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Litany against NAT

apologies to Frank Herbert

I must not NAT.
NAT is the net-killer.
NAT is the little-death that brings total obliteration.
I will face my NAT addiction.
I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
Where the NAT has gone there will be a proper firewall.
Only IPv6 will remain.

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I have my phone set to auto-deny any number that is not in my contact list to combat the ever increasing amount of spam I've been getting. Unfortunately there is one insurance scammer that has taken to leaving voicemails. Multiple VMs a day for the last two weeks.

I contacted my provider about disabling my VM box altogether. They do not support this. You can, however, redirect missed calls to another number instead.

I now send missed calls to:

Eat Rickroll, spammers!


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Today's hack: an Asterisk Gateway Interface (AGI) script to use a high quality Festival voice for speech synthesis.

I didn't think I could find a junk letter that's more scummy and deceptive than the car warranty letters that look like they're from your bank... but I found one.

Is anyone else having problems with Opus on a Yealink T21P-E2 ? I get occasionally choppy audio even on LAN. Switch back to g722 and all is fine again. Polycoms also have no problem with Opus. My hypothesis is the Yealink CPU is not quite up to the task.

Come play SixSpotting!
We only require a username, and we hash your password (unlike a certain other book of faces).

The vernal equinox (spring) occurs when the centre of the Sun crosses the celestial equator while the Sun's apparent motion is heading north. This happens this year on the 20th of March at 21:58 UT.

I still don't understand all the XMPP hate. It's a decent enough protocol.

Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.

New Horizons team made a movie of the MU69 encounter by processing the images from the probe

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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more