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I've added a statement to linuxwit.ch/blog/2018/12/e98e/ regarding github staff disabling the repository.

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Happy 31st anniversary to the Max Headroom Broadcast Interruption

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Yesterday I officially launched my Patreon to support work on Calagator, an open source community calendar platform. Details here: lifeofaudrey.com/2018/10/24/ca

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long thread: The Truth About The American Middle Class Show more

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Don't use Airbnb.
No really, don't use Airbnb.

Hotels are regulated in ways that protect *you*, the person who stays in them. Airbnb's profits come from arbitrage: it skips the cost of adhering to the regulations.

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If you like open source alternatives Show more

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why organize tech workers? Show more

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Always read Terraform's ".tf" file extension as "the fuck?" which depending on the infrastructure makes sense

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this is Betty Holberton. she invented the concept of breakpoints for debugging. ever heard of her? you probably haven't, because our field sucks ass and constantly erases its own history.

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This is going to be my new personal mantra. I’m thinking of making business cards...

Image: cross-stitch with the words no spoons left only knives, and 7 knives on it
twitter.com/MelindaEdits/statu

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i'm tickled that my wife's aquarium now lights up the room at night like hi-intensity CGA Mode 4/Palette 1 or a bi pride flag or a vaporwave album cover but she insists that it's a happy coincidence and there are very science reasons for these particular colors

Didn’t get as much reverse engineering of the Subaru’s CAN bus done as I would have liked, but I’ve got a plan for moving forward. Unfortunately the CAN analyzer I have already has crap software, hoping the CAN transceiver + microcontroller setup works out better.

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bonus mode: pronounce any noun ending in -tes like its the name of a classical philosopher too

Crates
Debates
Primates
Plates
Fellates
Gates
Dates

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life tip: always pronounce -cles like the name of a Greek philosopher

spectacles
miracles
cicles
circles
pentacles

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Offering code of conduct assistance Show more

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Been working on an automatic item tracker for the ALttP randomizer when using the . Finally got it to the point where I think it might be useful for other people, even though it’s definitely not complete yet: github.com/jhelwig/sd2snes-ltt