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November 12, 2022 11:14

Unless ‘Avoid Tolls’ is checked in route options, G Maps seems to nudge you to take toll roads even if the toll-free route gets you to your destination several minutes earlier. Hmm, wonder why? You’re welcome, G!

Reading Rhythm

Over the last month, I seem to have switched into a better reading rhythm. I’d probably attribute it to having a bit more time and mind-space for myself. Also, I figured I needed a better system to keep track of the books I had in queue.  While Wallabag has been a terrific tool to assimilate,…

January 6, 2022 06:33

Most repulsive moment of the day yesterday was to pay 40x for an RT-PCR test – as compared to the test I’d taken just a few days ago. So repulsive that I fumingly shred the papers in tiny bits and walked out of the queue just looking at that number and knowing fairly well I…

December 9, 2021 22:40

As we inch towards working on premises, I’m super excited about the travel, move up north and the perceived freedom it brings along. The mountains are truly calling!

August 22, 2021 10:09

The Bluetooth on my NUC stopped working after an apt upgrade last evening. A good chunk of troubleshooting did no help. My initial hunch was that this was caused by the kernel upgrade. Reverting didn’t help though. I finally caved in and ordered a USB<>Audio adapter. This morning, It struck me that this could be…