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A couple of observations now that I've been using my zettelkasten for a few weeks:

1. This system is definitely tailored towards writing. I'll probably be making some adjustments to make it more useful as a more general knowledge base
2. Having a directory of files with numeric names is not easy to navigate

Going to date myself here, but I was digging through a toolbox and uncovered this relic.

Very useful tool for multiple ISOs on a USB stick

Ventoy is an open source tool to create bootable USB drive for ISO files.

I wrote a short article about weird corner cases I've encountered with Jenkins pipelines and Groovy.

TIL about GNvim, a "Neovim GUI aiming for rich code editing experience without any unnecessary web bloat"

when practicing law, I was always mildly amused by phrases like:

> in legal writing, people do [thing]

That is meant to contrast "legal writing" with "other writing", but a part of me always read it as contrasting "legal writing" with "illegal writing".

These days, the same part of me is mildly amused every time I read a phrase like

> In functional languages, people do $THING

I found this Google Drive link on Reddit which has all the books (more than 1000) which Springer has recently made free:

I then created a shortcut to this shared folder in my Drive and ran this script in Google Colab to copy all the iles:

I wonder if there is a correlation between the side someone takes in "tabs vs. spaces" and the side they take in "dynamic linking vs. static linking." The results of the following poll ought to give some answer. Boost if you're curious to get an accurate answer.

Which pair of sides are you on? If you don't feel strongly about one of the wars, just go with what you're leaning toward.

Bummer. Went to install Clear Linux OS on an old laptop, and it crashes during boot because the processor is older and doesn't support newer parts of the x86_64 instruction set. 😢

Every time I look at Arduino and Arduino-clone hardware, I feel overwhelmed by all the choices.

Me: I'm having a hard time keeping up with all these podcasts, I should pare down this list
Also Me: This looks interesting... *adds new podcast to the list*

In hindsight, it was probably a mistake to create a Keybase account. At least it wasn't all that hard to delete my account.

Sigh. Stumbled over a podcast that looks interesting, but it's hosted on SoundCloud so it doesn't work with my podcatcher.

I am looking for funny commands for more fun in the . Do you have any recommendations?

I know:
sl - run a train in the terminal
cmatrix - Matrix style terminal
aafire - fire with the ascii art
toilet - transforms text 2 ascii
cowsay - cow says something
pacat /dev/urandom - please turn down speakers first
espeak - listen to the output of your scripts
banner - for banners

Know more? Do you know any games that can be played in terminal? Boosts appreciated.😀

So, Fedora is far and away my favorite Linux distribution but it seems to be a lousy base for building containers.

Waiting to see how many tone-deaf tech companies run a joke on their website tomorrow, April 1. Bonus points if the joke is COVID-19 related.

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