I got this banana phone as a joke but it turns out it's the best Bluetooth headset I've ever used.
Help, I'm managing an international consulting firm via banana.
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Release day for #WPE WebKit 2.22.0 is coming and my “do a full cross-compile to test things out” needed a serious update of its Buildroot recipes. That's done and well, but now I'm stuck with the usual build issues derived from ANGLE assuming that Xlib headers are available. We fixed that in WebKit itself long ago (WPE does not need X11), but every time the copy of ANGLE bundled in WebKit is updated this kind of crap reappears even after submitting patches upstream. Usual Google project crap.
Finally finished that book yesterday (due to being ill, at home).
Quite an exhausting read, with very little hope to be found anywhere. Packs a lot of stories about climate change, civial wars, agitation, displacement, detainment, rogue technology, suicide attacks, all placed in a failed USA that's being played by outside powers.
Not too hard to see which parts of our recent reality are being mirrored.
Not sure I can recommend, had to build some distance to be able to go on reading.
Somehow I can't stomach continuing to read Omar El Akkad's "American War" tonight (it's a scifi story where the US has plunged into a civil war over the decision to forbid petrol-powered engines).
This has just gone in my (Neo)Vim configuration file:
iabbrev :shrug: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
@OpenBSDAms My instance has stopped replying: the SSH was dropped, and it won't reply ping requests (neither IPv4 nor v6 seem to work). Is there any known outage going on?
I was trying to compile a recent version of Rust, hopefully I didn't jam the server somehow or hit some issue in vmm/vmd 🤔
RT @email@example.com: The classroom I'm volunteering in still has technology textbooks from the 1980s in it. Is this not the most glorious stock photo of all time?
- arabic: 4% translated
- russian: 50% translated
- japanese: 24% translated
- italian: 3% translated
- polish: 58% translated
- portugese: 0% translated
If you have never joined the effort, here is how to get started: https://github.com/Chocobozzz/PeerTube/blob/develop/support/doc/translation.md#how-to
Something I miss in #GLib is a “G_DEBUG=backtrace-warnings” which, if available, uses glibc's backtrace(3) and backtrace_symbols(3) and prints out the result. This would save plenty of time when doing development, specially on embedded targets where a debugger might not be immediately available or core dumps may be disabled altogether
Meanwhile, the EU has voted to kill the Internet as we know it and possibly aid in creating an even bigger surveillance machine in the process.
Civil disobedience is the way forward on this one. We redouble our efforts to create decentralised alternatives and if they’re deemed illegal by this myopic legislation, so be it. Fuck ’em. We go to jail if we need to.
If you had any illusions that the battle for personhood and human rights would be easier in our age, think again.
Also I have been theorizing that one of the reasons why computer screens don't look dated is because the backs of the screens are not seen (so it's not obvious that they are big-ass CRTs) and there's even a couple of tablet-like devices. Also, the UIs displayed are mostly text, without trying to make graphics much... And there will be always text, aeons from now. If you're into typography, I would highly recommend this article about usage of font faces in the movie:
My partner got us tickets for the one screening of “2001: A Space Odyssey” today in the country's biggest cinema screen. It's the kind of movie that really needs to be enjoyed on a big screen, and surprisingly enough doesn't look dated even after 50 years. If something, the only thing that looks a bit from the past are the trippy sequences in the last part which are obvious aerial landscapes with colour filters. Yet some of them are quite well don't, still! 🚀🛸
vim: there's more than one way to do it, i.e. the way you're doing it now, and the slightly more convenient way to do it that you'll discover by accident sometime in the next twenty years
Seriously considered bumping a thread of the #Lua mailing list from 2016 because I just realized that it was one mail there that made me buy the #Factorio game. Which is awesome. So I wanted to thank the person who mentioned the game there, but it seems like it might be a bit rude to post such an old thread: http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2016-08/msg00192.html
My favourite part is the part where this is quoted from the Steam reviews: “I had to cut out crack-cocaine becuase it was interfering with Factorio.”
America has colonies, it calls them ‘territories’, and when they got to the Philippines they stole things like the flourescent light patent from a Filipino: do not forget this, America has never given up many of its ‘territories’, it still has an Empire
The release video is out! Check out the new features in GNOME 3.30.
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