The Core Dump

The Core Dump is the personal blog of Nic Lindh, a Swedish-American pixel-pusher living in Phoenix, Arizona.

Cannon Beach, Oregon
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Welcome to Nic’s Core Dump. Enjoy.

Often injustice lies in what you aren’t doing, not only in what you are doing.

―Marcus Aurelius

Wednesday, 21 August, 2019

Die in a ditch

After all these years, Nic still can’t understand the American attitude to healthcare.

Tuesday, 13 August, 2019
Friday, 31 May, 2019

Book roundup, part 29

A sci-fi and fantasy heavy installment that includes The Valedictorian of Being Dead, The Mastermind, Broadsword Calling Danny Boy,Tiamat’s Wrath, The Raven Tower, The Liberation, The Light Brigade and Cryptonomicon.

Tuesday, 14 May, 2019
Friday, 22 March, 2019

Book roundup, part 28

Includes The Incomplete Book of Running, Aching God, The Murderbot Diaries, Lies Sleeping, The Consuming Fire, and Rendezvous with Rama.

Sunday, 17 February, 2019

Las Vegas trip report

Did you know Las Vegas is kind of nutty?

Monday, 31 December, 2018

Book roundup, part 27

Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.

Friday, 19 October, 2018
Friday, 14 September, 2018

“Cancel everything. You’re going into emergency surgery today”

Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.

Sunday, 02 September, 2018

Book roundup, part 26

Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.

Friday, 03 August, 2018

Renewing the nerd card: Installing Ubiquiti UniFi in the house

The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.

Friday, 29 June, 2018
Saturday, 26 May, 2018

Working in the pod mines

What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.

Tuesday, 01 May, 2018
Monday, 26 March, 2018

Book roundup, part 25

Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.

Saturday, 03 March, 2018
Saturday, 03 February, 2018

A report from surveillance cylinder land as we wait for HomePod

Nic reports his experiences so far with voice computing from Amazon and Google and is a bit mystified at the reaction to Apple’s HomePod.

Saturday, 27 January, 2018
Saturday, 20 January, 2018

iPhone X impressions

After a few weeks of using iPhone X I’m ready to join the congratulatory choir.

Saturday, 30 December, 2017

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