Tue, Dec 09, 2014


• Post categories: Omni, FOSS, Rant, Technology, My Life, Helpful
That old chestnut, internet advertising. Still causing problems after all these years... The problem is clicks. When advertisers came to the Web, they realized they could make their adverts clickable. Unfortunately, this single fact caused their brai… more »


Mon, Nov 03, 2014

[Icon][Icon]An experience

• Post categories: Omni, Health, Rant, Exercise, My Life, Helpful, Science:ItWorks
I don't have an addictive personality. I can't relate to people who talk about it being hard to give things up. I once read an article about the popularity of Thai green curry, and the author (a real fan) stated that if she went too long without eati… more »


Mon, Oct 20, 2014

[Icon][Icon]The right to be forgotten

• Post categories: Omni, Rant, In The News, Technology
I'm so sick of the "Right to be forgotten" ruling being misrepresented by journalists. For anyone who didn't hear about it: an EU court ruled that Google (and others) must remove links to stories about people that contain outdated or incorrect inform… more »


Wed, Feb 26, 2014

[Icon][Icon]Walled games

• Post categories: Omni, FOSS, Rant, Technology
This is a rant by somebody who's sick of the "walled garden" approach of many modern technologies. The "iTunes is only for the iPhone"/"Google maps is only for Android"/"Amazon is only for Kindle" nonsense. There's only one reason that this doesn't a… more »


Tue, Feb 25, 2014

[Icon][Icon]SSL certificate revoked

• Post categories: Omni, Rant, Technology, Helpful
Because "fuck you", that's why. I'm testing Zabbix deployment via Puppet. To avoid screwing up our live system with my experimentation, I'm using a few VMs. Which suddenly stopped working: Puppet kept reporting that the puppet server's SSL certificat… more »


:: Next >>

[Links][icon] My links

[Icon][Icon]About Me

[Icon][Icon]About this blog

[Icon][Icon]My /. profile

[Icon][Icon]My Wishlist


[FSF Associate Member]

December 2017
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
 << <   > >>
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31


User tools

XML Feeds

eXTReMe Tracker

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional

Valid CSS!

[Valid RSS feed]