This unusual looking insect is the nymph of a firefly (Family Lampyridae). Spotted a number of them while walking about Fraser's Hill, Malaysia. This one was spotted on 19 Nov 2018.

#iNaturalist #Nature #Photography #Malaysia #Insects #Fireflies #Lampyridae

On iNaturalist [ inaturalist.org/observations/1 ].

Just "fixed" the Internet at my father-in-law's by moving the 2.4GHz Wifi away from the phenomenally crowded ch. 1 onto ch. 8.

Amazed by the speed improvement that simple measure achieves. ~10Mbps up to nearly 30Mbps.

I think that regardless of whether anyone else is going to see your code or not, whether it's going to be open-source or not, you should be coding like the whole world is watching.

Comments, clean spacing, consistent and intuitive variable/function/etc naming scheme, the whole shebang.

More on this later I think

@measlytwerp I'm back to CD's. Often second hand. I rip them and add them to my music server. CD's are cheap, I own them and they don't track me.

#brexit is back where it started so many years ago. A Tory inner-party power struggle. Risking the future of a whole country because party before country.

#UKPOL "brexit in chaos..." Show more

Successfully fixed an openvpn issue by using the tried and tested technique of leaving it alone for a month or so, then returning to it with fresh eyes.
Figured it out straight away!

Not the fastest methodology, but it always seems to work for me...

Been getting a lot of spam recently after an old email account was on a dump. So I wrote another thing...

kevq.uk/how-plus-addressing-ca

Last gig of the year done.
It's now Port and Stilton all the way to Hogmanay.

I like the idea of an advent calendar. Maybe could plan one for next year? Fun little projects made by :fosstodon: members or other FOSS instance members?

Play tetris in a terminal!
opensource.com/article/18/12/l

Got myself a Β£30 pre-loved glo today, mostly for the obvious (reading books) but am loving how well works on it. I have an that sends a few long-form feeds to Pocket. A much better way to read long articles.

Just need to figure out how to get to see it when it's plugged into my laptop...

@brandon

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Holiday Special! Juno Computers is now offering free UK shipping on all purchases over Β£500 for the month of December.

junocomputers.com/

So there was a big protest today by schoolkids who blew off school and marched in the streets over government inaction on climate change.

The Prime Minister has said they should be less activist and focus on their schooling instead.

I just saw this sign. These kids are great.

#auspol #protest #activism

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