Another wandering soul screaming into the void. If you are looking for my blog you are in the wrong place. The profile and header pictures are brought to you by @cdd20.
if anyone tells you that
is dead — they’re in a bubble.
Bing is our witness; the
hasfeed: prefix returns sites
with a feed, the
gives a direct feed link. No.. I’m not a secret Microsoft™ agent —
DuckDuckGo and others support this too
38B+ are big boy numbers.
and are a cozy combination. Out of annoyance with my flaky Internet connection I’ve paginated the rss and json feeds. Know what? After exploring various feed formats, the underlying problem seems to be incentives in feed generation tooling correctness across language ecosystems and not formats? Invalid atom, rss, and feeds are all over the net.
nix packages collection has a
neat library repository. A small
make it completely standalone.
Basically it allows experimenting quickly with configuration patterns for custom
stuff without an expensive evaluation.
old school cool funk
There’s this crow outside that insists on plucking coconuts. A while back I was
in a coconut tree (don’t ask), and there it was — a crow setting up its nest.
I assisted by creating more space and since then it’s been obsessed with
plucking coconuts. It’s dropping young and old ones faster than I’m willing to
deal with them.
4 in the last two hours..
compilation is fun to watch.
Here’s what hugo’s
--debug output for this blog looks
like right now. Rendering takes about
25 seconds on an old laptop. The
linearity is easy to see, but that’s the least of my problems ;-)
Kiwi Browser (
download) is a Chromium
derivative on Android that can directly expose the built–in dev tools on device.
is my preference, but it makes quick
There’s an old article from the developer of NetNewsWire ( reader) that questions the idea of the unread count. You can’t read all the unread — so why entertain a time consuming mythos around that number?
It applies everywhere — What narratives might people create around the
% numbers on GitHub? Do they waste
time thinking/fretting about their mythos? Fun to think about.
Squint hard enough and it sure looks like a command line interface.
Larnyx/Rhasspy is an excellent/fast offline text to speech program. There’s approximately 50 voice samples.
It would be trivial to turn this into an that reads articles/posts, but it’s on Python so packaging it “directly” (there’s a docker container) is way harder than actually using it.