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peak tech up at google I/O where in a slide from a presentation about machine translation, apparently nobody can be bothered to translate the word "German", as in the language right (it's "Deutsch", not "Deutsche") and apparently the Indonesian in there ("bahasa") just translates to "Language", like not the Indonesian language, just any language.

Does anybody else have problems with I350-T4 NICs on a SuperMicro board getting unrecoverable-until-reboot tx unit hangs? Starts with a kernel oops in sch_generic and after that, you might as well just reboot. (NIC has been exchanged before, due to the same problem.)

bin seit einer halben stunde in einem konzern und habe schon fünf mal "das geht nicht" gehört

Crows roost communally. Crows can describe individual humans and inform other crows in their community about threats and friends. Corvids are highly intelligent and very social. Birds are dinosaurs.

Part of the fun of feeding crows is realizing that, as a direct result, real live dinosaurs are going to talk to each other about you personally.

MOZILLA: Let's Encrypt certs expire every 3 months, hope you remember to renew them on time or get autorenewal working, fucker
ALSO MOZILLA: wait we needed to renew our addon signing cert?? nobody told us

#mozilla just announced in the bug report that they “should” have fixed it by extending the existing certificate’s lifetime (yes, that’s possible) and that it’s being rolled out now..

So that’s almost 9 hours to a fix? Big oof. 😵

bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug. #firefox

my number one gardening tip is that if an indoor plant gets infested with some kinda bugs, just put it outside and pray to mother nature to forgive your hubris and help you

on windows standard installs through website content. Arbitrary browser.
This sounds really bad at first, but at least it is not trivial. But an attacker on the local network could pull it off, think open WiFi with captive portal.
Detailed write-up here: d4stiny.github.io/Remote-Code-

Hey LazyVerse! I'm looking for some tips to help 🐧 interpret the ACPI 💩 in my Dell laptop with Ryzen 2500U chipset. Hit me up with your knowledge 🧠
pastebin.com/UjmvJfgM

Anti-nihilist sums up my worldview surprisingly well.

“Don't cling to pain. Don't expect happiness. Don't fear loss. Accept reality as it is. Enjoy the good. Endure the bad. Don't make a big deal out of anything. Be selfless, and unconditionally kind and just, without ever expecting a reward.”

Funny how the best discussion of this I’ve seen on the internet is the TV Tropes page...
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php

Q. What is the most used language in programming?

A. Profanity

OH: "There are two types of people building PCBs: those who intentionally build antennas and those who unintentionally build antennas."

Source is apparently a presentation by Altium.
altium.com/live-conference/alt

@diodelass @nivex @attilakinali

So it turns out you can put custom boot images on Lenovo laptops

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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.