Month: December 2022

Resolutions for 2023

Here it is, finally, the last day of 2022. None too soon. As the meme says, I’m going into 2023 real quiet-like and hoping for a better year. I’ve set aside the idea that a new year means a new me, or that I have the ability to embark on...

Lazyweb: Best Linux distro for a 2015 MacBook Pro?

Apple has decided that my 2015 MacBook Pro isn’t deserving of the latest macOS, so I’m looking to run Linux on it to get a few more years out of it. My first plan was to put Fedora on it, but Fedora 36 and 37 have failed to “set...

Why don’t people just…?

Bit of a rant here, so be warned… Caught two threads today with the general gist of “why don’t people just…” –specifically, why haven’t people learned from Twitter or just sucked it up and started using 2FA, no matter what level of computer literacy they might be at. Why...

Christmas playlist part five: XTC and Andy Partridge

For an atheist, Andy Partridge has an impressive output of Christmas songs, though several were intended to be recorded by other artists. XTC released two Christmas songs written by Partridge, “Thanks for Christmas” and “Countdown To Christmas Party Time.” Technically they were released as “The Three Wise Men.”...

Year of the RSS reader?

This strikes me as more wishful thinking than likely, but Nikki Usher over on NeimanLab is predicting “the year of the RSS reader” to replace Twitter and curb the deluge of newsletters in our inboxes....