Posts categorized under: misc


Harry Frankfurt, "Bullshit!"

Feminist Frequency: Twitter, Conspiracies, and Information Cascades

Anita's response to Twitter Trust & Safety Council conspiracy theories.

Forest: Stay Focused, Be Present

Forest for iOS. Stay focused, grow your forest.

Showing Up

On showing up to the table

Ansible 2.0 Released

Exciting news: Ansible 2.0 was released earlier this month!

Debian Release Nicknames

I just learned that every public Debian release, starting with Debian 1.1 Buzz in June 1996, has been named after characters from Toy Story.

A Night In with Shia

Finally got SLB up on the TV

Morgamic: Reorgs: Choose Wisely

Mike Morgan's thoughts on reorgs.

FIDO U2F Security Key

I recently heard about FIDO U2F through GitHub, and picked up a key on Amazon. Here's how it works with Dropbox and Google.

Freedom of Panorama

Today I learned of Freedom of Panorama, a broad term for copyright law concerning works of art in public or private places.

Fresh Starts

For the first time in many years, I have a Windows PC.

Simple Firefox Content Scripts

This post includes notes from creating my first Firefox add-on, a simple plugin that modifies my Pinboard homepage.

PC Build (Fall 2014 Edition)

I'm building a new budget gaming PC with Marshall.

Monday Focus

Less Twitter, more Pomodoro.

Family Restrooms

The perils of needing to pee.

How to Be a Girl by gendermom

A mother and the daughter she didn't know she had.

"Brothers" web series on Indiegogo

BROTHERS follows the daily lives, the ups and down, ins and outs of what it means to live as a transgender individual in today’s urban society.

Ice King's Search History

From Reign of Gunters (Season 4, Episode 24)

Things I Will Miss About Brooklyn

Let me count the ways.

Cookie Clicker

So many cookies.

Streaming MP4 with Nginx

For my later reference, here's a guide to preparing MPEG-4 video for web streaming.

Computer Dark Ages

Steve Jobs on IBM (1985)

Biking in Brooklyn

It took a year, but my bike finally followed me to Brooklyn.

I Know That Subway Stop!

Watching Glengarry Glen Ross, I realized the subway stop was eerily familiar. On closer inspection, it's the local stop I take to work every day.

Marked: Overriding Styles

The GitHub style bundled with Marked is pretty good, but I prefer to substitute a couple fonts and remove the outer border. Here's how I modify the built-in stylesheet without duplicating the whole CSS file.