From Intel Pentium-II to ESP8266

Posted on April 02, 2018 in rants

In the blur of ever accelerating technological progress, it is easy to forget how much has changed in the past few years.

I stumbled across this exchange recently:

Can you please recommend any hardware, that I could plug in to the notebook and though I could send a warning mail …


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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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Why FreeBSD #99

Posted on March 31, 2018 in technology

99: FreeBSD is muscle-memory friendly

If you learned FreeBSD 10 years ago, chances are what you learned back then will mostly apply today.

Unless other factors demand otherwise, we can safely assume that we are looking at the middle of FreeBSD's life — it has been around for about 20 years …


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The Fault in Defaults

Posted on March 29, 2018 in technology

Defaults should work for a broad category of customers and ensure their privacy and security. Customers trust your judgment, make your product worthy of that trust.


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The Hypocrite

Posted on March 28, 2018 in rants

Know that feeling when you make a thing and feel it, and you might be worthless? Here's a weird trick to be okay with it :P


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