What kind of decentralized services exist could make it possible for someone to stop using Cloudlfare as a CDN?

Lately when election season rolls around I muse about what I would run on as a single-issue candidate. Kinda stuck on building public housing on golf courses.

I asked my friend Jérémy Landes to collaborate on the design of a libre font forked from DejaVu Sans, able to spread like mycelium thanks to the variable technology. It is named “Fungal Sans” and it is available for download at fungal.page (still wip).

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Today's activities:
1. Fixed a thing I broke
2. Fixed a different thing that had been broken for a long time
3. Fixed a dependabot-identified vulnerability
4. Baked a loaf of bread

hey can anyone out there help me find critical/theoretical writing on hardware modding? (especially on video game hardware, but any kind of consumer modification of industrially-manufactured products would work)

I know that (e.g.) Stephanie Boluk and Patrick Lemieux have studied video game modding from a software perspective, but I don't know anyone studying hardware mods in particular.

(doesn't need to be "academic," just looking for stuff beyond tutorials and enthusiast press)

(boosts ok!)

we need more books like why's guide that disconnect the creative work of programming from capitalist mobility

And now that I've written that I’m realizing the double-ampersand approach would never alert on an error state.

This is the better way:
$ [long running command]; DONE

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Something I forgot I have in my macOS dotfiles:
alias DONE="osascript -e 'display notification \"DONE\"'"

As in:
$ [long running command] && DONE

I’ve left the RCA plugs swapped and now I am wondering if anyone would ever notice that L is now R and R is now L. Do you know any records well enough to catch when the channels are swapped?

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Today, listening to records, I noticed we were only hearing a single channel of audio. I swapped the RCA plugs and the other side stopped working. Solution: unplugged the needle head and plugged it back in. This was a satisfying and surprising solution I did not expect to work.

🐔 “This software supports a small cohort of neighbors who share responsibility caring for a flock of chickens.”

We’re hiring a Data Engineer at The Markup on a part-time basis through December. Come work with me!

Time to virtue-signal. The #EFF has been fighting the good fight for quite a while now, they were instrumental in the #crypto wars and besides, #certbot is fucking awesome.

Let me shill out for them


The most striking thing is how relevant the story is today. Usually scifi feels very much "of its time," in response to themes that are easy to place in a particular moment in history. Pretty depressing how little progress we've made on militarism and environmental destruction since 1982.

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It's based on a manga written & illustrated by Miyazaki in 1982 and it pre-dates the founding of Studio Ghibli in 1985.

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