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UK Politics 

Yeowch, that's a slap loud enough to compete with the noise of a nucular (sic!) explosion!
'Delivering its conclusions, the Supreme Court's president, Lady Hale, said: "The effect on the fundamentals of our democracy was extreme."
Lady Hale said the unanimous decision of the 11 justices was that Parliament had not been prorogued'

"The Android project, for reasons which defy understanding, refuses to implement DHCPv6."
"an ugly solution that works..."
Interesting solution to network gear limitations.

Mastodon v. Pleroma is like the West Coast vs East Coast hip hop feud of the 1990s

Unless you're a Japanese spy from the Sengoku period that mysteriously knows how to use a computer, you are not a "code ninja". You're more likely to be "techbro programmer from the USA". Sorry to burst your bubbles, nerds

Many Linux distros are deprecating 32-bit CPU support. Can we deprecate 32-bit IP address support at the same time?


this is a stretch but if anyone is aware of any 80s/90s 8 bit cpus that came in 0.6" sdip52 hit me up. trying to ID a remarked chip, suspect it's an off the shelf part. my tired web searches haven't turned up much

ever since we accidentally set the baud rate of our server's BIOS serial output to 3840, we've vowed that our curses-like console interfaces will use as few display update operations as can possibly be managed to do their job

> I recall being told early in my freshman year “If RMS hits on you, just say ‘I’m a vi user’ even if it’s not true.”

Just re-upping this offer: because being comfortable with git is a barrier to entry to many FS/OSS projects, and because I care deeply about lowering those barriers, I will tutor anyone who asks for help with git, and/or connect them with any mentor(s) they might prefer.

I'll do this while I put energy and work into making the tool more approachable, and into making better tools and learning paths.

Boosts gratefully appreciated.


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♲ Richard M. Stallman has resigned as FSF president and from the board of directors:…

Word of the day: CONSTULT - to act stupidly together

When 2,000 Brits were asked the best way to decide how we should respond to aliens contacting humans, the least popular option was to hold a referendum.

Scooby-Doo is a positive show with three key messages for children:
1. Monsters aren't real
2. The problem is always greedy capitalists; unmask them
3. Always bring snacks

Scooby-doo's 50th anniversary is this week!

-- Laurie Voss

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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.