You may have three wishes.

- I wish that wish counts were represented as unsigned 64-bit integers.
- I wish that no underflow checks were performed on wish counts.
- I wish to have three fewer wishes.

Induction stoves are just wireless charging for your food


Sysadmins: "It's secure because it's in a container"


"Wrong turns on the path to success are not failures, they are simply iterations. Both science and art are iterative processes that include wrong turns. And those wrong turns aren't outliers, they are part of that process"

-- Adam Savage

just a reminder that instance admins will never ask for your password for any reason! there's no reason for us to need it

so if someone ever DMs you and asks for a password, report that DM! It's definitely a scam

I filled out a survey today that had a "comments" field, which was restricted to 50 characters. So I wrote:

"50 char restriction makes useful comments impossib"

Finally, the fediverse icon mosaic is finished - and I love the result :blobheartcat:

#art #mastoart #fediverse #inkscape

Australian weather events 

#xkcd #gammaTest Coordinate Precision - 40 digits: You are optimistic about our understanding of the nature of distance itself. - Mon, 01 Jul 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - #poweredByAwk

Because it can't be posted enough... The Hubble extreme deep field. With the exception of a few foreground stars from our own Galaxy, every object you see in this image is a galaxy.

Take care of yourself so you can keep being awesome.

Remember guys: The 'S" in 'IoT' stands for 'Security'

Things that don't mean you're insecure:

✅ taking selfies
✅ posting about your successes
✅ being a perfectionist

Things that do mean you're insecure:

🛑 submitting personal information over a http request

I just don't understand why they would ship it in such a large box, not to mention with so much plastic cushioning. Its a book, there's no need for all of this. I would've been happy if it arrived in a taped-up paper bag.

You could fit at least 20 of those books in this box.


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