By Adrian Kosmaczewski, since 2004. Updates every Friday.
The other day I had friends in Bolivia asking me if they could install Windows on a laptop they got through an NGO that initially came bundled with Linux.
Last week I talked about Firefox extensions, last year I talked about VSCode extensions, now it’s time to talk about GNOME extensions.
Everybody uses Chrome, but I don’t; Google is too powerful already, no need to feed the beast anymore. At most, I have a copy of Chromium installed, as a last resort. Because I’m a faithful Firefox user, and of course I install many extensions in it. Here are some of those that I systematically add to every computer I use.
Here’s the list of books I read and enjoyed in 2022. Just like two weeks ago, there’s a little bit of everything, from poetry to programming to business to philosophy.
Here is the list of movies and shows I watched (or re-watched) this year. I do not recommend them all; some of it was great, some was utterly forgettable.
Here’s the list of books I read and enjoyed in 2021. There’s a little bit of everything, from poetry to programming to business to philosophy.
Developers working for a particular vendor tend to develop a bizarre version of Stockholm syndrome. It’s something I’ve witnessed at least twice in my career.
In a parallel universe, in a parallel WWDC 2014, instead of Swift, developers got Objective-C 3.0, and this is what it would have looked like. It’s the same parallel universe where Russia doesn’t annex Crimea, by the way.
Cholila is a little town in the province of Chubut in the middle of Argentine Patagonia inhabited by around 2000 souls. It is mainly known for its National Barbecue Festival and because Butch Cassidy lived there for a while.