jc blog - tales of a modern-day nomadic hunter-gatherer

Follow jcomeau_ictx on Twitter This is the weblog of Intrepid Wanderer. You never know what you might find here; graphic descriptions of bodily functions, computer programming secrets, proselytizing for the antichrist, miscellaneous ranting and kvetching, valuable information on living off the land... if you don't share my rather weird interests you may want to try slashdot instead.

You can consider my Del.icio.us links an extension to my blog, as are my LifeTango goals and my other to-do items. My to-buy list is also public, but only for sharing any useful ideas that might be there; I'm not requesting charity, neither do I offer it.

You can find me easily in google searches, as jcomeau, jcomeau_ictx, or jcomeauictx. There are lots of other jcomeaus, but AFAIK I'm the only jcomeau_ictx out there so far.

If you want to comment on anything you see here, try the new Facebook comments, reachable by clicking the "[comment]" link at the end of each post. If for some reason that isn't working, go ahead and email me, jc.unternet.net. You know what to do with the first dot. Make the 'subject' line something reasonably intelligent-looking or it goes plunk! into the spambasket unread.

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2020-07-21-0546Z

A few days ago I made a small change in my mind which is having a disproportionate result in my law studies: I decided to adopt the Biblical "day" which starts just after sunset of the day before. So, for example, Monday starts on Sunday evening. All the studying I can accomplish that night count for that day, so when I wake up in the morning I can have a 1- or 2-hour lead on the day's studies. It really does seem to help. For one thing, it encourages me to drink less alcohol. [comment]

2020-07-03-2215Z

My covid-19 page update process has been crashing for about 24 hours. I just resized the droplet it's running on, and that seems to have done the trick. But now I'm paying digitalocean.com $10/month for it instead of $5/month. At some point it's going to be cheaper to get myself another Hetzner dedicated server. [comment]

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