95. Don’t have good ideas if you aren’t willing to be responsible for them.— Alan J. Perlis
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Category Archives: Computers
I’m getting a kick out of reading the stories from the Google Reader competitors reacting to the shutdown announcement. Google’s dwindling number of users appears to be counted in millions, which is a great many for almost any other entity. … Continue reading
TLDR; I no longer consider google trustworthy, Tiny Tiny RSS is a suitable, self hosted, replacement for Reader. Until this week, Google had managed to convince me their services were trustworthy – more trustworthy than self-hosting – which is quite … Continue reading
The MakerGear M2 3D printer the KAOS lab ordered arrived last week. I am thoroughly impressed with the machine and how little fussing has been required to get decent prints out of it. I’ve been pushing annotated pictures of our … Continue reading
I’ve been watching the talks out of 29c3 as they become available online for the last couple days, and these are my favorites with comments. I’ve never come up with an excuse to actually go, but always find that it … Continue reading
The breakage of permissions under recent PolKit/logind is flabbergasting. They have completely subverted UNIX groups/permissions in a difficult-to-unbreak way. And I get cheerful little update messages saying things like “You no longer need to be in the camera group to … Continue reading
I got some more time to work on my Shapeoko over the last few days, and now have mostly correct 3-axis motion. As before, details under the fold.
I’ve made a habit of these posts after SC every year, and took the pictures, so away we go.