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i just realized that this is simply part of my very special talent: i touch a piece of software, and it keels over.

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Why don't 's tooltips show you the short-cut for a button or a function?

"immutable infrastructure" is an extremely powerful concept.

and it can be easily understood with promise theory!

it's just that now "drift and convergence" become "code and build"

What a horrible field hiring and recruiting has become in the past 10 or so years can directly be seen on how absolutely hostile and have gotten to people who are (not) looking for a job.

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@yojimbo @feonixrift i once installed free bsd 4.0 via boot floppies on a 486dx with 40meg hd, and 4mb edo ram... no gui.. guess what? shit was SO rock solid it was unbelievable.. nearly 800 days uptime as an apache and sendmail server.. got knocked out by a power storm, and I just decided the experiment was a success at the time.. didn't need to turn it back on.

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the delicious irony: creators of industrial language models are now worried about no longer being able to use the web as their "commons" (i.e. other people's labor that they appropriate and commercialize) because their own outputs are "polluting" it (via mailchi.mp/jack-clark/import-a)

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Is there a subscription service out there that kills tech startups before they're born?

Turn coder hipsters into baristas or something before they can even type a line of code or design hardware and pull off the "non subscription, pay us til you die!!!" .EXE

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@tobbsn so, if you have the money, this is extortion

but, if you don't have the money, this is just plain old forced obsolescence

with a twist of course, this isn't a fridge breaking down and you still have time before your food turns to mush

i wonder if companies realise(d) what they're getting into, when they decided to put all of their customers' data into some cloud

it's so freakishly expensive, and it just keeps getting more expensive.
how did they think they were gonna pay for that?

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The latest #remarkable beta update seems to introduce a paid subscription scheme.

Without a paid subscription, older Files will stop syncing and be deleted. The basic subscription will not do that, but give you a "Limited set of Features". Only with the full subscription gives you all the features people are used to use on their devices, like screen sharing and so on.

I was hestitant to get another proprietary device, and know I know again why.

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Thinking a lot of the reason everything is moving to discords is people trying to have something like a private life when companies contractually demand disclosure of your social media accounts.

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selfie, work 

I mean, it‘s cool that it‘s possible to test most of the things from home, thanks to switchable PDUs, console servers, etc.
But rapid prototyping is so much more fun when I can touch the hardware and plug something or reflash a module without waiting for someone to do it for me.

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anyways. rant over. periodic reminder that I can highestestly recommend going into operations as a developer it is greatestest fun :)

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Hi Follower, ich habe folgende Anfrage bekommen:

> Ich suche nämlich zunehmend verzweifelt eine Online-Lern-Plattform. Also nicht so was wie Moodle, sondern etwas, wo man komplette Online-Kurse drauf bauen kann und was möglichst auch zeitgesteuerte Veröffentlichung und schickes Klickibunti hat, was die Leute heute alle erwarten. Das ganze soll natürlich freie Software sein. Und datenschutzfreundlich. Und am liebsten auch zum selbst hosten. Letzteres ist aber nicht erforderlich, wenn 1 und 2 erfüllt sind. Also so etwas wie blink.it/ aber eben ohne Server in den USA, ungültige Datenschutzerklärungen, die sich noch aufs privacy shield berufen und so.

Habt Ihr Antworten?

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»Diese Mail wurde gesendet über einen kabelgebundenen Festnetzanschluss zur Minimierung von Elektrosmog.«

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Went back to visit Slashdot after years away and

yeah nah I think I'm good

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A little bit of an obscure problem, but where is the database for the developer options stored in a Lineage OS filesystem?

I accidentally created an emulated display that was using the android desktop mode beta options enabled, on a raspberry pi. It trapped the mouse on the emulated display, so I literally can't even unlock the "tablet" or do anything else.

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can anyone here recommend an affordable risc-v development board? my only real requirement would be having an mmu, but everything i've found so far costs way too much :(

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*closes a bunch of old browser tabs* wow it really feels good to clean my apartment

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Oculus’ in particular is an incredible example of a company being so transparently focused on its own horrible data collection priorities that it can’t even get the fundamentals down, it’s much more invested in showing you “trends” and “friend activity” than your own

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