Weiß ja jetzt auch nicht so recht, was ich mit diesem Account machen soll. Ist so halb tot. 🥴

Rewatching Star Trek TNG. “The Naked Now” is probably the worst episode ever made. 🤦😬🙄

IDE power connectors are the worst.

I’m really starting to like OpenMP. Especially when I’m doing simple graphics stuff, where each pixel is processed independently. Throw in a ``, boom, speed-up of a factor of 3.5-3.8 on my quad core. 🤯

Anniversary today: 2020-03-12 was the last day I worked at the office. 100% remote since then. 🧑‍💻

I run a Matrix server for my family, so that we don’t have to use WhatsApp or similar. Now, I always call it “Matrix”. They call it “Element”. Always irks me a tiny little bit. 🥴

I just hope none of you were customers of OVH.

These days, I discover a lot of awesome music through Jered’s channel: youtube.com/watch?v=mAUoCgliTQ

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Song of the day! I only wish it was longer! 🤯 // Lowrider - Ode to Ganymede // youtube.com/watch?v=hpMHEQSl4h

Playing with map projections and satellite tracking again, and realizing my screen is too small to actually show this off.

Minor panic attack: A family member asks for remote IT support and opens with “I can’t find TeamViewer!” 😱

Netzwerkschluckauf bei netcup, huh?

Guess I should have included the machine in the video, because context matters. That thing is from around 1995 and still kicking.

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Yet another short trip into nostalgia land today.

Aaaand then back to reality. Shortly after, Netscape crashed and took the entire Win3.11 with it. Yeah, well, modern systems *are* better.

Probably the best mix of all times … 😍 // Sima Deep - Make Me Flow // youtube.com/watch?v=hvbe1bBsPl

This Mastodon thingy is a bit wonky when it comes to interactions between different instances. Favoriting a toot from another instance? Replying to it? Following people? Often fails with “something went wrong”.

Am I too stupid? Is it a bad idea to use the standard web interface, do I need to use a client?

I feel like I’m 80. 🙄

Haven’t found much of public interest yet, but a bunch of floppies with software that my grandfather wrote in the 1990ies. 😲

Also these lovely little listings. Zoom in, they were printed on a dot matrix printer.

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Today’s task: Sifting through this to see if there’s anything “of value” in there.

Got a little surprise gift, a “squeeze filler” fountain pen. (The person who gave it to me thought it was just a pen, didn’t really care.) As I do calligraphy from time to time, I happen to own a few flasks of ink! Now, let’s see how much of a mess we can make …


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