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26 Mar 2020

One year of Plurrrr

On this day last year I wrote the first blog post for Plurrrr. And from that day on I managed to write a post every single day. It hasn't been easy always, but most of the time it was rewarding to compose a post. Especially the ones with photos.

The software to create a blog like this named tumblelog is available als open source. Just clone the GitHub repository and read the instructions in the If you have any questions, feel free to contact me. Happy blogging!

How are Unix pipes implemented?

This article is about how pipes are implemented the Unix kernel. I was a little disappointed that a recent article titled “How do Unix pipes work?” was not about the internals, and curious enough to go digging in some old sources to try to answer the question.

Source: How are Unix pipes implemented?, an article by Abhijit Menon-Sen.

The FreeBSD-linuxulator explained (for users)

First, the linuxulator is not an emulation. It is “just” a binary interface which is a little bit different from the FreeBSD-“native”-one.

Source: The FreeBSD-linuxulator explained (for users), an article by Alexander Leidinger.

Why You Need To Start Using A Decision Journal

But, this concept is actually a pretty straightforward journaling exercise. In your decision journal (it can be anything from a Google Document to a cheap notebook to even a Trello board), you simply chronicle your bigger decisions and record how you felt when you made them.

As an article for Farnam Street recommends, when you’re faced with a large decision, use your journal to document the following:

  • The choice you’ve made
  • What you expect to happen as a result of that choice
  • Why you expect things to pan out that way
  • How you feel about your decision

Source: Why You Need To Start Using A Decision Journal an article by Kat Boogaard.