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The Unisys ICON 2 is one of my favourite computers of all time. I learned Turing and C on these, and also spent a lot of time playing games before school. These ran QNX and were my first experience with a Unix-like OS. The Ontario government destroyed the computers and software and they are now incredibly rare.

There are some pictures of one of the few working ICONs here:
reddit.com/r/retrobattlestatio

Wiki:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unisys_I

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Hello everyone. I've been an user and enthusiast for nearly ten years. I don't work in tech so unfortunately I have no real life friends who share my interest in .

I'm currently trying to get better at and as I transition away from using Excel/VBA for data analysis at work.

My other interests include .


Freshly cleaned and disinfected. I run Windows in a VM on the right for work.

Ministry of Health wants to stop infection spreading though workplaces, shops & transport, & have commissioned famous British cartoonist H.M. Bateman to persuade the public:

and we are live!!!

Intergalactic Wasabi Mix

w/ @snowdusk_ (ME!)

pls tune in!

anonradio.net/listen

tonite is 80s nite!!!

On your opinion, which sort of project is generally more successful, #software, or #construction?

Boosts welcome.

#projectmanagement
#IT #programming
#infrastructure
#engineering

The new Chrono Romancer EP, Krieger, is available for download on bandcamp and streaming on all major streaming platforms!
(Just search for "Chrono Romancer" 😃 )

My wife, our friends, and I worked hard to make this happen. Give it a listen!

I'm still looking for a good instance to post it up on...

@nebunez I've been listening to your music at work a lot. I appreciate it.

I realized today is the Superb Owl. I thought I'd watch the second half, but it's so hard to pay attention when they keep stopping for commercials.

TLDR man pages, a simplified, entry-level alternative to official man pages.

tldr.sh/

This is a very cool project that will hopefully make Linux more accessible. For more advanced commands, you'll likely need the regular man page, but these TLDR version should serve as a good entry point to noobs like me. :)

In today's WTF news... Opera - yes, the browser company - "has made a dramatic pivot into predatory short-term loans in Africa and India" hindenburgresearch.com/opera-p

Mine and my wife's band finally got our first single up on YouTube. Here's an link for you foss-lovers <3

invidio.us/watch?v=La6cYXlNc-M

New features are available on Jami! A new major release of Jami "Free as in Freedom" has been launched.

Learn more about the new features: jami.net/free-as-in-freedom/

Install Privacy Badger and protect yourself from third-party trackers in your web browser. eff.org/pb

Here's a flow chart of how the fediverse works.

You don't ever see all of the fediverse from one instance. The vast majority of what you see is people followed by people on your instance.

Hashtag searches are limited to that, too.

So if you want to make your bit of the fediverse good, you have to:

1) Boost cool stuff to all your followers on other instances, especially if they contain hashtags;

2) Use hashtags.

#mastodon #meta #FAQ

Money is really tight right now until I receive the first grant payment.

Any help is very appreciated!

paypal.me/dansup

“The rise of the potentially monopolistic web platform also creates a new opportunity – in fact, an urgent new mission. Mozilla is no longer fighting for market share of its browser: it is fighting for the future of the web...” via The Observer theguardian.com/technology/201

‘Absolutely No Mercy’: Leaked Files Expose How China Organized Mass Detentions of Muslims | New York Times

More than 400 pages of internal documents obtained by The Times reveal how the demands of top officials, including President Xi Jinping, led to the creation of the indoctrination camps in the Xinjiang region that have long been shrouded in secrecy.

#china

nytimes.com/interactive/2019/1

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