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A: My graph's got no nodes.
B: How does it span?
A: Trivially.

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Finally got the CI job to run to completion on our windows runner.

*stares into the middle distance, a single tear running down his cheek, as a herd of confused and depilated yaks mill around in the background*

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Dear people too embarrassed to release your source code:

Nobody cares how ugly it is. Only you can see the ugliness. The code works, it does something, and we just want to learn from it or modify it. Our source code is ugly too.

If embarrassment is the only obstacle, just release the code. Ugly released source code is far, far better than no source code at all.

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Today as you injest your stimulant to recover from last night's run on the megacorp, jacking in to the warm glow of pixels being flung at your mirror-shade covered eyes,

Try to remember the true meaning of Cyber Monday.

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Every manpage should have an EXAMPLES that shows how to do the very basic, most obvious thing with the command line tool or library function.

#rant

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SO I learned about vimeo.com/416517504 over on Twitter today, and, yeah, this is a good song, and also interesting as a concept (and he's got a few other songs like this).

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We're having another fundraiser, because Free Speech apparently means any ass on the internet gets to saddle you with crippling legal debt.

freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngul

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Now, every remote worker is in line to get the treatment previously reserved for misclassified employees and college kids. Microsoft has rolled out on-by-default workplace surveillance for Office 365.

twitter.com/WolfieChristl/stat

The tool tracks every click and interaction by employees and presents managers with leaderboards showing relative "productivity" of each employee, down to how many mentions they get in workplace emails.

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My wife's film is getting screened in Tallinn, Estonia, at the PÖFF film festival, in theatres and online. I am so proud.

av-arkki.fi/news/poeff20/

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Does anyone know a freelance documentation writer, ideally familiar with GNOME and the GNOME documentation tooling, who may be available for a short project refreshing the end-user documentation for Endless OS, contributing to the GNOME documentation in the process? Give me a shout if so!

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It took me a while to realise the person sitting next to me on the wall was semitransparent.
"Um. Did you use to live around here?"
"No, I wandered a long time. But this feels like where I belong."
"Oh. Must be nice."
"Don't worry, everyone finds a place they belong. Eventually."

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info request re changing name and gender marker in the uk, boost please! 

hello!!! i am attempting a big project and would appreciate some input. i'm trying to cover the process of changing your name and gender marker with as many UK organisations as possible so if you've done this with for example, a bank/card provider, insurance company, utilities provider or on your vehicle log book, or anything else you can think of, and you can decribe the process to me, i would LOVE that! [cont. below]

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Me: Car chase movies are boring, and they suck. Change my mind.

Also me: Baby Driver.

Me: Oh. Right. I change my mind.

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A Jupiter Vista from Juno

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS; Processing & License: Kevin M. Gill;

apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap201123.ht #APoD

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If one goes for a walk, but forgets one's step counter, did one actually walk at all?

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The Replay Foundation, my employer, announced their liquidation today. This means no more Pinburgh. It also means I'm Officially out of a job for the forseeable, so if y'all wouldn't mind boosting a link to my other source of income Improbable Island, that'd be just super.

improbableisland.com

It's a silly online game and it doesn't pay as much as fixing pinball machines but heck it's what I've got right now, and this winter's probably gonna be a hairy one.

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