I received my fourth set of Koss headphones today because I can't stop buying them.

@msh because doesn’t provide the full software stack, I think their situation is better. But their products are frustrating, to say the least, to purchase because you have to wait for this-or-that manufacturing run, pre-orders, etc.

Microsoft not supporting 2016 hardware, though? Unconscionable…. But they’re more interested in cloud income these days than desktops.

@msh indeed they have a smaller hardware set. However, I did move to this from a Nextbit Robin that continued to receive Lineage updates long after Nextbit/Razer stopped providing updates. It’s frustrating that the manufacturer is choosing to no longer support something.

That said, did Nextbit/Razer have a financial incentive to provide updates? Perhaps not an immediate one, but the experience certainly didn’t make me want to continue using their products

My 2016 iPhone SE just updated to the latest iOS. And I just ordered a new case for the tiny, little sweetie yesterday!

How is this phone being updated, but now even Windows doesn’t support 2016 hardware? I never thought Apple would be the pinnacle of supporting legacy products.

It makes me happy to know that one commonly banned author in that article, Toni Morrison, has a public elementary school named for her not more than 10 miles from my house.

I think the best Taylor Swift song is “I Know Places.” I’ll die on this hill…

@thomasfuchs it's pretty awesome, and I just subscribed to the podcast. I have to try this one out.

Episode 121 of the Jeff Reads His Book is out! Our heroes find ourselves alongside a creek, and who knows how you pronounce that word...


Microsoft is now blocking Compiled HTML Help on Windows 10, the _only_ supported help system on Windows.

That's so cool.

I've started being super-excited about spam phone call offers after pressing 1, but they keep hanging up on me. Seems like bad business.

@DestinationLinux haha, Linux is so miserable for new users!

No sarcasm, it really is...

@galaxis I can finally run Eudora 1, the best email client, again.

Over the last few days, I've been looking at transitioning to either modern pando.py/aspen.py or onto a completely new framework for a work project running in Python 2.7 on a classic version of Aspen.

I'm leaning heavily towards a rewrite in Flask. Much of the business logic and database operations should just work as is. The templates, on the other hand... Ugh...

I hate web development.

In grade school, I probably had a fluffernutter once a week or more for lunch at school, and it was not considered even remotely weird in Massachusetts.

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Fluffernutters rule, and now my wife realizes that they are a legitimate sandwich.

I started investigating updating a payment page for work today, and it has evolved into a long-overdue port of a framework to Python 3.

Chobani Sweet Cream coffee creamer might be the most delicious beverage ever. It's fine to drink straight, right?

Said application still works on Windows 2000 through Windows 11 without any compromises. Avoiding the “latest hotness” is always a smart move.

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I remember a Microsoft rep asking if I’d move my application to , and my answer was “hell no.”

I made the right choice.

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