I've got a dev environment set up, I've got echo installed, and I've got some custom middleware functions going. I'm actually kind of liking

OpenWRT never stops amazing me. Last night, I set up a separate network & SSID for our IoT devices and Amazon Echoes. On consumer hardware!

The database underlying Catalogopolis.xyz has been updated with all of this most recent season's Doctor, companions, episodes, writers, and directors! Get the full SQL dump at github.com/daveross/doctor-who … and expect this data to appear in the API soon!

I woke up with a cold and I'm sure it would be fine to call in sick today but it's Friday and what are the odds it's going to be a crazy day anyway?

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Reminder that time travel exists in the Garfield universe. Garfield is science fiction.

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I just realized: One thing I'm missing from the Fediverse are event calendars.
I'm currently in a group of people planning a climate protest, and we're using Facebook to post events there for people to subscribe to.
I'm not aware of any federated social network / tool where I could post a calendar event and people could subscribe to it.
That would be a really useful feature to get more people off Facebook.

I'm happy I had the piece that broke off the corner to add some structure to the epoxy work. Ended up grinding about 25% of it away in the sanding process but let's be honest this isn't exactly a museum piece anymore.

Taking a break from fixing the SX-64 to work on this Commodore 1902a that UPS damaged on the way to it's previous owner. Did a little Bondo work this week and got the corner in decent shape again. Some plumber's putty and a couple coats of primer should smooth it out before paining.

I'm trying to find the right colors and it's hard. I used Montana Gold paint on my Apple //c monitor and I liked working with it. But I'm much more familiar with Commodore colors and something just a little off will drive me crazy.

Probably going to finish the third book I started reading in 2019. On track for my resolution to read more books & fewer trite articles & blog posts.

I really want to try Write Freely but where do people using it host their images?

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anybody can be a dad but it takes a man with a thesaurus to be a progenitor

Did I really just fix my network dropouts by replacing the cable between the modem and the router? A cable????

Goals for 2019:

1. More fediverse in my life: Mastodon, Pixelfed, and maybe Write Freely.

2. Get back into running and meditating regularly.

3. Get to more vintage computing conferences.

4. Get rid of some of the posessions just taking up space in my life, like 200+ Atari 2600 cartridges.

5. Contribute to some bigger, actively developed open source projects.

6. Read more books & fewer articles.

Done with my first day at a new job. Still excited. Eager to dig in and get productive.

But I did really enjoy slacking on the couch for a couple weeks there.

Just got back from a week long holiday trip to Chicago to see family. Our toddler didn't like being cooped up in a hotel room and away from his usual routines and surroundings. Lots of resistance. Had to use his middle name quite a few times.☹️

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I'm afraid my Magnavox Color Monitor 80 (same as Commodore 1902a) is dying. The screen went blank for 10 seconds last night and s l o w l y faded back in.

There's gotta be some old school TV repair shop around here that would be thrilled to work on a CRT again.

Why can't I accept that good things happen to me?

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Distracted boyfriend meme except I'm the boyfriend, the girlfriend is legible code, and the other girl is pointfree style

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