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Hey,,,, I will not buy any more books from you until you stop harassing the Internet Archive with lawsuits, and I will advice everyone I know to do the same.

RT Excited to share our new work, the first preprint from my postdoc with and my first paper on Euplotes.
"A unicellular walker embodies a finite state machine"
We tackled the question "how does a single cell walk?"

Read on to learn more

Dear Mastodon, we're ~60 followers away from 12K! Can you help us get there?

Help by spreading the word that:

🔵 Privacy is a human right.

🔵 Tracking & surveillance are widespread on the internet.

🔵 Tor is a nonprofit that can help you take back your privacy online.

It's fixed already but just learnt about the utf8 exploit for gnu-screen that also affects xterm (CVE-2021-27135):

RT Yikes, someone found a buffer overflow in GNU screen that's reachable via irssi... it's almost like the old days. The reporter says it was found in the wild, apparently used to DoS a minecraft server. 🤷‍♂️

(or about 10 times Argentina, if you prefer that unit 🙃)

To understand why this is important: A study from 2015 shows that in the US idle loads from domestic electrical equipments consume 1375 TWh/year. These are millions of metric tons of CO2 emitted annually for no reason.

One cool thing I found here in the UK is that switched plugs are very common. It may seem silly at first (I mean, after all you can just unplug the cable) but it really changed my behavior literally overnight: I now turn off almost everything when not using a device.

During the weekend I ported my (abandoned) Octopress blog to Hakyll, which uses Pandoc to render LaTeX & Markdown to HTML. Look at those beautiful random formulas :D

RT Today, 40 organisations launch the ECI calling on the EU to ban biometric mass surveillance.

Are YOU with us? Sign for a BAN & .

We act to protect our humanity, a life of dignity and a future shaped by us, not algorithms.


RT Feeling v humanlike after passing a Captcha test on the fifth try 🥺

It only took me 20+ years to understand how to use the Common UNIX Printing System 💁

You know it's bad when Haskell says: "panic! (the 'impossible' happened)" 😂

It took about 30 minutes to compile Pandoc 😕 is GHC getting slower or is Pandoc getting abysmally more complex?

I am now thinking this issue with may genuinely be a bug as I have recently migrated my account from an US phone number to an UK one, but I have not yet changed my Google Play region, so there might be some conflict between APIs and client versions.

By the way,, your FAQ indicates that if I want to delete my account I have to do it through your app, but this is currently impossible due to the notice. This seems to infringe the UK GDPR / DPA... and I guess I will have to make a complaint with the ICO to find out 🤔

So,, I thought you said that "no one will have their account suspended" on February 8, but now I can't get past this screen. Should I assume this is a bug?
(this is v2.21.2.18 on Android 10 in the UK)

RT More than 30 hours of GPS and GLONASS spoofing on the Black Sea in the last two days. We got a bunch of reports of GNSS-dependent critical infrastructure failures.

So it finally happened: I can't skip the notice anymore. Fortunately almost all of my family and friends are already using Signal and Telegram.

A couple of weeks ago I decided to remove Haskell from my Arch Linux laptop due to the hight amount of dependencies I required to update each time I updated my system. Today I replaced the standard Arch package install with ghcup and so far so good! 😄

Just wanted to say that Eli Bendersky's website is one of the most didactic and coolest programming blogs I have ever read. Thank you for all those great articles 😊

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