They do good work, but they often put you through a significant amount of turbulence along the way.
The user experience for registering for the portal and checking in for appointments is riddled with problems. We deserve better.
I endorse: Ruthzee Louijeune, Julia Mejia, Henry Santana, Liz Breadon, Joel Richards, Enrique Pepén, Benjamin Weber, Tania Fernandes Anderson, and Sharon Durkan.
The comic strip Mother Goose & Grimm stopped working in the comics aggregator about a week ago because the author stopped publishing new strips on grimmy.com. I’ve modified the aggregator to pull the strip from gocomics.com instead, so it’s working again. Thank you to the aggregator user who let me know about the problem so… Read More »
I’ve just published a new Ansible module called perlmod_install_info whose purpose is to help you install Perl modules on systems in the most portable way possible. Specifically, this module knows how to search for Perl modules in dnf, yum, and apt repositories as well as in cpanm. It prefers the OS repositories over CPAN because… Read More »
ZAGG used to be good, is now bad. You probably should stop buying their screen protectors and cases. Do you have a brand you like?
My hot take: Debian is a good desktop operating system for highly technical people who know how to troubleshoot and fix computer problems, but it may not be the best choice for less technical people looking for a desktop operating system to use instead of Windows or macOS.
Someone told Google that my “LInkedIn Jobs Filterer” Chrome extension violates LinkedIn’s trademark. It doesn’t. What can I do about it, when I can’t afford to pay lawyers to defend a free, open-source extension?
Misinformation and omissions in Science Friday’s COVID coverage endanger people’s health. The program should devote a lot more time to interviewing the experts who have been sounding the alarm about COVID than they do to the “experts” who have been downplaying the pandemic and denying scientific realities.
Even if you jump through all of PayPal’s hoops and give them all the information they ask for when creating an account, they may still decide to arbitrarily lock you out of your account and never restore your access.