in the news health
☆: Monday, February 3, 2020. ∆: Sunday, March 15, 2020.
Over the past few months, I’ve been having unexplained stomach problems, which is really annoying and saddening to me. I’ve been a pretty early follower of Soylent, so I’m trying out different meal replacement systems in an effort to see if any are viable for the long term, from a flavor and health perspective.
in the news books his dark materials the book of dust review
☆: Monday, December 23, 2019. ∆: Monday, December 23, 2019.
This contains spoilers for The Secret Commonwealth & His Dark Materials. If you’re looking for a spoiler free review: it’s okay. It’s not as great
in the news review networking
☆: Thursday, November 28, 2019. ∆: Sunday, February 2, 2020.
How does the AmpliFi Alien work on 1 Gbps (symmetric gigabit) Internet? Pretty well. I haven’t seen many reviews of this residential gateway, so I figured now was a good time to get my thoughts out.
I’m late coming to (but a huge fan of) His Dark Materials, the book series by the excellent Sir Philip Pullman. I believe that HDM is a captivating series, and the adventures of Lyra have been some of my favorite to follow, if not the single best series I’ve ever read.
timeless productivity problem solving
☆: Sunday, November 3, 2019. ∆: Saturday, November 9, 2019.
I have a habit that I well and truly hate, and it’s recommending podcasts to people. Most of the time, it’s a single episode, but rarely it’s an entire show.
timeless security
☆: Monday, October 21, 2019. ∆: Sunday, February 2, 2020.
VPNs are a pretty weird topic. The acronym is “virtual private network,” which sounds cool. They’re advertised all over, and smart people will run ads claiming they’re useful for security and privacy.
timeless misc
☆: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. ∆: Wednesday, November 6, 2019.
Scraps are independent thoughts that might later become full entries. They’re too small right now for that, but they’re good enough that I feel like I should keep them somewhere for reference.
in the news Apple
☆: Sunday, April 7, 2019. ∆: Tuesday, October 15, 2019.
Federico Viticci noted that Apple has gone above and beyond with support for Billie Eilish and her new album. Yet, despite the fact that Apple loves Eilish, Siri does not work with her new songs at all.
in the news Apple
☆: Sunday, April 7, 2019. ∆: Tuesday, October 15, 2019.
I remember when I first heard about Samsung’s “smart scroll” technology. At the time, I was following Android news so religiously that I considered Smart Scroll the prime example of a gimmick.
svbtle archive personal health
☆: Friday, November 11, 2016. ∆: Monday, December 2, 2019.
It’s like this: You’re driving down a four hundred mile road, cruising along at highway speeds. Everything is fine, when suddenly two engine cylinders go out.