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what can be soldered, by age 

0-12: we are not old enough to handle a soldering iron, that's dangerous!!
12-18: we can solder anything as long as it's thin wire that we can twist.
18-22: we can solder anything metal if we can get it to heat up to tinning temp with a soldering iron, which means it's gotta be small and probably flat.
23-onward: we can solder anything even vaguely metallic if you give us a way to make a big fire and an abundant supply of a reducing agent

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My plan is for an email header that will be like sand in the gears of hostile government agencies, tempting them down a path that will lead to a complete collapse in productivity

Ffs, if you go to the trouble of recording a podcast, put a damn dynamics compressor on it. Your content is not interesting enough for me to hit the damn volume knob every time the speaker changes.
If you don't know how, go ahead and ask.

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github.com/apexys/RangeCode anyhow, here's the code. "Works" for files up to 600 bytes in reasonable time.

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Turns out Range Encoding (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Range_en) doesn't really work if you use fractions. Whipped up a quick demo in Rust and it's both slow as std::fuck::Fuck as well as produces files that are about 1000x larger than the input.

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(yeah I know advanced search already does that, but it's tedious)

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Billion dollar idea: arXiv search engine that specifically does not display anything that even ~mentions~ machine learning or other shit like that.

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This is the PineTime. A companion for your Linux smartphone, and new side-project of ours. More news coming in the future...

(If you have experience with FreeRTOS or mbed, and are interested, please get in touch!)

Space chicken idea:
Redo mongo db so that everytime someone tries to use it, horseback archers come by and raze everything to the ground. Call it mongol db.
Although, on second thought, that pretty close to what's already happening.

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Galaxy brain idea:
Redo mongo db in enterprise java, call it mungo db. Because it's a kind of bean.

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Printed a new watering can design yesterday. It turned out to be almost watertight a 4 layers of 0.4mm PLA, except for a small spot near the grip, which I now sealed with PVA glue. Lets see how this turns out.

Win10 boots so much faster with a few more gigs of extra RAM. Didn't expect that one.

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If you ever want to build an ActivityPub project, just know the hardest part is out-shit-posting other AP devs.

It's all about the meme clout.

Stupid joke 

If you rewrite a website in a newfangled JS framework, is it a...

Déjà-Vu?

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#DidYouKNow That the word "cappuccino", comes from an amalgamation of the formula for caffeine (C₈H₁₀N₄O₂) and the popular container to put it in (CUP) – so you would ask for a:
"CUP of C₈H₁₀N₄O₂"
#ProbablyNotTrue

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