Finally, I have something serious to complain about. I don’t remember the last time it was so blindingly obvious that the world is completely filled with idiots. There’s a thing going around the world called the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). It’s severity is about the same as a cold. Maybe a flu. And the world …

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I hate, hate planned obsolescence. Almost as much as I hate religious idealistic stupidity such as that described below. My wife spent about a month missing an application on a virtual machine that she needs for her job (Drill Draw). And I just spent an hour figuring out what the problem was. The application was …

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I was always uneasy about publishing my software on any proprietary platform, especially Google Play. When you do that – you give up all control over the distribution of your application. Not only is it required to be proprietary (you can’t open-source your Google signing key) but the publisher can choose to take down your …

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Sometimes I forget how many people open source software reaches. I was reading through my web server’s log analyser results and noticed a weird URL as a source of some traffic. Here’s a screenshot of what I found there: I don’t know whether it’s chinese or japanese or some other language, I just think this …

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