Herr Bischoff

Scratchpad for July 12 2020

Tmux for mere mortals showcases some nice ideas. I always enjoy perusing other people’s config files.

Probing Facebook’s misinformation machine delivers 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 and meetings offers some great images, even (or especially) when not using them on video calls.

98.css is design system for building faithful recreations of old UIs. Now I wish there was one for classic Mac OS.

Bastille provides automated deployment and management of containerized applications on FreeBSD. Using jails of course.

A tcpdump tutorial with examples. If you learn better by example (I do), this is an invaluable resource for understanding tcpdump syntax.

The Invention of the AeroPress is an interesting read with 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.

Open-plan offices are the dumbest management fad of all time. Now it’s official – and not surprising at all.