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  1. March 2024 Retrospective

    "I try to stay just ahead of my depression"

  2. February 2024 Retrospective

    I like video games.

  3. January 2024 Retrospective

    Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.

  4. My most anticipated games of 2024

    So far 2024 is shaping up to be a pretty light year for video games.

  5. December 2023 Retrospective

    All in all, 2023 was actually not that bad a year.

  6. 2023 Resolutions Retrospective

    Looking back at the resolution I made for 2023.

  7. Games of the Year 2023: The Playlist

    A list of every video game I played in 2023.

  8. Games of the Year 2023: Backlog

    I missed a lot of great games in 2023.

  9. Games of the Year 2023: Honourable Mentions

    Some solid shoulder shrugs on this year's list.

  10. Games of the Year 2023: The Bad

    I know this list is going to piss a lot of people off but I hope as time passes I will be vindicated.

  11. Games of the Year 2023: The Good

    I may have played my "Game of the Decade".

  12. November 2023 Retrospective

    Back to Japan!

  13. Japan 2023: Day 14

    HND โœˆ๏ธ YYZ

  14. Japan 2023: Day 13

    Kikanbo is still some of the best damn ramen I've ever had.

  15. Japan 2023: Day 12

    I had the best tonkatsu of my life and saw the face of God, or maybe it was Satan?

  16. Japan 2023: Day 11

    Tiny Evangelion Time!

  17. Japan 2023: Day 10

    Moar Nakano Broadway!!!

  18. Japan 2023: Day 9

    Osaka ๐Ÿš… Tokyo

  19. Japan 2023: Day 8

    Fuck Universal Studios Japan!

  20. Japan 2023: Day 7

    Fukuoka ๐Ÿš… Osaka

  21. Japan 2023: Day 6

    Now we've seen sumo wrestling live!

  22. Japan 2023: Day 5

    Now that is one big Buddha.

  23. Japan 2023: Day 4

    Into the Buddha's dark hole.

  24. Japan 2023: Day 3

    Yokohama ๐Ÿš… Fukuoka

  25. Japan 2023: Day 2

    Time to start our Japan Gundam tour.

  26. Japan 2023: Day 1

    YYZ โœˆ๏ธ HND

  27. October 2023 Retrospective

    Here I come, drop your jaws to the floor. I'm riding on my mighty laser-shooting dinosaur.

  28. September 2023 Retrospective

    Todd Howard is the new Peter Molyneux.

  29. August 2023 Retrospective

    Baldur's Gate III - Horniest game of all-time?

  30. July 2023 Retrospective

    Wheel, snipe, celly boys.

  31. June 2023 Retrospective

    I warned ya! Didnae I warn ya?!

  32. May 2023 Retrospective

    Time, like hope, is an illusion. The only hope is the sweet relief of death.

  33. April 2023 Retrospective

    Visiting Seoul has once again convinced me that I live on the wrong continent.

  34. Seoul 2023: Day 9

    Goodbye Seoul ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป

  35. Seoul 2023: Day 8

    Namsan Mountain ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Namsan Tower ๐Ÿคฎ

  36. Seoul 2023: Day 7

    Let's Go to the Mall

  37. Seoul 2023: Day 6

    One does not simply walk into Lotte World.

  38. Seoul 2023: Day 5

    It was the most important day of the trip. We ate McDonald's. Oh and went to COEX Mall.

  39. Seoul 2023: Day 4

    Dongdaemun Design Plaza and delicious pork in Insa-dong.

  40. Seoul 2023: Day 3

    Blue Bottle is in Korea???

  41. Seoul 2023: Day 2

    Visiting Gyeongbokgung and the Myeongdong night market.

  42. Seoul 2023: Day 1

    YYZ โœˆ๏ธ ICN

  43. March 2023 Retrospective

    The recession is over. Buy all the things! /sarcasm

  44. February 2023 Retrospective


  45. January 2023 Retrospective

    Yeah, it was a lazy, dog-dangling month.

  46. 2023 New Year's Resolutions

    Remember when I said I wasn't going to make any resolutions? I lied.

  47. My most anticipated games of 2023

    If even just half of these games get released, 2023 is going to be an amazing year.

  48. December 2022 Retrospective

    Sayonara 2022. Don't let the door hit you on the way out.

  49. 2022 Resolutions Retrospective

    Looking back at the resolutions I made for 2022.

  50. Games of the Year 2022: The Playlist

    A list of every video game I played in 2022.

  51. Games of the Year 2022: Backlog

    Probably my most respectable backlog yet.

  52. Games of the Year 2022: Honourable Mentions

    I apologize in advance to everyone I will inevitably be pissing off with this list.

  53. Games of the Year 2022: The Bad

    Misleading marketing was the downfall of all these games.

  54. Games of the Year 2022: The Good

    My favourite video games that were released in 2022.

  55. Hawaii 2022: The Sights

    As someone who grew up on a flat frozen tundra, the mountains in Oahu are simply stunning.

  56. Hawaii 2022: The Food

    The island of Oahu has some absolutely banging places to eat.

  57. November 2022 Retrospective

    I think it is time to crown Brandon Sanderson as my favourite writer.

  58. October 2022 Retrospective

    I am the greatest drone pilot who has ever lived.

  59. September 2022 Retrospective

    "Oh, boy! Here I go killin' again!"

  60. August 2022 Retrospective

    Stop whatever it is you're doing and go watch Shoresy right now!

  61. July 2022 Retrospective

    Monster Hunter good. Stranger Things bad.

  62. June 2022 Retrospective

    Why is it so hard to write non-fiction novels about modern technology?

  63. May 2022 Retrospective

    The funemployment must end!

  64. April 2022 Retrospective

    ๐ŸŽถ Time to start a casino in Tajiiiiiikistaaaaaaaan! ๐ŸŽถ

  65. ๐Ÿ”— Essay on Realistic Space Combat

    Someone put a ludicrous amount of thought into how space combat could look.

  66. Post pandemic job opportunities for Canadian iOS developers

    The pandemic has changed the game. Canadian developers need to stop undervaluing themselves.

  67. March 2022 Retrospective

    Eat, Sleep, Play Elden Ring, Repeat.

  68. February 2022 Retrospective


  69. January 2022 Retrospective

    2022 is off to a rough start.

  70. 2022 New Year's Resolutions

    Let's just assume the world will remain on fire for all of 2022 and start from there eh?

  71. My most anticipated games of 2022

    So how many of these games do we think are going to be delayed to 2023?

  72. December 2021 Retrospective

    Bring on the lockdown!

  73. 2021 Resolutions Retrospective

    Looking back at the resolutions I made for 2021.

  74. Games of the Year 2021: The Playlist

    A list of every video game I played in 2021.

  75. Games of the Year 2021: Backlog

    There were quite a few indie games that slipped throught the cracks this year.

  76. Games of the Year 2021: Honourable Mentions

    Some really solid games that just couldn't finish strong.

  77. Games of the Year 2021: The Bad

    Basically just a list of video games that didn't respect my time.

  78. Games of the Year 2021: The Good

    My favourite video games that were released in 2021.

  79. November 2021 Retrospective

    "Do you understand the second you look in the mirror and you're happy with what you see, baby, you just lost the battle."

  80. October 2021 Retrospective

    Metroid Dread sucks.

  81. September 2021 Retrospective

    What is best in life?

  82. August 2021 Retrospective

    We've tried nothing and we're all out of ideas.

  83. July 2021 Retrospective

    I see the bad moon a-rising

  84. June 2021 Retrospective

    Vaccinate all the things!

  85. Tweets from WWDC 2021

    Forget sessions. Apple engineers on Twitter is where the real knowledge bombs are.

  86. My gaming schedule for June thru December 2021

    A list of games that I have the highest chance of playing for the rest of 2021.

  87. E3 2021: Best in Show

    They should have cancelled this one too.

  88. WWDC 2021: Thoughts on the Keynote

    Who are these presentations for again?

  89. May 2021 Retrospective

    The summer may be lost but the fall can be saved!

  90. April 2021 Retrospective

    Let the third lockdown begin!

  91. March 2021 Retrospective

    Canada's never getting out of lockdown are we?

  92. ๐Ÿ”— WunderTech: Synology NAS Setup and Configuration Guide!

    An extremely comprehensive guide for setting up a Synology NAS.

  93. I'm Sorry Duke

    A belated eulogy for the best god damn cat who ever lived.

  94. February 2021 Retrospective

    Chess is the struggle against the error.

  95. Choosing a Synology NAS

    If you're confused about which Synology NAS to buy, this is how I decided.

  96. January 2021 Retrospective

    The Wheel turns...

  97. 2021 New Year's Resolutions

    Now that I know the year will be affected by a pandemic, let's create some sane resolutions shall we?

  98. My most anticipated games of 2021

    Any year with a Monster Hunter release is A++ in my books.

  99. December 2020 Retrospective

    "Takin' on a challenge is a lot like riding a horse. If you're comfortable while you're doin' it, you're probably doin' it wrong."

  100. 2020 Resolutions Retrospective

    Looking back at the resolutions I made for 2020.

  101. Games of the Year 2020: The Playlist

    Just because a game was not released in 2020 does not mean it should be forgotten.

  102. Games of the Year 2020: Backlog

    Yes I know Hades is an amazing game. I promise I'll get to it eventually.

  103. Games of the Year 2020: Honourable Mentions

    Some bigger hitters you'd expect to take it out of the park only managed weak singles this year.

  104. Games of the Year 2020: The Bad

    It's the hope that kills you.

  105. Games of the Year 2020: The Good

    My favourite video games that were released in 2020.

  106. November 2020 Retrospective

    Video games and books are sweet.

  107. October 2020 Retrospective

    Keep on keepin' on.

  108. September 2020 Retrospective

    Did I ever tell you what the definition of insanity is?

  109. August 2020 Retrospective

    Did I ever tell you what the definition of insanity is?

  110. Tweets from WWDC 2020

    Everyone knows the real WWDC documentation is on Twitter.

  111. July 2020 Retrospective

    The second half of 2020 is probably gonna be worse than the first isn't it?

  112. Exporting a Tesla Model 3 from San Francisco, California to Toronto, Ontario

    Pro-tip: don't do this. But if you must, I'll take you through the steps.

  113. June 2020 Retrospective

    Other than the pandemic and crippling feelings of inadequacy this was a pretty tame month.

  114. A Newbie's Guide to the Anycubic Photon S

    Step-by-step guide on how I got started with my Anycubic Photon S.

  115. WWDC 2020: Thoughts on the Keynote

    The future of development on Apple platforms has never been more clear.

  116. ๐Ÿ”— Niki Tonsky: Time to upgrade your monitor

    Why is finding a good monitor so hard?

  117. May 2020 Retrospective

    We're through the looking glass here people.

  118. April 2020 Retrospective

    Hey Siri, play Take the Long Way Home by Supertramp

  119. March 2020 Retrospective

    All alone...

  120. February 2020 Retrospective

    Paperwork, paperwork and more paperwork.

  121. January 2020 Retrospective

    ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฅ… ๐ŸฅŒ ๐Ÿ

  122. Games of the Decade: 2010s

    My 20 favourite video games (or franchises) released between January 2010 and December 2019.

  123. 2020 New Year's Resolutions

    It is the start of a new decade so how about I try manning the fuck up and getting shit done?

  124. My most anticipated games of 2020

    2020 is going to be an absolute bloodbath. If I quit my job I'd still not have enough time for all of the games I wanna play.

  125. 2019 Resolutions Retrospective

    Looking back at the resolutions I made for 2019.

  126. December 2019 Retrospective

    Finally a relatively productive December. I won't end this year as a failure!

  127. Games of the Year 2019: Backlog

    It is pretty sad when most of my backlog consists of games that were in Game of the Year contention for various publications.

  128. Games of the Year 2019: Honourable Mentions

    While they weren't outstanding all of these games deserve serious consideration.

  129. Games of the Year 2019: The Bad

    Surprise, surprise. Good graphics don't mean good games.

  130. Games of the Year 2019: The Good

    My favourite video games that were released in 2019.

  131. ๐Ÿ”— SoftBank Vision Fund Employees Depict a Culture of Recklessness

    OK I'm gonna board the "capitalism has failed" train now.

  132. ๐Ÿ”— Jeremy Jahns: The Rise of Skywalker Review

    I cannot wait for Jeremy's spoiler review.

  133. iovation is tracking you using your iCloud keychain

    They say it is for fraud purposes but funny how it is more useful for analytics.

  134. ๐Ÿ”— Adam Neumann and the Art of Failing Up

    Adam Neumann is an abhorrent piece of shit.

  135. November 2019 Retrospective

    Apparently eating less causes you to lose weight. Who knew?

  136. October 2019 Retrospective

    What is best in life?

  137. September 2019 Retrospective

    I've made a huge mistake.

  138. ๐Ÿ”— Curtis Herbert: So They've Signed in with Apple, Now What?

    An excellent first hand account of integrating iOS 13's Sign In with Apple feature.

  139. August 2019 Retrospective

    Congratulations to the winners of The International 2019: OG!

  140. ๐Ÿ”— How San Francisco broke Americaโ€™s heart

    I honestly don't understand why people move to San Francisco anymore.

  141. ๐Ÿ”— Alex Bush: Opening a URL in the currently running simulator

    I had absolutely no idea you could use the xcrun command line tool to pass URLs into the simulator.

  142. July 2019 Retrospective

    Apparently the secret to happiness is a good video game and hanging out with family and friends.

  143. June 2019 Retrospective

    What did I do this month?

  144. SwiftUI Resources

    A list of the resources I used while trying to learn about SwiftUI.

  145. E3 2019: Best in Show

    Only positivity this year! Which games got me the most excited from E3 2019?

  146. Tweets from WWDC 2019

    Some of the interesting tweets I saw during WWDC 2019.

  147. ๐Ÿ”— WWDC 2019 - The Things You May Have Missed

    It is nearly impossible to follow everything that is announced or discussed at WWDC. Lucky for you Patrick Balestra made an amazing list from the biggest announcements to the tiniest updates.

  148. WWDC 2019: Thoughts on the Keynote

    Probably the best WWDC Keynote since 2014.

  149. May 2019 Retrospective

    There are some things you should not write about on the Internet.

  150. April 2019 Retrospective


  151. ๐Ÿ”— fast.ai

    When Chris Lattner recommends a website for learning ML you best pay attention.

  152. ๐Ÿ”— Jason Schreier: How BioWare's Anthem Went Wrong

    A very sobering look into Anthem's development and how such a flawed game could even be released.

  153. ๐Ÿ”— Medieval Fantasy City Generator

    Oleg Dolya built an amazing web app that procedurally generates a medieval city layout.

  154. ๐Ÿ”— Towards A Better Artifact

    A rare public admission of failure from Valve Software.

  155. Grading the Subaru BRZ

    I've dreamed about owning one of these for years but is now the right time?

  156. Grading the Genesis G70

    How does Motor Trend's 2019 Car of the Year stack up?

  157. Grading the Hyundai Kona Electric

    Wait, you're telling me Hyundai makes a great electric car and it is a crossover?

  158. Grading the Tesla Model 3

    It is lauded as one of the best electric cars on the planet but is it right for me?

  159. March 2019 Retrospective

    Being sick kills your productivity? Shocking!

  160. ๐Ÿ”— Jeff Atwood: The Cloud Is Just Someone Else's Computer

    Why spend money on a virtual private server when you can build and colocate your own hardware for cheaper?

  161. Choosing the right car for me

    Having never owned a car, I thought it would be best to write down what I think the most important features are.

  162. ๐Ÿ”— YouTube Recommendation: Boneworks - Next Gen VR Gameplay!

    I am super stoked about the potential of VR when I see hardware improvements like the Valve knuckles.

  163. ๐Ÿ”— Drone Tip: Changing the Channel Mapping in BetaFlight

    Learn from my mistake. Ensure that your channel mappings are correct BEFORE trying to fly your drone.

  164. ๐Ÿ”— Maxwell Anselm: Life in the slow lane

    fastlane's reliability has been waning and Maxwel Anselm details why he no longer uses it for continuous integration.

  165. February 2019 Retrospective

    I watch way too much TV.

  166. ๐Ÿ”— Dave Lee: Unified lldb Print Command

    Dave writes about lldb's new v and vo aliases and how they can integrate with your existing debugging workflow.

  167. How to build, pair and fly your AcroBee drone with a Taranis X9D Plus

    It took me two fucking hours to figure this shit out so you don't have to.

  168. Buying my first (racing) drone

    A purchase many years in the making.

  169. January 2019 Retrospective

    Starting 2019 off on the right foot?

  170. ๐Ÿ”— Hirst Arts Fantasy Architecture Inc.

    High quality silicone rubber molds ranging from gothic castles to starships.

  171. 2019 New Year's Resolutions

    Trying to bounce back from my horrible 2018 resolutions.

  172. 2018 Resolutions Retrospective

    Looking back at the resolutions I made for 2018.

  173. My most anticipated games of 2019

    2019 is a pretty light year right now but these games have my attention.

  174. Games of the Year 2018: Backlog

    Video game releases of 2018 that I wish I could have played.

  175. Games of the Year 2018: Honourable Mentions

    Video games from 2018 that deserve a solid shoulder shrug.

  176. Games of the Year 2018: The Bad

    These video games from 2018 could probably be used in advanced interrogation techniques.

  177. Games of the Year 2018: The Good

    My favourite video games that were released in 2018.

  178. December 2018 Retrospective

    This is the way the year ends. Not with a bang but a whimper.

  179. ๐Ÿ”— Timothy B. Lee: How computers got shockingly good at recognizing images

    Learn how the 2012 AlexNet paper from the University of Toronto revolutionized image recognition software.

  180. ๐Ÿ”— We Broke Into A Bunch Of Android Phones With A 3D-Printed Head

    If I was allowed to bet on this I would have put 100% of my money on Android fucking up.

  181. ๐Ÿ”— Point-Free's SnapshotTesting Library

    A Swift-centric take on snapshot testing.

  182. ๐Ÿ”— Bill Burr on Hot Ones

    My favourite comedian on one of my favourite YouTube series.

  183. November 2018 Retrospective

    San Francisco is a human cesspool.

  184. ๐Ÿ”— Server-side Swift: Making Canopy (Part Two)

    Part two of Max Howell's series on building a server-side app in Swift.

  185. ๐Ÿ”— I Found the Best Burger Place in America. And Then I Killed It.

    Kevin Alexander's sad tale of how his "best burger in America" list had an unintended side-effect.

  186. ๐Ÿ”— YouTube Recommendation: Watch EVERYONE pick the iPhone XR over a 1080p Screen

    But I thought the "Liquid Retina" display was just a marketing gimmick? /sarcasm

  187. ๐Ÿ”— YouTube Recommendation: World War Two

    Weekly videos that recap the events of World War Two in real-time.

  188. October 2018 Retrospective

    What is best in life?

  189. ๐Ÿ”— Dave Lee: Advanced Debugging and Swift

    A great presentation given by Dave Lee at the Swift Language User Group meetup on October 25 2018.

  190. Games of the Year 2016

    Ranking the video games I played in 2016.

  191. September 2018 Retrospective

    Who needs sleep? ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ dis guy!

  192. August 2018 Retrospective

    I forgot how hard and time consuming work can be.

  193. July 2018 Retrospective

    There is no life without death.

  194. ๐Ÿ”— Hugh Jeremy: Lessons from releasing a personal project as a commercial product

    Some lessons that Hugh Jeremy learned on his path to becoming a confident software developer.

  195. How I set up a Jenkins node for iOS jobs

    Step-by-step instructions for how I spin up Jenkins nodes for my iOS jobs.

  196. ๐Ÿ”— Xcode Build Settings Reference

    Your one stop shop for detailed breakdowns of every Xcode build setting.

  197. Games of the Year 2015

    Ranking the video games I played in 2015.

  198. June 2018 Retrospective

    What did I do this month?

  199. ๐Ÿ”— Stefan Lesser: On Apple's Love Affair With Swift

    A beautiful takedown of Dominik Wagner's "On my misalignment with Apple's love affair with Swift"

  200. Games of the Year 2014

    Ranking the video games I played in 2014.

  201. ๐Ÿ”— Dominik Wagner: On my misalignment with Apple's love affair with Swift

    Old man yells at Swift

  202. E3 2018: Press Conference Scorecards

    Let's grade all of the press conferences at this year's E3.

  203. Edinburgh 2018: The Sights

    Some of the amazing things we saw on our trip to Edinburgh.

  204. Edinburgh 2018: The Food

    Edinburgh's food scene is on point.

  205. WWDC 2018: Thoughts on the Keynote

    Every year I watch one of these Keynotes and wish that I worked for Apple.

  206. WWDC 2018 Wish List

    My wish list for WWDC 2018.

  207. May 2018 Retrospective

    Edinburgh is an amazing city.

  208. ๐Ÿ”— YouTube Recommendation: 2018 May Grand Sumo Tournament

    Jason Harris' amazing coverage of the 2018 Natsu Basho.

  209. ๐Ÿ”— Chris Lattner on Rafael Avila de Espindola leaving the LLVM project

    Chris Lattner gives some backstory and his personal opinion on Rafael Avila de Espindola leaving the LLVM project.

  210. ๐Ÿ”— Ole Begemann: Browsing your iOS app's Documents directory using the Files app

    A great tip from Ole Begemann on how to browse the contents of your iOS app's Documents

  211. ๐Ÿ”— They Voted for Obama, Then Went for Trump. Can Democrats Win Them Back?

    An interesting New York Times article looking into the minds of centrist voters who chose both Barack Obama and Donald Trump.

  212. April 2018 Retrospective

    I did not realize how many movies there were in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

  213. ๐Ÿ”— Care and Feeding of Xcode Configurations

    American Express engineer Steve Kalkwarf demystifies Xcode configuration files.

  214. Games of the Year 2013

    Ranking the video games I played in 2013.

  215. Grilled Mango Habanero Hot Sauce

    My first attempt at a mango based hot sauce.

  216. ๐Ÿ”— Twenty Sided Tale: Wolfenstein 2 Retrospective

    Shamus Young's amazing novella on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.

  217. ๐Ÿ”— Jun's Kitchen: Homemade Ramen

    An absolutely spellbinding video of a Japanese native making ramen at home.

  218. March 2018 Retrospective

    Yoga is freakin' amazing!

  219. Red Habanero Hot Sauce

    Knocking it up a notch with my first habanero focused hot sauce.

  220. Grilled Pineapple Jalapeรฑo Hot Sauce

    Recipe for a delicious grilled pineapple jalapeรฑo hot sauce.

  221. ๐Ÿ”— The Future Of [weak self] Rebinding

    An interesting discussion on the Swift forums about one of the language's most common workarounds.

  222. ๐Ÿ”— Michael B. Jordan on Hot Ones

    An excellent interview with one of Hollywood's rising stars.

  223. Games of the Year 2012

    Ranking the video games I played in 2012.

  224. ๐Ÿ”— Why I Quit Google

    Michael Lynch on how Google's promotion process drove him to quit.

  225. February 2018 Retrospective

    Monster Hunter: World is a hell of a drug.

  226. ๐Ÿ”— Unit testing asynchronous Swift code

    Wonderful article by John Sundell on how to test asynchronous code in Swift.

  227. ๐Ÿ”— Burnout Paradise Remastered Official Reveal Trailer

    One of the greatest racing games of all time gets remastered.

  228. Games of the Year 2011

    Ranking the video games I played in 2011.

  229. January 2018 Retrospective

    A solid start to 2018. I failed most of my goals but still made a lot of progress!

  230. Games of the Year 2010

    Ranking the video games I played in 2010.

  231. ๐Ÿ”— YouTube Recommendation: 2018 January Grand Sumo Tournament

    Jason Harris' amazing coverage of the 2018 Hatsu Basho.

  232. 2018 New Year's Resolutions

    Realistic resolutions for 2018 that will push me to be a better person all year long.

  233. 2017 Resolutions Retrospective

    Looking back on the resolutions I made for 2017.

  234. Games of the Year 2017: Honourable Mentions

    Video game releases of 2017 that the inhabitants of the neutral planet would have no strong feelings about.

  235. Games of the Year 2017: The Bad

    There was so much potential in these video games from 2017.

  236. Games of the Year 2017: The Good

    My favourite games that were released in 2017.

  237. December 2017 Retrospective

    Going out with a whimper rather than a bang.

  238. Japan Travel Tips: Things To Try

    You probably can't get more quintessentially Japanese than these things.

  239. Japan Travel Tips: Kamakura

    A quaint city on the outskirts of Tokyo home to lush vegetation and the largest Buddha I've ever seen.

  240. Japan Travel Tips: Tokyo Restaurants

    My absolute favourite places to eat in Tokyo.

  241. Japan Travel Tips: Tokyo Sightseeing

    My recommendations for some of the best places to visit when you're in Tokyo.

  242. November 2017 Retrospective

    Japan is such an amazing place to vacation.

  243. Tokyo 2017: Day 12

    Goodbye Tokyo ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป

  244. Tokyo 2017: Day 11

    Day trip to Kamakura to see the Big Buddha

  245. Tokyo 2017: Day 10

    Those god damn UFO catchers...

  246. Tokyo 2017: Day 9

    It is Elsie's birthday so of course we bought a ton of SNES games and saw some hedgehogs.

  247. Tokyo 2017: Day 8

    Gyozas and VR and sushi, oh my!

  248. Tokyo 2017: Day 7

    SHOPPING!!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

  249. Tokyo 2017: Day 6

    The good old Airbnb switcheroo and finally some wagyu beef.

  250. Tokyo 2017: Day 5

    Ueno Zoo and the amazing Tokyo Skytree.

  251. Tokyo 2017: Day 4

    Finally we visited Joypolis.

  252. Tokyo 2017: Day 3

    There is a life sized Gundam in Odaiba!!!

  253. Tokyo 2017: Day 2

    Visiting Zลjล-ji and the Mori Tower.

  254. Tokyo 2017: Day 1

    SFO โœˆ๏ธ HND ๐Ÿš Tokyo

  255. Japan Travel Tips: Nara

    If you are a fan of deer then Nara is the place for you.

  256. Japan Travel Tips: Osaka

    An aquarium, giant ferris wheel, tuna belly and a Pokรฉmon Center. Osaka really has it all.

  257. Japan Travel Tips: Kobe

    The meat pilgrimage that all carnivores must undertake at some point in their lives.

  258. Japan Travel Tips: Kyoto

    Kyoto is one of the best hub cities in Japan and is home to a host of tourist attractions.

  259. October 2017 Retrospective

    I actually learned Japanese!

  260. Japan Travel Tips: Local Cuisine

    Some of the most delicious and/or interesting dishes we had in Japan.

  261. Japan Travel Tips: Everyday Advice

    Everyday tips for getting by wherever you are in Japan.

  262. September 2017 Retrospective

    PUBG is a hell of a drug

  263. Japan Travel Tips: Planning Your Stay

    Useful advice for when you are planning a trip to Japan.

  264. ๐Ÿ”— Ubershaders: A Ridiculous Solution to an Impossible Problem

    An amazing story about how the Dolphin emulator programmers solved a stuttering issues that plagued them for years.

  265. August 2017 Retrospective


  266. Setting up an Ubuntu file server

    Step-by-step instructions for setting up a file server with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS.

  267. Verifying the integrity of recovered data

    Even though my data was recovered there were no guarantees that parts of it weren't corrupted.

  268. Thank you Lazarus Data Recovery

    The harrowing tale of how my RAID 1 failed and how I managed to recover the data.

  269. July 2017 Retrospective

    It has become obvious that this isn't working. Time to shake things up.

  270. June 2017 Retrospective

    June was almost the first month that I would count as "truly productive".

  271. My gaming schedule for July thru December 2017

    The games that I plan (hope?) to play for the rest of 2017.

  272. E3 2017: Best in Show

    The announcements and games that got me hyped this E3.

  273. E3 2017: Nintendo Spotlight

    Time to milk my childhood nostalgia Nintendo. Or just give me a freaking localized version of Monster Hunter XX!

  274. E3 2017: Sony Conference

    All games! All the time!

  275. E3 2017: Ubisoft Conference

    Bring on the cringe!

  276. E3 2017: Bethesda Conference

    The little publisher that could.

  277. E3 2017: Microsoft Conference

    $20 Microsoft didn't learn anything from the Xbox One launch.

  278. E3 2017: Electronic Arts Conference

    "Fuck E3! We're gonna start our own expo with Star Wars and sports!"

  279. WWDC 2017: Thoughts on the Keynote

    What an amazing WWDC. Apple still has those surprises up their sleeves.

  280. WWDC 2017 Predictions Scorecard

    Apparently I am not good at predicting what Apple will announce.

  281. WWDC 2017 Predictions

    My predictions for WWDC 2017 from the obvious to the batshit insane.

  282. May 2017 Retrospective

    Maintaining the status quo.

  283. April 2017 Retrospective

    A great rebound month. I am starting to move in the right direction.

  284. Japan 2016: Day 14

    Goodbye Japan. We will miss you.

  285. Japan 2016: Day 13

    Gyozas, arcade games and conveyor belt sushi.

  286. Japan 2016: Day 12

    Waking up at 4:30am for sushi.

  287. Japan 2016: Day 11

    Shopping and gyozas in Harajuku.

  288. Japan 2016: Day 10

    We visit the promised land of Akihabara.

  289. Japan 2016: Day 9

    ๐Ÿซ ๐Ÿ‘พ ๐Ÿฃ ๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿฅƒ ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿคก๐Ÿฆ„

  290. Japan 2016: Day 8

    We visit the concrete jungle of Tokyo.

  291. Japan 2016: Day 7

    Staying in a traditional Japanese ryokan.

  292. Japan 2016: Day 6

    Finally time to visit Osaka, Pokรฉmon Center, aquarium, ferris wheel, tuna belly, Yodobashi Camera, giant neon men. Osaka really has it all.

  293. Japan 2016: Day 5

    Our meat pilgrimage to Kobe ๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ–

  294. Japan 2016: Day 4

    ๐ŸฆŒ and โ›ฉ๏ธ

  295. Japan 2016: Day 3

    MONKEYS! ๐Ÿ’

  296. Japan 2016: Day 2

    Walking tour of Koyto.

  297. Japan 2016: Day 1

    SFO โœˆ๏ธ NRT ๐Ÿš Tokyo ๐Ÿš… Kyoto

  298. Japan 2016: Introduction

    The introduction for my series on my 2016 trip to Japan.

  299. March 2017 Retrospective

    One of the worst months of my life.

  300. February 2017 Retrospective

    Seems like it is taking some time for the engine to rev up for all these "resolution" things.

  301. January 2017 Retrospective

    This first month did not go so well. How about a mulligan?

  302. 2017 New Year's Resolutions

    Resolutions for 2017 that I am totally going to keepโ€ฆprobablyโ€ฆmaybeโ€ฆOK fine I'll try to try, happy?

  303. My Blogging Engine: Why did I build it?

    There are dozens of off-the-shelf static blogging engines but I have some very particular requirements.

  304. FIRST!

    test post please ignore