Category Archives: Toys


Frank Denis says Stop using ridiculously low DNS TTLs

One of the best DNS posts I’ve seen in the last decade, on short TTL issues. It’s also a great tutorial on how to do data-driven technical analysis. As a DNS administrator, I knew it was bad, but not that … Continue reading

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Programmers who want to curry favor (to be polite) with Paul Graham, the founder of Ycombinator, upvote postings on the Lisp programming language on Humorously, one commenter noticed this gem in a Lisp article: 🙂 classichasclass 3 hours ago … Continue reading

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ADS-B Juicy Gossip

U.S. aircraft operators are required to have digital position reporting (ADS-B Out) installed, working and certified before Jan. 1, 2020 and European operators June 7, 2020. uAvionix sells the very innovative tailBeacon-TSO for small airplanes in the USA at only … Continue reading

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Congrats to HondaJet for their New Elite Model

HondaJet Elite SP Jet I’ve been following the development of the HondaJet for over a decade, and they just released their new Elite SP model with several small refinements that add up to major utility and fewer fuel stops over … Continue reading

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Amazon Waterproof Kindle Oasis

Interesting news that Amazon is selling a waterproof Kindle, and that previously Jeff Bezos used Kindles in a one-gallon Ziploc bag in the bathtub. I worked on the Cloud backend for the discontinued Ricoh eQuill waterproof business tablet. There are … Continue reading

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