While reading Github’s new DMCA policy revamp related post, I stumbled upon an interesting conversation in Monit’s DMCA takedown notice for Inspeqtor. The entire public-facing conversation calls for some thinking. The hackernews conversation surrounding this adds another dimension to this.
Often my OpenELEC Raspberry Pi would get stuck at pre-boot. The culprit turned out to be a faulty SD card connector. Unclipping the connector pins (as suggested in the elaborate diagnostic wiki on eLinux.org) and soldering on an alternate low-profile SD card adapter (that I ordered from crazypi.com) fixed it.
Beware: Owner wouldn’t think twice before fleecing money from you. If you’re a sharp person and not easily fooled, try your luck.
The above was my original review on Google Plus. The owner called me up on seeing the review and asked me to remove it since in his opinion, nothing had gone wrong. As such, I am doing a follow-up on the review here.
Joy brings out the best of my mind and sorrow brings out the best of my soul.
It is tough to understand things when you are part of intersection of your world and the universe.
Contrary to popular beliefs, to understand a system, can you be a part of it? Can you be sure that you have encompassed all the variables that constitute the state of the system?
Salvation after sacrilege is hypocrisy.
Everything big and bright eventually dims out when at distance.
Once upon a time, I felt that its just a matter of perception between what you adore and what you despise. Then I wrote The Orion Halo. Miraculously, its just getting more true.
Escaping the bubble is not easy when you are weak by design.
Imagine the case of a fly stuck inside a meagre soap bubble. Imagine the state of an ant drowned due to the surface tension of water. But they have no choice. We do.
If living was just to stay alive, life would have been an infinite loop.
This, in a way, reminds me of a snippet of verse called “Life Again” that I had written years ago, precisely seven years ago.