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@sobsz @meejah Oh! I totally missed this. Thanks for highlighting it 👍

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@cypnk @meejah "Notice: This product is not for sale. If you see it being sold anywhere, it is fake and does not work. HyperFace is an artwork available only for exhibition. The print, made in 2016, is now technically outdated."
ahprojects.com/hyperface/

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What you are referring to as GNU/Linux is actually three Emacs sessions in a trenchcoat.

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Thxgiving 

@Hbomberguy@twitter.com

I'm glad the USA is commemorating thanksgiving the traditional way, needlessly killing thousands of people by exposing them to a disease
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the rest of the story didn’t load for a bit and i was like ‘wow! i respect how succinct this is’

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FLOSS quality and UX 

@meejah
that happens on org to individual level yes, but as I said if the tool company uses is not easy, and there is an easy option that people can use individuals will gravitate. as I said thats how google calendar got where it is. there were other calendar tools /integration tools organizations were using when it showed up.
@cstanhope

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@bclindner
1995: "The internet sees censorship as damage, and routes around it."

2020: "One shitty company had a bad day, now nothing on the internet works."

Ah, progress.

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Interesting OS security project: spectrum-os.org

* each app runs in a separate KVM container
* each VM is generated by a derivation
* graphics output is composited together via wayland/virtio

The idea is not too dissimilar to
, with the following main differences:

* Xen -> KVM
* Fedora/Debian ->
* Xorg -> wayland/virtio

You can read more about the details here: spectrum-os.org/design.html

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Package maintainers: never EVER log to console when people import your library.

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"Twitter names famed hacker 'Mudge' as head of security" Well let me know when they hire Acid Burn.

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@meejah I'm pretty sure YACC is an assembly-only compiler that's very easy to manually audit and is used to build a copy of GCC that's then used to build a GCC-built GCC, eliminating the Thompson issue.

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Friends, my twitter account has been hijacked and is now spewing crap. I've reported it and I've done all I can to get it back but I'm still waiting... daniel.haxx.se/blog/2020/11/16

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"Fun" in the sense that I'd probably rather try to build a really old GCC than determine why "some unit test" is overwriting a global in 's tempdir so that it's unicode not "str" and then everything is sad. Because there's still Python2 code.

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It's kind of fun thinking of "bootstrapping" a trusted compiler from some old sources. Like some sort of master handing down their tools to the apprentice.

"Now, I bestow upon you my most trusted C compiler...artisanally compiled from ancient scrolls using only an 8088 chip"

The oldest thing I have is also the first C compiler I ever used, the ECO-C88 on 5.25" floppy.

p.s. Also I just looked up that Ken Thompson paper, and it credits "[4] Unknown Air Force Document" for the idea (!!)

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“Cancel Thanksgiving” while millions of people are supposed to go to in-person jobs every day is such an obvious bad faith take that it makes my head hurt every time I see it.

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Looks like the answer is... about exactly an hour to covert from Gitlab CI to Sourcehut CI. And it only took me twelve tries, which is awesome with a nice edit/try loop on the CI. Thanks, @sir!

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you're god damn right i'm mad enough to flood your timeline about cloudflare over a 15 minute outage, i am very tired of the many ways that capitalism has hijacked a communications network that stands as one of the most impressive technological human accomplishments and fucking ruined it for profit

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