Alice Kile boosted

CREATE and DESTROY historical UNIX systems!

Are you curious what UNIX was like? Now you can experience it at unix50.org where you have complete control over your own UNIX system.

#unix #vm #history #retrocomputing #vintage #retro #computer #os

RT @ohmypy@twitter.com

The SQLite playground got updated!

— anonymous sharing
— fresh SQLite 3.37.2
— full-text search and R*tree extensions

sqlime.org/

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ohmypy/status/1482

RT @simonw@twitter.com

This is really neat - it runs fully client-side in your browser using SQLite compiled to WASM, but it can save your queries to Gists under your GitHub account using the GitHub API twitter.com/ohmypy/status/1482

🐦🔗: twitter.com/simonw/status/1482

RT @_jayphelps@twitter.com

Me: hey Google, what’s the volume level?

Google: if you want to know the current volume level you can ask “what’s the volume?”

Me: hey Google, what’s the volume?

Google: according to Wikipedia, Volume is a scalar quantity expressing the amount of three-dimensional…

Me: …

🐦🔗: twitter.com/_jayphelps/status/

RT @chandlerjwang@twitter.com

@kristenmaeve@twitter.com It’s lonely at the top. You run into matters which simply can’t be shared or related to by other company stakeholders

That’s why having a Board of Advisors and network of peers are often recommended

The hard part? It’s all on you to put that together. There’s no shortcut to it.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/chandlerjwang/stat

RT @kristenmaeve@twitter.com

Is there a place somewhere in which startup founders actually share honest stories about what things are really like? So tired of feeling like I can't be honest without freaking out some investor (who isn't even in our company) or ruffling feathers.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/kristenmaeve/statu

RT @swyx@twitter.com

⚛️ This was a big surprise - @holtbt@twitter.com becomes the highest profile @reactjs@twitter.com teacher to publicly criticize React Hooks 👀

@BTOPPod@twitter.com gremlin.com/blog/podcast-break

🐦🔗: twitter.com/swyx/status/148110

RT @MorningBrew@twitter.com

Markets 101: Buy & Hold with @Sigin_Ojulu@twitter.com.

Presented by @Yieldstreet@twitter.com.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/MorningBrew/status

RT @joshmgross@twitter.com

@mkwng@twitter.com The first number in each pair is the starting line of the preview, the second is the number of lines shown. The first pair is the before, and the second is after the changes. It makes a bit more sense when the lines in the diff are different.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/joshmgross/status/

RT @sanketsahu@twitter.com

My friend just Dunzo’ed himself to my house after multiple cab cancellations.

Is this @peakbengaluru@twitter.com?

🐦🔗: twitter.com/sanketsahu/status/

RT @orta@twitter.com

@typescript@twitter.com This is where I’m at after everyone’s useful feedback

🐦🔗: twitter.com/orta/status/148142

Alice Kile boosted

💬 "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."
🗣️ Thomas Watson, president of IBM, 1943

💬 "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
🗣️ Ken Olsen, founder of Digital Equipment Corporation, 1977

💬 "I predict the Internet will soon go spectacularly supernova and in 1996 catastrophically collapse."
🗣️ Robert Metcalfe, founder of 3Com, 1995

💬 "People don’t want to run their own servers, and never will."
🗣️ Moxie Marlinspike, founder of Signal messenger, 2022

Alice Kile boosted

#OtD 11 Jan 1913 @IWW@twitter.com union organisers were beaten by private detectives hired by the management of the Belmont Hotel in NYC. Frank Pease and George S Selder announced a strike was on, then were beaten and arrested by police

Alice Kile boosted

snark of ”lifelong” government leaders in west europe 

it's only dictatorship if it comes outside of germanic countries. otherwise it's just sparkling re-elections.

RT @twinkbride@twitter.com

this is gonna be a bit of a thread, but i just found out that some conservatives are basically feminizing themselves to treat covid 🧵

🐦🔗: twitter.com/twinkbride/status/

RT @KentonVarda@twitter.com

OMG this page not only explicitly refuses to let me paste (showing the red error message when I try), but also rejects values set via the devtools console. Whyyyyyyy do people do this? If you don't want me to typo, then don't make me type!

🐦🔗: twitter.com/KentonVarda/status

RT @theryanking@twitter.com

It’s official:

Bolt is now the first tech unicorn to permanently switch to a 4 day work week 🚀⚡️🔥

Our 3 month experiment proved every core thesis:

Heightened
1/ Productivity
2/ Engagement
3/ Wellness

We’re never going back and here’s why 👇

🐦🔗: twitter.com/theryanking/status

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