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Fri 10 May 2019

RSS - Rage against the Machine

Posted by Andy in Computers   

The issues of people getting news/information based on a machine has been excellently dealt with here -- I wish that I had written the article. RSS is an excellent tool which enable me, not google/Facebook what I read.

The question is do I want to own what i put …

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Tue 23 April 2019

The end is near (for python2)

Posted by Andy in Computers   

I've been updating my plethra of RaspberryPis and I had an immenent message of doom! Python2 support is coming to an end in 7 months time! My world ended and the universe folded in on itself, not!

Thermosflask, my hacked/cobbled together house central heating system unfortunately runs on the …

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Sun 20 January 2019

Redman V Lavigne V Swift

Posted by Andy in Theology   

For some unknow reason, I was drawn to listen to an old matt redman song. At the time, I was quite "anti-matt" as I thought the music atm was a bit sinple and boring. However, this song I thought was a bit different and I love the words, tunes and …

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Sat 19 January 2019

The next texteditor

Posted by Andy in Computers   

I've always had itchy feet with text editors. There hasn't been one which has really stuck. Vim rulese in a terminal and I find it so much easier to use over nano/ed/emacs. However, Gvim sucks! This is a basically a terminal wrapped in a gui window. I've been …

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Thu 17 January 2019

A Green Shave

Posted by Andy in Misc   

There has been lots of talk about shaving and what it means to be a man.I think real men shave with a safety razor or a cut-throat razor. I think i'm just recycling ideas presented here and here but i do think that these two razors offer:

  1. A great …

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Wed 16 January 2019

Moving to Manjaro

Posted by Andy in Computers   

My lxle install was rapidly approaching the end of its shelf life and it looked like there wouldn't be a new version on the horizon. It seems that the developers of lxde/lubuntu seem to be moving away from being an uber lightweight distrubution and that is something my aged …

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Mon 13 August 2018

Psion of the times

Posted by Andy in Computers   

I've always been chaotically organised and loved technology so getting a personal digital assistant was a boom for me life. I had a Psion3 which amazing but rubbish if the battery ran out as everything was wiped. the Psion 5 was a major upgrade with an mazing keyboard and hardware …

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