> the difference between mathematicians and computer scientists is that mathematicians love math and computer scientists hate computers


Nasty: “In this experiment, we leverage program-analysis techniques to prepare three minor hypocrite commits that introduce UAF bugs in the Linux kernel.”

Greg KH responds accordingly:

RT @AJamesMcCarthy
Today the @Space_Station briefly transited the 5.6% crescent moon. This was the most difficult transit I've ever attempted to capture- it required taking over 150 pictures per second to make sure I got it lined up properly. #astrophotography #space #opteam

The 1970 British #TV show UFO had several neat things going for it:
- Catchy intro music ( youtube.com/watch?v=j2PoXfZdYV )

- Inspired the X-COM game series

- Purple wigs as uniforms.

No, seriously: "Wigs were very popular in the late 1960's, and Sylvia Anderson envisioned that wigs might someday become part of a uniform. Sylvia designed the Moonbase outfits and the wigs, and has been quoted as saying that the purple wigs came about simply because she liked them!"

At the same time when EU sets some online privacy law = silly Europeans with silly law.

At the same time when China/India passes some law affecting more people of Earth = lol, what, who cares. Third world or something.


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Those silly folks with their silly takes assuming that a ruling in US *defines* *whole* software world.

Silly folks.

SCOTUS decision = whole world law. M’kay. I’ve US‑centrist mind set, m’kay.

I did it! I merged #Guix code that includes 4- and 6-year old commits, no less, and that have been rebased a number of times.

It's about using G-expressions all the way down, including for packages. Finishing a transition started 6 years ago, yay!

imagine being the first ship captain to go through the suez after it gets unblocked, and knowing that you have the power to do the single funniest thing that anyone has ever done. would you be able to resist that temptation?

what do i sign so i not have to hear about stallman every other week

ProTip: You can turn off the "play sound" notification option for boosts, replies, followers, or polls to dramatically reduce interruptions and annoyances, especially so when a wave of boosts is coming.


Bad takes on Internetz: RMS is our god and savor!

in *2017*: “It would be very nice to give Emacs commands to make the font bigger and


Free Software Foundation? More like F*ck Sake, F*ck.

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