I watched ♕ The Queen’s Gambit which is amazing. I rarely play chess, but have fond memories of playing with my father when I was young. The games depicted in the show felt very real. I’m not surprised that Garry Kasparov was involved. slate.com/culture/2020/11/quee

Thanks to all the DevOps teams at large media sites. It’s got to be a huge amount of work to handle all the frantic reloading. Here’s to a high cache hit ratio!

Checking out nb, a pretty cool tool for keeping notes on the command line and syncing them between machines. xwmx.github.io/nb/

Voting! The line at the Holiday Inn in Travis County is short right now. About 10 minutes.

Anytime I read a news article that mentions the “novel coronavirus”, it makes me want to point out that this coronavirus sure isn’t novel anymore! Better to call it SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, or simply “the coronavirus”. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novel_co

I just released version 2.3.4 of pg_search

Fix issue when setting various options directly on the PgSearch module while
running with a threaded web server, such as Puma. (Anton Rieder) github.com/Casecommons/pg_sear

Today I imported dozens of posts from past blogs and homepages dating back to 2001.

Check out my From the Archive category to see them. blog.nertzy.com/categories/fro

I enjoyed Jason Snell’s write-up about the Power Mac G5, which was my first Mac back in 2005. sixcolors.com/post/2020/08/20-

Today I checked my Timehop and I had content from 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, and 19 years ago. It’s amazing that my digital footprint is starting to span multiple decades! timehop.com

I migrated this blog to micro.blog hosting today. Definitely not missing managing my WordPress site. It’s the end of over fifteen years of self-hosting my blog. But the rest of my site remains self-hosted for now. blog.nertzy.com

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