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Getting started with adventofcode, and I feel like I'm learning pretty quickly. First time implementing a binary search. These problems could be pretty useful teaching my CS class some programming: implement some simple algorithms.

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Websites are like "in order to deliver the best experience blah blah blah blah"

I don't want you to deliver an experience, I want you to deliver some HTML
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"truth or dare"


"what's your credit card number, the expiration date, and the three digits on the back"
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As if useless use of cat wasn't enough, today I saw somebody use

$ dd if=somefile | less

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Late last week, the RIAA sent a legal threat to Github, claiming that the popular (and absolutely lawful) tool youtube-dl (which allows users to download Youtube videos for offline viewing, editing and archiving) violated Section 1201 of the #DMCA.


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Was hyped for today, started a while ago. Good talks all around. Anyone else watching?

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Interesting article about the activist use of , a P2P mesh network: “ News Media Are Testing Decentralized Tech to Resist Censorship”

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What the bloody fuck,

Forcing Protonmail to adopt in app purchases or threatening to kick their app from the store. If that's not the most Mafia thing ever…

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Documentation left as an exercise to the reader
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Google banned LBRY Android from the Playstore without warning and for contrived reasons.

This video details their exact communications, reasoning, and hypocrisy.

We believe we are being targeted due to big creators fleeing YouTube for LBRY.

Please share 🙏

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We in the computing industry are very concerned about the "unknowable actions of politicians."

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i'm making a new generative text disaster and i need your help:

1. plz volunteer your account as tribute (your posts get added to the corpus)

2. give me the names of imagined archives

plz boost if u don't mind! 🙏🏻

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Has anyone become IRL friends with someone they met on #mastodon ?

Please boost I'm curious

I finally got round to setting up LSP with my neovim config (using
This is so awesome! Why didn't I do this before?

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Desktop environments: Use this graphical process control tool!
Me: alacritty -e htop

Set up caps2esc so make my capslock key more useful! It used to just be escape, but now if I hold it down it becomes control!

Enjoy because it's so awesome (more plugins there as well, like space2meta).

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Woke: ed(1) is the standard text editor
Broke: Asprin is the standard painkiller

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