I am PowerSnail. This is where I write, about programming, music, cooking, and reading. Blogging is a form of daydream: the blissful indulgence of an imagined audience, like a snail who climbs to the top of a grass blade, raising its tentacles into the wind, as if it has a voice that resounds through the whole world.

Recent status

Saw a wonderful performance at Berkeley on Saturday. The joyful Haydn, the brooding Schumann, and the weeping and dancing Tchaikovsky. Such a lovely performance from Viano String Quartet!

Photo of the Quartet’s performance

Three updates to the blog: font-size slightly varies depending on viewport width, much smaller CSS, and using parcel-css to process CSS instead of Hugo’s built-in pipeline.

Recent posts

Hardware Accelerated Jellyfin, Docker Composed, in openSUSE

Get Hardware-accelerated encoding and decoding working with NVIDIA in Jellyfin running inside a Docker container in openSUSE

My Config File for Downloading Albums from YouTube Music

Download albums from YouTube Music with embedded metadata and properly cropped thumbnail.

Setting Wallpapers for Multiple Monitors through DBus for KDE Plasma

The Problem KDE Plasma is my favorite Linux DE, and it has its quirks and warts. The support for multiple monitors, for example, is fairly buggy at times, especially when monitors are turned on and off.

TIL: HTML Has a <time> Tag

Today I learned that HTML has a <time> tag which supplements a written date and time with a machine-readable format.1 Supposedly, this helps with parsability, and in turn, good for accessibility.

Engage the Pinky During Bow Change

How I fixed my shaky bow down bow by learning to exert my pinky · A lesson from Nathan Cole’s Video · Sensation vs Reality

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