Author Archives: chronologicaldot

About chronologicaldot

Just a Christ-centered, train-loving, computer geek.

Passion, Present Times, and 2017’s 1.4

Last time on Jarbled… *cue video sequence of strange snippets from parts of the show you never remember seeing* I’d like to talk about passion. I think I figured out why there hasn’t been much humor on my blog lately… … Continue reading

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Ingredients for Humor

I feel rather disappointed in my blogging. The blog is fine – it’s serving a purpose, and lots of people have found it useful – over 60,000 according to the stats (mostly on a handful of pages, though, lol) (now … Continue reading

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How I Can Steal Your Pics – a.k.a. Some hacking for the non-tech-savvy

A friend of mine shared images with me some time ago from one of their trips. They trusted me enough to share images but not enough to show me a picture of themselves. However, they made a layman’s mistake when … Continue reading

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Wild Wild Web – Berners-Lee and Poli-Ad Regulation

It’s interesting how opinions can be shaped from a simple title and a seemingly well-meaning article. The Guardian ran a headline yesterday saying Tim Berners-Lee calls for tighter regulation of online political advertising. The article was carefully framed so as … Continue reading

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Programming meme homework

Fun homework from codeinfig. There’s more…

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According to the Label…

rant… I don’t know about you, but when I sign up for a mailing list or some subscription, paying for it or not, I expect that they will send me content as they labeled it. I don’t expect to see … Continue reading

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Homemade Cellphone Satellites

If you look up “cell phone satellite”, what you get is a telecommunications satellite or comparisons between cell phones and satellite phones. This blog post is about neither. Instead, I’m musing on the concept of building satellites.

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Shimeji and Your Friendly Desktop Characters

It probably doesn’t cross people’s minds to have some strange character sitting (or even moving) on their computer desktop. You don’t need it. It’s purely for entertainment. If you ever want it though, it’s hard to find. The idea of … Continue reading

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Installing Gitless from source code

Git receives a lot of flack for having a poorly created UI on top of a technological monster. Underneath the hood, it may be a best of an engine, but the user gets to use a 5-in-1 for its keys. … Continue reading

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Circus of Ethics – Concerning Animal Treatment

This topic deserves a far longer and more thorough post than what I’m going to make today, but in this case, I’d like to comment more on the supporting perspective of ethical animal treatment – especially in the future – … Continue reading

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