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a DEC Alpha running NetBSD just made it to 4 years of uptime.

You need neither PWA nor AMP to make your website load fast
tonsky.me/blog/pwa/

"Microsoft is officially giving up on an independent shared platform for the internet. By adopting Chromium, Microsoft hands over control of even more of online life to Google. [..] If you care about what’s happening with online life today, take another look at Firefox. It’s radically better than it was 18 months ago — Firefox once again holds its own when it comes to speed and performance. "

blog.mozilla.org/blog/2018/12/

Cirrus CI have joined sr.ht in offering hosted CI with support for FreeBSD build images. Free for open source cirrus-ci.org/guide/FreeBSD/

Given that there’s ongoing work to build a #Rust version of #DAT (datrs.yoshuawuyts.com/), I thought I might as well learn the language (it is nice – feels not too dissimilar to Swift so far).

Started working through the Rust book (doc.rust-lang.org/book/2018-ed) tonight. I’m pushing the solutions to the exercises as I work through them. If there’s a better way to do something that’s Rust-specific, please feel free to comment, etc. :)

source.ind.ie/rust-book-exerci

"A simple LM3915 based VU meter" by Mohit Bhoite.

This guy's site is full of beautiful free form electronics.

bhoite.com/

Australia’s capital city Canberra viewed from Mt. Ainslie. Featuring Anzac Parade, Old Parliament House, (new) Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin.

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Oh my, PocketCHIP friends look at this DIY PChip replacement. They are using a Pi 3B+ and the pimoroni Hyperpixel display plus a diy keyboard and 3D printed case.

Just finished new article about power management in FreeBSD system.

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗼 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗲 - 𝗙𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗕𝗦𝗗 𝗣𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁

vermaden.wordpress.com/2018/11

#verblog #freebsd #power #battery #laptop #desktop

It will be nice when all the jobs aren’t doing blockchain things

“What platforms are to developing on?”, from the Rust 2018 survey results. BSD is small but present!

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The responses on this issue... wow. Some people are so entitled and just want everything for free and do no work themselves github.com/dominictarr/event-s

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