Next FOSDEM: 6 & 7 February 2021, online
FOSDEM 2021 will take place on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February 2021 as an online event.
Please bear with us while we work out the specifics. Further details and calls for participation will be announced in the coming weeks.
Today I learned that zip unpacking requires random access. So it can't be used with streaming in node.js without buffering the whole file. My use case involves downloading data file using the master.zip from a GitHub repo URL. Can I get a different archive format? One that is compatible with streaming and pipe in node?
**How does Earth sustain its magnetic field?**
"Life as we know it could not exist without Earth's magnetic field and its ability to deflect dangerous ionizing particles. It is continuously generated by the motion of liquid iron in Earth's outer core, a phenomenon called the geodynamo. Despite its fundamental importance, many questions remain unanswered about…"
@sagethesagesage @bumbervevo I read after buying that they made models with two different WiFi cards. One was supported natively in Linux, one not. Also I never managed to get the separate GPU working without the laptop getting really hot. So I just settled for using the igpu. Which is fine for coding. And I use i3 with no fancy graphics.
I see a lot of people already half way through #100DaysToOffload and I'm still procrastinating about starting. Now I'm exporting and converting my old medium posts as part of the process of going back to a static site generator for my site. Also f#@*k medium.
This 8gb #raspberrypi with an nvme SSD is pretty sweet. Probably could have got a decent secondhand computer for the amount I've spent now... But this is definitely more fun.
I think I'll give this #100DaysToOffload thing a try when I've finished converting my blog from wordpress back to a static site generator. I just need to stop procrastinating by trying every SSG out there until I find the one I like best
The game I made for playing with friends during lockdown is getting played all over the world. I hope everyone has painfully large belly laughs like I do each time we play https://jots.club
I made a game to play with friends on zoom during lockdown. They loved it so much I was persuaded to release it as an app too: https://jots.club - if you're looking for a funny game to play with friends, give it a try. I'd love more feedback if you play it. Thanks!
But 5G doesn't give you cancer. It won't make you sick. And...god, I am getting stupider just thinking about typing this, coronavirus is not a false-flag op to disguise the illnesses that 5G is secretly creating.
The reason I have to mention that is that the conspiracyverse is full of that specific theory, and it's inspiring people to COMMIT ARSON and torch 5G towers.
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