Making (?:things|code|mischief|mistakes).

Print of the day - paint stirrer

Print of the day - paint stirrer

→ Prometheus on Nixos

Great guide to setting up monitoring on your nixos install

→ Wiggle

Have a pesky patch that is only partially correct, and generates some .rej files. Use wiggle to apply the remaining changes in a safe fashion. How did I not know this before?

journald logs since last service restart.

While debugging services I often want to see the systemd service log since last restart. Unfortunately doing this isn’t obvious, but there is a way. $ journalctl _SYSTEMD_INVOCATION_ID=$(systemctl show --value -p InvocationID docker-hass) where docker-hass is your service. I should probably add an alias for this to my dotfiles.

→ Queen's Gambit

We’ve been watching this show on Netflix every evening since it came out on friday, best mini series I’ve seen in years.

Remelting thermoplastics in salt

Very interesting method to increase the strength of 3D printed parts. The salt ensures the object retains its shape and can be washed away after the baking.



Been on a 3d model painting kick lately. This one is a work in progress but I think it’s starting to shape up. love how you can layer paint for continous improvement




→ Pair programming

This graph is a good visualization of why I believe in pair programming. Pair programming contributes to higher internal software quality. It can seem like a slow down at first, but you'll forget about that with the medium- and long-term impacts to the codebase and the product. — 🔥 Josh Branchaud 👻 (@jbrancha) August 31, 2020 To me this has always seemed intuitively right. Unfortunate that so many developers seem hesitant to participate in pair programming. Read More...

→ Free Cnc project files.

Some nice cnc projects, should give these a try.