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クライミング 明星山の直上ルート

もう三ヶ月前に大久しぶりにマルチピッチクライミングに行った。友人に誘われて、三人で新潟県の明星山の直上ルートを登った。石灰岩のあまりない環境でいつも明星山をたのしみにしてるけど、やっぱりちょっともろい石灰岩もありますよね。基本的にいいルートだけど、部分的にもろい岩で結構やばい感じした。何年間もここに登ってるのに、まだ慣れていないね。 (Short English summary: Climbing the Chokujo (direct) route on Myoji in Niigata. Not the best route on the face, but still not bad. Some loose passages, and in the upper parts a bit...

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Debian packages as Graph Database

I have been playing around with Neo4j as graph database, and searching for a big dataset I decided to look at Debian packages (source and binary) from stable, testing, sid, and experimental, and represent...

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Calibre in Debian

Some news about Calibre in Debian: I have been added to the list of maintainers, thanks Martin, and the recent release of Calibre 3.4 into Debian/unstable brought some fixes concerning the desktop integration. Now...

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Gaming: The Long Dark

I normally don’t play survival games or walking simulators, but The Long Dark by Hinterland Games, which I purchased back then when it was still in early access on Steam, took me into new...

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Debian/TeX Live 2017.20170724-1

Yesterday I uploaded the first update of the TeX Live packages in Debian after TeX Live 2017 has entered Debian/unstable. The packages should by now have reached most mirrors. Nothing spectacular here besides a...

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Gaming: Refunct

A lovely little game, Refunct, just crossed my Steam installation. A simple platformer developed with much love. The game play consists of reviving a lost area by stepping on towers, finding buttons, and making...

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Making fun of Trump – thanks France

I mean, it is easy to make fun of Trump, he is just too stupid and incapable and uneducated. But what the French president Emmanuel Macron did on Bastille Day, in presence of the...

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The poison of academia.edu

All those working in academics or research have surely heard about academia.edu. It started out as a service for academics, in their own words: Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers....

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Calibre and rar support

Thanks to the cooperation with upstream authors and the maintainer Martin Pitt, the Calibre package in Debian is now up-to-date at version 3.4.0, and has adopted a more standard packaging following upstream. In particular,...

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Calibre 3 for Debian

I have updated my Calibre Debian repository to include packages of the current Calibre 3.1.1. As with the previous packages, I kept RAR support in to allow me to read comic books. I also...

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Signal handling in R

Recently I have been programming quite a lot in R, and today stumbled over the problem to implement a kind of monitoring loop in R. Typically that would be a infinite loop with sleep...

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TeX Live 2017 hits Debian/unstable

Yesterday I uploaded the first packages of TeX Live 2017 to Debian/unstable, meaning that the new release cycle has started. Debian/stretch was released over the weekend, and this opened up unstable for new developments....