@mike
I only got as far as Trig in college, so maybe I'm missing something, but I don't see how this makes mathematical sense. I do see the pattern, though.

I just ventured into the Federated timeline for a moment and realized just how appropriate the word "toot" is for what's coming out of some people.

Ironically, Project Gutenberg, the US-based repository of public domain ebooks, which is named after a German printer, is blocking access from Germany because of a copyright issue in the German courts over a few of its books.

cand.pglaf.org/germany/index.h

@kev
Maybe the user for backup is different than you think it is, like it is ftp or daemon or something. I go through this dance installing WordPress in XAMPP all the time. Usually I forget to write permissions for group, though.

@kev
Are you sure that www-data is the group for the directory and that group has write permissions?

I'm rewatching Doug Crockford's Monads and Gonads video. I thought I'd heard that sentiment about explaining monads before.

monad (mōˈnădˌ)
n. Any programming concept that cannot be effectively explained to someone who doesn't already know it.

I just installed Haskell and I'm diving into a tutorial. If I don't make it out, please tell my family I love them.

@ringu
Welcome back to Linux. On Debian-based systems the apt command has pretty much replaced apt-get and aptitude has some nice features. So my advice is to take some time to learn those on the command line.

@colomar
By the way, I have nothing against the Linux Mint project. I was a longtime user. I may try their Debian edition someday. I just wanted to work with plain Debian for a while. And we all draw lines in different places, and at different times, but I decided those actions by Canonical showed their true colors, so I bailed.

Since @vancha mentioned RISC-V the other day, I've been interested in the architecture. If you can read Spanish or Chinese there's a free pdf download of "The RISC-V Reader" at riscvbook.com.

"Access denied. Your IP address is blacklisted. If you feel this is in error please contact your hosting provider's abuse department."

If you try to avoid the big tech companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft, do you use their development tools or services such as AngularJS, React or GitHub?

Does editing a python script in vim while drinking Heineken make me honorary Dutch?

@joseph
I don't have a lot of data on my phone, but I did lose text messages and my call log.

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