There has been a lot written already about how Elon Musk bid to buy Twitter, tried to back out, then was forced to go through with the purchase, and even more written about what happened next.
The Verge has a pretty good timeline of events.
I’ve previously posted that I maintained the FreeBSD Port of hugo (www/gohugo), the awesome static site generator written in Go. I heard about it on one of the Jupiter Broadcasting podcasts in mid-2016 (I don’t remember which one, specifically) and by July 2016 I submitted my first request for a Port to be added to the tree.Read On →
Back in 2018 I was at the Frocester Beer Festival with some friends, it had become an annual tradition to go to this festival for a weekend of sampling beers, and catching up - sometimes for the first time since the last beer festival.
It was in 2018 that I sat down with my friend Mike Collins talked about podcasts and podcasting. We both wanted to get into it, I was thinking a tech news/help related podcasts but Mike had some other ideas.
Back in June this year we bought our first house! The process was stressful, and not something I want to go through again ant time soon!
I had noticed a slightly odd metal thing poking out of the ground near our garage:Read On →
Back on the 13th March 2020 work told us:
…if the impact on your work is low and manageable, you should work from home.
Although the office was open to those that needed to go in, we were being encourage to work from home. This image was taken for one of our Town hall meetings celebrating how well we’d all transitioned in the early days - and I note that it’s been used in a few since too!Read On →
At the end of my last post I noted that I’d switched from an Ubuntu flavoured distro to Manjaro Linux. I’ve been rocking it for over a month now, first on an 2013 Dell Optiplex 9090 but it just got an upgrade!Read On →
Note: This post contains partially formed opinions and may sound like it’s being overly negative. This is a first impressions post by someone who rarely writes, let alone about first impressions. I like what I’ve done, I’m happy with Linux and will stick with it.
Back in 2011 I bought a 27" iMac and it has long served me well. I bought the best that I could afford at the time which I think is one of the reasons it has lasted me so long.Read On →
I recently had a need to boot into a fresh server (a VirtualBox VM, actually) with FreeBSD in order to partition the disk and make it ready to restore another machine onto it.Read On →