2020-02-17: A playlist is an ordered list of 3-tuples (song, album, artist) with some metadata. Why does it take …

2020-02-16: he’s obsessed with the space heater

2020-02-16: Finding myself speaking more explicitly in the language of design patterns. Like, “I should use a …

2020-02-10: Latest RPG story idea: think The Expanse, only instead of the protomolecule being sci-fi mumbo …

2020-02-09: Dogs poop in alignment with Earth’s magnetic field, study finds - PBS NewsHour Ollie poops …

2020-02-06: Soon

2020-02-05: The great kava boom: how Fiji’s beloved psychoactive brew is going global - World news - The …

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2020-02-04: Whenever The Muffs come up on shuffle I get really sad. But also I guess I’m old enough now that …

2020-02-03: Huh. Militia groups spurn alt-right ‘trash’ at Virginia gun rally while establishing a dialogue with …

2020-02-02: Ok

2020-02-02: An app I like switched to a subscription model. Ok, fine. The problem is they added like 60+ new …

2020-02-02: Bleak Sword (Apple Arcade) is really good! Super-low-res swipe-based Dark Souls, basically. Simple …

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2020-01-31: Notice: Heisenburg works here now

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2020-01-29: “Any blockers?” Yes, Turing machines

2020-01-29: Another Sabrina note. The musical numbers are cringe af. It’s like some exec said, “this shits too …

2020-01-28: Op-Ed: Yes, Gov. Cuomo, Car Helmets Could Save Lives – Streetsblog New York City Or, you know, build …

2020-01-28: Made it a good chunk of the day before [redacted] broke my spirit

2020-01-27: The only part of S3 of Sabrina i am liking is uh “sexy witch and pansexual warlock go on a revenge …

2020-01-27: Wild how everyone credits “Allied forces” for liberating Auschwitz. It was the Red Army.

2020-01-27: It’s nice to live in a world where immensely important systems explode overnight and no one noticed …

2020-01-27: It seems like the touch sensitivity of the micro.blog app is higher than any app on my phone. I so …

2020-01-26: Some updates to the “booze blog”, including fixing pagination and tags

2020-01-22: Went in hellscape bird site to vent my spleen. Please forgive this transgression. But I promise, …

2020-01-19: I had a few too many and made this thebooze.ninja I’m (slowly!) adding all my recipes and notes and …

2020-01-19: The thing I notice about focusing on Flickr is I want to take better pics. I always want to take …

2020-01-12: “And the Lord did say unto them, ‘never shall there be a Hot Pope Who Fucks’, amen.” Pope Benedict …

2020-01-12: Flickr is very nice. Instead of drunk idiots at brunch or “influencers”, it’s nice photography. And …

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2020-01-08: Look I get it, Grimes is at best insufferable and probably insane but Art Angels was a good as hell …

2020-01-07: github.com I haven’t used Chrome (not counting testing) in over a year. I haven’t used Google search …

2020-01-06: Use duck fat to roast your vegetables. Total game-changer.

2020-01-05: They should have left Pepper as Extremis-enabled for Infinity War/Endgame

2020-01-04: Netflix is sort-of down for me on all my devices (UI loads but complains of “No internet …

2020-01-03: Imminent threat to American lives from nation-state who has been pwning us since the 50s: Hellfire …

2020-01-01: It is my solemn promise that if faced with an evil maniac working the controls of some inter …

2020-01-01: Yaaay it’s retired! pythonclock.org Or, not, I guess! www.python.org/psf/press…

2020-01-01: Happy new year from ol’ Yoda ears

2019-12-31: Let’s get some F’s going in the chat for Python 2 (I stopped seeing the guy with the “2.8” tshirt at …

2019-12-31: Trying to unlike everything in my hellscape bird site account. None of the apps seem to do it. Doing …

2019-12-30: Feels good to have no emotional investment in Star Wars. Everyone else can fight it out.

2019-12-29: Fitbit SDK Everything about the FitBit SDK makes me want to develop for it. Nothing about WatchOS …

2019-12-29: If adtech is so good why do I get ads for: Trump, Biden, Gabbard, Bloomberg. That list is “things …

2019-12-29: Inside Documents Show How Amazon Chose Speed Over Safety in Building Its Delivery Network — …

2019-12-29: Rainy Sunday morning. Listening to the soundtrack for The Expanse S3, doing PyCon work. As you do

2019-12-28: I should go for a run bc it’s 60-something and beautiful outside but I didn’t sleep and sometimes I …

2019-12-27: Why does this psychopath have a job www.khq.com/news/rep-… Also cool I am part of a …

2019-12-26: Instagram literally stopped updating for me so I took it as a sign to log out and forget about it. …

2019-12-24: The risotto wanter has logged on

2019-12-22: Ok final Witcher thought. I do enjoy the way he’s often a sad-sack: covered in guts, doing a …

2019-12-21: The Witcher: “yeah, she’s part elf so, like she’s all afflicted. Hunchback, face all messed up, the …

2019-12-21: I’m watching The Witcher. What the fuck is happening. Who the fuck are these people. Is there a …

2019-12-18: I was looking something up and after clicking around, ended at the official Java tutorial …

2019-12-16: Didn’t go running and I feel like a slob but it was 34 degrees and raining. Also once a slept …

2019-12-13: Supreme Court to Have Final Say in Oracle v. Google Java API Battle Genuinely wondering how this one …

2019-12-11: Leon is the best character in Mr. Robot. This is a hill I will die on.

2019-12-10: If your mortgage payment is $10 - call it $8 principal and $2 interest - and you pay $11, is there a …

2019-12-10: No affirmative hand signals allowed

2019-12-09: Commute by public transit is practically relaxing sometimes. Just sit and kill some time. Longer? …

2019-12-09: I’m less interested in cats v dogs as pets than predator vs prey as pets. Why the hell would anyone …

2019-12-08: Gotta book Pycon but also I’m trying to convince my employer to pay for a trip to Vegas for …

2019-12-07: I was never (officially) a “junior dev”. I was just a sysadmin, then the only dev - “a dev” - for so …

2019-12-05: My end of year music thing is obvious if you know me: Clutch, Black Flag, Propaghandi, Deadmau5, …

2019-12-03: So You Think You Want to Open a Brewery… - Serious Eats

2019-12-03: twitter.com/BillKrist… Just join the Democrats and allow a real leftist party to emerge; send …

2019-12-01: Why I am afraid to be 100% remote: twitter.com/cstross/s… Not that I’ll become a MAGA hat but …

2019-11-26: Tool was beautiful.

2019-11-25: Gonna see Tool tonight. Last saw them at Ozzfest a long time ago. I am sorta meh bc I loathe arena a …

2019-11-24: One of the chief reasons we ruled out Asheville as a place to move www.cnn.com/2019/11/2…

2019-11-24: I’ve gotten 9000 or so ads for Bloomberg on YouTube this morning alone. Proof all this adtech is …

2019-11-23: Over on hellscape bird site they were doing “unpopular food opinion”. Mine is not too unpopular, I …

2019-11-23:

2019-11-22: We have Smooth Yoda And we have Baby Yoda Unleash …. Smooth Baby Yoda

2019-11-21: The house liquor of the Muslim world - The Outline

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2019-11-20: Commuting by public transit today. Fingers crossed this goes well

2019-11-16: I’m one of those weirdos for whom the iPad represents the dream of computing. This is how I’ve …

2019-11-16: Today in “I cannot actually use an iPad Pro as a full-time computing device”: the AWS console. I …

2019-11-15: Welp. Back to this. Shouting into the void over there at Mastodon wasn’t much fun. I mean here I’m …

2019-05-29: Current status: being electrocuted

2019-05-25: opentable just sent me a notification suggesting i dine at The Inn At Little Washington. …

2019-05-19: Curious if MeWe mewe.com is a worthy microblog competitor. I see stuff about “freedom of …

2019-05-11: the whole Alfred E Neuman thing is hilarious and shows the obvious hole in the Republican movement: …

2019-04-06: Good Girls is kind of a fun show but, like, clearly also network tv. It’s structured like “prestige …

2019-04-05: It says, eg, you need to work to make funds. So I drag the “job” icon onto the “work” icon. Funds do …

2019-04-05: I don’t understand “Cultist Simulator”. A bunch of colorful icons appear then 3-5 minutes later it …

2019-03-23: Everything hurts. I continue to under-recover.

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2019-03-02: I’m now an AWS Certified dingbat or whatever

2019-02-24: I’ve had a small amount of success with my most recent Linux On The Desktop fling but this remains …

2019-02-24: “Studying” for the AWS certification. Half of it is just learning their words for what you already …

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2018-09-14: Running powershell on non Windows is a strange experience

2018-09-04: My usual pessimism covers the SC hearings entirely. The Dems care only about performative …

2018-09-03: I’m reading The Three-Body Problem and all the insane shit going on in the Cultural Revolution is a …

2018-09-03: Apparently the black powder rifle my dad gave me - a so-called “in-line” model - is some sort of …

2018-08-31: With luck, NetNewsWire coming back along with sites like this will help bring back the blogosphere.

2018-08-24: I think my deadlift form sucks but my squat form is good. How is

2018-08-23: As Niven said, a society whose use of fusion has dropped sea level by 3 feet will not have people …

2018-08-23: Dear sci-fi writers, there is never a good reason to trundle across the vast interstellar gulf at a …

2018-08-22: I’ve been thinking about task resolution mechanics. Traditional RPGs: 2 outcomes PbtA: 3 outcomes …

2018-08-21: So the main cache engine is called Shaolin but then I just got a requirement for a static page …

2018-08-21: “Wish You Were Here” but as a industrial metal/grindcore song. Something Godflesh-esque.

2018-08-21: I named my SQLite cache thingee “shaolin cache” because why not

2018-08-21: I can go through the trouble of getting elasticache provisioned and set up, or, I can just use a …

2018-08-20: Today I learned about www.cryptokitties.co and it’s a cute idea until you learn how much real …

2018-08-20: I’m going to start replying “hmmm, let me speak to my manager” and wandering off when anyone asks me …

2018-08-20: Looks like we’re buying a car in a couple hours.

2018-08-20: Bing.com runs on .NET Core 2.1! | .NET Blog I’m very happy with .NET Core so far.

2018-08-20: I just got the “we have decided to pass beat of luck on your job search” email from someone I …

2018-08-20: Deleted Hellscape bird site off my phone. I am trying the Do By Friday cleanse: stay away and return …

2018-08-19: All of Maine www.icloud.com/sharedalb…

2018-08-19: I wonder: does Twitter have its own, private, internal-only Twitter? Does the company have any …

2018-08-19: when kayaking we got caught in the channel when a big-ass passenger ferry decided to turn into our …

2018-08-19: Remember, always stand on the starboard side of the boat when taking a pano.

2018-08-16: Moving to Maine to become a wilderness guide and leaving tech behind.

2018-08-15: Tried a soft shell lobster last night (it’s a lobster that’s recently molted). The meat was sweeter …

2018-08-15: Someone stole my license plate in the parking lot of the Acadia National Park visitors center.

2018-08-14: All my Maine pics are at my instagram, same name as here. I should get rid of it - it’s owned by the …

2018-08-13: We have successfully convinced the kids of the existence of “land lobsters”.

2018-08-12: I am no longer allowed to refer to the tides as “the moon slapping us around like a little bitch”

2018-08-11: Hey, new social media platform! Clears throat Drunk

2018-08-11: Made it to Stamford, CT. A lot of driving left but we’ve passed the NYC traffic stuff. Be in Maine …

2018-08-10: Got the playlist up to 9 hours. 4 to go

2018-08-10: I don’t get how people use BoardGameGeek. It would have been considered bad UX in 1998. It’s …

2018-08-09: Making a playlist suitable for a 12 hour drive ain’t easy

2018-08-09: Oh wait I forgot, new social media platform. Here goes. Clears throat poopin

2018-08-09: Tried to add a couple songs off Double Nickels On The Dime to the roadtrip playlist and just gave up …

2018-08-09: Oh wow someone told “Hacker” “News” about the existence of the military-industrial complex. This is …

2018-08-09: I realized that of course I tried to move to this, with its free trial period, right before I go on …

2018-08-09: wake up, check email, check twitt-RECORD SCRATCH, im supposed to be here now.

2018-08-08: the best way to fuck twitter is to leave. this might be nice.