Posts from June 2019
James Corden's opening number to the 73rd annual Tony Awards is an exhilirating visual spectacle, a love letter in song and dance to the magic of Broadway theatre. It's obviously been a lot of fun for the performers to put on, and extremely well-received by… »
Consider the situation in the following diagram:
Car A is approaching a roundabout and wishes to exit the roundabout at the third exit.
Question. What indicators should the driver use in this situation?
Answer. Indicate right when entering the intersection, continue indicating right until approaching… »
A Ghost in the Machine is a quintessential /r/HFY (‘humanity, fuck yeah!’) serialised story by /u/Hewholooksskyward, telling of Allie, the emergent AGI of the Destroyer Alhambra. It follows her, and her ‘mother’, Katherine, as Allie grows from inquisitive child to headstrong fighter, on… »
This is a snippet of Python code that can be used as a framework for converting SVG files with embedded CSS fonts (
@font-face) to PDF, maintaining the font embedding.… »
import base64 import os import re import subprocess import uuid #from fontTools.ttLib import TTFont
Choice quotes from Talley and O'Connor's Clinical Examination, 8th edition.
Leo Buerger (1879–1943), New York physician, born in Vienna, who described thromboangiitis obliterans. He was obsessed with expensive cars. (p. 113)
John Homans (1877–1954), a professor of surgery at
'Cause you're hot then you're cold, you're yes then you're no, you're in then you're out, you're up then you're down.
—Katy Perry, ‘Hot N Cold’
Brian Sanderson's YA science fiction Bildungsroman takes us into the life of Spensa (‘Spin’) as she grows from talking… »
I recently found myself wishing to be able to remotely unlock my LUKS partitions on (re)boot. The Arch Linux wiki has some information on this, but this was not sufficient for my case, as my network assigns dynamic IP addresses, which I normally push to… »