Category: Tech

The reMarkable 2 needs reFinement: Writing, workflow and usability

I’ve been putting the reMarkable 2 through its paces since I got it a few days ago. In this post I’m going to jot down…

Test-driving the reMarkable 2 on Linux: paper-like or paper-weight?

Is the reMarkable 2 a suitable replacement for pen and paper? Does it work well with Linux? I hope to find out! I’ll be writing…

Link-o-Rama: FTP is 50, stick with email, FVWM(3) …

The unintentional theme of today’s Link-o-Rama is, apparently, tech nostalgia and why old tools are the best tools. The File Transfer Protocol is now 50…

Album cover: "Tomorrow the green grass" by the Jayhawks

Jukebox selections: MASTER BOOT RECORD, The Jayhawks, Paul McCartney meets Khruangbin

Been a bit between posts, so here’s another run at the jukebox for all my readers looking for a few good tunes to pass the…

Bottle of Tres Comas held by Russ Hanneman, character on Silicon Valley

Make your sentences poorer, get out of the three comma club

There’s a running gag in the show Silicon Valley about a character obsessed with being in the “three comma” club. Being a billionaire, in other…

Link-o-Rama: Google testing new targeted ads, FreeBSD’s big oops, Henry Rollins’ record habits & Robyn Hitchcock’s essential records

Some interesting bits this time around. If you’re a Chrome user you need to read up on Google’s plans for replacing third-party cookies. FreeBSD users,…

Digital crate digging: Searching Spotify by label, genre, year and more

Spotify is a great tool for music discovery, but some of the exploration tools aren’t obvious. If you want to search for something by song…

Link-o-Rama: Hunspell dict format, curl is 23, response to flatkill.org

A few of the posts I found interesting this week. 17 (ever so slightly) weird facts about the most popular dictionary format: “the dictionary format…

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Amyl and the Sniffers, Fraidycat web follower, Mogwai

Let’s shake some of my browser tabs and see what falls out. Fraidycat web follower / feed reader RSS has been on the decline since…

Using the Display Posts plugin with WordPress and custom CSS

In case this helps anybody else, wanted to share how I created the Top 100 Albums page here on Dissociated Press. I wanted to be…