Anyone want a 950kW (!) air compressor? https://www.ppauctions.com/lot.php?l_id=110048&id=225&search=&cat=all&perPage=20&sort=2&thisPage=1
Today is one of those days when I remember how good my headphones sound at full volume.
2017 me, emerging from DeLorean, to 1995 me:
So, this new 'Pentium' chip, turns out the whole 'speculative execution' road is a bit of a mistake. Yes it makes Doom faster but 22 years later all our computer systems are hacked each week by gangs of roaming cyber-criminals wearing vintage 80s micros as cosmetic jewellery on their leather jackets
1995 me (stuck in E1M2): Got it, Doom will get faster
2017 me: Did you even hear a word I said? I said the 80s are going to be fashionable again.
I hope manufacturers use this opportunity to take a good hard look at what a fucking abomination x86 is.
The Ultimate Apollo Guidance Computer Talk definitely lives up to its name.
Certain very large ISP "lost" an entire v6 /32 for 4 hours last night. Couldn't get through to a support tech who would even acknowledge we had an account with them.
In the unlikely event that any vim/erlang/rebar3 users follow me, you might be interested in this syntastic fix now in master: https://github.com/vim-syntastic/syntastic/pull/2123
OH: "This is a 20% freeze-distilled beer, which I think qualifies it as a session spirit"
It seems like Apple doesn't put discharge resistors in their MacBook power supplies.
I hadn't had a 320V DC shock in a while. That wasn't enjoyable. I need a whisky.
OH: "I got replies on Twitter from people who were younger than my Firefox profile"
I wonder if this is because it crops up more often in the federated timeline.
Tonight I learned that a friend is also a fan of escapist sail cruising youtube channels.
I should buy a boat.
The friendly guest house on my road is closing after 70 years. They blame business rates and AirBnB.
I'm at the most endearingly terrible homebrewing conference. Everything has gone wrong but nobody cares because they're drunk.
Deeply unimpressed by the temperature of London after a few days in Malta