The Lazy Blogger

Trying to upgrade SSD on an old MBP... and failing

2022-12-16

I usually take good care of my electronic stuff and they last me a bit. So it is no surprise I am writing this post on my 7 years old Mid 2015 MacBook Pro. This is a Core i7 with 16Gb memory and (unfortunately) 256 Gb SSD. I can go to certain lengths for Apple h/w for their quality but pay 3-5x markup for storage capacity was where I drew the line.

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Wrexit, Fediverse and 'taking back control'

2022-12-8

If you are wondering what on the earth is Wrexit, that's my twisted take on moving my blog from WordPress to self hosted, self built static website based on the very nice library called Poet. Last month I quit Twitter and finally was able to join Mastodon and then got to know what is Fediverse. Fediverse or Federated universe is the virtual land of Federated online presence built mostly around the ActivePub protocol. As to taking back control that's another twisted take for moving my content away from VC based big social to smaller self hosted niches.

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#MeToo - Things men should get, but don't!

2018-10-31

Last weekend I was faced with (what I thought) was my first #metoo moment. An incident when a lady says "no" and a guy continues to be inconsiderate and idiotic! Then, when pointed out, instead of apologising, walks away pretending to be offended.

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Setting up PostgreSQL (9.6) on Debian Stretch

2017-9-17

I have been trying to setup a home network of connected devices for... lets just say a long time! I have made some progress in recent days and the next step is to start using some sort of backing store to store some values.

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