Too busy telling people what's on fire to help put the fire out.

ah so this is life as "senior dev"

Me: I'm going to optimize this application and make it run faster


I feel confident that I'm not the only one here who will get a chuckle out of this one

What if the image captions are just there to train the AI?

"How would Goethe have worded this error message?" is a valid user story! 😉

in europe we say "hello pal"
in america they say "hello ntsc"

I just thought of a cake in the shape of a Hilbert curve to optimize for the best part of the cake: the edges, then I discovered someone already made it! I'm glad that there are brains out there that think about the same stuff as me. has become really mature, and I hear they have a standalone (Electron-based) desktop app (

Netizens, it has come to my attention that today is the most logical of days.

Today, 11/14, is Leonard Nimoy day.

Post appropriately.

some thoughts about "OK Boomer" from a GenX perspective 

Linux Foundation bans person for "Tone Policing."

Full article (just the facts, no opinion) and video reaction (with opinion) for free at the link.

people who know Qucs: how can I calculate RMS or arithmetic average of values in a transient simulation? If I try to do avg() of a time-dependent value, I get nan.

Maybe transient sim is not the best way to do this. I'm trying to get the power factor.

I want to simulate active PFC later on, I just need to get a grasp on the tools first.

Qucs is pretty good by the way, except for its documentation. That is worse than of LTspice, which is not a small feat.

@tbr maybe for Christmas if they get used to me enough I can get video of me dressed up like it with a santa hat, throwing them peanuts

It appears that peanuts make you very popular with crows as well as ravens GUESS WHO GOT A NEW GOTH FAMILY

Literal Disney villain shit, I love it °

Dear #HongKongProtests girls and guys: as a journalist from Germany I’m not used to get so many „Thank you“ from the people around me. It is incredible here.

I worked at the ISIS-Frontlines but I’m more afraid of the HK police, since they are unpredictable.

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Society of Trolls

A nice little Mastodon instance. Mild trolling encouraged (keep it local), but not required. Malicious behaviour is not tolerated. Follow Wheaton's law and you'll be fine.