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Feed-specific "browsers" with QuiteRSS

I use RSS a lot. Generally speaking, RSS is my preferred method of consuming news and media. This includes YouTube, which I then play with mpv, though by default that isn’t very convenient.

Service changes

You may have noticed a number of changes since I last posted about services here, but a tl;dr: I’m running Pleroma now, Gitea has been re-done and is running 1.7.0 now, and my XMPP server has a few more services than before.

Elite: Dangerous VR with a Google Cardboard clone

I recently ended up with a Google Cardboard clone - namely, a Samsung GearVR headset. I’m not sure whether the electronics inside are broken or just too snobby to interact with my trusty Moto G3, but either way, it functions like a plain Google Cardboard clone to me. So anyway, as Minetest wouldn’t run happily in side-by-side 3D mode on my phone, I set my sights on heavier VR stuff - namely Elite: Dangerous, the most solid VR game I’ve seen.

Hi from Haiku

I complain about things a lot, so let’s talk about something I actually like, for a change: the Haiku operating system.

Eureka Sketch

I watched Eureka Seven recently, so to get it out of my system I did a quick sketch of Eureka.

Android is braindead

Or rather, whoever designed it is. postmarketOS can’t come soon enough.

webm encoding

I have a number of videos on my site, mostly in the webm format and encoded with VP9 for video and vorbis for audio. I thought I might share how I do my encoding in case it can be useful for someone.

Enigma Expedition, Part 2

The 13th meetup of the enigma expedition was on the 30th local time, and I missed both of them, and considering recent events, now seems like a good time to do some writing.

Laptops are like kicking dead whales down the beach

Laptops suck. That’s rather hypocritical of me, as I’m writing this on my ThinkPad T420 running Haiku, but at present, you can’t get a laptop that has a good display, is reasonably powerful, has a good keyboard, and doesn’t have an x86 processor.

Enigma Expedition, Part 1

In the last Elite: Dangerous post I mentioned I was going to be participating in the Enigma Expedition. It’s currently day 6, my Dolphin is landed in the Lagoon Nebula near Thor’s Eye, and here’s some more pretty pictures and videos.

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