I'm Adam Simpson and I work on the interwebs at Sparkbox and live life with my wonderful wife Christi and our daughters Ellie and Ainsley.
Three easy tuneups to fix video calls while working from home
In light of COVID-19 and lots of folks working from home, I've written down the three things I try to tune on my home network to deliver the best possible video call experience.
I recently purchased the ATR2100 microphone and absolutely love it.
Understanding Rust Strings and str inside structs.
Two tweets that I've had stuck in my tabs for _awhile_ and decided to stash them here.
Track redirects with curl
I made a bash alias that takes a URL as an arguement and runs it through curl resuting in the Headers from each redirect, the final URL, and the number of redirects printed to the console.
The thing about computers
Brent Simmons talks about what made computing so compelling and what we might be losing.
Dead Cells might be a perfect game
Dead Cells is an incredible single-player fighting platformer (not sure the proper term for it).
I desperately miss macOS but the Apple laptop hardware has atrophied to such a degree that the software alone isn't worth it.
Solving busybox crond hanging on Alpine Linux boot
How busybox crond hanging at startup sent me down a rabbit hole where I learned about entropy and Linux.
Cycle is a half-baked static site-generator that I wrote to publish this here interweb page. Cycle is not really ready for anyone else to use but me at this point. However I wanted to outline my rationale for the various design decisions that inform how Cycle works today.