This page contains articles I’ve written on various topics I was interested in at the time.

Decrapifying the Twitter Timeline

If you have been using Twitter as of recently that other people’s “likes” are now showing up in your timeline. To make matters even worse, you will get notifications about these “likes” even for people who you have retweets blocked for… Fortunately, you can stop this nonsense and revert the timeline to its old behavior if you use the uBlock Origin browser extension.

Installing Diablo II on Linux

Originally released in 2000, Diablo II can be a hassle to get up and running on any modern operating system. The setup process is even more involved if you wish to make the game look its best via the GLIDE3-to-OpenGL-Wrapper, while enabling online-only features with PlugY in single player… all on Linux, using images of the original disks!

Kanji Frequency in Wikipedia and Novels

I love learning new Kanji, probably too much in fact. Once I finished Remembering The Kanji Volume 1 & 3 I couldn’t just quit! I had to find more characters to study! After memorizing another meager 25 or so Kanji to catch up to the proposed revision of the 常用漢字 standard, I tried to find good frequency lists on the internet but none were very extensive and had relatively limited sample sizes.