Got into a situation where ipv4 packets were getting dropped, but ipv6 was working, and several steps later, I've learned a bunch of stuff about the comcast networking equipment we're supposed to ignore, and how it's wired, and... WTF two cable modems? both hooked to the same WAP? HOW THE FUCK DID THAT EVER WORK?!?
And now I have a deeper appreciation for why ops people have well-stocked liquor cabinets.
My silly brain has an auditory pattern matching failure mode when presented with certain fan/turbine noise, such as one gets on airplanes. In searching for a pattern, it autocompletes to "Scotland the Brave," which oldsters will know as the bagpipe music from the old Old Spice commercials. This could be worse.
Saturday morning catch-up took a surprise turn into the realm of web components. Getting caught up now on various philosophical disputes.
https://bitworking.org/news/2019/07/looking-back-on-five-years-of-web-components was the starting point.
A bookmarklet for hiding both side columns of the new Twitter design. Uncluttered stream FTW
Sneaking up on the future from behind
Ceejbot's mastodon instance. This is an overprovisioned, personally-run instance running on AWS. I welcome friends to create accounts here. I intend to run it as long as people are using it.