For quite a few years I resisted the temptation of setting up a wireless network at home. Story after story suggested that WiFi is a crappy, unstable, and awfully insecure set of technologies. Finally though things seemed to have settled down, and with WPA2 the wardriving stories ended. So a couple of years ago I …

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I was planning to go on a long trip on my bike, and I needed to bring luggage. The trip was long enough and I needed enough stuff that putting it all in a backpack wasn’t doable. I shopped around for such a rack but didn’t find anything at a price I was willing to …

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As part of an exercise in a course I was taking I was required (or at least strongly encouraged) to create a Twitter account and learn to use it. I figured why not, might as well see what it’s about, maybe there’s something I’m missing. After a few days I decided I wasn’t missing anything …

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SVG has been a nightmare over the last decade. It used to be that every implementation is different, no one software created files compatible with any other software. These days the situation is a lot better, but I’m still suspicious of SVG. But I’m thinking of using it for a Processing.js project, so how do …

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