🌸 Sat, May 28, 2022 🌸

Playing the lottery is a waste of money, but why is paying for insurance not?


🌸 Wed, May 11, 2022 🌸

Ubuntu like 22.04 OSes are coming with pipewire instead of pulseaudio. On my machine, it has a bug and sometimes does not recognize new audio devices. In this case, I need to restart pipewire with the following command:

systemctl --user restart pipewire pipewire-pulse

🌸 Tue, May 10, 2022 🌸

I am trying to code, and the code is not going. And I realized I forgot to wear my programmer socks. But when I put them on, I realized they were just regular socks with binary code printed on them. (GPT-3 assisted story)


🌸 Wed, May 4, 2022 🌸

Why in English is it “open” but “closed”? Why “ed”?


🌸 Tue, May 3, 2022 🌸

I gave up on VMWare. Give back my money.


🌸 Tue, May 3, 2022 🌸

cogito, ergo sum, usually translated into English as “It compiles, therefore is C++”


🌸 Thu, Apr 28, 2022 🌸

C++ compiler so slow, and does some much optimization, sometimes I think it’s Deep Thought computer from Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. You put tons of C++ code in it, and after a while it generates assembly

eax, 42
pop rbp

and you have no idea why.


🌸 Thu, Apr 28, 2022 🌸

www.quora.com is useless.

Quite often, answers are useless, e.g., no, you cannot do it; you have to be able to read assembly code. But I can read assembly.


🌸 Tue, Apr 26, 2022 🌸

TIL; fmod I wanted to implement a day/night cycle and I needed to convert time to sun angle. So fmod function can do it like this:

auto angle = std::fmod(time / dayLenght, 1.f) * 360.f

🌸 Wed, Apr 20, 2022 🌸

I’ll bring an unpopular opinion, but “Select is broken.”


🌸 Tue, Apr 19, 2022 🌸

Finally, I took the time I reply to all recruiters. It is a good problem to have but still has to be addressed.


🌸 Sun, Apr 17, 2022 🌸

The phon is a logarithmic unit of loudness level for tones and complex sounds. In contrast with dB, the phon is a unit associated with a subjective percept.


🌸 Sat, Apr 16, 2022 🌸

How to make Unreal Engine load fast on Linux? Go here: https://github.com/adamrehn/ue4-docker/issues/177 and install glibc-dso patch. 4 min 6 sec went down to 14 seconds on my laptop.


🌸 Sun, Apr 10, 2022 🌸

TIL; Lolita by Nabokov is an illegal book in United Kingdom.


🌸 Sat, Apr 9, 2022 🌸

OMG ninite and lumen work under Linux natively in UE5.


🌸 Thu, Apr 7, 2022 🌸

It is so hot here, the heat triggers breakers.


🌸 Thu, Mar 31, 2022 🌸

TIL; meter is American spelling, everybody else spell it as metre.


🌸 Mon, Mar 28, 2022 🌸

Yesterday, I drove over the red light. Nothing happened, but I felt really bad.


🌸 Wed, Mar 23, 2022 🌸

There is no advantage of publishing proof for P=NP problem. If you have proof, you can basically have an infinite amount of money, by mining Bitcoins for example.


🌸 Thu, Mar 17, 2022 🌸

Fix VMWare freezing.

sudo sh -c 'echo 0 > /proc/sys/vm/compaction_proactiveness'

🌸 Sat, Feb 26, 2022 🌸

TIL; shuf - generate random permutations


🌸 Tue, Feb 22, 2022 🌸

How to disable and enable laptop keyboard. You can use xinput to float the input device under X.

  1. Execute the command xinput list to list your input devices.
  2. Locate AT Translated Set 2 keyboard and take note of its id number; this will be used to disable the k…

🌸 Sun, Feb 20, 2022 🌸

Story spine:

  1. One upon a time there was…
  2. And every day…
  3. Until one day…
  4. Because of that…
  5. And because of that…
  6. And because of that…
  7. Until finally…
  8. And ever since then…

🌸 Sun, Feb 13, 2022 🌸

I am watching some YouTube about acid trips and realizing my whole live is IRL bad acid trip: with fear, anxiety, panics and so on.


🌸 Wed, Feb 9, 2022 🌸

Cannot sleep, thanks to Santa Ana Wind.


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