These are dry notes I took in the process of setting up a burner iPhone SE as a secure travel device. They are roughly in setup order. I believe iOS to be the most secure platform one can use at this time, but there are a lot of switches and
Let’s say you have a batch file, and that batch file needs to write some temporary files. Sure, you’d rather avoid it, but in this case, you don’t have a choice, and you have to write the temporary file. While you could just hard code a file name, to reduce the likelihood that your batch will clobber an existing file,… Read more →
If USB-C is the future, then it’d be nice to be able to use a USB-C peripheral and charge a MacBook at the same time. For example, I’d like to be able to buy a network adapter or a USB key with a USB-C plug, and not have my battery draining the whole time. The right device to allow that… Read more →
I’ve been updating for three days. I wish Windows had a “catch up mode” that would just check, download, install, reboot, and repeat until everything is installed.
In the Windows command prompt, using 7zip, make a zip archive that is named with the current date. You can use partial expansion of environment variables to achieve similar results in a number of places. 7z a %date:~-4%%date:~4,-8%%date:~7,-5%.zip archive Read more →
Is there anything more satisfying than saying “Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe” out loud?