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The young man was haggard, though his eyes were alert and darted to the corners of my shop whenever the shadows shifted. But I was used to shifty paranoid clients. I had a knack for procuring... unconventional goods.

"What do you seek?"

"Unholy water."

"Demon summoning?" I eyed him, "You don't look proficient."

"No, I need to exorcise a guardian angel."

"Ah, overzealous?"

The walls of my shop began to shake, and he nodded, whimpering.

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #Fantasy

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Going to work on adding some HTML rendering support to mdproof. For fun, mostly, as I could use something like pandoc or wkhtml to do the same thing with better results.

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Wow, we did not expect the level of interest you all have had in the #PineTime!

More info:
- Cost will be approximately 25USD
- Charging dock included in price
- Built-in heartbeat monitor
- Case built of Zinc alloy and plastic
- Battery life measured in days
- Sorry, can't run Linux itself. SoC is nRF52832, which uses a Cortex-M4 core. That's why we need FreeRTOS :)

I wrote a blog post about profiling my CLI time tracking software, augr: geemili.xyz/blog/profiling-aug

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> People tell me to not reinvent the wheel, but I vastly prefer to reinvent a small wheel than to create a whole new big truck.

Amen! antoyo.ml/compilation-time-dep

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By looking at the spectra of an object we can determine what it is made up of chemically. In the image of Betelgeuse's spectrum below, many of the dark lines come from elements in its atmosphere. (some are from our atmosphere). Certain lines indicate specific elements.

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For those of you under 30: are you aware of the free software (as in GNU) vs. open source (as in OSI) debate?

Please RT for visibility, I think my immediate circle is mostly older people 😆

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When PHP is your screwdriver, everything looks like a nail.

Read everything that's been published of "RE: Trailer Trash". It's really good. I recommend it.

royalroad.com/fiction/21322/re

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"I wanted a LORA/MESH small tool to communicate besides SIM CARD controlled networks. Something really free and capable of helping people in emergency situation or just helping people to communicated freely."

snaponair.com
#LORA #mesh

Reading "Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality" status: 15 and a half hours in, 62% done. This book is long, but absolutely worth it!

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I really want to get rid of this notion of "project" and focus on the day to day creation, the wips, the failure, because I mostly never finish project because of lack of time or ressources and I don't want those things to get lost like a los certainly did

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This is awesome. NPR gave me a legitimate choice to accept their cookies and have a fancy experience or get the raw content I wanted with their text-only site.

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Just read the OcapPub proposal[1] and seems like a good way to combat spam. I'm interested to seeing it implemented in the Fediverse.

[1] gitlab.com/spritely/ocappub

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RT @swardley@twitter.com

X : Do you have any thoughts on climate change.
Me : La La La
X : You don't agree with it?
Me : Quite the opposite. I worked in the industry in the 1990s when we had a chance.
X : What should we do?
Me : Apologise to your kids. Beg forgiveness from grandkids.
X : Is that it?

🐦🔗: twitter.com/swardley/status/11

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