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I'm a recovering sysadmin who just moved to Paris. I'm interested in , , , , / , and a non-exploitative online experience. and programmer. Learning and . Rank beginner at . he/him.

Did you know you can rearrange the letters in "Banach-Tarski" to spell "Banach-Tarski Banach-Tarski"?

OK, Mindunters is really good. But nobody, and I mean nobody, hears that somebody works at Quantico and assumes they mean the FBI.

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Yesterday, #Debian released sudo v1.8.28 that fixes CVE 14287, the vulnerability that allows users to run applications as root without permission. It really only affects you if you've configured sudo improperly but I still recommend upgrading as soon as the update hits your mirror.

"The node.js ecosystem is where the jobs are now," I tell myself, "Stop being a snowflake and learn React."

"Oh... God."

"Oh.......... God."

"Oh Christ almighty let me unsee the class definition I just saw."

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I always knew it was bad, but never this bad. The #RMS resignation from #FSF seems to have shaken loose all the conspiracy theorists and devotees. Its mailing lists and forums are full of them, still distracting from the public charitable interest of the non-profit.

So many blinded by hero worship that they don't realize the viral poison said hero had on the #FreeSoftware movement. The immaturity of these folks is arguably the biggest blocker of software freedom from widespread adoption.


Unprecedented: I disassembled and reassembled my laptop and have zero screws leftover.

Just got Marohn's "Strong Towns" book. Simultaneously compelling and infuriating.

Vitruian Man is coming to the Louvre next month. Hell yeah.

Why does mpd have wayland as a dependency? What even is going on?

Europe: where the healthcare is free, but it costs €0.60 to take a leak.

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LO! What hath ARPAnet wrought? #celebrating 50 years since the first LOgin attempt on 02-SEP-69 from a @UCLA ASR33 and IMP to the @Stanford SDS-940 the first breath of the INTERNET #vintage #networking @ComputerHistory

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