Boyleing Point

Psychotic ramblings about technology

Protecting yourself from inflation

Posted by Luke Boyle on the

Filed under economics

Your currency is worthless.

Justice Clarence Thomas on Big Tech Censorship

Posted by Luke Boyle on the

Filed under technology, censorship, politics

In 2018, then President Donald Trump was sued for blocking users on Twitter. The plaintiffs argued that Trump was violating their first amendment rights by blocking them as they were not able to comment on his posts. The court ruled in the plaintiffs' favour and Trump was ordered to unblock the users. The 2nd circuit court upheld that ruling, setting the precedent that social media is the new public square and elected officials must allow all users to comment on their posts (Rep. Lauren Boebert is currently facing a lawsuit with a similar premise).

Wisconsin and Georgia: Impropriety or fraud?

Posted by Luke Boyle on the

Filed under politics

According to the vote pattern analysis performed by the Voter Integrity Project (VIP), out of the 8,954 vote count updates, there were 4 decisive updates that essentially secured the election for Biden. According to VIP these were the "outliers of the outliers".

Sitemaps for Next.js static sites with dynamic routes

Posted by Luke Boyle on the

Filed under technology, webdev

I recently re-built my website in Next.js, and I needed to write a script to generate a sitemap with dynamic static routes.

Do not trust Google

Posted by Luke Boyle on the

Filed under technology, censorship

I realise that this is one of the most well-explored topics on the privacy-conscious edges of the internet, but seriously... Do not trust Google. Facebook seems to be our current punching bag of choice because of their supposed ability to manipulate political opinion, but in my opinion Google is a much more insidious company with far greater potential for abuse. Google is the largest advertising platform by a significant margin (accounting for 36.3% of advertising in the U.S. with Facebook trailing at 19.3%). At the end of the day, if you delete your Facebook account, what are you really missing out on?

OLAD (one lift a day) results so far

Posted by Luke Boyle on the

Filed under fitness

3 months ago I started a new OLAD program. So far it has been a massive success. My lifts are up considerably, and I'm just generally enjoying my time in the gym.