How to convert an image to a data url

I have a project where I want to embed an PNG image into a Tampermonkey script. Lucky for me, Firefox is capable of converting an image file on disk into a base64 dataurl! All I had to do is right click on the file I wanted to convert, and open it in Firefox. After that, […]

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How to create a PGP key

So you want to send encrypted messages to a buddy. How to generate a key? Follow these simple steps. Install gpg if you haven’t already.

Now you need to generate a key pair

Follow the on-screen prompts. I used RSA encryption, 4096 length, 1y expiration. Now that our key is made, we want […]

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Birthday Trip 2017

I wanted to do something for my 30th birthday. Originally I was thinking of going somewhere like an anime convention, but the only one that was happening around my birthday was in Minnesota or something, and it seemed like a smaller event. I was looking for something big! Somehow I heard on short notice that […]

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Dragoncon

I’m here at Dragoncon. It’s day 2, Saturday, and I’m having a good time. Yesterday, I arrived in the afternoon and walked to each of the hotels, getting an idea where everything was at. I caught an Electronic Frontier Foundation panel about automatic licence plate reader cameras and their concern about the lack of government […]

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Science.

PEW PEW PEW! Bomb da asteroid! “300 kg (660 lb) impactor” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AIDA_%28mission%29   Interesting thoughts: NASA is developing the AIM satellite in cooperation with the John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. One of those organizations has direct access to explosives. *mind wanders to create rad conspiracy theories* It’s so fitting that the USA is in charge of the […]

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Sticker Exchange

I’m trying to get a bunch of unique stickers to cover my van in. If you send me a sticker, I will send you a sticker back! Chris Grimmett PO Box 1517 Spokane Valley, WA 99037

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Character symbols I like

Here are some of my fav symbols. I’m putting them here so I can easily return to copy-paste when I need them. Name Symbol Code Peace sign ☮ ☮ (HTML) Smiley face ☺ 1 (Alt) Degrees symbol ° ° (HTML) Radians symbol ㎭ &#13229 (HTML) Bitcoin(?) symbol Ƀ U+0243 (unicode)

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TIME CAPSUE BLOG POST 002 – Memorial Day Cruise 2012

Here’s a blast from the past from a daily papers (journal) entry I wrote on Memorial Day weekend 2012. (This blog post was drafted Mon July 22 2013 and scheduled to post automatically on Memorial Day 2014.) Hi Morning Papers, Screw you! I don’t want to write you today. Today’s breakfast wis popcorn and frozen […]

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Toledo Mix

LMMS project files and samples of the remix I did of Christopher Toledo’s vine toledomix.tar   The final mp3   The youtube vid   The original

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Node Knockout 2013 Soundtrack

I’m taking part in Node Knockout this year, which is a 48-hour team competition to make the best node.js based web-app you can make! I decided to put together a soundtrack in advance so I have music to listen to for the entire 48-hour developing insanity! (I don’t plan on sleeping!) Feel free to comment […]

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