Teaching my UniFi UDM how to IPv6

Adventures into IPv6, and getting it all working on a UniFI UDM

May 18, 2022 · 11 min · 2141 words

My custom molded attenuating earplugs

My journey of getting a pair of custom molded earplugs made

March 28, 2022 · 5 min · 975 words

Some tiny personal programs I've written

There was this post on HN the other day titled Some tiny personal programs I’ve written that I enjoyed a lot. It resonated with me so much because I’ve been pumping out smaller programs left and right for a while as well, but never thought of sharing those with the public, so let’s change that. I love hacking on mini projects. Fixing a problem with programming feels like a superpower - I can do something that other people that can’t program can’t do, and every time I find a situation where I can apply my skills to an issue, I feel happy....

March 19, 2022 · 5 min · 899 words

Anybox: Productive little bookmark manager

Ran into this little app called Anybox the other day while I was hunting for bookmark managers to try and ended up liking this one a lot How I was doing things until now Up until now, my way to manage bookmarks was to, well…, just bookmark them in my browser (duh), then use Alfred Workflows like this one (or more recently, just Raycast) to give me a dialog that can fuzzy complete bookmarks by name whenever I hit CMD-CTRL-B....

March 15, 2022 · 4 min · 690 words

How I manage my digital life in 2022 (feat. Obsidian, DEVONthink & Friends)

Today, let’s talk a little about my favorite time-sink: Productivity! I can’t even count how often I re-invented my entire information management stack on the hunt for the perfect solution. Tweaks here, tweaks there - putting some new app into the center focus and building everything around it (again). Did I find the perfect solution? Nah, I don’t think it actually exists. On the contrary, tools that give me too many customization options turned out to be a pretty bad match for a brain like mine....

February 1, 2022 · 10 min · 2069 words

d.sh

Never expected to own a single-letter ccTLD/TLD (not gTLD), but it somehow happened anyway - yours truly is now the owner of d.sh! A while back (must have been years by now) I scouted some short domain names to potentially use, one of them being d.sh. It’s a reserved premium name that became available and is now being exclusively handled by divido.org. It had one of those “This is a premium name” sites with an option to get notified when it’s being auctioned....

January 25, 2022 · 1 min · 139 words

VPN connections and local network traffic on Mac

These days I’ve been trying to be more conscious about my online footprint and privacy in general. I’ve been using one-off email addresses for years now (btw check out my recent post on masked emails if you haven’t yet), and have a bunch of little scripts that spit out things like random usernames when I hit “!” 3 times. But honestly speaking, IP addresses were one of those things I just kind of didn’t really care about....

January 21, 2022 · 3 min · 570 words

Creating Fastmail Masked Emails without 1Password anytime and everywhere

I love Masked Emails, Fastmails take on one-time-use email addresses. I’ve been doing something similar myself for years now, but it is a bit of a shame that it’s so tightly coupled to 1Password. Sure you can create them through the webinterface now, but it’s still kind of a pain to use and not very convenient (unless you use 1Password). You can’t even manually trigger creation of one within 1Password, so when the extension doesn’t detect an email signup field, you’re sorta out of luck....

December 17, 2021 · 2 min · 355 words

Thoughts on Metaplex, candymachine and NFTs on Solana

I have a few comments on metaplex, the batteries-included go-to solution for everything NFT related out-of-the-box, that I wanted to share with the world. These are mostly thoughts I had when dealing with metaplex during the lifetime of a few projects, from the perspective of someone who just joined the Solana ecosystem. About myself: I worked on a few production projects on Solana, am sometimes active on the Solana discord #developer-support channel to help newcomers out, and currently work on other (NFT related) projects....

December 10, 2021 · 8 min · 1526 words

Getting SoftBank WiFi hotspots working on Mac

Usable on smartphones only? Challenge accepted.

December 8, 2016 · 4 min · 804 words