HOWTO: Block Fox News in Apple News and Google News

If, like me, you prefer not to give clicks and ad revenue to the Fox News website, here's how you can keep their results from showing up in Google News and Apple News.

On Quick & Dirty Email Attachments in Unix

Need to export a file from Unix/Linux via email? Got uuencode? Do you even remember uuencode? It's how we used to encode files for file sharing, back before you were born.

Here's a handy one-liner that will wrap your file up as a UUEncoded attachment and mail it to the address you specify. The email should come through with a properly formatted attachment that you can then download.

On Nasty Women Week

Samantha Bee has proclaimed this week to be Nasty Women Week. To celebrate, I suggest that you pre-order the new book NASTY WOMEN: FEMINISM, RESISTANCE AND REVOLUTION IN TRUMP'S AMERICA, edited by Samhita Mukhopadhyay and my wife, Kate Harding.

On Working From Home

I've worked from home the whole time I've had my current job--a pretty long time now.

It's not so much that I intended to work from home. But when I got this job offer, I had just moved to a new city, and wasn't able to just pack up again and move a second time. The person hiring me was also based in another city and knew that it was possible to be a productive member of a team and organization even if you're not based in the same city or office as your coworkers.

On Crab Claws and Cocaine

An idiot's observations of Miami and Miami Beach:

On Moving to Miami

So, we've decided that the town of Ithaca, New York, was not for us. When considering where to move next, my criteria was that I wanted to "move aspirationally." What I meant by that was, I want to move to some place where we like being, is someplace we've been and have had fun before, and is maybe some place where life would be really different for us. Someplace where we both have thought, "gosh, we really wish we lived here" during previous visits. And with Kate leaving her day job, and my job allowing me to work from anywhere, we thought that we really ought to take advantage of the freedom that this allows us.