😴 I'm taking a break from February 1, 2024 until May 1, 2024, so I will be less active here and on social media.

October 02, 2023

The End of the Third-Party Client

It feels like the web has gotten substantially worse in the last few months.

Tagged as: Tech
April 25, 2023

Bullshit Without Abandon

LLMs are increasing the value of clear communication.

Tagged as: Tech, Culture Last updated: June 15, 2023
February 08, 2023

Steam Deck in 2023

I have upgraded the internals of my Steam Deck twice already.

Tagged as: Tech Last updated: December 11, 2023
November 20, 2022

A Trailing Period Bug

An unlikely bug with AMD's ReLive functionality.

Tagged as: Tech Last updated: September 14, 2023
October 22, 2022

Endless Concern

Unless we can curate our recommendation systems, we are just sacks of meat in search of the next dopamine hit, and that is concerning.

Tagged as: Tech
March 09, 2022

Steam Deck

Because of a speedy pre-registration, I was able to get my hands on a Steam Deck, so here's my post on this new handheld... PC!

Tagged as: Tech Last updated: March 11, 2023
January 28, 2022

We are unprepared

Something about a puck and where we are is going.

Tagged as: Tech Last updated: August 19, 2022
June 24, 2021

Ensuring your computer meets Windows 11's minimal system requirements

A guide to enabling TPM 2.0, UEFI and Secure Boot.

Tagged as: Tech Last updated: September 14, 2023
April 28, 2021

Current concerns about our industry

Most importantly, I think software should carefully make use of your hardware, so that your machine isn't slowed down due to bad technical decisions or features that are not needed.

Tagged as: Tech Last updated: August 19, 2022
March 19, 2021

Time to praise the M1 chip again!

A condemnation of Intel's chip temperatures, and comparing that to Apple's M1 chip... that's what this post is about.

Tagged as: Tech Last updated: March 11, 2023
February 17, 2021

I finally migrated this site’s database to SQLite

I moved away from MySQL as the primary database store for this website. I'm now a happy SQLite user!

Tagged as: Tech Last updated: September 14, 2023
December 28, 2020

Drive health & verifying hard disk integrity

If you still have a hard drive, it doesn't hurt to verify that it is still working properly. Especially if you are hoarding external hard drives!

Tagged as: Tech Last updated: March 11, 2023