Herr Bischoff

Scratchpad for July 12 2020

Tmux for mere mortals
Some nice ideas in this post. I always enjoy perusing other people’s config files.
Probing Facebook’s Misinformation Machine
Further proof that Facebook is at best a criminal enterprise and Zuckerberg is lying with a straight face.
Micro services inside FreeBSD using Jails, NGINX and PF
Mostly interesting for the part about setting up GoAccess.
Star Wars Backgrounds for Video Calls & Meetings
Great images, even (or especially) when not using them on video calls.
98.css
A design system for building faithful recreations of old UIs. Now I wish there was one for classic Mac OS.
Bastille
Automated deployment and management of containerized applications on FreeBSD. Using jails of course.
A tcpdump Tutorial with Examples — 50 Ways to Isolate Traffic
If you learn better by example (I do), this is an invaluable resource for understanding tcpdump syntax.
The Invention of the AeroPress
Lots of stuff I didn’t know before.
Text processing in the shell
Very nice overview with lots of examples.
Containers are Not the Future
Despite being penned by the CEO of a company offering a purported solution, I tend to agree. The whole Kubernetes hype will someday crash and burn.
Is Presentation the Cause of Loneliness?
An interesting point to meditate on.
Simple solution for outgoing mail from a FreeBSD system
Quick overview of two popular alternatives.
POSIX Shell Tutorial
Good introduction to POSIX scripting.
It’s Official: Open-Plan Offices Are Now the Dumbest Management Fad of All Time
Not surprising at all.