The Blog of Justin Loutsch

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I'm Justin, and I live in Boston. I'm a huge geek into process automation and work reduction, and am also an editor at Eat Your Serial. Thanks for dropping by!

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Coherence movie review

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

So I’ve watched a movies lately. It’s been cold. Actually there was a reddit thread about movies that are a “mind fuck.” So I watched this movie and enjoyed it but I ended up wondering 2 things HERE COME SPOILERS

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MFP M177fw Scanner Error 22

Monday, March 31st, 2014

I recently bought a shared printer for work and this error appeared, after much googling, I found forum posts from HP with a bunch of people requesting that some mod also send them the solution in a PM. I made an account and requested that the mod post the solution publicly, but this is apparently […]

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Salsa dancing!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

I’ve been taking salsa lessons since June in an effort to get myself out of the house and meet some new people. It all started with a deal from amazon local, along with cheap swing dancing tickets from the Boston phoenix. I went swing dancing once in an old factory showroom with no air conditioning […]

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Setting up Shimadzu HPLC with new computers

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Set up Shimadzu HPLC devices over a network with Virtualbox on Win8 host.

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My year in review

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

I’ve been quite busy since my last blog post.  I’m currently writing this home from home, where I’ll be until some time next week for the Christmas holiday, but I figured now was a good time to fill in my readers on what I’ve been up to. I was unemployed for 3 months, from March […]

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Most ebooks these days have some of DRM scheme in use to protect the rights of copyright holders. EPUB files from Sony and Google use Adept while Barnes and Noble has yet another scheme, and Amazon has several schemes depending on the file format. These schemes effectively lock the buyer into buying from only one […]

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Somerville vs East Somerville

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

I’ve lived in East Somerville for 8 months now, and have noticed a few things about it that differentiate it from Somerville proper. First, there’s the pejorative nickname “Slumerville” use to denote what looks like a poorer area of the city. This area of Somerville is also underserved by the subway (as compared to Davis […]

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Hi Chris

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Feel free to comment! Miss you buddy.

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Boston Southie Taxi steals content

Monday, August 29th, 2011

So southie taxi is pretty lame. They have spiders that look for any blog posts with the word Boston in it, and then steal that content and add it to their own website. I mean I know I wrote that I’m in Boston, but that’s no reason for Southie Taxi to go and steal content, […]

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Sunday, August 28th, 2011

So looks like I survived Irene just fine, there was worse damage further inland than on the coast and on Boston. Afterwards I went down to a liquor store and bought myself a celebratory pack of rolling rock and also discovered that half of my neighborhood is without power. I thankfully am not part of […]

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