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Dan Kaminsky

On April 23, Dan Kaminsky passed away. I write about how our lives crossed paths. [Read more] (2021-05-02)


The one true language

Lunacy is the one true programming language. April fools! [Read more] (2021-04-01)


Remembering Fry’s

Now that Fry’s is closed, I share some of my memories of this store. [Read more] (2021-03-08)


Online Chess

I list websites for playing Chess online. Also, MaraDNS 3.5.0018 was released a couple of months ago. [Read more] (2021-02-23)



What Trump did on January 6 was an insurrection attempt. Its goal was to overturn the democracy of the United States and replace it with a dictatorship. [Read more] (2021-01-16)


Moving to Ubuntu

This blog is about why I am changing the Linux distribution I use from CentOS to Ubuntu LTS. [Read more] (2020-12-12)


November round-up

In this blog, I look at how well I predicted the election, how the United States remains very conservative, and look at Big Finish’s Blake’s 7 audio plays. [Read more] (2020-11-28)

More predictions

Some more predictions for tomorrow’s election. [Read more] (2020-11-02)

2020 election prediction #5

I make a final prediction for the 2020 election. [Read more] (2020-11-01)


Grab bag: October 2020

I make another prediction of how the election will go, make an observation about Doctor Who, and mention another MaraDNS release. 402 words [Read more] (2020-10-25)

Election prediction #3

I make another prediction of how the election will go. 424 words [Read more] (2020-10-04)


Ginsburg’s passing

This blog is about Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing, and the political effects of it. 302 words [Read more] (2020-09-18)

Election prediction #2

I post a second prediction for the 2020 election, and mention a new MaraDNS release. [Read more] (2020-09-02)


MaraDNS 3.5.0015

I have released MaraDNS 3.5.0015, with coLunacyDNS declared stable. 523 words [Read more] (2020-08-29)

PNY CS900 review

I review the low-cost PNY CS900 SATA SSD. I also have a new MaraDNS release. 452 words [Read more] (2020-08-20)

MaraDNS 3.5.0012

I have released MaraDNS 3.5.0012 to address a minor security issue. I also discuss the end of BuyVM’s OpenVZ servers. 692 words [Read more] (2020-08-12)

MaraDNS; SipHash

This blog is about my 3.5.0011 release of MaraDNS, and looks at patching Lua to add SipHash support. 687 words [Read more] (2020-08-11)


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