The Call for Papers for WebCamp Zagreb 2019 is open!

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe played a mean guitar back in '38. Inspired Chuck Berry and many others, I learned of her through Hugh Laurie's excellent blues covers (Didn't it rain).

The web browser Brave is marketed as a privacy-friendly ad-free alternative, but that's pretty disingenuous.

Brave exists not to protect privacy, but to make money from selling ads.

Brave is a commercial company funded by venture capital. Its business model is selling advertising and cryptocurrency investment.

One of Brave's owners is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund. Thiel is also the head of Palantir ( and on the board of Facebook.

I do not recommend using Brave.


Has it really been 20 years since Mule Variations? That album really takes me back...

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard are channelling 80s trash metal in their latest single. I approve.

I've listened to The Wall by Pink Floyd a lot in high school and never realised it loops upon itself. The last track ends with someone saying "isn't this where...", and the first track starts with "...we came in".

I love learning new tidbits about things I thought I knew pretty well.

It's official. I dislike all automatic code formatters. They invariable have many terrible edge cases and make code less readable. Currently disliking "black" for .

Half-baked idea: reprogram noise cancelling headphones to cancel my tinnitus.

Stumbled across a very nice file hosting & link shortening service for people unafraid of using the command line.

Finally something nice and scriptable to replace the horror that imgur has evolved into over the years.

0.21.0 has been released with some nice new features

I started an IRC channel on , if you need help or just want to chat.

Thanks a lot to everybody who contributed to this release, you're the best. :*

Happiness is finding good vocabulary for something you couldn't previously frame well. (In both prose and programming.)

Woohoo. Brasil and Zero Theorem on the telly tonight. I know what I'm doing. Just add beer.

@Gargron Hi! I can't seem to follow accounts from mastodon instance at I can find the account on search, e.g., but clicking the follow results in "404 Not Found" popping up. Could you please help out?

@hirojin I'll be at fosdem in February, in case you're coming. Found out that the venue is 15 minute walk from my sister's flat.

For the weekend at least, doing advent of code in Elixir and Clojure. Not sure I'll have the will and time to keep it up when the tasks get more complicated.

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