Random Geekery Life is a tumblelog / microblogging experiment by Brian Wisti.
[2022-10-22 Sat 07:26]

Supposed to be a quick “hey here’s what I’m listening to.” Naturally I spent half an hour being annoyed with trivial display issues.

Stay tuned while I decide on a better way to display album details from the local data. Maybe something with beets.

Meanwhile, here’s the general idea:

Ministry — Land of Rape and Honey (1988)


  • Ministry - Stigmata (Update Mix)
  • Ministry - The Missing
  • Ministry - Deity
  • Ministry - Golden Dawn
  • Ministry - Destruction
  • Ministry - Hizbollah
  • Ministry - The Land of Rape and Honey
  • Ministry - You Know What You Are
  • Ministry - I Prefer
  • Ministry - Flashback [Explicit]
  • Ministry - Abortive

Playback and purchase options

via Odesli

[2022-08-04 Thu 10:04]

I tried visually replacing a few Logseq tags with icons in CSS. It worked!

logseq page
Three down, a few thousand to go

How’d I do it? Here I’ll just paste from my journal note figuring out the first one. I’m sure I’ll revisit this tonight after taking care of the day’s business.

  • #idea Thinking about custom tag icons for logseq
    • #warning under construction #warning
    • Inspired by Obsidian Alternate Checkboxes CSS snippet
    • Here’s what #idea looks like in the dev console:
      • <div
             style="display: inline;"
    • #question how do my installed plugins change the structure?
      • I don’t think I currently have any plugins that alter element attributes
    • Set up CSS Selector #bookmark to match
      • a.tag[data-ref="idea"]
    • Hide the displayed tag by making it tiny
      • a.tag[data-ref="idea"] {
          border: none;
          font-size: 0;
    • Append an icon with the font size we started at
      • a.tag[data-ref="idea"]:after {
          content: "💡";
          font-size: initial;
    • as-is, this has accessibility issues and font-size: initial won’t work with headings. Also, to do it right I should be encoding the icon

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