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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.

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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.

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Food >

https://holfood.com/

A meal replacement beverage.

The cocoa version is like drinking chocolate ice cream, including the gummy mouth feel afterwards. It's definitely only a "treat" and not a meal replacement.

The vanilla has a definite flavor but is definitely tame. It also suffers from the mouth feel problem, which I think would be a problem for narration and singing.

See Soylent for a lot of notes which also apply to this product.



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Robocop - (2014 movie) image

Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1234721/
http://www.robocop.com/

A police officer almost dies in the course of duty, but is converted into a cyborg.

When it came out I was given the impression that it would be bad, especially compared to the original, but it was fair. Not good, but fair.



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Software >

https://github.com/tylerhall/simple-url-shortener

Make your own URL shortener. e.g. for the owner of example.com links can be shortened like so:

http://amazon.com/some/long/URL?foo=bar&baz&lots_of_text_lots_of_text_lots_of_text
to
http://example.com/abcd2

Includes statistics.

Impressively simple and easy to use. I chose it because it has one single very small script.

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Five Things >

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.

2,640 articles left to process..

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Updates

  • Software >

    • VirtualBox
      -- Found a semi-solution to some audio issues. This shit is magic, but why can't it work better? Argh!

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.

2,643 articles left to process..

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New posts

  • Projects >

    • Gaming addiction
      -- I held this in bookmarks for a while; I'm still getting used to making actual projects here.

Updates

  • Software >

    • CheckInstall
      -- Build from source to fix a bug.
    • DeaDBeeF
      -- Tried to build 1.8.1 and a QT5 plugin from source. It didn't work out, but I learned a lot.
  • git >

    • GitHub
      -- Learned how to find an author's email address.

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.

2,653 articles left to process..

Five Things >

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.

2,660 articles left to process..

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