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40 Minute Commute

My 10 minute drive to work was actually a 40 minute adventure in bumper to bumper traffic this morning.

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HTC Sense, you suck!

You know the HTC Sense home screen sucks when upgrading HTC Sense messes up the home screen layout of my OTHER home screen app.

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Silence Sneakers With Ground Baby

Barbaric, I know, but there really is no substitute for the powder of babies.

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Today Was Brought To You By The Letter, Juice

I may not have a juicer or even a blender but that doesn’t stop me from having lots of choice for my liquid imbibment.

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TIFU, and Now I Need to Go to The Keg Again!

What a punishment.

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Forced into the Office

So much for working from home today.

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Space Reaches Version 1.0

Hooray, the python game that I’ve been working on, Space, has reached version 1.0.

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Editing GPG Encrypted Files: encedit

Recently I have been playing with GPG and using it to encrypt files. After a while, I found that I tended to follow a common workflow when editing an encrypted file. So, I wrote "encedit", a bash script, to automate the process for me.

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Down with Shopping Locally

Okay, I’ll admit it right off the top. That is a bit of a clickbait title…

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The Windows hosted VM can Update My Site Again

I guess the fiddling I did just needed some time to kick in or something.

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Real Sized Solar System

I have nearly accumulated 2000hrs of spaceflight in Kerbal Space Program. I have landed kerbals on every object in the KSP system and returned them home safely. Yet even after about four days I’ve only managed to reach stable Low Earth Orbit twice so far.

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Surprise long weekend… I think

Man, time sure creeps up on you when you are just trying to mind your own business.

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Still Can’t Update from Windows, Linux is Fine

Well, for some reason my linux VM running in VirtualBox on Windows 7 still cannot update my website. My native Fedora install is still fine though.

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NVidia is Being Annoying Again

My work laptop is about 5 or so years old right now. Right from day one I have been running linux on it.

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Unable to Update my Website Right Now: A Useless Post

Because I can.

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Giving GPG a Shot

Those of you who are security minded will already know, but for everybody else, Truecrypt - everybody’s favorite file encryption tool - has been abandoned. Are there viable alternatives? Sure. Is there a drop in replacement for Truecrypet? Nope.

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2015-08

Missed Breakfast and Lost a Week

This morning was weird.

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Android to Linux File Transfer with MTP

After a number of years of working around the fact that my Android phone no longer mounts as a basic storage device when connected via USB, I’ve finally figured out how to use MTP on linux.

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Another Call to the Police

It’s not very often that I can say that the last number dialed from my phone was to 911. In fact, now that I think about it this is the first time that I’ve ever needed to call them.

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2015-07

Just Discovered a Free Streaming Site: Jango

To me music is equivalent to water or breathing. It is a fundamental need that I, for one, are unable to live without.

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Setting Up My New Sit/Stand Desk Today

My new Bekant sit/stand system was delivered last night! Today my task is to move some furniture around and get it set up.

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2015-06

Ebooks Generated by Text Recognition

E-Readers are a hell of a thing. I love being able to carry my body weight in books inside a device that weighs the same as my cell phone.

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