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Clearing the Backlog

2020-03-26 1 min read Teknikal_Domain

As of the time of writing this, I’ve amassed a backlog of about 12 different posts. While I could dump them all out at once, I’m going to instead be releasing them once a day for the next few weeks, just to sort of even out the flow.

This should be an automatic process because of the publishDate feature in hugo, and this one is set to expire once they’re all gone. Because of how sorting works, as long as you see this in the feed, there’s more coming. Once this message is gone, we’ll be back to our irregularly-scheduled ramblings.

Dear Diary: Today I Ruined a Pen

2020-03-13 3 min read Fails Fountain pens Teknikal_Domain

Note: This isn’t one of the backlogged posts, this one actually just happened.

So, yeah this was fun.

I was giving all my pens a thorough flush as, well, for most of them it was time for it, and for two of my pens (both the TWSBI brand ones), that means unscrewing the piston off the back. Anyone want to guess what happened just off that alone?

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So Many Different Ink Types

2020-03-25 5 min read Fountain pens Teknikal_Domain

Disclaimer: I only have photos for some of these, and that’s because those are the ones that I own.

So, back at it again with fountain pens. For most people, ink is ink. For us, well it’s much more advanced than that. Let’s take a look at some of the different ones: sheening, shimmering, iron gall, you name it.

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Today I Discovered: Graph Databases

So if you’re used to databases, you know what SQL is, most likely, and the most common SQL (relational) databases. If you’re a little more advanced, maybe you’ve heard of or even messed around with NoSQL databases. Well today, I just found something cool: graph databases - a cross between a database, and mathematical graph theory. SQL / Relational Databases SQL, or Structured Query Language, is a language that allows you to perform operations on a database, more or less independent of the database itself, the file format on disk, etc. Continue reading
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