The Core Dump

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

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Cannon Beach, Oregon

Wings of Freedom

Remembering the cost of World War II through airplanes.

Monday, 17 April, 2017

The innocent feel guilty, the guilty feel nothing.

Estonian Movie 1944


Saturday, 18 March, 2017

Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.

—George Jean Nathan


Saturday, 04 March, 2017

The pro market, the nerds, and the vision

Apple’s neglect of the pro market is causing a lot of gnashing of teeth in Apple-nerd circles, but it’s true to Apple’s vision.

Friday, 03 March, 2017

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.

—Benjamin Jowett


Saturday, 11 February, 2017

A wet man does not fear rain.

—Russian Proverb


Friday, 03 February, 2017

What to expect when you’re expecting a Hackintosh

There is unrest in the Mac community about Apple’s commitment to the platform. Some are turning their eyes to building a Hackintosh to get the kind of computer Apple doesn’t provide. Here’s what it’s like to run a Hackintosh.

Monday, 09 January, 2017

Book roundup, part 22

Lots of fiction series in this one. Includes Grunt, 1177 B.C., Louder Than Hell, Smarter Faster Better, The Hanging Tree, Death’s End, Chains of Command, and Who Killed Sherlock Holmes?.

Thursday, 15 December, 2016

It’s so much easier to suggest solutions when you don’t know too much about the problem.

—Malcolm Forbes


Monday, 05 September, 2016

Malazan Book of the Fallen

Hey kids, you like epic fantasy? ’Cause I've got some epic fantasy for you.

Monday, 29 August, 2016

The car is going digital and that’s a good thing

Car nerds are dealing with some cognitive dissonance as car technology changes.

Sunday, 21 August, 2016

Review: Kindle Oasis

The Oasis is Amazon’s best e-ink reader to date, but it’s not good enough for the price.

Friday, 05 August, 2016

Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.

—Bertolt Brecht


Friday, 03 June, 2016

“Tea, Earl Grey, hot”

Nic buys an Amazon Echo and is indubitably happy with the fantasy star ship in his head.

Sunday, 29 May, 2016
Monday, 23 May, 2016

When the levee breaks

The Occupy movement, the Tea Party, and now Trump. America is angry.

Sunday, 15 May, 2016

It’s a content blocker, not an ad blocker

The problem isn’t ads. The problem is being stalked like an animal across the internet.

Sunday, 08 May, 2016

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

—Carl Jung


Tuesday, 19 April, 2016

Review: Synology DS416j

The DS416j is a nice NAS for light home use. Just don’t expect raw power.

Monday, 11 April, 2016

Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.

—H. L. Mencken


Saturday, 02 April, 2016

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