External iterators in Ruby are such a pain due to
StopIteration. I really, really want a
Code comment I just wrote:
# This could be done using a recursive regular expression, but I # don't know how many people could maintain the code if it was done # that way.
Oh, joy. I’m now working on stuff that explicitly cares what happens during a daylight savings changeover.
systemctl --user … learning fun:
ssh user-A@hostfollowed by
su - user-Bvs. direct
ssh user-B@host. You don’t necessarily end up with the same set of variables.
XDG_RUNTIME_DIR) needs to be set even on systems that don’t have X installed in order for
systemctlto find the user systemd agent.
What’s my public IP address? (Plus other stuff about your browser.)
Today’s minor epiphany:
systemd does not parse the names of slices the same way as it does other units. In most units, the hyphen character is not special, but in slices, a hyphen indicates hierarchy.
Spam email lead: “NOTE : DOCUMENT IS PROTECTED WITH MICROSOFT MACROS, TO VIEW YOU MUST DOWNLOAD DOCUMENTS AND ENABLE MACROS”.
Robocall threatening that my “Microsoft Windows Services” will be stopped and that I will not be able to use my computer. Please call urgent [sic] at Windows Security Department at 1-855-xxx-xxxx.
I can’t remember the last time I ran Windows even in a VM on personal equipment.
I’m shocked. Shocked, I tell you. (Thank you Viticci.)
No, I don’t use Apple Music. This is manually syncing from iTunes.
Today I learned that the standard bulleted list handling in plain text files that I depend upon in Vim is actually a result of its “comments” handling.
The Steadfast Tin Soldier: Great costumes. Great puppets. Cool idea for what to do with the musicians. Incomprehensible story at parts. Confusing use of physical scale.
New digital release of the Art Institute of Chicago’s collection means more Ivan Albright for everyone. Hooray!
But amazing that it is documented.
Get yourself an education and learn from The Carl Stalling Project.