Relaxation Day Shortbread

Ironically, I only had time to take this photo, not to actually relax in the hammock.

PC hardware, computing, and RGB LEDs

  1. Gigabyte Aero 15 Classic-SA review @ bit-tech
  2. PowerColor 5700 RED DEVIL review @ Guru3D
  3. Toshiba BG4 SSD review @ HotHardware
  4. Iiyama ProLite XB3288UHSU-B1 31.5in professional monitor review @ KitGuru
  5. gaming keyboard review @ Legit Reviews
  6. MSI Radeon RX 5700 XT Evoke review @ TechPowerUp
  7. $200 15-inch portable monitor: review @ TechSpot
  8. The Biostar A10N-8800E motherboard review @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Geeky license plate earns hacker $12,000 in parking tickets @ Ars Technica
  2. Subnautica developer claims key reseller G2A owes them $300,000 @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  3. G2A responds to Subnautica dev’s claim for $300,000 restitution: We didn’t exist back then @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  4. Super Duper has gone down the pooper as Minecraft cancels graphics pack @ Rock Paper Shotgun (bummer, I’ve been waiting for a mod-free graphics overhaul)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Data mining home water usage; your water meter knows you a bit too well @ HackADay
  2. Keezer controller keeps the kegs pouring @ HackADay

Science, technology, and space news

  1. India launched a Moon orbiter, lander, and rover all in one shot with Chandrayaan-2 @ HackADay
  2. An ancient planet, 10 times bigger than Earth, may have crashed into Jupiter @ New Atlas
  3. Scientists have created a vaccine for cat allergies, but you can’t have it yet @ Slashdot

Cheese, memes, what have you

  1. Are you ready for the Cheesepocalypse? @
Colton Westrate

I host BBQs, I tell stories, and I strive to keep folks happy.

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That’s an awesome pic. I take it that it’s from the BBQ site?

just brew it!
just brew it!

I’m taking the day off tomorrow.

I just finished kegging 2 batches of beer (a mango lassi IPA brewed by my wife, and a smoked cherry brown ale brewed by me). This is for a homebrew-only beer festival on Saturday – a dozen-ish local homebrew clubs all bring their latest creations, and everyone gets to try what everyone else has been brewing.

Had a great time at this event last year, and it looks like this year will be even bigger. TBH I enjoy events like this more than commercial beer festivals. Homebrewers make some crazy (and crazy good) stuff.

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Mr Bill

I’m taking a couple days off next week. So naturally, I am working like mad to catch up so I can spare the days.


Relaxation DAY? I’m on my 8th consecutive day off out of 11. Get on my level, Fish 😉

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