Daily Archives: November 14, 2018

Blog Notes: WordPress Pushes A New Post Editing System

WordPress Editor Frankly, they can go fuck their blocks. They’ve already tried to move everyone over to a new post editing system several years ago. There was an uproar in the support forum. Thankfully, someone posted a link to the … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: 2005 Series 11, Episode 6

People are going out of their minds over this series.

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Sherlock Gakuen: Japanese Puppet Sherlock Holmes

How did I not know about this until now? I’m four years late! All I can get are some links and a Content ID-avoiding video. All other videos have been DMCAed at YouTube and episodes available At Viki are geoblocked! … Continue reading

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The Little Mermaid

This begins deceptively. It starts out looking like UPA’s style of animation. And then becomes the trippiest animation I’ve ever seen. All I could think while watching it is what would have been the reactions of Walt Disney and his … Continue reading

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The Girl With The Clockwork Heart

No, that’s not its actual title, but that’s what I saw and about all I could understand. The story is otherwise very abstract and spans years. The production looks like David Lynch doing a Tim Burton stop-motion animation! And that … Continue reading

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Density, Distance, But What About Most Kind Of Trip Taken?

Housing and transportation are the same, these graphs show The most interesting thing is this chart: Distances for walking and biking can also be done via Alt-Wheels. Unfortunately, the chart still doesn’t tell the whole story. That would be which … Continue reading

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Digital Cash Is Analog Doom

Why Sweden’s cashless society is no longer a utopia The Swedish retail payment market is rapidly moving away from using cash. The outstanding value of cash in circulation has dropped to 1% of Swedish GDP. This development raises some crucial … Continue reading

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The Kind Of Software Rabbit Hole We All Suffer From

Existence is Pain: Technology’s frustrations are slowly driving us crazy So while I’m all for the “let’s teach everybody to code!” movement, I do sometimes wish we’d stop writing yet another Learn Machine Learning With Python Tutorial, or whatever, and … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Computing Pioneer Bill Godbout

R.I.P. Bill Godbout, 79 Bill Godbout, a legend in the S-100 community for his 1970s-1980s work at Godbout Electronics and CompuPro, perished November 8 due to the Camp wildfire in Concow, California. He was 79. And: Godbout was an important … Continue reading

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