'She's much about the same as usual," returned Jonas. 'She sticks pretty close to the vinegar-bottle. ...'

C. Dickens, in Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

Read about the #Guix #ReproducibleResearch hackathon we held last week:
hpc.guix.info/blog/2020/07/rep

The activity around the Guix Past channel, which has received a bunch of “new old packages”, shows the real need for practical software archeology in science—far from the bleeding edge that we hackers love. :-)

Tomorrow (if the sky is clear) at 5 a.m. on the NE (a little above the horizon) C/2020 F3

Dr. Freud: Dr. Jung, please, can you help this screaming woman?

Who in his right mind would name a social network after an extinct species?

I've noticed that I may be a little more sarcastic than usual, wouldn't you say?

Programming languages are like ladies. Before you know them they seem more perfect than the ones you know, but after you start to know them better, they are just the same - I mean, just as perfect as the ones you already knew. There, I said it. 😁

“Even in a crowd, you are alone inside your own head”
― Anonymous

The global #OpenStreetMap conference "State of the Map" (@sotm ) is happening this weekend. Instead of meeting in Cape Town, we do it online. The good part: No registration needed, just chime in! 2020.stateofthemap.org/program
streaming.media.ccc.de/sotm202

Some users have received a message from Google that announces that the /e/ mail app will soon be prevented to use Gmail accounts. Please read more about it and how to fix at:
community.e.foundation/t/e-os-

"The ecosystem seems unwell. If you are concerned with security, reliability, or long-term maintenance, it is almost to pick a suitable package to use — both because there are 1.3 available, and even if you find one that is well documented and maintained, it might depend on hundreds of other packages, with trees stretching ten or more levels deep — as one developer, it’s impossible to validate them all.

sambleckley.com/writing/npm.ht

Just a minute ago, if someone asked me, "what does it mean typescript?", I would have answered, "microsoft's imitation of javascript".
Now I can tell you that is the default of the created by the command "string" in order to store the of a .

P.S.: I don't use ms' typescript, but if I did I would carefully check if the thing does not have some shenanigan to record the code you write on a file and send it to ms. Just in case... 😎

Site.js version 14.0.0 released.

Breaking change:

- Removed --exit-on-sync flag.
- New default behaviour of sync is to sync and exit, not start a Live Sync server.
- If you want to start a Live Sync server that watches for changes to your content and syncs them to your deployment server, please use the new --live-sync flag.

Fix:

- Sync no longer builds/deploys Hugo drafts.

Have a play at sitejs.org

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