I had a dream last night that I wrote some vitally important code (like world-saving?) but it wouldn't run because I wrote it for Python 2.7 and the world-saving computer it was for only had Python 3 installed.

Only YOU can prevent a worst-case nightmare scenario. Write your code in Python 3.

when I first ran D&D, my grandmother, who had bought fully into the IT'S SATANISM hype, insisted on sitting and watching the first session

about an hour in, she threw her hands up and yelled 'THIS IS JUST MATH' and stormed off

Current status: xkcd.com/806/

"Hey, your password reset mails don't reach my mail server."
"Hi, I've sent you a password reset mail, please check your spam folder."

Hey, ops-y people.
What's the *simplest* website monitoring thing you know that I can hook up to send me alerts via xmpp? (if need be I can just add my xmpp thingy as a CLI hook script.

This is for personal and one notch above "I don't care". Not pingdom/statuscake, please.

Preferably self-hosted and minimal.

When 90% of your Google+ timeline is about migration :P

In Spanish, if you end a sentence with the 🙂 emoji, you have to start it with the 🙃 emoji

I'm not great with asking for things but here goes:

If you or someone you know has a PA-RISC machine that works with #OpenBSD and is no longer wanted, please let me know I am in need of one. (Do not offer me machines that you still want and/or are still using.)

Feel free to boost.

Lifehack: Niemand kann dich ausnutzen, wenn du nutzlos bist

Robot soldiers shot with unmatched accuracy. Ammunition manufacturers employed hackers to make them miss more.
To save money, the army programmed the robots to just play the sound of a round being fired, and hoped nobody would notice.

If you'd like exercise with a live Rails codebase or want to contribute to Lobsters, I've tagged a bunch of issues to invite new contributors: lobste.rs/s/cmyzc8

@thomasfuchs Saw this on the birdsite and it's now one of my favorite #retrocomputing peripherals. A real C64 espresso maker.

OK, so yesterday I heard about 4DX ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4DX ) and how awesome it is and the cinema close to the hotel is supposed to have that.

So the website says: This movie is in 4DX
So the lady at the counter says: This movie is in 4DX

Now the problem is that the movie was just plain old Infinity War in 2D. In Spanish (this I had anticipated). On the upside, wasn't too hard to follow the plot because I'd seen it. Also it was 2,62 EUR. Still meh, wanted to try 4DX.

Here are some of my fictional books that embody this magic+math aesthetic:

TIL: There's hardly (no) teletext in NTSC countries.

Aha, on Twitter it's a star to interact, but the "look at it" says "x likes" - this is indeed better.

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