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BalenaEtcher external

11th December 2018

Usually I would use dd to write images to SD cards but I always worry I will mess it up. Today I used BalenaEtcher and it was dead simple and worked really well.

Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours external

6th November 2018

"A recreation of the original 1821 color guidebook with new cross references, photographic examples, and posters designed by Nicholas Rougeux" Quite simply a beautiful website.

A Question of Timing external

24th October 2018

I saw this blog from Cloudflare via a tweet from Ilya Grigorik. It explains how to see timings (dns lookup etc) for every curl request.

The Doctor's Kitchen Podcast external

6th July 2018

This podcast is a fascinating exploration of health, lifestyle and food from a very scientific and medical approach. Each episode has very qualified people talking about their area of expertise.

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text external

6th July 2018

I've recently been listening to Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, it's a podcast that uses a chapter each week from Harry Potter to explore a theme (such as loyalty, grief, friendship) in quite a lot of depth from various viewpoints. They use religious and spiritual approaches, but in such a way that even as an atheist I enjoy all of the Jewish and Christian bible reading techniques that they use.