Norm's musings. Make of them what you will.

This weblog is part experimental playground, part soap box, and part pleasant diversion for me. Here you’ll find opinions, technical and otherwise, photographs, and whatever interests me when I sit down to write. If you'd like to follow along, you can subscribe to one or more of several feeds.

Back to Ubuntu, 11 Jul 2014

In Linux, ThinkPad
The best QA wins.

The short-form week of 30 Jun–6 Jul 2014, 07 Jul 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 23–29 Jun 2014, 30 Jun 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 16–22 Jun 2014, 23 Jun 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

Disturbing camera malfunction, 16 Jun 2014

In GooglePlus, Photography
After performing flawlessly for a couple of weeks, my new Olympus E-...

The short-form week of 9–15 Jun 2014, 16 Jun 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 2–8 Jun 2014, 09 Jun 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 26 May–1 Jun 2014, 02 Jun 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

Laptop free, 31 May 2014

In GooglePlus, Technology
I've muttered a few times now about the fact that I didn't bring a laptop on this trip...

Olympus E-P5, 31 May 2014

In GooglePlus, Photography
Several weeks ago, I made a lazyweb request on Twitter for recommendations on micro 4...

The short-form week of 19–25 May 2014, 26 May 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 12–18 May 2014, 19 May 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 5–11 May 2014, 12 May 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 28 Apr–4 May 2014, 05 May 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 21–27 Apr 2014, 28 Apr 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

Another side of summer, 21 Apr 2014

In PotentPotables
A cocktail recipe from the Pacific northwest. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

The short-form week of 14–20 Apr 2014, 21 Apr 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 7–13 Apr 2014, 14 Apr 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 31 Mar–6 Apr 2014, 07 Apr 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 24–30 Mar 2014, 31 Mar 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 17–23 Mar 2014, 24 Mar 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 10–16 Mar 2014, 17 Mar 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

This Linux thing, 15 Mar 2014

In Linux, ThinkPad
Two months in: the good and the ugly.

The short-form week of 3–9 Mar 2014, 10 Mar 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

Watcher, 04 Mar 2014

In Technology
Go ahead, file, change. I've got my eyes on you!

Activity stream, 04 Mar 2014

In TheWeb
Who art thou? Thou art the sum of all thy posts.

The short-form week of 24 Feb–2 Mar 2014, 03 Mar 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 17–23 Feb 2014, 24 Feb 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 10–16 Feb 2014, 17 Feb 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

The short-form week of 3–9 Feb 2014, 10 Feb 2014

In shortform
The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

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