When we visited Australia in 2017 we decided to spend a few days in Hong Kong on the way there. I liked it very much!
The first 26 pictures here are from Hong Kong: alexschroeder.ch/gallery/2017-

administrators: below you can see that most of the time, my website has around 60 idle servers about 4 busy ones, but once last month it had nearly 130 busy ones and once last week it had at 45 busy ones. But looking at the graph it still seems like I should reduce the number of Apache servers running, what do you think?

And more: lobularia (maritima – in Switzerland, hah!), cuphea, and an unknown plant where we lost the label. Oops!

Decided to take another look at the balcony. It’s autumn. But some stuff is still there, second blooming of lavender, echium, sedum (fantastic autumn colors!)

Late bloom on the shadow balcony. KrΓΆtenlilie (β€žtoad liliesβ€œ), or Tricyrtis.

I just had reason to remember the library of Saint Gall. If you're ever in Switzerland, and by some unlucky break end up in a pretty boring corner of the country, and you have some free time, do visit! πŸ˜ƒ The picture on Wikipedia makes it look extra, extra pretty. But it was pretty pretty.


Picture by Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen - Transferred from de.wikipedia to Commons., CC BY-SA 3.0, commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.

I only buy milk to put in my coffee. But I kinda dislike the idea of taking little cows away from cow moms and then milking the moms and drinking the white stuff. So, based on @Linuxtjej’s comment in my breakfast thread I’m going to try liquid oat stuff. πŸ₯Ί

Oh wow, I think it worked! More memory for nothing! Or should I say, for the same price as before. Oh well. I guess I'm overpaying anyway. I'm paying 15€/mo for this VM.

Power cycling my server always scares me – but they promised to double my RAM if I did it… And so I did it. 😨

Too much condensed milk in this Italian espresso to be a Vietnamese coffee? Time will tell!

I guess the screenshot explains it: just using a single core. Should have split those files into four groups.

Thinking about holidays... Good times on Lord Howe island in 2017! I loved those birds, and I loved that color palette on the first day when we went walking towards those black cliffs, blue ocean on one side and green grass and jungle on the other.

Trying to imagine where I could take the face generator next. At the bookshop I had looked at a book mentioning drawing with a fountain pen and then washing it with a water loaded brush. It doesn’t look so bad and might allow me to play with skin color a bit more, as opposed to rely on line art. I still don’t know how to best make it composable, though. Line art is easy in that respect...

I liked the fact that it was very organic and spontaneous in other words totally unorganized and it still worked. But not the kind of demo to make a big splash. I’ve heard people say that the Swiss opted to make the big demo next week because elections are coming up.

I want more party waves in my life. People enthusiastically sharing the moment, lifting each other up. Gotta find some people who want to surf that Emacs Lisp party wave! Or drawings, photography, music doodling, hiking, trail running, aaaah. Clearly it's not for dearth of topics but because I'm in some sort of social rut. Grrr. πŸ€”
These thoughts brought to you be an unrelated blog post.

Doodling around with Garageband on the tablet. Yes, I need new jingles for my podcast! 😬

Sadly, the "The World Distribution of Household Wealth" page has no graphic, and the latest numbers seem to be based on a report from 2008.
Are there no updated numbers? I guess there's the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report.
"The share of the top decile and the top 5% remains at the same level as in 2016, while the share of the top 1% has edged down from 47.5% to 47.2% according to our best estimate…"
That report looks pretty interesting!

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