So, I got bored today, and decided to make a minimal linux image with just an initrd and a kernel. This initrd displays an animated NyanCat. It’s a bit silly, tbh, but I thought it’d be fun, and it was. You can get an iso at This URL I’ve also been playing with iPXE, so I made it so that you can load it using that, using the command chain load http://amanda.darkdna.net/toys/nyan-os/dl/nyan.ipxe ( Not advised unless you trust your internet and randoms on the internet.
This post is to introduce a random little project I threw together to help make my and my co-admin’s lives easier. This allows you to automatically generate nginx configs for containers running under Docker. You can find out more about it on It’s project page
It’s been a couple of months with my Samsung Gear Live, and I have to say I’m liking it. I’m a rather big fan of the fact that they tap into the native notification APIs, allowing rich notifications on the device, with the phone-side app not needing to do anything special. This allows any Android app to be immediately compatable with the Android Wear. One of the first things I did was write an Android Wear Interface for my Kerbal Data Output KSP plugin.
Hello world. I’m Amanda. I like to code stuff, and talk to my friends. I’ve been up entirely too late playing with this, but let’s see what happens! I have been meaning to re-do my website for a while now, so let’s find out what this thing can do! I’ll probably not update the blag portion too often, but who knows! Edited 2014-09-22 for spelling & grammar.