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Thanks to YouTube for breaking Invidious and youtube-dl. They added an obscure API that can change at any time and developers of both tools don't know what to do. I think Google will add Digital Restrictions Management there soon..

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Is anyone doing plaintext accounting? I recently started with Ledger and I'm enjoying it so far.

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let's do something fun, I'm thinking of making my own (neo)vim :vim: cheatsheet , would you guys contribute any recommendations of useful things? perhaps this can become a blogpost

Boosts appreciated

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Last year, we spent 51 days at sea during the passage from Japan to Canada, it was the hardest thing we had ever done. We kept a physical logbook of daily happenings onboard. This is that logbook, revised, and with a ton of extra notes.

hundredrabbits.itch.io/busy-do

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In late 2020, a coalition of predatory, money-losing, private-equity backed companies ran a $200m disinformation campaign that resulted in the passage of California's Prop 22, legalizing worker misclassification and mass-scale labor law violations.

pluralistic.net/2020/10/14/fin

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Much discourse also about the bad state of the Church, and how the Clergy are come to be men of no worth in the world; and, as the world do now generally discourse, they must be reformed; and I believe the Hierarchy will in a little time be shaken, whether they will or no.

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Pablo Hasél, a rapper from Spain, has been sentenced to prison for singing against the crown.

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if you want more hard-sci-fi unfiction by me, here's a slide deck for a university lecture from a world where physics works differently than us suricrasia.online/unfiction/CS

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If, like me, you learned to solder at the Radio Shack School of Scarred Knuckles, please save yourself twenty years of fucking around and watch this set of training videos from the 80's:
youtube.com/watch?v=vIT4ra6Mo0

Follow up with the rework/repair series:
youtube.com/watch?v=HKX-GBe_lU

You can breeze through them in an hour or so and save yourself so, so much time in the long run.

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Ooh nice, I got to wave 009!

But Zen Typing is actually a game I made

thibaultlemaire.gitlab.io/game

So any feedback is appreciated :)

@arran @sotolf @hund

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“Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them.”
— Frank Herbert, Dune

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RT @ruskin147@twitter.com

Now Bitcoin overtakes Argentina in annual energy use, and close to Norway

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ruskin147/status/1

Today I tried Dvorak. I learned the layout and reached 15 WPM. Maybe if I keep using it I will be comfortable in a month or so... But remaping all the muscle memory for navigating applications will sure be tough. I hope it does not mess my brain wiring in this context :crazy:

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📱 Instant messaging clients. Choose wisely what you use to communicate.

A visualization by @niboe under CC BY SA license.

Please share ❤️

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Is your school forcing you to use Zoom, Skype, or other proprietary videoconferencing software to learn or teach? We want to help you stand up for your rights! Sign and share our petition, and tell us about your school: u.fsf.org/34d

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RT @blinry@twitter.com

Good morning, #FOSDEM! 🌨️ At 14:40 UTC+1 today, in the Lightning Talks section, @Bleeptrack@twitter.com and I will talk about why and how we're building an open-source Git learning game! :) fosdem.org/2021/schedule/event

🐦🔗: twitter.com/blinry/status/1358

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