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[meta: I've gone ahead and made my account locked, so I guess you'll have to wait for me to approve your follow request if you want to follow me. If you're an actual person, I'll probably approve it, I just don't want to have to keep evicting bots ex post facto.]

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I missed out on last time, so:

I'm a person. I think people and communities and subcultures are pretty interesting. Sometimes I try to archive these things, sometimes I just idly find them fascinating.

I appreciate things that are {open source, secure, well-designed}, most of the people I've met here, and @srn ​in particular.

I like to think I'm trustworthy and available. Feel free to reach out even if I don't know you.

(A few thousand more words available via my profile.)

Every [Saturday] morning I wake up and open palm slam a search into the browser. It's me checking to see if IBM has any updates on LTO 9 drives.

(They do not. Their website says "1H 2021", but everyone else says "fall" or "September". And despite there being two manufacturers of LTO *tape*, IBM is now the only manufacturer of *drives*.)

There's something just weird about a (nominally) $150 textbook that has clearly been printed on demand on an inkjet printer. I get that roughly none of the value is in the physical object, *and yet*.

(It would also be nice to get a discount on the second edition, but I get the feeling that's not really a thing either.)

uspol-adj, money 

Yelled "hey buddy!" at a raccoon trying to sneak up behind me. (The second one of the night, but less assertive of the two.) Good times.

money, looking for suggestions 

Relishing the certain irony in setting my desk lamp to a low color temperature to read out CIELUV formulae from "Measuring Colour" in the evening.

implied injury 

KVM on old hardware: significantly faster than pure qemu on newer hardware. No real surprise. Would be nice to figure out why virt-manager doesn't think there's KVM on my desktop, however.

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Racing VMs. Why am I racing VMs, anyway? 😕

How have I gotten affects/effects wrong like three times this week?

cursed, food, slight audiohazard 

food, scheming, money 

mastodev musing 

food-ish, coffee, non-vegan 


planes but also in general, vaguely morbid / injury ref 

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