Comparing Physical Dimensions of MacBook Pro 14-Inch (2021)

Comparing physical dimensions of the new MacBook Pro 14-Inch (2021) with other select 13-inch Mac models.

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Secure Shellfish (Plus Textastic) on iPad Gets the Jobs Done

Secure ShellFish is an iOS/iPadOS terminal + file sharing app by Anders Borum. It has a few interesting features that make it a compelling tool to put in your iOS toolbox for SSH-backed work.

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Vapor 4 on Raspberry Pi 4 With aarch64 Swift 5.2

Using a Raspberry Pi 4 running 64-bit Ubuntu 20.04 (aarch64 a.k.a. arm64)

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Multi-Monitor Weird Tricks in Linux

Using different Linux systems with a dual-monitor setup has been out frustrating, especially with the physical LCD monitors using different pixel resolutions. Now I have some (non-foolproof) ways from command line under Linux to set their resolutions.

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My Emacs Rust Language Config

I recently bought a Kindle version of the Rust book, and worked my way through it. Emacs has good support available for cargo and rust.

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Emacs and C++ and CUDA

Recently, I got an Nvidia GeForce (RTX series) card. I’ve been using it to learn about graphics programming and raytracing and things like that under Linux. And I am using Emacs to edit the C++ files that all the graphics SDKs seem to use.

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Raytracing In One Weekend Series in C++, CUDA, and OptiX

One day, I found Peter Shirley’s Ray Tracing In One Weekend Book Series. I was able to implement my own copy of the code from his books, eventually also incorporating some versions using CUDA and Nvidia’s Optix 6.5 ray-tracing frameworks.

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pitempmon Charts

I created some client-loaded charts for pitempmon project that graph the logged temperature of a Raspberry Pi Model 4 B. The Pi is used as a worker node in a kubernetes cluster. There is an interesting progression over time of Pi environmental temperature aspects.

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