[Putting this up here so I can find it for future reference.]To build a GNU autoconf-based tool into a static library on Mac OS X:./configure –disable-shared –enable-static(add –prefix=/wherever/you/want to install in a non-standard location)sudo make install (You obviously don’t have to sudo if you’re installing into a directory your user has privileges for.)Note that SmartyPants is turning double-hyphens into em-dashes. Be careful if you copy and paste.This will build a static library for easy inclusion into interesting Xcode projects.
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
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.