What is this approach to marketing?

I am not a marketing expert. Or even a marketing, um, “average”.

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Can AI ever be sentient? On LaMDA and the wider debate

If you’re reading this then chances are you already well aware of the recent AI-themed issue: operator of Google-owned LaMDA, Blake Lemoine, was suspended from his job for claiming that his AI was sentient.

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Moving my Music library to a NAS - update

Quick update on this as I’ve just migrated to a new Mac.

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At last a macOS update I can get on board with

I’ve used “the Mac OS” for longer than I care to admit but through many, many incarnations over the years.

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MySQL - get previous and next rows in one query

Over on the Cortex blog we have a janky-ass blog system that uses some filthy PHP and MySQL to do news article type things.

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Hugo escape shortcodes for display

In the post on bootstrap style tables in Hugo I wanted to show the actual shortcodes you needed to create in your templates.

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Bootstrap Style Tables in Hugo (without bootstrap...)

Tables in Markdown are a bit of an anomaly that requires a mish-mash of hypens and pipes.

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Samyang Korean Spicy Ramen Noodle - Results

Here’s a summary of testing and whatnot. Be sure to read the intro blog in this series for this make any sense whatsoever.

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Samyang Korean Spicy Ramen Noodle - Intro

And now for something completely different. Long story short, I bought the mixed pack of Samyang Korean ramen noodles from Amazon and I’m planning to document my experience of trying them.

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Adding decals to carbon road bike wheels

If you find yourself in the unexpected position of needing to add decals to your bike wheels, this is the quick and easy way to do it…

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