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Wanted: Paste as Pure Text.

If You often work with text, there are chances that You might appreciate its so-called plain form. Basically speaking, in a world of computers, smartphones and tablets text can take two forms, depending on what app is used to manage it. The forms…

Ars Technica's privacy-invading Privacy Policy update

Ars Technica is one of the major technology news sites I follow, as it carries a lot of interesting stories about computer, general technology, and science news. Last week, however, reading the site became much more difficult. In relation to…

Install the PeppermintOS Ice application on Kubuntu

Ice is an application that allows you to deal with web applications like your ordinary desktop applications under, of course, one condition, that you have working Internet Connectivity. It, simply, runs an instance of one of your system available…

A Trip up North

I recently went on a trip with my family up to the north of Scotland. Here are some routes and pictures. Kingussie Starting from Fife, it takes about 2 hours to drive up the A9 via Perth, to reach Kingussie. There is good car parking at the…

Fix The Bat! Wrong Cookie Character Encoding.

Recently - inspired by Benjamin Dreyer (Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style.) - I began to apply typographical improvements Myself, whenever I can. One of many places affected by this knowledge is a quote set (“golden…

happy 2020

New Year's Eve meme showing the scaling back of the celebration as one gets older

Golan-Globus helped shape the 80s for me

(a repost from my movie collecting blog:  www.movievault.in.nf ) For Christmas this year, one of the best gifts that I received was from my wife, who was able to track down the movie “Revenge of the Ninja” for me on DVD. When I was a…

comet and spectroscopic observations on 28 dec.

Not a very clear night, some high cirrusclouds and low transparancy. So i decided to observe only some more bright comets, some weak comets are not very well  captured. comets i observed this evening are: