Atum — Import strings as Erlang-like atoms in Python.

Posted on December 14, 2018 in software

Past few months I have been experimenting with a bunch of libraries/ frameworks that help with building networked applications - often in the form of API servers and clients. Many use JSON or another serialization on wire and utilize strings to pass around static information. Others use strings to configure the …

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ssh-keygen wrapper in Python 3.6

Posted on June 02, 2018 in software

A python script to make it easier to generate ssh keypairs.

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Restic and Backblaze B2 for backups

Posted on April 18, 2018 in software

Restic with Backblaze B2 is a great combination to keep multiple machines with similar data (vms, containers, source code…) backed up securely and for cheap. Here's my setup…

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Run musicpd (mpd) inside FreeBSD jail

Posted on April 08, 2018 in software

These are rough notes that I made while going about installing mpd inside a jail.

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Found Software #1

Posted on April 05, 2018 in software

Software / utilities I stumbled into and liked:


If you have more than one entry in your ~/.ssh/config, this tool will help you carry your local bash preferences over to a remote login.

My preferences common to remote and local are set in ~/.sshrc, which is sourced in …

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Build Micropython firmware for ESP8266 on FreeBSD host + Ubuntu guest

Posted on April 01, 2018 in software

Tested with:

How to:

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