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if you want to store a JSON object as value into make sure to set the valueEncoding: ‘json’ option otherwise it will be handled as utf-8 string and you get surprising side effects when reading the value later...

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Feeling a bit dump right now... want to iterate over the keys in a database in ... found this api description:, but it won't work... anyone a quick tip or link to a source sample? <3

How not to fight a global pandemic (German article)!

Gist: there have been more focus on protecting the vaccine and its formula then getting them into the hands of as many ppl as possible... 30 mio doses used in western countries vs. 25 (!!!) in underdeveloped ones 😮😢 —

I'm surprised that they allowed adblocking addons to begin with. I guess they wanted to capture the users in their walled garden before before closing the gates. :)

In between I hooked up my old PC & noticed how well I’ve already integrated the into my workflow & how strange it felt to move back to my former desktop. Even though it was meant to be an experimental device in the beginning it has already become my daily driver.

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This afternoon when trying out a newer kernel & panfrost driver my suddenly went dark. After a sort shock I thought it might just got low on battery & tried to charge it... but it didn’t power on even then. I got a little nervous that I bricked it somehow & started searching the wiki @PINE64. Everything was nicely documented for self-servicing it. Even if I would have bricked it, I could have bought a new board & replace it easily. Luckily pressing RESET on the board did the trick.

January Update!

- Announcing @mobian CE

- keyboard progress update

- and production news

- podcast in Feb

- New website is now up

- software news

- Red & firmware update

and much more!

This is why I prefer commandline applications.

TLDR; simplicity, automatability and aesthetics.

Coming back to my C/GTK programming objective... just started with the obvious Hello World using my preferred Neovim setup with ccls... linker still gives me some issues. Btw: can someone recommend learning material on this matter? Preferably in printed form...

Maybe you should make it safe to turn on your computer too

Do you remember when Facebook bought WhatsApp and they told us that WhatsApp won't be sharing any data with Facebook?

"WhatsApp Will Delete Your Account If You Don't Agree Sharing Data With Facebook"

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