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RT @Foone@twitter.com: So, fun fact you may not know (or have forgotten) about PC expansion cards:
They are chiral! That is, they have a "handedness". ISA cards are left handed, PCI cards are right handed.
twitter.com/Foone/status/98581

RT @SarahJamieLewis@twitter.com: "we can't secure the internet without maintaining a giant database of who owns which domain names" is what happens when you fill an entire profession of people who think authority is a synonym for security.
twitter.com/SarahJamieLewis/st

Plot twist: this is actually a parody account and that makes it even more hilarious. twitter.com/BuyBritishMilk/sta

RT @sortiecat@twitter.com: I've just released version 1.0 of rw(1), my replacement for dd(1) improved with useful dashed options and good defaults. It's portable to DragonFly, Haiku, Hurd, Illumos, Linux, macOS, Midipix, Minix, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Sortix, and WSL.

You can get rw(1) at sortix.org/rw/
twitter.com/sortiecat/status/9

Gmail enters the "extend" phase of Embrace, Extend, Extinguish by creating new proprietary features for email then forcing non-gmail users the view the mail through a link with Google Login (and sometimes SMS confirmation!)

arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/0

RT @AnnaGHughes@twitter.com: My friends, expecting a beautiful high resolution image taken by a professional astrophotographer: So Anna, what does that star you study actually look like?

Me:
twitter.com/AnnaGHughes/status

I must have opened a lot more container tabs already, but maybe they only started tracking this now.

But wait, what... gamification in Firefox?

"Does The Internet Route Around Damage in 2018?"

The #RIPE NCC has studied the #DECIX outage caused by the power failure at Interxion FRA5.

labs.ripe.net/Members/emileabe

RT @attacus_au@twitter.com: me: "cool article, gonna share with my friends"
me: *copies link*
me: *pastes link*
me: *backspaces the two additional lines of tagging and analytics trackers*
me: *sends*
twitter.com/attacus_au/status/

RT @other_shoe@twitter.com: Gandalf standing in front of the Gates of Moria trying to remember a password makes a lot more sense to me now than it did in 1984.
twitter.com/other_shoe/status/

The Botometer gave me a score of 28%, representing the likelihood of being a bot. botometer.iuni.iu.edu/

RT @sortiecat@twitter.com: I continue to test POSIX corner cases on every OS (DragonFly, FreeBSD, Haiku, Hurd, Linux, macOS, Minix, NetBSD, OpenBSD, SunOS, Sortix, ...).

What actually happens if you open a regular file with O_RDONLY | O_TRUNC?
twitter.com/sortiecat/status/9

RT @ralphholz@twitter.com: *Please* RT if you have to do a "man useradd/man adduser" every time you want to create a user because you just cannot recall which one is which.

This has been going on for years for me.
twitter.com/ralphholz/status/9

RT @hanno@twitter.com: GNU Patch has now committed a patch that's supposed to disable the ed-command-injection, but it's not disabling ed patches. I'm not entirely sure how all that works (no idea about ed), I think some people should review if that all makes sense git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patc
twitter.com/hanno/status/98220

Never seen this one before. UTF-8, but displayed as a hex string.