Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Context
Mastodon bot posting random screenshots from various Ghost in the Shell films and series.

Applying DVD audio track to Blu-ray rip
Guide to extracting an audio track from a DVD and applying it to a Blu-ray rip, with a commentary to Antonioni's Blow-Up as an example.

Converting "hardcoded" subtitles
Describing my efforts to rip the subtitles of the film In Bed with Victoria from Mubi, to a hardcoded copy to SubRIP format (SRT).

Vegan Highland
Guide to vegan food in Inverness and the Scottish Highlands.

Link Trade codes
Link Trade codes for the Pokémon games on Nintendo Switch to help players complete their Pokédex.

Coktel Vision codes
Coktel Vision games like Emmanuelle and Fascination were packaged with a colour chart for copy protection. This is a tool to find the codes for playing uncracked copies.

SBF interview bingo card
Courtesy of tiles by Molly White, an interactive bingo card of Sam Bankman-Fried catchphrases (sadly no longer much use unless he brings them back in court).

Christmas film bingo card
Interactive bingo card of Christmas film tropes to make them significantly more interesting to watch.

Yoshi's Island Secret level maps
Maps for the GBA-exclusive Secret levels of Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi's Island.

Robot Ape Yacht Club
Extremely fungible AI-generated robot images in the style of Bored Ape Yacht Club. Using Craiyon.

The Cryptopians footnotes
Collection of footnotes from Laura Shin's Ethereum book The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze.

Panel de Pon menu translation
For the SNES game only available in Japanese on Nintendo Switch Online instead of the official localisation (Tetris Attack). Courtesy of Zugkeo's IPS patch.

Let's Encrypt SSL certificates on Namecheap shared hosting
Namecheap do not properly integrate with Let's Encrypt so this is a guide to manually installing the certificates on their shared hosting plan.

Nagios: Translate Sophos SNMP integer OIDs
The MIB provided by the Sophos Email Appliance has SNMP integer checks which return status codes that don't match Nagios's so this script converts them.

Hide Twitter Topics with uBlock Origin
uBlock Origin filters from @QuasarFortress to hide Topics and other suggestions from Twitter's web interface.

Spotter Guides
Motorsport spotter guides by Mateusz Grosiak in the style of Andy Blackmore for races like the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Nurburgring 24 Hours.

Nagios: status.cgi configuration guide
Guide to creating a combined hosts and services status page in Nagios Core along with details of all the bitwise operators courtesy of jsmurphy from the now-defunct

Manually generate new OpenVPN CRL
In OpenVPN, CRLs are generated when new keys/tokens are created. If you don't generate any new tokens, when the CRL expires you won't be able to connect. Either manually run this script to generate a new CRL or add a cron job to do it on a schedule.

"Poopmoji" sticker packs for Signal
Sticker packs created for the Signal messaging application based on poop emoji mashups from the Gboard Android keyboard (also available as PNG files).

John Shuttleworth Songfinder Field Marshal
Expanded episode/song guide for John Shuttleworth, Sheffield's favourite versatile singer/songwriter.

Stuxnet: Countdown to Zero Day footnotes
Collection of footnotes from Kim Zetter's Stuxnet book Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon.

Nagios: Adding a Config Changelog
Guide to adding a configuration check and changelog to Nagios Core which is also available through the web interface.

Nagios: Handling SNMP Traps
Guide to configuring Nagios Core with snmptt to handle passive checks from SNMP traps.

Nagios: Alternative Email Route
Guide to configuring Nagios Core to use an alternative email route for alerting on problems with your normal email route. Along with some notification command definition tips for sending SMS alerts, links and acknowledgement comments.

Nagios: NPS Loadbalancing and Monitoring
Information on loadbalancing Network Policy Server (NPS), Microsoft's version of RADIUS, with appliances and monitoring it with Nagios Core (using FreeRADIUS).

Useful film resources
Collection of film-related links including new content being added to UK streaming services, UK TV highlights and transcriptions of old articles from The Movie: The Illustrated History of the Cinema, published by Orbis.

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