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  • MCU Timeline, 2020

    By Derek | October 13, 2019

    This is a list of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies and shows, in chronological order. Some of this is taken directly from Inverse[1], but apparently, they’ve stopped updating their list. My list is a continuation of theirs.

    Added some new shows & movies with information pulled from mcu-timeline. An interesting thing about their list is they tell you where to split the TV seasons and watch the movies. You should check it out!

    Many of the shows are Netflix Originals, so I’m assuming they’ll be available there even after Disney pulls the rest of the content to Disney+ (coming 2019 Nov 12th).

    1942: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
    1946: Agent Carter (Season 1 2015)
    1946: Agent Carter: Marvel One-Shot (2013)
    1947: Agent Carter (Season 2 2016)
    1980: Captain Marvel (2019)
    1980: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Flashback (2017)
    1989: Ant-Man (Prologue)
    1991: Captain America: Civil War (Scene With Death of Tony Stark’s Parents)
    2008: Iron Man
    2008: The Incredible Hulk
    2011: The Consultant: Marvel One-Shot
    2010: Iron Man 2
    2011: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer: Marvel One-Shot (2011)
    2011: Thor
    2011: Captain America: The First Avenger (Epilogue)
    2012: The Avengers
    2012: Item 47: Marvel One-Shot
    2013: Iron Man 3
    2013: All Hail the King: Marvel One-Shot
    2013: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 1: Episodes 1-7)
    2013: Thor: The Dark World
    2013: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 1: Episodes 8-16)
    2014: Captain America: The Winter Soldier
    2013: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 1: Episodes 17-22)
    2014 (?): Guardians of the Galaxy
    2015: Daredevil (Season 1)
    2014: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 2: Episodes 1-19)
    2015: Avengers: Age of Ultron
    2014: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 2: Episodes 20-22)
    2015: Ant-Man
    2015: Jessica Jones (Season 1)
    2016: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 3: Episodes 1-10)
    2016: Daredevil (Season 2)
    2016: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 3: Episodes 11-19)
    2016: Captain America: Civil War
    2016: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 3: Episodes 20-22)
    2016: Luke Cage (Season 1)
    2016: Doctor Strange
    2016: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 4: Episodes 1-15)
    2017: Iron Fist (Season 1)
    2016: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 4: Episodes 16-22)
    2017: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
    2016: Spider-Man: Homecoming
    2017: The Defenders (Season 1)
    2017: The Inhumans
    2017: Thor: Ragnarok
    2017: The Punisher (Season 1)
    2017: The Runaways (Season 1)
    2018: Black Panther
    2018: Jessica Jones (Season 2)
    2017: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 5: Episodes 1-10)
    2018: Cloak & Dagger (Season 1)
    2018: Luke Cage (Season 2)
    2017: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 5: Episodes 11-22)
    2018: Ant-Man and the Wasp
    2018: Iron Fist (Season 2)
    2018: Daredevil (Season 3)
    2018: Runaways (Season 2)
    2019: The Punisher (Season 2)
    2019: Cloak & Dagger (Season 2)
    2019: Jessica Jones (Season 3)
    2018: Avengers: Infinity War
    2019: Avengers: Endgame
    2019: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 6)
    2019: Spiderman: Far From Home

    2020: Black Widow
    2020: The Eternals
    2021: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
    2021: Spiderman 3
    2021: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
    2021: Thor: Love and Thunder

    20200511 Update: Added Spiderman 3
    20191013 Update: Re-arranged AoS shows to split seasons around the movies. Also added Marvel One-Shots.
    20191009 Update: Added Runaways, Iron Fist, Cloak & Dagger, Spiderman: Far From Home, upcoming movies.
    20191002 Update: Added date Disney+ launches.
    20190928 Update: Added Luke Cage (Season 2).

    Topics: Entertainment, Me, Movies, TV | No Comments »

    Spyro, BBQ, Robotics, Movies, Computer & Drobo Upgrade, Star Citizen, Health, Pokemon, Power Outage

    By Derek | May 24, 2020

    Monday. (18th)

    Slept in a bit. Got up and worked in my office for a bit, before I exercised. 
    Worked in my office a bit more. I’m still trying to get it organized. 

    Jill and her sister went to Tractor Supply. We’re trying to buy or build a coop for our backyard chickens. 

    On the way to take our older son to work, Jill’s AC compressor “turned off”. I think her AC system needs a recharge and it was getting frozen up. 

    Worked in my office a bit more until our older son was done with work. 

    Stayed at our older sons house and chatted with him a bit after we dropped him off. 

    Came home and played Spyro Reignited Trilogy until past my bedtime. I’m about 45% done with the first game. 

    Tuesday. (19th) 

    Slept too late. Got up and exercised. 

    Took the family to our favorite BBQ place for lunch. 

    Our robotics parts came today. We got our field extension and the new field elements for this year. We opened up the field elements and assembled one of them, just to take a picture of it near our team’s robots from last season, so we could send it out and they could see the size of it.

    Watched Highlander

    Our younger son’s new SSD drive came in, he was running out of space on his computer (250G), so he bought a larger drive (500G). He bought an NVMe, the 250G is a standard SATA SSD. So, I used Clonezilla (in Linux) to clone his 250G to the new 500G, then used GPartEd (in Linux) to grow the partition size. We’ll give it a week, and then we’ll wipe the 250G, plug it back in and use it for something else. 

    In addition to that, my mSATA drives came in. I ordered a couple of 64Gs to place in the mSATA bay for my Drobos. This gives the Drobo a Hot Cache so that it can build a list of the most used files and speed up access to them.
    I was able to upgrade one with no issues (my Archive drive) but when I upgraded my Plex drive it gave me a fright. 

    When I booted the Drobo back up, it came up with zero hard drives listed. I removed the mSATA and rebooted a couple of times, no luck. So, I set about to research why that would happen, and I didn’t really find any good information on line. As this Drobo is about 4 years old, and out of warranty, I ended up disassembling it completely, and cleaning it really well. The fan is still working, so no trouble there, but it was very dusty inside, including where the backplane meets the motherboard.

    So, I got it all cleaned up, and put back together, and it’s working great again. Whew. 

    Wednesday. (20th)

    Regular work day for me. Wednesday is meeting & planning day for my team. 

    I also found out today that myself and my co-worker will be moved to the engineering team for our product, under the engineering manager. This takes effect on the 1st. My current manager is moving on to head up another team that will be dedicated to a very large customer contract that our company just signed, one of the largest in our history. A bunch of good news today. 

    After work, we took our older son to work, then came home and I exercised before dinner. 

    Watched Highlander II: Renegade Version, aka Director’s Cut. If you liked the first movie, you owe it to yourself to watch this version, if you haven’t. It’s not a great movie overall, but this version fixes many of the issues with the theatrical release. When I say not a great movie, what I mean is that it has just the right amount of 80s cheese, despite being released in 1991. 

    Played some Star Citizen with my younger son before bed last night. We played in the Test Universe, so it was a bit buggy, and they rolled out a patch while we were playing, which disconnected us and we had to wait for the servers to come back up. They’re working to get ready for the free fly event next week.

    Thursday. (21st)

    Regular work day for me. I’m still working on re-kicking our old, now empty hosts to the new version of our software, so we can put them back in rotation. It’s a fairly large job, since there are tons of hosts.

    Watched Highlander III: The Final Dimension (also called The Sorcerer)

    Watched Highlander IV: Endgame

    We took our older son to work, then came home and I exercised.
    Took our older son home after work, then played some Star Citizen in the Test Universe with my younger son before bed. 

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    Friday. (22nd)

    Today marks the 30th anniversary of Microsoft Windows Solitaire, and the 40th anniversary of Pac-Man. Yes, I’m older than those things, I can remember when both of them came out. 

    Got up sleepy, and too late to exercise before work. Regular work day for me. 

    Watched Highlander V: The Source. Now that I’ve seen them all, I would say the universe is interesting… essentially, the first two movies, 1 & 2 (renegade) are probably best viewed as if they happen in a different, alternate timeline of the latter three (III, IV, and V). The backstory changes, and becomes a bit confusing if you try to put them all in the same timeline.

    Technically, III mentions the final event of 1, so I guess you could just have 2 in it’s own timeline. Who really knows. For the most part, they are fun action flicks, I guess, if you don’t try to take them too seriously. 

    Watched Red Sonja. Another cheesy 80’s movie. It’s in the same land as Conan, and has Conan in it, but he doesn’t play Conan. Heh. 

    Played some Star Citizen with my younger son before bed. Still played in the test universe. 

    Saturday. (23rd)

    Slept way in. Exercised first thing. Worked in my office a bit before we had to leave. 

    Went to a wedding of one of Jill’s friends from high school. The wedding itself was outside, so it was super hot, but the reception was in a very nice hall and the food was great. Geronimo Oaks in Seguin was where it was at. 

    They had live music and an open bar. Very nice. The band was very good. I miss my friend Stephen’s band. 

    Stayed pretty late, then came home and went to bed. 

    Sunday. (24th)

    Slept in. Exercised first thing. 

    We all left the house to run some errands, and play some Pokémon. Today was Community Day. Today’s Pokémon was Seedot. Not really a great Pokémon, but ok. 

    We ate lunch at Whataburger, yummy. Then sat in the parking lot across the street and caught Pokémon. Once we left there, we went to park at the back of our friends’ BBQ joint, since it’s usually a great place to catch Pokémon, and there are a couple of Poke stops to spin. 

    We found that one of the owner’s cars was in the parking lot, so we thought we’d call them and let them know we were hanging out, so they wouldn’t freak out when they came out. They’re closed on Sundays, but we thought the might be there working. 

    Turns out, they went to Trader Joe’s and asked us if we wanted anything. Jill asked for some “dirt mints”, then had to explain that they’re actually called Green Tea Mints. Our niece thinks they taste like dirt. They definitely have a strange taste. The name stuck. 

    While we were waiting for our mints, our older son asked us to bring him some Barbacoa tacos. We grabbed a couple from the Mexican place next door and ran them over to him. 

    Once our friends showed up with our mints, we went back to the house. 
    Our younger son and I started playing some Star Citizen, until the storm came and the power went out. 

    The outage lasted maybe an hour and a half, then everything came back on. We had shut down most of the electronics earlier, in preparation, and gotten out our batteries and flashlights. We were ready. 

    Time for bed. 

    Topics: Entertainment, Family, Food, Games, Health, Linux, Me, Microsoft, Movies, Robotics, Star Citizen, Technology, Work | No Comments »

    TV, Game, Duolingo, Health, Star Citizen, Furniture

    By Derek | May 17, 2020

    I decided to change it up a bit with my posting, some days are less exciting, and I don’t want to waste my reader’s time, so I’m going to write in my journal every day, but post every few days when there’s something interesting to post.

    Wednesday. (13th)

    Regular work day. Everything went well, and we got some good stuff accomplished.

    Watched an episode of Knight Rider with our younger son.

    Exercised after taking our older son to work.

    After taking our older son home, I played a little more of Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition, then we went to bed.

    Thursday (14th) & Friday. (15th)

    Regular work days for me. Not much exciting going on. Stayed on top of my Duolingo and exercising, though.

    Saturday. (16th)

    Took the day off today, for a rocket launch, which got cancelled due to Covid. So, we slept in.

    Taking the day off worked out, though, ’cause some friends of ours were having a baby shower this afternoon, so we went down to their property, and hung out for several hours.

    After we got back from their place, I played some Star Citizen until past my bedtime.

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    Sunday. (17th)

    Slept in, but exercised first thing. Today is my 40th day in a row for Duolingo.

    40 Days Streak of Duolingo

    Yo hablo Espanol! Well, I’m learning, anyway. I took a few years of Spanish in high school, but honestly, without the regular practice before now, I don’t remember much. Duolingo seems to be working, though.

    We finally moved our new (very heavy) nightstands upstairs.

    New (to us) nightstands

    Took Jill to get her pedicure, the salon just opened yesterday. You don’t exactly need an appointment, but they have a waiting list that you can get on through their website. After we ate lunch, we tried Shake Shack, we sat in the car for two hours, since the inside waiting room is closed.

    She got out just in time for us to leave and take our older son to work.

    After we took him home, I played a bit more Star Citizen before bed. 

    Topics: Entertainment, Family, Friends, Games, Health, Me, Photos, Star Citizen, TV, Work | No Comments »

    Health, Taxes, BBQ, Drobo, Games

    By Derek | May 12, 2020

    A good Tuesday. (12th)

    Slept in a bit, but exercised first thing when I got up. 

    Worked on our taxes a bit again this morning, I think I have everything I needed to do complete. 

    Kept up my Duolingo streak! (pic) 

    Duolingo 35 day streak!

    Went to lunch at our favorite BBQ place. I was pretty hungry, so I had the frito pie. 

    Spent some time setting up my second Drobo. I’m plan to migrate my Archives folder off my primary Drobo to this lower capacity one. That will free up more room for my Plex collection on the primary Drobo, and also give me some data diversification. Got some rsync tasks going between the two for now.

    Took our older son to work, and played a little Pokemon while we were out. 
    After he finished, we took him home.

    When we got home, I decided to play a little Freespace 2. This is a game that I missed out on growing up. I played through the tutorial levels, then decided to see if there was a graphical upgrade for it. I was able to locate it, and started getting the upgrades and mods installed. I couldn’t get the YAL (launcher) to launch the game properly with the mods installed, or at least it didn’t look like it was working, so I set it up to download a different launcher, and went to play another game I missed when it came out, Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition

    Played through that for an hour or so before bed. 

    Topics: Entertainment, Family, Food, Games, Health, Linux, Me, Microsoft, Photos, Technology | No Comments »

    Slept, MCU, Quiet

    By Derek | May 11, 2020

    A Quiet Monday. (11th)

    Slept in a bit. Got up, ate breakfast, read a bit before getting on the bike. 

    Updated my MCU Timeline post.

    Watched some Extras for the Star Wars Rebels show.

    Took older son to work, then home. 

    Pretty quiet day. 

    Topics: Entertainment, Family, Health, Linux, Me, Technology, TV | No Comments »

    Health, TV, Mother’s Day, Movie

    By Derek | May 10, 2020

    Happy Mother’s Day! (10th)

    Got up a little early to exercise, watched the end of Marvel’s Luke Cage, season 2. Next up is… the remaining episodes of Agents of SHIELD, season 5.

    Worked on cleaning my office a bit.

    Took Jill out for lunch for Mother’s Day. We ate at Salsalito’s, which is our favorite Mexican place. 

    On the way back home, we called my mom to chat. Chatted for a good few minutes. 

    Watched Definitely, Maybe with Jill.

    Topics: Entertainment, Family, Food, Health, Me, Movies, TV | No Comments »

    Work, TV, Laundry, Snubbull, Movie

    By Derek | May 9, 2020

    A good Saturday. (9th)

    Regular work day. Pretty quiet day, which is good.

    Watched an episode of Marvel’s Luke Cage, still working on season 2. 

    Did some laundry today, while I was working.

    Had some leftover spaghetti for lunch, still great. 

    Played a little bit of Pokemon during the Timed Snubble Event today. I did manage to get a couple of Shiny Snubbulls! I upgraded one of the best ones.

    Shiny Snubbull => Shiny Granbull

    Jill went to Tractor Supply with her sister. 

    Did left over spaghetti again for dinner. 

    Exercised late.

    Watched Ponyo with the family, before bed. Interesting movie. It’s not bad, but it’s certainly not my favorite Miyazaki. 

    Topics: Entertainment, Family, Games, Me, Movies, TV, Work | No Comments »

    Work, TV, Costco, Health, Delivery, Vex

    By Derek | May 8, 2020

    A good Friday. (8th)

    Regular work day for me. Got a good bit or work done. 

    Watched a few episodes of Marvel’s Luke Cage, working on season 2.

    Jill had to go to Costco to fill up the car, so she went ahead and stopped into the store and got some essentials. 

    Exercised after work, watched Rick & Morty, season 4, episode 1. It’s just as crazy as previous seasons. 

    Jill made some great spaghetti for dinner. 

    Ordered two Blasts and a milkshake from Sonic, using DoorDash. Our order was $26 and some change, where $11 was the total of our desserts. Ouch. This is why we don’t do that much. 

    We checked out Vex VR for a bit, just to ensure that it’s working. Our younger son will be starting lessons on it next week. 

    Time for bed.

    Topics: Entertainment, Family, Food, Health, Me, Robotics, Technology, TV, Work | No Comments »

    Work, TV, Martial Arts, iPad

    By Derek | May 7, 2020

    A good Thursday. (7th)

    Regular work day.

    Finished Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, season 1. 

    Our younger son did his martial arts via Zoom again, today. I think Texas is going to allow “gyms” to open soon, though. 

    We left the house to take our older son to work. 

    Once back, I watched the second part of 10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki. This is four part documentary, and it’s very interesting, but also moves pretty slowly. It’s in English, but Miyazaki himself speaks only Japanese, so there are subtitles, too. It’s difficult to watch while multi-tasking, but Im enjoying it.

    I worked in my office a bit. We have an original iPad 1 that I tried to Jailbreak a while back, and that made it non-functional, mostly, I think, because the Cydia stuff seems to be shut down. Anyway, I restored it tonight, and set it back up for what it was doing before, running as a photo frame. 

    iPad 1

    Yep, it’s ~10 years old, and doesn’t do much, but it will still connect to iCloud, sync down my favorite photos on a regular basis, and display them as a photo frame. I ordered a new Griffin stand (off eBay, they’re discontinued) and it came in today, so I was motivated to get it set the iPad back up. Now I just have to decide where to place it. The stand is designed so that the power cord (30-pin) can be “hidden” while it’s running, as long as the iPad is in portrait mode. 

    Griffin iPad Stand

    Time for bed. 

    Topics: Apple, Entertainment, Family, Me, Technology, TV, Work | No Comments »

    Work, Meetings, TV

    By Derek | May 6, 2020

    A good Wednesday. (6th)

    Regular work day for me. Went to bed too late to get up early and exercise this morning, I’ll have to do that after work. 

    Wednesday is our teams’ normal meeting day, as it’s the day that our weekend workers cross over with our M-F workers. Some of us are Sun-Wed, some are Wed-Sat, and some are Mon-Fri, so a bunch of meetings typically get scheduled for Wednesday. As it’s also my Monday, it makes for a pretty busy plate for most of the morning and early afternoon. 

    Lots of good stuff going on, though. We have some more hardware migrations and deployments coming up, always a good thing. 

    After work we ran our older son to work then back home to exercise. 

    Ate dinner, then ran our son home after he finished work. 

    Watched Beastie Boys Story. It’s a documentary, a stage show, told by Adam Horovitz (Ad Rock) and Michael Diamond (Mike D). It’s pretty interesting, and mostly ends up being a tribute to Adam Yauch (MCA).

    Beastie Boys Story Poster

    If you’ve bought any Apple Products within the last 6 months, you’ve probably received an offer for 1 year free of AppleTV+. Check it out, there are some good shows on there. If you do watch Beastie Boys Story, make sure you watch it all the way through the credits, there’s some cool stuff there. 

    Time for bed.

    Topics: Apple, Entertainment, Linux, Technology, TV, Work | No Comments »

    Cinco, Slept, Housework, Switch, Siri

    By Derek | May 5, 2020

    Cinco de Mayo. (5th)

    Slept in just a bit, not too late. Felt pretty good when I got up. 
    Exercised first thing, then did some work around the house, laundry, changed some light bulbs, etc. 

    Jill and our younger son went to our favorite BBQ to eat. I stayed home, just in case, and had some leftover chicken and rice from yesterday. 

    Played quite a bit of Spyro. Still working on the first game. 

    Our niece came by to pick up their mail. I showed the game to her kids, they thought it was cool. We have a guest user on the Switch, so they played it for a bit. 

    After they left our younger son did his martial arts via Zoom, as “gyms” aren’t allowed to open yet.

    It’s interesting, but my Siri speaker downstairs was trying to call 911 during his Zoom meeting. Today wasn’t the first time he did martial arts over Zoom, but it was the first time our HomePod reacted to it. I might have to disable “Hey Siri” for the duration of his classes next time. 

    Jill took our older son and his wife to the store for groceries, then took him to work. 

    I played some more Spyro, until it was time to pick him up from work, then once we dropped him off we all played a little Pokémon. 

    When we got home I spent a couple of hours transferring Pokémon from Go into Let’s Go: Eevee on the Switch. I’m still working on completing my Pokédex there. Some of the transferred Pokémon are super hard to catch, though, since typically the Go monsters are stronger. 

    (not my actual screenshot)

    Time for bed. 

    Topics: Apple, Entertainment, Family, Food, Games, Health, Me, Nintendo, Technology | No Comments »

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