Lana Del Arr’s ‘Ultrapirates’ (parody lyrics for songs from Lana Del Rey’s ‘Ultraviolence’

A couple years back I was into the idea of Lana Del Rey’s album “Ultraviolence” as a pirate-themed album. My family joked about a version called “Ultrapirates.”

Naturally I ended up writing some alternate lyrics. There’s only two; I never got around to doing “Buccaneer Baby” (for “Brooklyn Baby”). Anyway, I figured I should put them online for posterity…

If no one will do it, it needn’t be done — on BS jobs and toddler bosses

There’s a new book out by David Graeber, and I haven’t read it yet, but I’m dying to write about a review of it, whose sole criticism is stuck in my craw. I’m talking about Miranda Purves’ Bloomberg review.

I imagine a lot of people identifying with her view, yet I find it deeply flawed and misguided.

libsystemd-daemon-dev error when Compiling Transmission on Ubuntu 16.04+

Due to vulnerabilities in Transmission 2.92 and lower, it’s important to upgrade to 2.93+, except the Ubuntu PPA has not yet been updated. Thus, one compiles!

Except, I found that compiling on Ubuntu 16.04 and above, I then could not start the service with systemd.