In today's episode of The Hamish and Brandon Show, we talk about Mac vs Linux, then we discuss building our digital network empires!
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0:01:05 - night shift (built into Mac), f.lux (for mac/linux/windows) - colour shifter for your screen (for nighttime)
0:02:30 - try linux (especially if you're a programmer)!
0:03:40 - sketch - interface designer app
0:04:35 - figma - interface designer app
0:06:25 - Apple/Mac text rendering
0:07:55 - subpixel antialiasing
0:09:15 - ClearType
0:13:25 - What's the equivalent of "audiophile" for someone who is obscesed with computer font rendering? "typophile"?
0:17:50 - network of personal servers
0:19:17 - Brandon's network (part of it)
0:20:16 - ovh, digital ocean, linode, vultr - virtual private server providers
0:21:17 - raspberry pi
0:21:34 - Syncthing - program for synchronizing folders on different computers
0:22:00 - pack rat in the real world and the digital world
0:25:03 - "between two commits"
0:26:37 - browsing through old backups, trip down memory lane
0:27:57 - maintaining a personal youtube index
0:29:52 - social media algorithms
0:32:36 - social media innodation
0:36:15 - Hamish's home network
0:36:35 - installing and using node.js on a raspberry pi (for ARM processors)
0:37:24 - nvm - node version manager
0:38:17 - n - node version manager
0:38:34 - setting up offsite backup in each other's houses
0:39:35 - You should always have an offsite backup!
0:42:30 - wannacry virus
0:43:30 - scamming the scammers
0:50:56 - smart switch
0:57:10 - network discovery service
0:58:00 - reverse ssh tunnels
1:01:10 - dataplicity - service for accessing your home raspberry pi remotely