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Short Review Diary ‑ Films, TV Series etc.

A timeline of what I watch (too much really) - mostly contributions to various forum threads Dec 30 2020 A bit late now, but I only saw it the other day: Tony Schwartz: The Truth About Trump | Oxford Union Q&A Fascinating. A little prophetic also (he presages how DT will behave when he loses the.....

Short Review Diary ‑ Music and other Audio

A timeline of what I listen to - mostly contributions to various forum threads Dec 17 2020 Aphex Twin: Selected Ambient Works 85–92 I used to listen to this quite a lot, years back, then I lost it. Now I got it back and realised how much I'd missed it. Listening end to end the 3rd time in a row now......

Dreams

Dec 16 2020 Last night I dreamt a long vivid dream. At one point we (me and a woman) got into an elevator in a house somewhere. It was a rickety elevator, 70s style, smelled like it too (I don't mean piss or anyhting, just the particular smell of an old elevator) and it had these particular round pl.....

A collection of Forum Posts I Don't Want to Sink into Oblivion

Sometimes I get a creative kick when writing a reply on some forum, and then I feel a little sorry to think that this "gem" will soon be forgotten and unfindable. So I decided to copy-paste some of these outbursts to a dedicated page. It's a little narcissistic. Entries should be in chronological or.....

Quotes

7 My karma ran over your dogma. Hippie bumper sticker, South Park S09E02 6 Someone once said that defending a position by citing free speech is sort of the ultimate concession; you're saying that the most compelling thing you can say for your position is that it's not literally illegal to express.....

Setting up a ThinkPad x250 with Linux

Two chapters in this article are Debian-specific, the rest is more or less Archlinux-specific. It never grew into the device-specific alround tutorial I envisioned and has been partially superseded by this article. The ThinkPad itself is in daily use. No regrets there! BIOS Update The latest BIOS .....

Bongwater

A New York band, mostly a duo: Ann Magnuson telling us her dreams and weird stories, and weird guy Kramer plays instruments, collected audio snippets from his answer machine & TV, and analog-mixes it all together in a way that seems impossible without a computer. Often singing together. Although.....