It's the pood.re blog. Cool. You'll find me talking about things I did, or things I want to do, or things I like, or things I don't like. Let's say you'll find me talking about things. Topics include: computing & computers, gender/sexuality/diversity and politics. Sensitive topics will be warned about.

I don't really care if I was born that way

Or: appeal to nature is not the only way to prove that people deserve rights.

A cool LLVM optimization quirk when implementing CRC32

LLVM did a cool optimization and I'm writing about it.

Trivial file formats

Here are some super-simple easy-to-write file formats for quickly getting graphics and sound out of you program, no library required.

Privacy and security on the Internet: the "no financial incentive" version

This guide written by someone who does not have any sort of stake in privacy or security companies.

What's in my lube?

Content warning: discussion of sexuality and sex toys. I've been enjoying the wonders of a buttplug for a few months now. Sex toys are great! But of course, as anything that goes in your butt, it needs lubricant. And lubricants come in many varieties and brands. So, I wondered, what's in my lube?