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Recurring offer reminder: I'll help / mentor / teach / tutor / troubleshoot with anyone who wants to learn git for basic version control, collaboration, managing personal projects, or for a day job. I'll work to connect people with mentors other than me if they prefer - no need to explain why.

Same for bash, command line tools, and so on.

I want using & contributing to FS/OSS to be easier for way more people.

Boosts appreciated!!

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Sorry That I Didn't Answer Your Message It's Just That More Than One Person Messaged Me And If I Answer Yours Then I Should Answer Theirs But I Just Didn't Quite Have Time To Do Both But Oh God Wait A Third Person Just Messaged Me Oh My God Fuck

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Just forgot the word "Brussels sprouts" and called them "brassica balls"

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Also (look it's May and I'm excited) the raspberry rootstock I planted might have exited dormancy! It's made these iiitty bitty leaves like 2mm wide. Computer: zoom... Enhance...

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Also the stone plantings I put in have started to establish and I'm just so thrilled for them

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Oh, cool, apparently a rare meaning of "dragon" in #Unix is a daemon that is always sleeping, in the background, waiting to act, and wasn't explicitly summoned.

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Dass man auf GitHub im Markdown mit ```<sprache> das Syntax-Highlighting manuell wählen kann, wusste ich schon lange. Also z.B. so:

```sh
cat foo.txt
```

Aber TIL, dass es nicht nur ```sh gibt, sondern auch ```console für interaktive Sessions:

```console
$ ls
foo.txt
```

In what is likely to be a quite unwise mounting choice, I have fastened the 60W AC→DC power bricks for the LED videoconference lighting panels under my desk with command strip adhesive pads. The adhesive is known to lose effectiveness when it gets warm, as power converters are known to do.

But, counterpoint: what if it's not unwise

Hmm yes hmm, makes u think 🤔

I stayed up way too late last night because my imagination was captivated, as happens from time to time, by the project planning involved in setting up a four-season geodesic dome cottage.

One of these days...

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Wasabi doesn't like it when I am listening to music and dance at her when she is trying to sleep

#DailyCatPic #CatsOfMastodon #MastoCats #cats

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We're coming up on the three year anniversary of the Toronto City Council voting, and allocating budget, to open a downtown collision reporting centre. It never happened, but that budget went somewhere. So, Freedom Of Information Request it is. twitter.com/mhoye/status/13901

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Curious how far into the future people's calendars go. What year is the furthest event on your calendar?

(non-recurring events only)

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just git things 

So, suppose you've made git spit out a diff, like so:

git show <commit>

It's nice, but you'd like to exclude XML files. --exclude=<glob> doesn't work. This though does:

git show <commit> -- . ':(exclude)*.xml'

Somewhat confusingly this feature is documented in gitglossary(7). Which points out that the (exclude) part can be shortened to !:

git show <commit> -- . ':!*.xml'

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things that are actually not bad about 5G:

- it doesn't boil your bones! it's not ionizing radiation! read a 10th grade physics textbook! aaaaaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

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things that are bad about many 5G rollouts:

- because range is short, it requires use of a LOT of land, some by eminent domain (womp womp)
- that spectrum could be WAY better used for other stuff
- it's a totally pointless technology

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Retro game fans - hypothetically, if you were going to put together a collection of (emulated) all-time classic games, what (one) hardware setup would you run it all off?

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As we are preparing for the release of #emacs #orgmode 9.5, we need your help: please go through orgmode.org/worg/org-contribut and see how you can contribute 🙏

RT appreciated, of course.

It is not raining today! Finally, a good day to go out for a long bike ride!

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