This is the perfect metaphor for the year 2020. I’m taping cat-6 cable to the existing coaxial cable tv wiring and using it to pull cat-6 throughout the house. Throwing away coaxial garbage and replacing with general purpose Ethernet.

In an effort to cut down on waste at the , we are using fabric, which we will gather up and reuse at birthdays, and future holidays. Sometimes I’m just wrapping a flat sheet of fabric. But one of my recipients is getting 3 Paul Garmirian . So I hand-made a custom cigar wrap from cloth.

This set of youtube recommendations is really puzzling because they're "recommended for you". But they are comforting. It suggests that YouTube knows little to nothing about me, which is the goal. I was signed into YouTube at the time I saw these recommendations.

Every once in a while, viewing a web site (this time the BBC) with JavaScript disabled and an ad blocker results in some pretty funny stuff.

I’ve got a 1988 boom box hooked up to a 2019 music workstation with Logic Pro X so I can digitise some crappy songs I made back in 1991.

I plugged in my 1 that I bought on day 1 in June 2007. It runs iOS 3. The App Store STILL has apps for it. Can you believe that? Go find an Android phone from 2007 and see what love Google is willing to give it.

Marketing math. Making mac and cheese in 10 minutes:
1. Boil 6 cups of water (takes 0 minutes)
2. Cook pasta 9-11 minutes (takes 9 minutes, even if you boil for 11 minutes)
3. Drain pasta (0 seconds because you multitask)
4. Add butter and stir (30 seconds)
5. Add pasta back to pan and stir (30 seconds)

Amazing how this is in any way β€œin 10 minutes”

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