freaky show tech Show more

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Protip: no organisation that actually values your privacy will have a popup that says “we value your privacy” on their web site.

#SurveillanceCapitalism

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Telltale, mass layoffs, no severance Show more

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@jjg Dan Brown's latest thriller: The RISC-V Code

Cracking a new book while the pizza cooks...

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the cannons in the 1812 overture were the original bass drop

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Nothing like having your brain explode and wake you up at 3:00AM

Also hello heartburn!

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@jjg I started thinking about Fossil earlier but then ended up looking at Pijul. It might be too early to put that into production, but I like the look of it.

for most personal-documents stuff I have been migrating over to SyncThing which supports a few different versioning modes. I sync to a machine that automatically does the backups, so there's some redundancy.

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Well I have my server setup with SSL and all that good stuff. Most of the hassle was dealing with cgi support (which I haven't touched since before the year 2000) and your basic unix permissions, etc.

I still want to come up with a more convinient way of setting up new repositories, but that can wait. For now it's good enough to work with for awhile and see if I can switch over from &

Working on a blog post as well...

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Defunct Vancouver tech retailer's servers sold off, containing credit cards and other customer details
boingboing.net/2018/09/20/immo

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@kelbot @minoru @saper @ajroach42 As I thought, an RSS to JSON converter was trivial to write. I kinda feel like a tiny command line program like this should be in Rust or Go or something, though, because to make it work you still need to install feedparser, which if you're being a purist will require a virtualenv, etc.

github.com/seanlynch/misc_pyth

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particularly racist american films of the 1940s Show more

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social.coop

social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]