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just want to remind everyone that samoyeds

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Woohoo! In a huge victory, the European Parliament has voted 318-278 against and —the disastrous and copyright proposals. That means we’re close to stopping these terrible proposals—and we’re gaining momentum.

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It's a recurring theme:

- Why does have <this weird syntax> instead of <the obvious one>?
- We've tried <the obvious one> in 2014 and found it had this <nasty side-effect>.

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US concentration camps; naming & shaming corporate accomplices Show more

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The Mastodon bridge tool has got a facelift! bridge.joinmastodon.org/

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tired: I googled it
wired: I DuckDuckWent for it

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Talk to Deliveroo couriers. See a dystopia that could be your future

Yet again the "gig" economy is exposed as simple exploitation and an attempt to avoid hard-fought labour laws.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

Interesting that Deliveroo say their work is supposed to be infrequent and used for pocket-money but the system of losing good shifts if you don't work as much as possible seems to encourage the exact opposite.

One of my all-time-favourite demos: youtu.be/H2JNYOCWKxE?t=50 The music, sync, and smoothness on 30Mhz machines was brilliant.

I'm enjoying ructe template engine: github.com/kaj/ructe for
It uses real HTML5 parser/DOM, proper auto-escaping, streams output, and it's ridiculously fast — the templates are compiled to native, low-level optimized code.

I'm positively surprised how useful and open API is. Basic queries don't require authentication. Terms of use are relaxed. I was afraid it'd be as awful as <the microblogging site that shall not be named>

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As of last night, librsvg has more code than C code in the main library. The tests are still all C, though.

Maximum marker size in JPEG is 64KB, and yet the libjpeg has special functions for the case when "it's not convenient to store all the marker data in memory at once".

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Timeline of my open-source contributions: PHP -> C -> ObjC -> JS -> Rust (from openhub.net/accounts/kornel)

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I turned my laptop over and it appears to feature a blood sacrifice port. Amazing how much tech they cram into these things nowadays.