Over-Engineering Show more

reddit, r/linux, trolls, brigading? Show more


"Google bosses have tried to contain the anger by shutting down employee access to documents about the China search engine. Following leaks from an all-hands staff meeting last month, sources said, the company has tightened rules so that employees working remotely can no longer view a livestream of the meetings on their own computers — they can only watch them inside a designated room at a Google office overseen by managers."

yeah that'll work

"If work were good for you, the rich would leave none for the poor." - Haitian proverb (alleged)

- a microSD card weighs somewhere around 0.4g
- the highest capacity microSD that's easily available is 256GB
- a trebuchet can throw a 90kg projectile over 300m

90kg worth of microSD cards is 225,000 of them

Therefore a trebuchet can throw 57.6PB of data over 300m

This would have the highest throughput of any telecommunications network ever created

Pubs/restaurants in train stations should list an "average cooking time" so you know how long you have to get it and eat or before your next train.

Some weird point I keep seeing on Birdsite is that CWs steal due attention and deserved views away from content creators...

What happens in actuality: [CW: Horny, Strange Fetishes, Don't Open Unless You're Down to Clown]


Modern Postman Pat is "Postman Pat SDS", "Special Delivery Service", where he appears to work for a courier outfit with no respect for his personal time. Genuinely not even kidding.

Star Trek TNG spoilers, extremely relatable Show more

announcing fediverse.space -- an interactive map of active mastodon and pleroma communities. check it out and lemme know what you think <3


uspol/elections screaming at your monitor edition Show more

Big news in #OpenAccess:

- No more embargoes
- No more copyright transfer
- No hybrid journals
- A cap on APCs

...for practically all European-funded research from 2020 onwards. It's called #planS, and it's fantastic!


uspol, red hats Show more

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