Welp, looks like my country decided that fascism is just the best.

Had to say goodbye to our sick cat on Tuesday.
Life isn't fair.

Heard back from the vets, he has a blood clot in his heart that they can't do anything about. Hes responding well to anti-clotting drugs, and they have suggested that we try him with these for a week and see if they can keep him stable.

One of our cats in at the vets today for an ultrasound for a suspected heart problem. We almost lost him yesterday because of this.
Feeling powerless right now.

This years long trek to the desert brought to you my Dan Carlin's Hardcore History - King of Kings - The history of ancient Persia.

T minus 2 hours until I start the long trek to the desert.

/me inserts Yubikey into new Arch laptop. Doesn’t work. Looks at the wiki to find that you have to hack udev to get it recognised as a HID. Fucksake Arch I’m trying but you’re killing me here.

Try Arch Linux they said.
It’s friendly now they said.
Just spent 3 hours unfucking a clean install of Manjaro 32 bit because they ship the install image with expired gpg certs and all their “fix” documents fail to mention they only work on the 64 bit version.

“The Boys” is basically “The Incredibles” if they got Quentin Tarantino to direct it.
Which is to say it’s actually quite good.

some things are art and other things are not

this is art

I'm the art decider

Flight simulators in VR really is something I’ve been waiting my entire life for. I can now navigate and land an A-10C, and the feeling that gives you is something you just can’t explain.

This weeks report:
I didn't want to write it.
The client doesn't want to read it.

Going deep down the Infrastructure As Code hole today

Prey is Half Life.
Honestly that's all I would have needed to know to buy it. Now it's £3 on Steam I'm glad I got it.

Clowns horror 

Ok nerds, listen up. It’s only a burner phone if it’s from the Bürner region of Germany, otherwise it’s just a sparkling LiPo.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.