Using words from Low Definition to generate test data. My current fake user is “Ballhooter Lakenvelder”.

Don’t listen to podcasts on Spotify:…

Hope you are enjoying the Saturnalia revels.

Just removed all my space movie filters.

If you’re watching The Mandalorian, you might want to give A Complicated Profession a listen. 🎙

Saved up this week’s Hello Internet episode for the best listening venue for any episode of the show: an airplane.

It’s weird that POSIX semaphores allow you to query the current value (sem_getvalue(3)), but provide no way to query the maximum value.

*gobble* I *gobble* 💙 *gobble* Low Definition *gobble* so *gobble* much *gobble*.…

Podcast inspired tourism.

Be wary of what commands you use with Homebrew. You may unknowingly opt yourself into the beta line of development.


Michael: “What are we eating?”

Mom: “Leftovers, honey.”

Michael: “Leftovers from what?”

Mom: (laughs) “From the refrigerator!”

Michael: “We’ve had leftovers every day since we moved here. I’d like to know what they were before they were leftovers.”

Dad: “Well, before that, they were leftovers-to-be.”

Parents (1989) 🎥

I would love a podcast episode of Mike Duncan and Ben Thompson discussing…

Noise Unit’s “Drill”, most especially “Miracle”, still makes me so, so happy ♬

I’m hoping someone digitizes this live music archive:… 🎙️ 🎵

Declaring bankruptcy on @viticci ‘s iOS 12 review.

Have been really enjoying Roomful of Teeth’s first album this past week. 🎵

📺 How much of popular history is made up just because it makes a nice story? An example:

Also, a nice story of obsession of tracking down sources.

🎙 Headphones for this one (100 seconds)

Wrap It Up — The World According to Sound:…

🔖 Filmmaker mode: Stop the over saturation insanity.

🎙 Most Important Meal 33: We Live In a Coffee Society ☕️

🎙 Notes on an Imagined Plaque to be Added to the Statue of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, Upon Hearing that the Memphis City Counci has Voted to Move it and the Exhumed Remains … from their Current Location in a Park Downtown, to the Nearby Elmwood Cemetery


📖 The story behind CVE-2019-13013

You may start reading this and say that nothing in there interests you, but skip down to the section headed “A final note to all Mac users”.

Check the contents of your /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools directory. Do you need everything in there?

There’s a Hole in the Bucket is actually a song about yak shaving.

TIL systemctl status will take a process ID as an argument. It’ll look up the unit the process is part of and report on that.

What systemd unit is that process running under?

cgroups v1: grep '^1:name=systemd:' /proc/$pid/cgroup | sed 's/^1:name=systemd://'

cgroups v2: grep '^0::' /proc/$pid/cgroup | sed 's/^0:://'