Supercomputers in media

I thought it would be fun to gather together all the amazing looking fictional supercomputers! ...

September 23, 2020 · 2 min · Joe Heaton

Dynamically load fonts

I’ve added a Dyslexia accessibility feature to my website which loads a Dyslexia-friendly font, woo! This involved creating a small toggle function to turn the feature on and off, but when I reload the page it’s gone, so I had it bake a cookie so the function could trigger automatically on-reload. This still wasn’t enough I didn’t want every visitor to load the font, only users who click the toggle button, so I added a section to dynamically load the font. ...

August 26, 2020 · 1 min · Joe Heaton

Windows 10 Revamp

My notes on wiping Windows 10, which configuration options to watch out for and a list of useful programs. The whole process of wiping, installing and provisioning with a basic set of programs can be complete in an hour with a fast Solid-State Drive and modern hardware. ...

June 26, 2020 · 3 min · Joe Heaton

BeatSaber mods (Custom songs & Third-Person)

More fun with BeatSaber! Mods provide more stats, effects and even allow a third-person mode for streaming. ...

May 4, 2020 · 1 min · Joe Heaton

Windows Terminal - Change default profile

The new Windows Terminal requires some manual intervention to set the default profile.

February 21, 2020 · 1 min · Joe Heaton

Useful Unixisms

Here’s a list of useful piped commands or just commands for which I need a refresher on which arguments to use. For example, using Awk to print between two known lines, or seleting a line in sed are good examples of infrequently used commands which are really useful. ...

February 17, 2020 · 2 min · Joe Heaton

Package Management for .deb & .rpm for Debian, Ubuntu & Red Hat, CentOS, Suse

A smattering of useful commands for dealing with package managers! ...

February 11, 2020 · 3 min · Joe Heaton

Run for every updated file

Using inotifywait to watch for file changes recursively in the current directory. I use $CHECK to ignore unwanted directories and filetypes. ...

February 11, 2020 · 1 min · Joe Heaton

Telegraf & OhmGraphite on Windows 10

Download the Telegraf client from , extract the telegraf directory to a sensible place and edit telegraf.conf. ...

February 10, 2020 · 2 min · Joe Heaton

TimescaleDB SQL in Grafana

Grafana supports SQL through MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL & SQL Server. Additionally Grafana supports the PostgreSQL extension TimescaleDB, this database is the best fit of all the SQL databases for Grafana since it is built specifically for large-scale time-series datasets. ...

January 15, 2020 · 1 min · Joe Heaton