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Here is a list of most recent posts:
10 June - Make Search Great Again!
Internet search is basically useless now, I heard it described as “no longer a search engine, but an add serving platform”. The search results have deteriorated to the point where it is even worse than an add platform it is now just a market place.
06 January - Node Virtual Environment nodeenv
If you are use to working with python virtual environments you may want to have the same experience when working with nodejs. For that you can use the python package nodenv
18 November - Chilli Crab Recipe 🌶️🦀
It is more complicated to eat chilli crab than to cook it. This is an easy recipe. Prepare the chilli paste earlier (take about 30 mins). When you are ready to eat, it only takes 10 minutes to cook.
16 October - Philips HF3520
My HF3520 had a mainboard failure and my attempts to repair it also failed. I have salvaged some of the components. Trying to save the environment by keeping them out of landfill in the hope someone else needs the parts
16 July - Lenovo Z13 Gen 1 Review
Last Updated: Jan 6, 2023
10 July - Dell WD19TB screen flashing with M1 Mac
New 2022 M1 Macbook external display flickers when plugged into the Dell WD19TB docking station.
06 February - Download page including assets loaded at runtime
10 January - Arch Linux on X1 Carbon 6th Gen
This is a bunch of random notes on installing Arch Linux on a ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen.
10 January - Arch Linux Tips
This is a bunch of random tips on Arch Linux.
09 January - Pagerduty Cloudwatch integration
It is possible to send your own custom payload to the Pagerduty Cloudwatch integration from a Lambda (instead of via a Cloudwatch alarm). Pagerduty does not document the internals but if you publish a custom message to the SNS topic that you have a HTTPS subscription to Pager duty following these simple rules you will see the event in Pagerduty.