Pre-christmas technology review 2017

It’s been two years since my last technology overview and I feel the need for another one. Especially after otherwise pretty weak blog-year. Notebook HP Stream 14” with 32GB eMMC (“Snow White”) (verdict: 2/5) I got this for my son to teach him some HTML or similar entry-level computer stuff. He loves doing it. However,… Continue reading Pre-christmas technology review 2017

Converting 96kHz 24-bit FLAC to OGG with ffmpeg

Lately my son Robin asked for Peter Gabriel’s song The Tower That Ate People in a car. I like OGGs, although recently it may have been pointless with MP3 patents being expired. But 15+ years ago it was an obvious choice for me, especially because most encoded MP3 files had also clearly cut out high… Continue reading Converting 96kHz 24-bit FLAC to OGG with ffmpeg

Building Windows VirtualBox machines

I started this post in January originally, but after a couple of paragraphs I realized I’m writing a more generic post – Believe in build automation. Now you know why I believe in automation and we can get straight to it. I’m a Linux guy, I’d rather work with Linux, I always prefer UNIX/Linux on… Continue reading Building Windows VirtualBox machines