<barrucadu> At work we have a large postgres table called "mongodb" with two columns called "collection" and "document", the latter of which is JSONB. Apparently it works well
From #haskell on freenode.
More google-related news... :(
to be fair it's not just #google but also #twitter and #tmobile and more... all connected and dependent on one another. Speaks to the need for more #decentralized/self-hosted networks, services, backups, passwords etc.
Nice demo using pulp as a mirror for Debian repositories and performing a complete installation.
I would also have worked with non-lazy sync policy, if you had enough storage.
Just merged a huge refactoring to @foreman Ansible Modules (https://github.com/theforeman/foreman-ansible-modules/pull/261), let's see what I broke.
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You can't exit the #Python REPL with :q
This is a superb read (hat tip to SarahJamieLewis on Twitter)
It's a discussion of the issues with #datascience queer and trans folks face; while I don't agree with all of it, it's pretty accurate for the most part.
One reason I got into #datascience was that I could see some of this coming, and wanted to be in there helping to change it. I don't know if we can; my contribution is building systems that don't identify *people*, but provide insight at a community level.
Skype is owned by Microsoft and all its calls pass through MS servers. No one knows what MS does with the data it gathers.
Jami is a free open alternative with no servers at all, calls connect directly between users. It's very easy to use, and a good privacy-friendly replacement for Skype.
Their website is at:
You can follow Jami on the Fediverse at:
The app is available for all major platforms including Android, iOS, Windows, Mac and Linux.
Today is the 50th anniversary of RFC-1, which in a sense means that programmers have now been chatting and arguing about the internet for 50 years. https://write.as/365-rfcs/50-years-of-rfcs
The EU is starting a full on war on general purpose computing. A proposed law will make it impossible to install custom software on WiFi routers, smartphones and embedded devices!
This is insane. The hearing ends today. Please give your feedback: https://blog.mehl.mx/2019/protect-freedom-on-radio-devices-raise-your-voice-today/
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