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July 2014

PT Sans and PT Serif

In today’s blog, I give PT Serif and to a lesser extent PT Sans a more full review. Summary: While a very good font, I feel Charter is an even better font. [Read more]

Bitstream Charter and more

In today’s blog, I discuss the typeface update for my web site, the band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD), and post a rant about Google’s long-dead (and rightly so) SideWiki service. But first... [Read more]

June 2014

The best open-source fonts

In this blog, I list the best open-source fonts out there, discuss getting lining numbers in Georgia (yes, it can be done without buying Georgia Pro...kinda sorta), and somewhat revise my outlook on web fonts for body text. [Read more]

Fonts in 2014

In today's blog, I discuss web fonts in 2014. [Read more]

May 2014

Miguel: In Memorandum

Marina, my wife, and her mother first met Miguel, a cat who looked like a small tiger (albeit with a white belly), in 2000. He was a few months old and starving to death. Since they did not have any food for him, they ended up feeding him some cantaloupe they had around. He eagerly ate it and had a love for cantaloupe for the rest of his life. [Read more]

April 2014

MaraDNS Update

I have updated MaraDNS to have DNS-over-TCP work in Windows. [Read more]

Alpine in CentOS

This blog is about how I set up Alpine, an easy-to-use text-based mail client, in CentOS 6. I also discuss accessing my Gmail with Alpine. [Read more]

The “Heartbleed” bug

I briefly discuss the “Heartbleed” bug, and why my https certificate key has changed. [Read more]

March 2014

Postfix + Mailman in CentOS 6

This blog describes how I have configured Postfix to work in CentOS 6 to receive email, and how I set up Mailman. It includes information on getting Nginx to display Mailman's web interface. [Read more]

Gravity: A review

I finally had a chance to see "Gravity" last night ... a local big-screen theater is temporarily showing it again on one of their screens in wake of its impressive performance at the Oscars and Golden Globes. [Read more]

February 2014

MaraDNS security update

Today, I celebrate my anniversary with my wife, release a MaraDNS security update, and post a couple links given to me in private email. [Read more]

MaraDNS on GitHub

There has been some talk about setting up a repository for MaraDNS. I have now made it so: MaraDNS is available on GitHub. [Read more]

January 2014

Returning to Fresno

I lived in Fresno for three years to get my degree in Computational Linguistics. I had to return there one last time. [Read more]

Microblogs January 2014

Here are the microblogs I posted between January 8 and 22, 2014. [Read more]

MaraDNS 2.0.08

I have released MaraDNS 2.0.08: [Read more]

Microblogs 2013-2014

Here are my microblogs from mid-2013 until January 8, 2014. [Read more]

2014 goals

This blog looks at some of my goals for 2014. [Read more]

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