King of all beds

  1. Buy a king mattress for Christmas
  2. Let the mattress marinate in the garage for three months
  3. Buy a welder on Craigslist for $80
  4. "Extend" full-size bed frame to accomodate new mattress
  5. Behold, king of all beds


Technical Solutions Poorly Solve Social Problems

  • DevOps as a distraction from the real issues.

A tiny CI system

  • Self-hosted, bare-bones CI system with Bash and Redis.

The digital ranging system that measured the distance to the Apollo spacecraft

  • Ken Shirriff's exploration of Apollo's surprisingly advanced digital ranging system.

Implementing a toy version of TLS 1.3

  • Julia again presents the one true way to understand a protocol.