@emory UHF CB gets used quite a bit by business and industry, particularly traffic controllers on constructions sites. There are a few repeaters in town that I’m usually out of range of but they get a bit of traffic too. There also seems to be a bar or hotel around here somewhere that uses the roads channel for their own use.

[BLOG] Installing Two-Way Radios in my Car

This was a fun little project that took months of planning (since I had no idea what I was doing) to add amateur and CB radios to my car:


TIL that “the missile knows where it is because it knows where it isn’t” is actually a thousand-(plus?-)year old concept in Judaism called ידיעת השלילה.


Shabbat Shalom and Chag Sameach, o ye verse of fedi.

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Ya know how people would switch black and white macbooks keyboards with each other? This mad lot swapped the crane boom of a "Built" and "Charter Hall" cranes

ugh, I spent ages tonight debugging a very opaque and non-sensical YAML deserialisation error before discovering that the real problem was some of the environment variables Kubernetes injected for services clashed with environment variables the app was expecting… 🤦‍♂️

it’s a great day for mongodb to bring down my home network’s management interface :/

Kenobi is nice, though I have some questions that I hope will be answered soon. It’s just a pity that I have to wait until next Monday night for the next episode.

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At the very least, tonight I learned how to capture packets from a Docker container:


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I finally figured it out… base64 was wrapping output to ~77 columns. Disable with “--break 0” on macOS (this seems to be default) or “--wrap=0” on Linux.

[screams into void]

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I’ve been battling a personal CI/CD config for over two hours now and I cannot figure out why bash/openssl is generating an invalid JWT in CI but a valid one everywhere else including in the same container image that the CI build is using. 🤨

Electron apps are just like native apps, your users will never be able to tell the difference!

left Artarmon to dark clouds, drove over the Harbour Bridge under dark clouds, came out of the Eastern Distributor tunnel and it’s raining so hard I’m almost wishing my car was a boat

lol, Sylveon from Johto, back when Fairy-type Pokémon didn’t exist at all.

This Eevee had quite a journey: Pokémon Crystal Virtual Console -> Transporter -> Bank -> Home -> Legends Arceus

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