Kevin Mok :archlinux: boosted

I don't think you really need a business card nowadays, but I had fun making an HTML one anyway. ๐Ÿ˜€

Where has this been all my life? Greatest todo manager I've ever seen!

When you really want Twitch emotes on your Riot server such that you turn on URL previews and get a domain just to host the emotes. ๐Ÿ˜…

Cool video about how Unicode solved the space issues with ASCII.

Characters, Symbols and the Unicode Miracle - Computerphile

Kevin Mok :archlinux: boosted

~โœฟ* My history with JavaScript *โœฟ~

*JavaScript introduced to Netscape*
:blobowo: "This is cool"

*AJAX appears*
:blobuwu: "Yes, useful"

*Early 'port X to JS' experiments*
:blobowo: "Haha it's a fun experiment"

:blobthinkingeyes: ".. um"

*Production software moves to webapps*
:blobnervous: "Wait"

*Electron everywhere*
:blobtired: "Oh no"

Given both options, does anyone choose to use a cloud over a home server?

Kevin Mok :archlinux: boosted

There's a Minetest challenge in Google CTF 2019, where you need to solve a gigantic mesecons logic network. Here is an awesome video by @LiveOverflow:

Forum topic:

TIL that m marks horizontal position too in . :vim:

Knew for awhile now that you could get back to the same line using ', but didn't know that you could back to the exact same horizontal position using ` (backtick character). Neat!

Just removed the entire root partition this time, extracted the tar onto the clean partition, actually finished the upgrade this time and bam - finally back on my fresh, up-to-date OS with no reinstalling of the OS or programs. What a ride, but at least I know that my backups work now... ๐Ÿ˜… (2/2)

Just recovered from a bricked install for the first time... Accidentally broke it a few days ago when I made the mistake of only partially upgrading some packages.

Used a tar backup to overwrite my root partition, but that caused a lot of conflicting packages errors. Eventually fixed all of them and tried doing a full system upgrade when a power outage hit and bricked the install again. (1/2)

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