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clamped down on trading to protect innocent from those devious Redditors.

Imagine a world where those who lost homes/livelihoods in the financial crisis were protected even 1/10th as much as these poor hedge fund managers.

Yeah - I can't imagine that either.

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It’s frustrating having users complain about UTF-8 CSVs garbling in Excel. Suffering for Microsoft’s UX sins.

Microsoft has had over a decade to make it easier to switch encodings - or even to auto detect them. I’ve set up CSV ingestion code that can do that, but Microsoft can’t manage?

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Long (by necessity), but fascinating.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny breaks down the web FSB killers responsible for his attempted assassination:

youtu.be/smhi6jts97I

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Growing up is realizing that the bottom bunk is probably more convenient.
-gaveasky, Feb 2016

My work is getting hardcore throttled by the new rate limiting.

So many builds failing.

Anyone have any Linux software recommendations to organize a very large, messy music library?

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Does anyone have a CLI framework recommendation for ?

The only one I've found is seahorse (github.com/ksk001100/seahorse) and it feels a little too minimal.

Apple's anti-repair tactics on the new iPhone 12: youtu.be/FY7DtKMBxBw

Genuine parts swapped between brand new iPhone 12s won't work properly until swapped back.

Most likely explanation: Apple intentionally ensuring no one can self-repair or use a third party service. Not a new MO for them by any means.

Despicable behavior. Remember this source of e-waste when Apple pretends to care about the environment.

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After playing with zsh for a couple days (I like it), I have a better feel for why it's taken off. It's not just customizability, it's that it offers a _framework_ for customization. This makes it easier to play with, which leads to community projects like oh-my-zsh, which in turn reinforce that very quality.

God I love FOSS. I rely on so many great projects that make life so much easier for me every day. Definitely don’t deserve that.

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