Blog-of-gain

A tech-oriented blog from a Linux user


Latest blog updates

2020-08-31Motu M4 review: Add note about fixed duplex sound support.
2020-06-06Resizing KVM disk images: Add how to remove Windows recovery partition.
2020-05-11Converting modules into bitstream format: Add case study: Unreal Tournament soundtrack.
2020-04-12Of life and love: New article.
2019-12-31Uupumus - burnout (in Finnish): Lisätty loppuvuoden tilannepäivitys.

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Of life and love

The meaning of life finally revealed (or not)

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I've recently thought a lot about the concept of love and how it relates to life. This is partly because of my past, partly because of how the Finnish society is. A stream of consciousness awaits you in the Off-world colonies - just follow the hyperlink to go down the rabbit hole.

Uupumus - burnout (in Finnish)

Romahdin keväällä ja menetin jotain tärkeää

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Keväällä 2019 koin pahan burnoutin pitkäaikaisen työperäisen stressin seurauksena. Halusin jakaa tarinani auttaakseni itseäni toipumisessa ja jakaakseni tietoa muille.

Updates

2019-12-31Lisätty loppuvuoden tilannepäivitys.

Burnout

I had a downfall in the spring and lost something important

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In spring 2019 I suffered a bad burnout after long-term stress. I wanted to share my story, to help myself recover and spread the knowledge.

Updates

2019-12-31Add end of the year status update.

Metal strap rocks

I like to fix things using metal strap

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I guess most people tend to resort to something specific when something needs fixing. The most common must be duct tape. I like metal strap, the perforated variety. In this short article I introduce some ways in which metal strap can be used for a lot of things.

Widening narrow ice skates with a DIY tool

I guess I have weirdly shaped feet

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As a kid, I never learned how to skate properly. Due to my wide feet it was super hard for me to find fitting skates. Eventually I just bought some decent ones and, since I don't have any contacts to boot punchers, decided to build a tool to make them more compatible with my feet. In this article I introduce the super simple tool that you can make too.

Toiminimen perustaminen (in Finnish)

Kokosin sivutoimista yrittäjyyttä koskevat ohjeet itselleni. Koska virallinen ohjeistus on paikoin melko sekavaa ja jopa ristiriitaista, koin tällaisen yhteenvedon olevan tarpeen. Ohjeet koskevat pääasiassa kevyttä digital nomad -tyylistä yrittäjyyttä.

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2017-04-05Päivitetty artikkeli uusia lakeja (2017) vastaavaksi.
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