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in the news review networking
☆: Thursday, November 28, 2019. ∆: Wednesday, December 4, 2019.
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. ∆: Monday, December 2, 2019.
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.
Svbtle archive timeless security
☆: Wednesday, February 25, 2015. ∆: Sunday, December 1, 2019.
Note: This journal entry was posted in 2015. While the material is technically timeless, it represents a significant departure from my modern writing habits.
Svbtle archive outdated
☆: Friday, February 14, 2014. ∆: Saturday, November 23, 2019.
Note: This journal entry was posted in 2014 and is kept for historical reference only. Day One is arguably one of the most clean and well developed journaling applications on the Mac platform.