Fancy laptop with discrete GPU? Afraid of the hassle of setting up Linux properly?

I’ve got a Dell XPS 15 9560. It’s beginning to get on now – 5/6 years old?? But still full of life and power. The Windows drivers have always been a problem with all the new tech in these things. I’ve had several long episodes over it’s lifetime related to the nvme driver / storage…

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Random macos bugs and fixes

Right, I’ve had a macbook for a while now, and been using it quite regularly, but it’s only since stopped using Windows completely that all the bugs begin to appear! 😩 This is a list of these weird annoying bugs and their fixes. BUG! Escape key stops working. well, it just stops working everywhere. i…

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tfjs for M1 very close!

https://github.com/tensorflow/tfjs/issues/4514#issuecomment-974982349 hmm, I think I have a working binary. I probably should have contributed it

Unit testing

Spending even a nanosecond chasing down bugs in unit test feels like a raging contradiction. …although if we wrote perfect unit tests, then why couldn’t we write perfect code every time. Still infuriating spending even the slightest nanosecond debugging when writing a test :-D

Google is an Internet advertising company that decided to make a web browser.

Google is an Internet advertising company that decided to make a web browser. Why did they make a web browser? For exactly the same reasons as I have not and never will use it. They have unrivalled potential to snoop on everything you do with your personal devices. 10 years later, after useful projects like…

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Rosrants.com is now using SSL Cert – Howto Set Up SSL For Free

This site is now using SSL. Pfft! About time, says you. I am using a free cert from letsencrypt.org – it was all very confusing and magical to set up. You need to use a ACME client – I used https://github.com/Neilpang/acme.sh as you do not need root access with this one. Then SSH into your…

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