1. Setting up an internet radio with a Raspberry Pi and Icecast

    In these uncertain times where I suddenly have a lot of time at home, I remembered that I have an assortement of MP3s forgotten in a corner of my NAS from a time before Spotify and other streaming services. What better use of a likewise abandoned Raspberry Pi than making it blast these beats from around the turn of the century to soothe one’s nerves? To go back to those halcyon days of circa 2005, way before any global economic crises or pandemics… when we only had more localized events like the dotcom bubble and the first SARS.

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  2. Attempting to clean link rot on the blog

    As Wikipedia describes it, link rot is “the phenomenon of hyperlinks tending over time to cease to point to their originally targeted file, web page, or server due to that resource being relocated or becoming permanently unavailable.”

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  3. Human shareable codes

    Back in the NES era, one’s progress in games unlocked passwords that allowed you to continue the game from a certain level instead of the beginning. These codes have seen less use now that random access storage is more available.

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  4. Further adventures with walking simulators

    Another year, another dump of light adventure games that focus heavily on exploration and less on the pixel-hunting of the yesterdecades.

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  5. Building an asset pipeline for Jekyll with Gulp

    With the recent release of Jekyll 4.0, it was a good time to revisit how I manage my blog’s assets. The web and its tools continue to move in a break-neck speed and new versions like to break things so finding up to date best practices and code samples was a bit difficult. This is one reason why I’m writing this post.

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