Mon: Jan 13, 2020

» Triple Divide Peak and Beyond. Huh, three watersheds, that looks neat.     #


Mon: Jan 06, 2020

» How to install Wine on Neon 18.04 Bionic     #


» This comment on Hacker News tells how to disable Ubuntu from phoning home regularly.

Basically these steps:
To disable the part of the MOTD which calls home, setting
  ENABLED=0
in /etc/default/motd-news should be sufficient.

To get rid of the entire "dynamic" MOTD, disable the timer unit:
  $ sudo systemctl disable motd-news.timer     #


» How I Became The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air | STORYTIME. I found this really interesting, and he has a great story telling style.     #


» The First 15 Seconds Of A Coyote Attack Are Critical – Here’s How To Protect Your Dog. I didn't realize going for the throat was the way they operated.     #


» Why I’m Sticking with Lightroom Classic… for Now. I've never used the "CC" version and absolutely will not. The day they drop the Classic version is the day I fully move over to DarkTable (which I will likely do anyway but that will certainly accelerate things.) If I didn't have so much time already invest in Lightroom I would have been gone long ago.     #


» How Much Land Does a Man Need? A Tolstoy short story.     #


Thu: Jan 02, 2020

» Brooklyn Bar Menu Generator. Made me laugh, and it's not just Brooklyn, I see a lot of that kind of text here in Colorado too.     #


» Blockchina - A script to block all connections from China. I'll probably end up using this on a couple servers. The other day I was randomly checking some connections and saw a few from Russia and a couple from Iran apparently.     #


» Mail Tester. Basically checks some things on your mail server, if you are setting up a new one and want to see what other systems see then this is the way to go.     #


Wed: Jan 01, 2020

» ESP cookbook. I'm mostly using microPython on my ESPs but this is still a great resource.     #


» Structured Text Tools, A list of command line tools for manipulating structured text data     #


Tue: Dec 31, 2019

» MoovIt - RTD Light Rail Line W. I find the RTD website (and stop listing) not great, the MoovIt site is significantly better at displaying stops and route information. Bookmarked for when I hit other cities that have public transit...     #


» DeleteFB, Automate Scrubbing your Facebook Presence. It uses the Chrome browser in automated mode to delete things from your Facebook account.     #


» WTF - the terminal dashboard. I dig it, too bad I can't get a Linux laptop at work, this would be perfect and already integrates several tools I use...     #


Mon: Dec 30, 2019

» The Cornell Note-taking System. Concise and easy to follow. I remember learning about splitting the page like that (and I have done it plenty of times) but didn't get the full idea of building questions and such in the left, I usually just put annotations or synopsis there.     #


» Carabiner Beauty: Handmade Climbing Jewelry You Need to Check Out. The hold earrings made me smile.     #


» Is it me or is it USB? Hah, lets you see if you have a real USB data cable or if it's charge-only.     #


» ZWave to MQTT. If you have a lot of Z-Wave sensors and want to stuff them into MQTT for any reason this is what you'd want. Bookmarked for later, at some point I may pick up a packaged ZWave sensor or two...     #


» Hauk, Open-source realtime location sharing. I've opted for sending my location to a Nextcloud instance, which apparently can connect to Home Assistant (that's next).     #


» The sad state of personal data and infrastructure. I agree with this, part of the reason I run so many of my own services (including email). Still, I doubt you are going to get any one of the big services that are monetizing you to actually care.     #


» The Essential Guide to Electronics in Shenzhen, Web Edition. bunnie has made what was formerly a print guide into a free download. He admits it's not up to date, but it's still interesting to scroll through.     #


Sat: Dec 28, 2019

» Advertising is a cancer on society. Very well-written and worth a read.     #


Fri: Nov 29, 2019

» DigitalJS, an online circuit simulator.     #


» Awk by example. Handy.     #


» Miriam Makeba = The Click Song Distinct Version. Chalk that up as another thing I would have no idea how to do...     #


Tue: Nov 26, 2019

» In defense of 'flicks'. Interesting, I like the explanation of how they got to 705600000.     #


Tue: Oct 29, 2019

» ESPurna Firmware for ESP8266 and ESP32. I wonder how this compares to ESPHome?     #


» How To Backup And Restore Linux With Timeshift. I'm going a different route, but this is good to know.     #


» Odroid Go. I don't play many games and I don't have much use for this but I still really want one...     #


» Seeking the Productive Life: Some Details of My Personal Infrastructure. I found this really interesting.     #


» The Tao of tmux and Terminal Tricks. Worth it.     #


» EveryCircuit circuit simulation software for phones and tablets.     #


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