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@rysiek @zens @TheGibson

We should abandon the designation Software Engineering and stick to programming or development, until the industry writes software to meet national safety and reliability standards that are enforced by a system of inspections of plans, the process and final code.

That's why engineering is so reliable - software development hasn't advanced to the level of engineering yet.

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To anyone interested in the #Pinephone, or even the #Librem5 and #Linux #smartphones in general, we owe a huge debt of gratitude imo to #Megi.

He's not employed to do this, but donates hundreds of his own personal hours helping to get the hardware working, increase battery life (over and over) and generally make a huge amount of the smartphone progress we've seen, happen.

I'm personally extremely grateful and encourage everyone to donate at the bottom of his page here:
xnux.eu/contribute.html

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I think people have this assumption that people who suffer from anxiety are jibbering wrecks, or curled up in a ball in the corner of a room.

For me (and other people I know) you can look supremely confident on the outside but be anxious as hell on the inside. No-one would ever suspect.

The trouble is, it can stop you for going for things that you would be well-suited for because there's a gnawing feeling that you might fail.

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Referring to hashing passwords as "encryption" doesn't increase my confidence in your security

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I'm drunk. I am disappointed how social networks made many of us think that being good at defining problems somehow frees us from working on solutions. I don't want to be that person. I want to work on solutions. Maybe social networks aren't the place to find like minded people.

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i have been thinking about the cryptocurrency nosedive this morning, and i'm not saying correlation necessarily equals causation here but please consider signing my change.org petition to have Bibi Netanyahu host SNL next week. 🤔✅

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torrents: efficiently utilizes every users bandwidth as available to distribute even large amounts of lovely data
blockchain: wastes massive amounts of energy to produce a fraction of some clown's idea of value

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i feel a lot nervous whenever a friend ask me advices about a new computer or technology in general, i know that they think i know a lot about those topics, but i've learned all this stuff because i think all modern technology is terrible, computer science is a declining field and i hate modern software and hardware so much i had to craft my own, or put together the "premium cuts" of the junk that's available

ALSO on my ride i saw this, quite possibly the funniest thing i've ever seen IRL. I gave him a sincere RIP and his spirit possessed me and gave strength for the ride

I am not in good shape, but i am improving

Last Friday: bike 30miles
Last Sunday: bike 40miles

Today: bike 56miles

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I saw someone online describe mRNA vaccines as telling your body to make a new type of guy to get really mad about and now I can't stop thinking about it

dreamed i was ecstatic about signing up for a lacroix subscription service where the overinflated cost of the service went directly to the lacroix oompa loompas that create & distribute the product

how do i get this into earth canon

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what to do if ur much older adult bf attempts to exert control over who you communicate with:

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Open hardware laptop MNT Reform now available in both DIY (starting at €899!) and assembled + many customization options in our store: shop.mntmn.com/products/mnt-re

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i don't believe in the meritocracy myth

today's cosplay

a linux youtuber fundamentally opposed to the spirit of free and open source software bc it might hurt their ad revenue

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