addicted to the future

ArchiveBox iOS Shortcuts


How to quickly save URLs for ArchiveBox collections
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Out with the old, in with the new


After thinking about my blogging history, I was really enjoying going through the history of tools for blogging. I used nearly every tool available starting off by using FrontPage and then Greymatter and b2 before WordPress was even born! I even tried MovableType, but that was a nightmare. But while looking at all of these tools, the obvious favorites were the ones that generated static content. Greymatter tried, but it wasn’t fast and was prone to breaking.…
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Practical Archiving at Home


As I have been testing/using/loving ArchiveBox, I’ve been working on developing a reusable docker script to maintain various archives. I’ve been using a Digital Ocean (referral link) Droplet with Ubuntu 19.10 and the latest Docker. This has been the easiest way to create an archive and with some creativity it allows for flexibility with what I collect and how I organize the archives. I won’t go into configuring your droplet, but this is the script I’ve been using.…
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Hi-Fi-Pi


My latest Raspberry Pi project has been focused on listening to music and I’ve come across the fantastic moOde Audio Player. It is an open source distribution dedicated to listening to music via mpd and offers an awesome web based ui, but you can also use 3rd party apps such as Rigelian or even ncmpcpp if you are into cli tools. My current setup is using a Raspberry Pi3 B+ with Edimax wifi adapter and JustBoom DAC HAT all contained in a HighPi Raspberry Pi Case.…
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by the most expeditious means


from the blackbird manual…
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