So the standard/typical size of the most common DC power plug/socket is 5.5 x 2.1 mm. There are a bunch of other sizes too.
Monthly Archives: August 2021
Codes for Trade
Today I discovered the UN Codes for Trade. It includes info about countries and locations, currency, etc.
Software Development Waste
This via HN today, various types of Software Development Waste.
The Connection Strings Reference
This popped up on HN today, looks handy: The Connection Strings Reference. Well, I thought it might be handy, but it doesn’t seem to support PHP PDO.
The complete FUN TO IMAGINE with Richard Feynman
One day when I have some time I would like to watch this: The complete FUN TO IMAGINE with Richard Feynman.
I wanted to read this (mentioned here) and ended up thinking about subscribing to WIRED which took me to an article about the WIRED paywall The Next 25 Years of WIRED Start Today and their FAQ. I decided to subscribe to the digital edition and am interested to check out the newsletters and the WIRED Guides.
Today while reading this IPv4 vs. IPv6 FAQ I was referred to Absolute scale corrupts absolutely and the Wikipedia page for SRV record.
Unicode Normalization FAQ
Some good info over in the Unicode Normalization FAQ.
My love-hate affair with technology
I feel the same way: My love-hate affair with technology. And my Raspberry Pis (both of them) auto-update too.