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Cerebral sprouts from the convoluted plain

What's new at Novarata? 22 SEP 2019

September 22, 2019 — Nalioth

Programmers have appreciated humor since the early days. I present to you a daily Unix fortune

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What's new at Novarata? 21 SEP 2019

September 21, 2019 — Nalioth

I've got an IP leak checker for you guys who run torrents behind VPNs. Find it at https://ipmagnet.novarata.net/

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What's new at Novarata? 20 SEP 2019

September 20, 2019 — Nalioth

I've set up a font server for anyone who's interested. You can find it at https://fonts.novarata.net.

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The Novarata Custom Start Page has been updated & promoted

June 03, 2019 — Nalioth


I recently did a cleanup at Novarata, blowing out some of the old cruft and bringing some things into the modern age.

One of the updates was to the Custom Start Page. This page has had a collection of search URLs on it so - if you used it as a homepage or startpage - would help you with various searches.

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Late spring cleaning

May 23, 2019 — Nalioth

I had some free time recently and went over the site cleaning up old & outdated content.

This includes removing third-party tracking sources ( like Google ) from most of the site. You will still find Google watching you on the few search pages to be found here, but shouldn't find Google tracking agents on any other page ( the site still uses Google Ads ).

Amazon's rickety old ( and obsolete ) flash-powered music player code also got thrown out.

Tags: Novarata, Google, digital-privacy, webmaster

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The care and f̶e̶e̶-- eating of baby corn

November 26, 2018 — Nalioth

Baby corn is exactly what it says - corn that's picked when it's teeninsey. Since it's young, the core is tender and can be consumed along with the itsy-bitsy kernels. It can be prepared in many ways, but today we're gonna look at the "topping" category.

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Sprint's corporate schizophrenia

September 29, 2018 — Nalioth
Or, "Sprint sucks - day 43,070"

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Swimming with sharks or How to best deal with Freedompop

May 14, 2018 — Nalioth

Freedompop is a cellular service that offers free cellular phone service. They are masters of "small print" and a quick Google will expose you to the howls of anger from the multitudes who've found "surprise" charges of hundreds of dollars on their credit card bills. This blog post will cover how to get Freedompop's fine service without risking your financial stability.

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Google seeking beta testers for data-only Google Voice service

April 05, 2018 — Nalioth

Yesterday, Google put out an invitation to current Google Voice users to beta test a data-only Google Voice implementation.

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Evocation 07 January 2018

January 07, 2018 — Nalioth
Another one that got loads of playtime. What were you doing when this came on?

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