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Gary Barlow's Desert Island Discs external

1st February 2019

I thought these two quotes from Gary Barlow seemed quite relevant to how I feel about the process of learning. "Give me the rules of music, because once I knew the rules of music as a writer then I knew how to break them". "For me having those years of being in a bedroom and being able to make mistakes and not being judged, it was crucial for me"

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.