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  1. Trying out FreeCAD

    This week's Sunday project was to try and draw a structure whose purpose is to get some solar panels ~1.5 meters off the ground. I have ordered ten 270 Watt modules which will be arriving in spring and plan on building a structure to mount them in which can …

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  2. Changed landing page, create_article.sh

    I have changed the site so that what used to be the "about" page is now the landing page. The only tricky thing with this is that some URL metadata had to be set so that clicking on "Home" brings the user to the root of the site. Like so …

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  3. Imported comments, smarter Makefile

    Finally got around to importing the comments from the old WordPress site into pelican. I had in mind to write some kind of automatic script to do this, but there were only 11 comments in total which didn't justify spending the time writing a script for it. So I did …

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  4. Bye-bye, Google!

    Just a little post celebrating removing the parts of this template which pulled stuff in from third-party domains, namely fonts via Google and some broken link to html5.js hosted via Google Code. I also pre-emptively removed some Google Analytics stuff in the template which doesn't seem to get pulled …

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  5. More site fixes

    Spent part of today fixing more things with this site. I figured out that it's possible to have static "pages" just like WordPress, so I've added one of those ("About").

    I also fixed the default CSS ("nomyidea") to work with narrow browser windows. Took about an hour to figure out …

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  6. Hello, Pelican!

    This is a post celebrating successfully switching this site/blog over to the static site generator Pelican. Why is this a big deal? For a couple of reasons:

    The first reason is that WordPress is a fairly "heavy" framework. There's a lot of opportunity for security issues. For a single-person …

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  7. DRM is digital celluloid

    Published: fre 25 november 2016
    By tomas

    In Blog.

    Just like the vast amount of film produced during the early years of cinema, we have a similar issue now with DRM locking down culture so that it will become inaccessible to future generations.

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