going to grab that.     #


» Omega Tau podcast - Container Shipping. Interesting, worth a listen.     #


» Grabyourwallet. A list of all the companies doing business with Trump.     #


» Custom map phone wallpapers. Awesome!     #


» Droplet Model 2018 Trailer. I really like the looks of some of these but I can't get over the prices...     #


» Find Lectures, searches YouTube for lectures, and is searchable by category which is pretty cool.     #


» Facebook Container Extension: Take control of how you’re being tracked. Excellent response by Mozilla. Not for me, I have a second browser that's run through a proxy and only used for FB (FB is blocked at my router otherwise), been doing it that way for years. But for folks who normally use FB this is an excellent addition.     #


» Meet Leentu, the 150-Pound Pop-Up Camper. I dig the concept, not sure about the price though.     #


Sat: Mar 24, 2018

» SFTP Connection Error Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server. Had this happen on a new Debian 9 installation (on Linode) and changing the subsystem to "internal-sftp" cleared it right up.     #


Mon: Mar 19, 2018

» cool-retro-term. Wow, if you want to confuse your younger friends and co-workers you should definitely be using this.     #


Fri: Mar 16, 2018

» Welding Table - Elevating & Rolling. The functionality along with the level of detail is astounding to me.     #


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