Escorted off the ship
Being "escorted off the ship" sounds a tad bad, but this was at the right point, at the end of the cruise, honest... My mates ...
Standard C function to read lines from a file
[update: As I hoped, there is a simple answer, getline(), see comments, thank you Charles Lecklider] The classic is fgets() , it is simple...
VPN on a ship
There are many reasons for a VPN on a ship, and I was quite impressed that my other hack for UDP over fake TCP worked at all. It did work,...
VPN over UDP over *fake* TCP
It has become a bit of a tradition for us now that, on a cruise with my mates, we spend maybe a day on some serious FireBrick development th...
Far from #Brexit - some civilised drinks
It happens that, at the time, my friends and I were far from Brexit. Indeed, we were exactly 14.48054467N and 94.175880624W (or -449786.47...
Diabetes, and CGMs (Freestyle), non-diabetic using one!
I have been diabetic for a few years. My mum was too, since she had me, and we suspect this is what did my grandfather in (undiagnosed) to b...
New printer (Canon PRO-1000)
I have had, and used, many printers over time (for paper, not 3D). Just off the top of my head :- Simple line of pins impact dot matrix...
EICAR test QR
It seems there is something of a standard test string for anti virus ( wikipedia has more on this). The idea is that systems that look fo...
It is funny how we like to see numbers clock over, whether a simple anniversary or birthday, or the odometer on a car, or even years. Unti...
I spent over two weeks with a rotten cold, which meant doing bugger all. I hate that, and even though I have recovered from the cold now, ...
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