My wife and I both made it onto the Hacker News front page on the same day. The one she works on is the actual important news this time.


My weekend hacking project was trying to make a reddit NNTP gateway, so I can read discussions with slrn. It basically works, kinda pleased with it!


The battery of this 10y laptop is pretty much toast.

Business idea: IAP tips in puzzle games. People to youtube when stuck in puzzles anyways, so might as well monetize it

"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." Thomas Watson, president of IBM, 1943
He was right, the five computers are named AWS, Azure, Google, Alibaba and IBM.

With all the "howto mitigate the solar winds threat" I got briefly excited that a Carrington event scale solar storm was expected.

Unsurprisingly the new Mac mini is essentially an iphone with a large fan

On the dark side, the truly decentralized side of email has pretty much been lost.

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On the Bright side, using Amazon SES lets more of my mail through spam filters.

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Most time spent moving my shell server from scaleway to AWS t4g went Into enabling outgoing email there is howto video on youtube for almost any problem you may imagine

Whenever people talk about UEFI, and it's implications like having to use a FAT partition, I'm reminded of this legendary commit message:

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Society of Trolls

A nice little Mastodon instance. Mild trolling encouraged (keep it local), but not required. Malicious behaviour is not tolerated. Follow Wheaton's law and you'll be fine.