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GitHub - WICG/floc: FLoC
github.com/WICG/floc

Coil whine on this motherboard when network traffic is high. I like it when I hear stuff working.

What bugs me is that today I haven't gotten either pfSense or OPNsense to run properly on my old, crappy dual ethernet test PC.

Looking at my PiHole logs: This is weird, who in this household is using Mastodon besides me???

10 minutes later: Oh, my laptop's WiFi and ethernet adapters have different MAC addresses.

Duh...

The good thing about good punk songs is that they are so bad they are good and since they are under 2 minutes and 30 seconds the bad is tolerable and the good enjoyable.

Just did a small edit on OpenStreetmap. My first one. Yay!

Status: having early morning coffee on the couch in front of the window; rabbits try to will me outside to feed them by staring at me.

There are remarkably few GIFs of ducks transforming into demonic monsters.

Help me out here Fediverse. This is the only one I could find.

In retrospect I should have researched other options instead of nuking all tracker related packages off of this Gnome desktop.

Installing an OG Raspberry Pi. Reminder of how far we've come even when using trailing edge hardware.

I don't get it when people accept the default suggested name for their machine when installing.

Naming your new machine is such an important part of getting to know your machine and imbuing it with the right kind of mojo for the job.

Frank boosted

Family fridge: not only will family members consume stuff that's in there and not tell you, they also put stuff back in fridge in any random spot instead of where they got it. They will even move stuff they don't use to a new spot so they can put stuff they actually used and got from another spot in the spot of the stuff they didn't use.

"Trying to figure out whether you should use a null modem or straight through cable, which is usually easiest to do by experimentation, is just the first of the many fun steps in successfully using a serial device."

Computers are bad, I really enjoy this blog!
computer.rip/2021-01-12%20taki

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