TXR: data extraction language

TXR is a pragmatic, convenient tool ready to take on your daily hacking challenges with its dual personality: its whole-document pattern matching and extraction language for scraping information from arbitrary text sources, and its powerful data-processing language to slice through problems like a hot knife through butter. Many tasks can be accomplished with TXR “one …

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Moving from Feedly

Got tired of a few shortcomings with Feedly (inability to add feed directly from firefox or to have private RSS feeds), so have migrated to a self-hosted tt-rss install. Components: VPS from Host-US ($15 / year) running Centos 7 tt-rss installation tt-rss feedly plugin (some 3rd party apps supporting syncing to this) tt-rss app for …

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Google Recaptcha issues

I’ve noticed recently I am constantly being asked to solve Google Recaptchas when using Firefox and when logged into Google (which you would think would decrease this). So I’ve started using google container which has the additional advantage of restricting google’s tracking. Two issues: You can’t go back to your google search results, so I …

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