Since I just re-discovered the more than brillian xyproblem.info, I’m posting it here for my future self. Reading through the small page always brings me lots of joy. This is a serious, real thing. I’ve wasted countless hours of my life dealing with the XY problem. And be aware: this is NOT only a thing … [Read more…]
I would like to note that one of these is a palindrome and one is not. This discovery is not my own, but I find it most delightful.
What’s up with the new SoCs (or not-so-SoCs, hehe), what will you get, is it really worth it, does it matter. What the heck. Just read it. Very good. https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/12/dont-buy-a-5g-smartphone-at-least-not-for-a-while/
I’m not happy. Some party, maybe Acer through Google somehow, I don’t know, has pushed a Chrome extension called Acer Games to my C740. Never had any of that Windows-like OEM crapware on the Chromebook/ChromeOS platform, didn’t even know that existed. But it seems it’s a thing now. This is not nice.
OVH Hosting, one of the biggest players in the field, has the absolutely, completely and utterly worst ever localized website – and it’s not even localized website, it’s the website for their Finnish company, ovh-hosting.fi.I simply cannot understand how their developers ship that product of stinking shit. It’s completely unusable wreckage. Let me show you a … [Read more…]
I’m taking Ohjelmallinen sisällönhallinta at school. It translates fairly well to programmatic content management. One of the goals of the course is to understand different content management systems and their architectures and how different information streams in the modern web (eg. public APIs for user-generated content) can be leveraged to build systems that are useful for the … [Read more…]
I don’t really know the reason, but the integrated password manager in Chrome has become awfully and absurdly slow for me. It usually takes multiple seconds to actually realize that the browser has loaded a page with a login field and that it even holds some credentials for it. And I am not exaggerating this: it really … [Read more…]