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Brits will soon vote on who will resign in disgrace two years later

Happy 4th of July to those who celebrate the Impedance day!

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Reading about hi-fi speaker wiring and I’ve somehow stumbled into a dark place

Password rules: if you require passwords to have a digit, they will end in 1. If you forbid 1 as a suffix, they'll end in 2.

Dear contributors: if you want to submit a 1-line bugfix, please make a PR that changes that one line.

Don't add whitespace reformatting of 25 files and a dozen "best practices" tweaks to go with it. Even if they're all good changes, it's a pain to review. One thing at a time please.

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Man I forgot Soylent Green is set in 2022. Let’s see how we’re doing by comparison!

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Reminder: none of the rights you have as a person were won through peaceful means.

@musicmatze how's incremental build? Could be down from 7s to 1s.

"shrinkydink" is a much better name for Apple's new window thumbnails than "Stage Manager".

techreflect.net/2022/06/rising

@vfrmedia Yeah, manual is still quite popular in the UK, so that’s probably a big factor.

On top of being quiet, another EV perk is instant torque that gives better sense of control and makes entering roundabouts easier.

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@Mek101 Create a trait that has functionality you want and implement it for Arc<T> and the raw pointer. If that's not enough, you probably can't. Rust has limited ability to abstract over ownership or mutability, and lacks higher-kinded types to be truly generic over types of smart pointers.

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git pro tip 

`git log -S some_variable_name` returns all commits where `some_variable_name` is in the diff (either removed, added, or modified)

super useful for tracking down regressions where you know the variable that's the culprit

@koherecoWatchdog @kingannoy See Sleeping Giants -> checkmyads.org

No one except the gop pillow guy wants to advertise with Bannon, so Bannon launders traffic through complicit intermediaries (Unruly, Perf One Media) and not-overtly-republican outlets like a weather channel to trick brands into advertising with him.

He can create corrupt intermediaries faster than brands can block them.

nitter.net/nandoodles/status/1

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@kingannoy The tracking ad industry is also unable to stop financing disinformation and extremists.

Targeting visitors rather than sites makes any page with eyeballs equally valuable to advertisers. Fake outrage is cheaper to make and gets more clicks than researched nuanced content.

Individual advertisers can't do anything about it. Fake news sites register shell companies and create fake intermediary ad publishers that let them simply lie about what kind of sites the ads are on.

@kingannoy and you'd think that someone is going to check these companies, their sites, and ad sales they claim, right? There are tons of "brand safety" companies, but it turns out it's cheaper and more profitable to be very bad at this job. The less you look, the bigger "inventory" of sites you have, plus the disinformation industry pays well for looking the other way too.

@kingannoy The tracking ad industry is also unable to stop financing disinformation and extremists.

Targeting visitors rather than sites makes any page with eyeballs equally valuable to advertisers. Fake outrage is cheaper to make and gets more clicks than researched nuanced content.

Individual advertisers can't do anything about it. Fake news sites register shell companies and create fake intermediary ad publishers that let them simply lie about what kind of sites the ads are on.

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