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Symmetry Autumn of Code for the D programming language.

We are hiring mature hackers with a strong moral compass and an orientation towards excellence.

Parents: are your kids exchanging vi keymaps?

wtf: one word forward, then to the first 'f'

LOL: insert a new line with a single 'L' just above bottom of screen.

fml: move to one character past the next 'm'

tbh: move to two characters before the next 'b'

dtf: delete to 'f'

Data-mining reveals that 80% of books published 1924-63 never had their copyrights renewed and are now in the public domain
boingboing.net/2019/08/01/80pc

Siri records fights, doctor’s appointments, and sex (and contractors hear it) - Enlarge / "Siri, define the word "surprising.'" "Okay. Ask me to define the word 'mother' twice, th... more: arstechnica.com/?p=1542479 #artificalintelligence #apple #voice #tech #siri

A few months ago I finally reached my limit with LastPass' continual price gouging and decided to migrate to Bitwarden. My only regret is not having done it sooner.

Why I migrated from LastPass to Bitwarden | Ctrl blog

ctrl.blog/entry/migrating-to-b

I mean cool, okay, those are news but... why on Linux.com??? Why is a website that should be about Linux talking about Microsoft and Azure Marketplace and voting machines that run Microsoft's software?

I don't really expect an answer that's different from "cause they pay", but if it happens that you have one, please enlighten me.

Oh and the "latest" news about Linux desktop (click on the "Desktop" category) are from April. Yeah... Nice and cool...

Watch "DConf 2019: Mad With Power The Hunt for New Compile Time Idioms -- Ethan Watson" on YouTube
youtu.be/rSY78Hu8DqI

"The student is a stoical slave: the more chains authority binds him with, the freer he thinks he is. Like his new family, the university, he sees himself as the most “independent” social being, whereas he is in fact directly subjected to the two most powerful systems of social authority: the family and the state. As their well-behaved, grateful and submissive child, he shares and embodies all the values and mystifications of the system. The illusions that formerly had to be imposed on white-collar workers are now willingly internalized and transmitted by the mass of future petty functionaries."

~The Situationist International ('On the Poverty of Student Life,' 1966)

Sadly, this is even truer now than it was back in the days. I see many people 'succeeding' in my academic environment at the cost of intellectual surrender. The students yield so easily to capital and the state because they believe they will be taken care of when they do so. It is a total mistake.

Not So Fast: Analyzing the Performance of WebAssembly vs. Native Code | USENIX
usenix.org/conference/atc19/pr. Pretty good for the platform independence

My talk from #DevOpsDays Des Moines has been published! If you are looking for ways to improve communication with your customers and community, take a look at how @gitlab utilizes an #opensource handbook and values transparency. youtu.be/zSWhd9eiVHw

A little more about dpp, the piece of pure magic that allows you to just `#include` C APIs and some C++ APIs just like that in your #dlang project:

dlang.org/blog/2019/04/08/proj…

Some guys at work were discussing but were complaining that they weren't getting the results they wanted.

Their poor heads nearly exploded when I demonstrated search bangs...

A: dns record
AA: battery
AAA: battery
AAAA: dns record
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