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In other words, to disagree well you must first understand well. You have to read deeply, listen carefully, watch closely. You need to grant your adversary moral respect; give him the intellectual benefit of doubt; have sympathy for his motives and participate empathically with his line of reasoning. And you need to allow for the possibility that you might yet be persuaded of what he has to say.


If you happen to know some ed freeman, that might be a smalltalk programmer, tell him thanks from me, I got his blue book now...

This is an article about #Gopher, a service that existed on the internet before the web. It’s also an article about how the web is broken, and some speculation on how Gopher might fix that.

If you've got a gopher client, the markdown version is here: gopher://ofmanytrades.comMe/Blog/2017-11-21-gopher-remembering-the-web-that-wasn-t.md

hm the st patch for plumbing does not work because I don't get an OSC7 when changing the working directory, is there something I need to do additionally?

Does anyone of you fine humans run a node? What are your experiences? How would I go about it? Would running through tor work?

🌈 double rainbow all the way across the desk 🌈

how does one subscribe to a soundcloud podcast? where's the rss, AND WHY DON'T THEY USE PROPER FILENAMES. sorry

Shirley and Sand are still fighting for my attention and my desire to buy SCHOOL FURNITURE. Is that a code word for something now?

At I will present LinuxBoot, a way to replace the proprietary UEFI DXE blobs in your server's firmware with the Linux kernel and the Heads/NERF runtimes.

spam answers the earlier furniture spam with height adjustable desks... The furniture underground must be up to something.

Reading 'A little smalltalk' shows some nice idea how a whole class library can be built. It is not a toy and small enough to be comprehensible and it talks about the VM implementation in more detail than the blue book.

@ckeen code from is dense yet pretty well-structured: github.com/openbsm/openbsm/tre

I've learnt a lot already and I'm still studying it.

So I will aks you all: What's been a pice of nice source code you have read and would recommend it to others?

We should read more source code from other people that are actually a role model showing good skills, organisation and style.

So what would you recommend?

yet another discord outage... I wish would choose a more open communication platform.

Is there a word for 'fear of looking unprofessional'?

Spam is weird: Subject: To be perfect in school furniture market.

Just utf8 text no link, no malware..

More disco than discord tonight!

Ich glaub der Nachbar hat sich Betonschuhe gekauft und lernt Stepptanz.