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@NickFreeman @RussSharek Just because you can learn how to fix something, and actually know how to fix something, doesn't mean you want to spend the time fixing it.

My day job i try to fix things all day. At home, I want it to "just work".

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I work at as a process engineer.

about semiconductor processing.

(I will not be answering questions about CPU design specifically, but about semiconductor processing in general)

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Last week I learned that planting the seeds to convert others from MacOS to Ubuntu or Elementary OS actually worked in the long term.

<DIV>, <SCRIPT> and <STYLE> are the most evil HTML tags ever

Going on-call for the first time today

*Gulp*

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ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/
apparently, you don't need pillows for sleeping, cuz before tech, human animals still sleep well

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I think Wine (and emulators in general) are going to be key for keeping control of our computers from being wrestled away from us. Personal Computing (not just PCs but computing in general) is being subsumed by cloud providers and subscription models and I for one am not about to give up the idea of Personal Computing.

If there's anything that I've learned from 30+ years in computing is that corporate interests are never in the users long-term interests. Ever.

Ten months later, I still prefer to any other email provider, including . i will be writing a review in the near future.

It's been a bit since I've tried , how is it these days?

I had issues with the login manager and the LUKS password prompt recognizing that I use Dvorak last time I tried.

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Wow, I'm so happy I switched from osx to linux. This one would have definitely got me. critical security issue.

Why can't a terminal emulator be just that? Why would you build in tmux integrations and parse stdout like that?

blog.mozilla.org/security/2019

Hong Kong 

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Almost 20 years after enigmail saw the light of day, and about 3 days before people stop using PGP, Mozilla announces OpenPGP to be integrated into Thunderbird.

blog.mozilla.org/thunderbird/2

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> The philosopher Diogenes was eating bread and lentils for supper. He was seen by the philosopher Aristippus, who lived comfortably by flattering the king. Said Aristippus, "If you would learn to be subservient to the king you would not have to live on lentils."
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> Said Diogenes "Learn to live on lentils and you will not have to be subservient to the king".

–Anthony de Mello

#quote #philosophy

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This is, hands down, one of the best articles I have read this week:

"I was wrong about Google and Facebook: there’s nothing wrong with them (so say we all)"

ar.al/2019/01/11/i-was-wrong-a

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Japan: This CD is lovingly crafted within the finest tolerances and will last decades, if not centuries.

USA: Wobble is part of the standard.

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I'm happy for shipping the at long last!

I just wish the price was more affordable 😭💸

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