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We agree sponsors shouldn't control content. Unlike most other conferences, we never sell keynotes or talk spots & we don't give sponsors access to program committee. #Copyleftconf sponsors get a thank you but no control. "Saying thank you"!="Saying they're the 'good guys'".

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'We've detected that JavaScript is disabled in your browser. Would you like to proceed to an older version of Twitter?'

[Yes]

'We've detected that JavaScript is disabled in your browser. Would you like to proceed to legacy Twitter?'

[Yes]

'We've detected that JavaScript is disabled in your browser. Would you like to proceed to legacy Twitter?'

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I wonder how they ended up with two different versions of the error message and the process still not working.

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✨New year, new identity! @ring becomes @Jami Go follow our new account to not miss the news and updates. Thank you for your support! #jami #communications #privacy #tech

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XMPP<->Matrix bridging is working pretty well; feels a bit like making First Contact! Here's matrix.to/#/#matrix-35c3:matri as seen from the xmpp:35c3@conf.xmpp.matrix.org side. In theory #_xmpp_<server>_<localpart>:matrix.org should let you join any MUC. #XMPP #35C3

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An article about sr.ht on #LWN (paywall)

A new free-software forge: sr.ht [LWN.net]

lwn.net/Articles/775963/

@sir

If a language has functions as values (receives and returns functions), only immutable data types and good sugar for partial application of functions, do you even need or care for closures that capture arbitrary outside values in scope? Besides syntax.

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The only way to stop a bad man with a straw is a good man with a sea turtle

New hardware-agnostic side-channel attack works against Windows and Linux - redd.it/ae84fl

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C programming is more fun if you consider it an esolang

The OP theme for the "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime" is really nice and one of the few ones I actually watch and listen to every week.

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Reportedly, in Tokyo, local gangs have started using drones to transport drugs across the city.

In response, the police are using net-carrying drones to try to capture these packets mid-air.

The gangs are counter-attacking with their own net-drones to try and drop police drones.

In a statement with the Tokyo police, they say they "Haven't had this much fun in years"

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@veer66 @jalcine @mishari and 2) some providers throttle connections to some ridiculous 2G speeds after the bandwidth has been used up. This usually coincides with some very urgent need to access the information. I am also very often confronted with very bad network conditions when traveling (trains, cars, tunnels, underground lines, whatever).
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