Here be the blog.
Written recapitulations of hacker events, raves, other shit as well as useless rants.

Anarchy is true Democracy

2014-2-7 8:36 by phryk

We've all been taught that democracy means 'rule of the people' in school.
We've also been taught that we live in a democracy.

I'd like to get rid of that notion.
What we (most of us, at least) have, is a 'repr […]

Real men treat women with respect

2014-1-5 20:16 by phryk

DISCLAIMER: This is about language, not feminism. Please keep the stupid away from me.

Whenever I have to hear this "Real men treat women with respect"-crap, I get that feeling of thr […]


CCCamp 2011

2013-11-3 17:41 by phryk

It's been two or three weeks since I've been at the camp and I've finally gotten my ass up to upload the photos I took. As far as I can tell, the only people recognizable in these pictures are two members of the warpzone, one of which specifically […]

git server aliasing

2012-10-17 12:45 by phryk

Today, when setting up gitolite on a server and testing around a bit, I couldn't help but get a little annoyed at having to specify the username each time I wanted to clone a repository. I could have set the default user for that server in my ssh […]


FreeBSD zfs gateway AP alarmclock penisproxy foobar

2012-6-11 21:54 by phryk

Something something introduction is still kinda lacking.

First of all, a little info on this site, which currently runs on a freebsd jail.
The application for this site is called lizardsnot, and is written in Common Lisp.
Sinc […]


My life with the magnet

2012-4-21 16:49 by phryk

For some time now, I have had an intimate relationship with a neodymium magnet. What I mean by this is that I have said magnet sitting within the flesh of my left ring-finger.

In this post I hope to illuminate why and how I got to have this […]