A few days ago, I wrote a personal blurb about my experience with Return-to-Office, Forced Relocation, and top-down Corporate Bullshit. This was a departure from my usual fare in two ways: I had figured that quick write-up would fill the void while I work on the more ambitious technical blog posts I have planned for […]
I quit my job towards the end of last month. When I started this blog, I told myself, “Don’t talk about work.” Since my employment is in the rear view mirror, I’m going to bend that rule for once. And most likely, only this one time. Why? Since I wrote a whole series about how […]
Regular readers of Dhole Moments should always keep this in mind:
A recap of this blog and its author in 2022
A recap of Dhole Moments in the year 2021.
Clearly explaining the Dhole Moments content policy.
An assortment of topics that don’t quite deserve their own dedicated blog post.
Earlier today, I made a Twitter shitpost that confused a lot of folks from the UK. Now, anyone can be forgiven for not knowing what AES-GCM-SIV is, or for being confused by the grammar of the meme. But the source of confusion was the word “nonce”. Let’s talk about what the word “nonce” means in […]
I’m not going to mince words on this one. No, it’s not just you. No, it’s not your fault. No, nobody knows what to do about it. Recently, a lot of furry artists and content creators have expressed a sentiment of frustration and listlessness with their own work. (Both privately and publicly.) This is usually […]
A recap of Dhole Moments in the year 2020.
We’ve more-or-less all been coping with the pandemic since early March. During this time, I’ve seen a lot of people stressed and depressed to their breaking points, usually while also blaming themselves for not being able to bottle their feelings up and believing no one else is at their limit. And that’s simply not true. […]
Why blog about cryptography as a furry?
Sometimes my blog posts end up on social link-sharing websites with a technology focus, such as Lobste.rs or Hacker News. On a good day, this presents an opportunity to share one’s writing with a larger audience and, more importantly, solicit a wider variety of feedback from one’s peers. However, sometimes you end up with feedback […]
There are a lot of random topics I’ve wanted to write about since I started Dhole Moments, and for one reason or another, haven’t actually written about. I know from past experience with other projects that if you don’t occasionally do some housekeeping, your backlog eventually collapses under its own gravity and you can never […]
Hi, I’m Soatok! I’m a bit of what you might call a nerd. This will the future home of my musings, side projects, and research notes. You can expect less “here’s me explaining a thing I’m an expert in” and more “here’s me writing about learning new stuff”. I will also be writing about the […]