Her: I don't even know what the cloning machine does

Me: well that makes two of us

A remote user emailed me today to complain that her internet is so slow (actually the word she used was sticky), she has to click her mouse harder and it's hurting her hand.


Heyo, friends! I maintain a list of space opera novels by cisgender women, trans, and non-binary authors. Suggest works via the link, & share with everyone who might find it of use!

You can find the list right here:



Only $94 until I have to come up with orc recipes.

No, not how to cook orc. Stuff orcs cook. To eat.

And cherries. Cherries are orcish.


Calling it now:

My next tech book (OpenBSD Mastery: Filesystems) won't be available on Kindle. You'll find print at Amazon, but the ebook will be available everywhere EXCEPT Amazon.

Why? They're requiring me to screw my readers. I won't do it.


#SailorMoon as #SuperSentai.

The attention to detail is great, I listed a bunch in the image alt text.

Now the
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Baker-Nunn telescope was never designed for colour imaging (the imager is buried deep inside the telescope). So to do colour, we use theatrical gels large enough to cover the entire 0.5m aperture. We then get the R, G, and B channels from that. (eye contact in one pic)

Think I finally got photoprism up and running. Probably would have been easier if I had just used their docker image. Call me stubborn but I'd rather avoid docker. Besides it seems like it should be easier for the gpu to pass through to an lxc container than to docker.

in 2012: it's just a coincidence, Starcraft and Minecraft have nothing to do with each other! They're from completely separate companies.

in 2022: .....

Finally got my certs working again after the letsencrypt expiration fiasco. Android was the only platform that gave me a hard time with it, and even then I didn't realize what was going on for a while since I usually use Firefox.

Hulu is dropping Stargate? Goodbye Hulu, hello bluray box set.

Streaming sucks. Fuck streaming.

Agenda for today:

✅ Attack and dethrone god

Apparently the name "calibre" (the ebook software) is pronounced "caliber" (like a gun). Somewhere in the back of my mind I sort of always knew this was probably true but I went and watched the demo video on their site and heard the creator pronounce it.

So much for cah-lee-BRAY.

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