Prank: Tell everyone to work from home for the foreseeable future due a global health emergency.
University: Please use MS Teams to lecture. We paid for it, and it's very enterprise.
Me: M'kay, let me try this. Some of these WebRTC based thingies are OK.
MS: No screen sharing for you. But video and audio work fine. Err. Audio works mostly. Please install our giant ball of Electron. It totally be better then the browser, because, uh, it's /our/ browser.
Me: oh ffs. Installs jitsi-meet on server.
Today: 1 screen sharer, 20 audio, text messages.
1G RSS ~800 kb/s
Since apparently my life for the forsseable future is one long video call, I need to up my headphone / microphone game. Probably wired to work without hassles on my Debian powered computers, but I'm open to ideas.
What do people suggest? I hear gamer headphones are a good option, if one can get behind the aesthetic. Or find a more sober looking pair.
covid19, mental health
So I guess reloading
is probably not a good idea, but I can't help it. I'm curious about what exponential models the "other locations" curve, since since the "Mainland china" curve seems to be leveling off.
I realized all the pandemic jargon is familiar from the novels of Seanan McGuire.
So #techdiving people, are Shearwater dive computers as great as the internet claims? Thinking about a Perdix AI, although it's probably more computer than this warm water rec diver will ever need. There don't seem to be many active display computers that are not also way more technical than I'll need in the forseeable future,
Now wondering if I can use "Jet-lag" as an excuse for symptoms of aging and malaise for the rest of the year...
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