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dear maintainers,

gh pr list --state open | grep "docs" | awk '{print $1}' | xargs gh pr close

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It takes a significant amount of effort to un-clutch yourself from the addicting aspect of social media.

Dark patterns and dopamine inducing internet 'points' are validation measures crafted to force your brain into coming back (to that conversation).

The first step is identifying these exist. The next step may be cold-turkey or gradual retreat depending on how you function. It's tough, but doable. Gaining back that control is fun.

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Hi all,

The company I work for (recently surpassed 500 full-time employees) is looking for helpdesk technicians and Sysadmins in the Montreal and Quebec City areas. If you're interested or want more information, send me a DM or an email at linuxliaison@fastmail.com.

If you know someone who's looking for a job, send them my way :)

How do you personally prefer non-technical ?

Time for browsers to integrate context-mapping into their bookmark managers.

The current ones are reverse chronologically arranged links within folders. It can be so much more than that.

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Friend: I want to follow what's up with my favorite topics. But there's too much signal to noise ratio on birdsite and the likes. [...] wish there was an alternative where I'm not bombarded with random people's thoughts on the topic.

All but one other person in the group chat: Allow us to introduce something called RSS feeds 😅

You discover a time machine which can only take you forward in time. A one way trip.

1. Do you take the ride?

2. If yes, what year do you decide and why?

I learned about these alternatives to git today.

Which one do you use and why?

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"Enable your 2FA, before they do it for you"

- my professor on scammers [circa 2018]

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OMG, am dying!!!

Someone used the bug GitHub refused to fix, that allows you to add a commit to a repo you don’t control... to upload YouTube-dl to the DMCA request repo on GitHub.

github.com/github/dmca/tree/41

Fosstodon is cool as in, one toot on (the local timeline) tells you all that's happening with an open source project.

And the very next toot gives you a tiny glimpse into someone's life, like a collective mini-journal - free from algorithms.

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If you want to leave GitHub due to their recent bad behavior but still need a presence there, you can absolutely do that.

What FOSS developers provide them is credibility. If you move your cool projects elsewhere and mirror them to Github with a pointer to the real repo, the message is clear: you're only on Github because you have to be.

Boycotting $BIG_COMPANY 95% of the time is almost as effective as boycotting it 100% of the time; this isn't an all-or-nothing deal.

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Requesting users to vote. Boosts appreciated.

What do you reckon is a realistic timeline for the phone to be "mainstream ready"?

Question : How many monitors does your setup have?

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