So in my professional life I do a lot of work with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It’s stable, rock-solid (mostly) and easy to use… but however unlike many distros, it comes with a subscription. This is fine: developers gotta eat, and however many anti-capitalist rants people like to go off on, if Linux wasn’t making… Continue reading rhel 7 to centos 7 migration: the road to happiness
So usually, once a week on a Sunday (although I broke my rule this time and did it on a Saturday), I post the following: Indeed, every time I have a bagel I do this. In years to come, I will be offered shots of bagels by Facebook when its machine learning algorithms identify that… Continue reading the sunday bagel
So I log onto Twitter today, and an awful lot of devs and other games-related people are talking about the decline of GameStop. GameStop, for those of you who didn’t know, was/is basically America’s answer to GAME, that place that was once relevant but now really isn’t worth visiting much. I’m not going to try… Continue reading on the decline of game shops
Ya know, me and this blog have a weird relationship. We don’t see each other for months, and then suddenly I think “I should write everything down” and I come back and start writing again. And there’s another blog post which is me proclaiming that this time, I’m back and so on… Part of the… Continue reading keep scrollin’ scrollin’ scrollin’…
So here’s what I’m planning to do over Christmas: Although I don’t think there are Daleks in the Doctor Who Christmas special. But yeah, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without sitting down on Christmas Day with the family to watch Doctor Who. Also, on the 26th I’m going to write a big blog post about Amazing Spider-Man #700 and Avenging… Continue reading xmas plans
I’m not going to go overboard on spoilers in this, because I think it would do any potential viewer a disservice as Skyfall is a film that should be enjoyed without spoilers. Yes, a spoilerhound such as me has been converted to non-spoilers. Or well, at least not seeking out the blow-by-blow description of the… Continue reading let the sky fall
And as a footnote to my STC-gushing, here’s a song that takes me right back to 1994: No, I’m not thinking of becoming a DJ.