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Pretty Good Hat

Revised my /now page over the weekend. I’ve been replacing the old notes entirely, but wonder if I should keep it as a running log, instead.

Guess I should finally figure out how to put things on Linode so I don’t have to restart the discord bot all the time at the tilde account.

A Twitter friend turned me on to these amazing looking desktop PCs from System76, and I’ve concluded that we need lots more companies making high end computers that look like furniture, again.

All I needed today was to make a boot/install disk, and yet: in the decades of personal computing leftovers in drawers and boxes around this house, there’s not one single USB flash drive. Inconceivable. Like, I have a little envelope of CompactFlash cards, and a roller mouse.

Roon produces really nice composited images for sharing, but they’re still essentially isolated from the rest of the world – there’s no link as part of its sharing output. Last night I spent just enough time getting familiar enough with roon-extension-http-api to figure out how to link from its view of catalog or the now playing screen out to songwhip, which will produce a link to several listening platforms and stores.

Today I learned that if there’s an image on the Mac OS clipboard, Preview can save it to a file. It’s right there in its file menu: New From Clipboard!

Me: playing some Forza while we chat about our days H: hey, you got first place, good job! Were any other cars in the race or was it just you?

The Roon guys are promoting their big v1.8 revision and it looks good! My key desire is for an easier to read view of long text passages, a volume controller that doesn’t feel as fiddly/pixel-precise, and to figure out why my NUC keeps disconnecting from my network.