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    Network Routing and Automation Fun with pfsense, Wireguard, and Tasker

    Last year, I asked about some very specific home network routing ideas over on reddit, with the goal being to securely access home network resources from my phone while away from home while maintaining some coverage from my 3rd party VPN provider, Mullvad. The faster and more automated any network switcheroos are, the better. This post is… very long. Here’s a table of contents in case you only care about parts of it: Reqs and Specs Prerequisites Wireguard In, Wireguard Out Basic Interface Structure Mullvad Wireguard Tunnels Gateway Group Interface Group Firewall (Routing) Test! At-home Mullvad Wireguard on Android Tasker Open Issues Detecting Wifi Disconnection in Tasker pfsense/Mullvad Instability What’s…

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    Flaky Friday (F)Links

    I’m now fully in the flaky phase of the tattoo process, and am losing large black/grey flakes at a pleasantly quick rate. It’s really, really hard not to encourage the process, though, especially when (squick alert!) attached flakes are catching on my shirt at work. Grody! Sleeping has been rough since Saturday. When it was all raw and fresh, it just (ha!) hurt badly. Once it dried out, it hurt to do anything that stretched the skin, like lie on my stomach. Or lie on my side. Or relax my shoulder. The winning solution for sleep so far is to use a small pillow under the front of my tattoo’d…

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    Weekly linkage

    This week’s internet cruising: louisgray.com: Why I Turned In My iPhone and Went Android – I love this article. I've written before that I'm considering switching, and at this point, it's only the cost of breaking contract that's holding me back. YouTube – heavymedic dance work in progress – unfinished – Y'all know I'm a doc/heavy shipper. Penny Arcade – The Sound Of A Klaxon – Regarding the iPhone 4: "She sees that phone the same way she would see a hat, or a ladle. If you had a ladle and you tried to get soup with the ladle but the soup came out, or fell out, or whatever the…