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Hi, we're Paul & Kristoff. This podcast contains the ramblings & musings between ourselves — two millennials. Expect topics such as Linux, mountain biking, photography, beer, & the discourse among two friends. Paul Kristoff
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#11: Bloody Festivities Feat. Parker


#13: CovfefeScript Feat. Mitch
TGIF y'all. ✌ Editor’s note: this podcast was recorded on Jan 20, 2021. In this episode Paul virtually sits down with Mitch—a never-before-heard special guest—and discusses coffee, programming, blogs + note taking, self-hosting, and finances. A quality alternative title would have been “Cache, money, flow.” Coffee: City Girl: Contrast Coffee: Brewers: Clever dripper: Programming: Golang: Crystal: Rust: Gleam: Inko: Static file hosting: Surge: Netlify: Caddy: Blog & notes: Simple.css: Joplin: Backup: Relica: Kopia: Financials: PayPal Key: Misc: Morning Brew:
February 5, 2021
#12: Staying on Target: Saab Stories
In this episode Paul & Kristoff catch up after moving. link: Cat tax:
September 8, 2019
#11: Bloody Festivities Feat. Parker
In yet another special-guest episode featuring Parker—another long-time listener—music, food, and the vast mysteries of the Internet are discussed. BLED FEST: illuminati hotties: The End Of The Ocean: Hawthorne Heights: Slingshot Dakota: 802.11:
June 30, 2019
#10: Curds & Whey Feat. Gary
In this special episode featuring Gary—potentially our longest running listener—gogurt, Game of Thrones, agile/scrum, and the artist Bonobo is discussed. Editor's note: Paul's throat was not cooperating during this recording so he sounds a bit worse than normal.
June 16, 2019
#9: When The Fingers Meet The Row(d)
In this episode Paul & Kristoff discuss electricity memes, automating Google Drive, and potential DNS pitfalls when using GitHub Pages. Mozilla’s response: HN: Link for the router: Signal Electricity memes: Google Drive Automation: Emmet (html:5):
June 2, 2019
#8: 1st Steps to a Website: APIs & IPAs
In this episode Paul & Kristoff follow-up on the Pi-hole install and the status of Paul’s GPU computer woes (hint: no bueno). Fidget spinners, side projects, and a shoutout to Paul’s favorite Northern Michigan brewery are discussed before diving into the meat of the episode: the baby steps to getting your own little slice of the Internet. B. Nektar Punk Lemonade: Short’s Barney Blood: Router: Spinetic Spinners: The “bow-tie”: Paul’s ACME client software: Paul’s Medium RSS -> JSON software: Beards Brewery: Paul’s Framed Minnesota LTD: Kristoff’s N=1: Trek Roscoe 8: Rocky Mountain Growler 50: Gandi: Namecheap: GitHub Pages: Nearly Free Speech: DigitalOcean:
May 19, 2019
#7: Semantics of Fingerprinting & VRAM
In this episode Kristoff & Paul follow-up on Signal safety numbers (“fingerprints”) & give a loyal fan a shoutout. Topics include clock drift, computer woes in the form of dying GPUs, network-wide ad-blocking with a Pi-hole, and managing your CLI workflow with tmux. Signal Safety Number: More FAQ: It’s Dead (Chocolate Chip Cookies): URL Audio Visualizer: JavaScript Snippet: Paul’s tmux slide deck: Pi-hole blog post (with screenshots):
April 22, 2019
#6: Return from Hiatus: ASMR & Crypto
 In this short episode returning from our hiatus we discuss ASMR, follow-up on some comments regarding LastPass in our previous episode, and talk about cryptography in the apps Keybase, Signal, and WhatsApp. Keybase HN “TOFU” post:
March 31, 2019
#5: Browser Extensions
In this episode we catch up after a very short hiatus and discuss browser extensions on our long anticipated episode. Massdrop Mini Mic: Paul’s Local Hack Day Unsplash photo: xkcd Password Strength: Shared Extensions: LastPass uBlock Origin Privacy Badger HTTPS Everywhere RES Paul: Tabby Cat CodePen Enhancement Suite hckr news JSON Viewer OctoLinker Octotree Refined GitHub Personal Blocklist Quick Javascript Switcher Stylus Kristoff: Momentum A Fine Start HerpDerp for Youtube Netflix Party Chris Coyier article: Honorable Mentions: Cloud To Butt Plus Enhanced Steam (is at End of Life) The Camelizer (camelcamelcamel)
December 17, 2018
#4: Audio, Podcasting, &
In this episode we discuss audio podcasting, audiophile equipment,, Unsplash, productive music, & Thanksgiving plans. Podcast Bingo: Massdrop Minimic: AKG K7XX: Schiit Fulla: V-MODA BoomPro: Anchor Article: Anchor + Unsplash: Paul’s Unsplash: Kristoff’s Unsplash: Productive Playlist:
November 25, 2018
#3: Coffee, UI Themes, & Death
In this episode we discuss our coffee snobbiness, UI themes, and Vim keybindings with a sprinkling of death and cynicism. OpenGL: Keweenaw Coffee Works: Aeropress: Lenovo T440: Dark theme article: UX Dark theme focus article: Paul’s Blog: Why HJKL:
November 18, 2018
#2: Mint Problems & Biking
In this episode we talk about Kristoff’s Linux issues so far, fixes, and some secure messaging platforms. Over the past weekend we biked, enjoyed some beer, and ate some stellar food in Marquette and discuss that for the latter half of the episode. USB Sound Card: ATH M50x: Gus & Eddy Podcast: PEAP: Messaging: Signal: Signal Desktop: WhatsApp: Telegram: Signal vs. WhatsApp & Telegram: CDMA: GSM: Marquette: Marquette South Trails Route: BKXC’s video: Paul’s MTB: Kristoff’s MTB: Ore Dock: Blackrocks: Blackrocks Store: Cafe Bodega: Contrast Coffee Co:
November 10, 2018
#1: Setup Pt. 2
In this episode we finish Kristoff's Linux Mint workstation setup & discuss the various aspects of configuring a new machine. Key points include SSH keys, browser choice, text editor/IDE, and dotfiles. Kristoff Paul SSH Setup/Config: Paul's Public Keys (hosted on Keybase): IDE/Text Editor Sublime Text: Atom: VS Code: Emmet: Links: DuckDuckGo: WhenIsGucci: Paul's dotfiles:
November 6, 2018
#0: Hello, World
This is the first (0-indexed, of course) episode of Avocodo. We're Kristoff & Paul, two college students who enjoy chatting about things. In this episode, we make brief introductions and ramble on while Kristoff goes through the process of installing Linux Mint. Kristoff Paul Links: Elementary OS: Unsplash:
October 28, 2018