What's all this, then?

This is external storage space for a brain.

Brains aren't viewable to others, but this can be shared out of the love of archivism and openness. If you wish to view it, know that it was not created for you, and there are some things you ought to know..

Continue Reading

As this is a fresh project, there will likely be more notes to come.

Windows 10 logoLinux logo - 'Tux'

Software >
Windows, Linux >

(on Wikipedia)
https://github.com/Microsoft/WSL
https://msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/wsl/

I'm working with it to replace Git on Windows and Babun.

Continue Reading

Kobo Aura ONE 01a

Problem: Given an item in the Internet Archive, e.g. The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, you may be tempted to download the PDF for its exactness. Admirable! However, my e-reader is horribly slow for opening it and turning pages. I find slow page turning aggravating; it makes me lose my train of thought and strains my reading comprehension.

This extra work is well worth it for me.

  • See also PDF? I haven't tested it, but I wonder if "repairing" a PDF would also help with e-reader speed.



Continue Reading

Five Things >

New posts

Updates

Ported

Things brought over from elsewhere. New pages or major updates. Small pages and minor updates are not noted.

From ancient archives

a note on article dates

  • Ported articles are given a timestamp of 00:00.
  • The dates from the oldest articles (2005 or so) are likely wrong, as they were ported from a still-older content management system.

    • Just as this "five things" process exists, I had an earlier series of notes tracking a still-earlier porting process. In due time, I'll go through that list and correct dates as best I can.

2,786 articles left to process..

more coming soon

Kobo Aura ONE 01a

Hardware >

(on Wikipedia)
https://us.kobobooks.com/products/kobo-aura-one
(limited edition)

An E-book reader.

Because this is my first e-reader, I can't judge it against it's peers. It works well.

It is spectacular hardware-wise. Its software works, but it is sometimes obviously or even critically lacking. It lacking a file browser and respecting directories is bad enough that I can't really use it for its intended purpose, and almost regret buying it.



Continue Reading

Five Things >

New posts

Updates

Ported

Things brought over from elsewhere. New pages or major updates. Small pages and minor updates are not noted.

From ancient archives

a note on article dates

  • Ported articles are given a timestamp of 00:00.
  • The dates from the oldest articles (2005 or so) are likely wrong, as they were ported from a still-older content management system.

    • Just as this "five things" process exists, I had an earlier series of notes tracking a still-earlier porting process. In due time, I'll go through that list and correct dates as best I can.

2,791 articles left to process..