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After Dark

These were all taken with whatever available light existed just after midnight on a moonless mostly clear night. The lighting comes from street lamps and house lights and sometimes distant street lamps reflected off of clouds and some stars are visible. These were all shot with a Canon Rebel set to ASA 1600, but sometimes […]

Stuart…

I’d like to dedicate this to my friend George…

My Conservative Friend…

My conservative friend wants to turn back the clock and make the world as it was…   I don’t think so…

Plymouth with Linux > 3.13.x

Has anyone managed to get Plymouth, the graphical boot logo program, to work under any Linux kernel newer than 3.13.x, and if so could you share your secret? I’ve got my workstation here presently running on 3.18.9, but can not get Plymouth to work. It actually broke when I upgraded the distribution from 14.04 to […]

Patience

James 1:2-3King James Version (KJV) 2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; 3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. King James Version (KJV)by Public Domain    In spite of all the trials I’ve had in my life, patience is still not at the top of my short […]

Puffy AmiYumi Cake Is Love

Why DuckDuckGo.COM?

A former CEO of Google, Eric Smith, couldn’t make it clearer: “We don’t need you to type at all. We know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We can more or less know what you’re thinking about.” And that is why I like duckduckgo!

Old People Advertisements

     I’m getting a lot of those old people advertisements in the mail these days.  The ones I really hate are the, “You’re almost dead, give us your money now”, advertisements, like the Neptune Society.  I always questioned the name of their organization, Neptune was God of the Seas was he not?  What does the […]

Tyler’s First Rule of Innovation

Fight Club is one of my favourite films, and this is one of my favourite quotes from that film: Tyler’s First Rule of Innovation:  No fear. No distractions. The ability to let that which does not matter truly slide.”