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June 12, 2021

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  • It's the Queen's Birthday long weekend in certain parts of Oz. The last two long weekends here marked the start and the end of the problems related to the datacenter fire, so I not only didn't get long weekends then, I didn't get weekends at all. This time it looks like I'll at least get the normal two days off.

    I need to configure some new servers tomorrow, but they'll make my life a lot easier. And make our newly hired sysadmin's life a lot easier, which will make my life even more easier.


  • Regular updates for Windows 10 will end in 2025. (Tom's Hardware)

    This doesn't mean that support and bugfixes will stop then, but it does indicate that there's an entirely new version of Windows on its way.

    We'll see what that brings. As long as they don't drop 32-bit application support like MacOS. I doubt that will happen, because there's still a 32-bit version of Windows and that can still run ancient 16-bit apps.





Anime of the day is Kamichu! from 2005. It's the story of Yurie Hitotsubashi, who wakes up one morning to discover that she's become a god. That is, a kami in the Shinto tradition, a minor supernatural being, not the creator deity.

She doesn't know what she's the god of, though, so she tries some experiments with her friends, and soon finds out.

It's lovingly drawn and animated, almost Ghibliesque in its art style, and the story just follows Yurie's daily life as she navigates her new responsibilities and tries to avoid inadvertent natural disasters.

Interesting too is that the show is set in a very specific time and place, from 1983 to 1984 in the city of Onomichi on Japan's Inland Sea. The background illustrations of the city take great care to capture that particular period.




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Satellites Anime Music Video of the Day



Not technically groundbreaking but I love the energy of this one.


Disclaimer: The creator of that AMV said he just wanted to put some clips from his favourite anime together before his hard drive exploded. Mission accomplished.
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