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The Impulse Neuro-Controller gaming glove lets you fire faster than you can click a mouse: bit.ly/32d4avt

Original tweet : twitter.com/Hacksterio/status/

The hardest part of software development *by far* is getting someone else's software to do what you want it to do, which often isn't included in (or even conflicts with) what they want it to do.

This one’s going around again, but it’s still great. What does the “post” open source movement look like?

boringcactus.com/2020/08/13/po

Bartosz Marcinkowski's open source tool turns hand gestures into mouse movements and interactions: bit.ly/3mcvaTp

Original tweet : twitter.com/Hacksterio/status/

"I reverse engineered McDonald's internal ordering API and I'm currently placing an order for a McSundae every minute at every McDonald's location in the US to figure out which ones have a broken ice cream machine."

mcbroken.com/

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.@Raspberry_Pi launches the Compute Module 4 and Compute Module 4 Lite! Packing the same BCM2711 SoC as the full-size Pi 4, and now offering high-speed PCIe Gen. 2.0 connectivity, are these SOMs the new must-have gadgets? Let's take a look! bit.ly/35f7Pte

Original tweet : twitter.com/Hacksterio/status/

I think I'll add a CONTRIBUTING.md to all my repositories, and when you open it'll just read:

"YES! Do it!"

I think we should invent a term for "the feeling of having something important in the current clipboard buffer"

Kicad's 3D viewer has gotten 🔥 since the last time I used it

I'm always grateful when tech folks blog about their knowledge so I can search for it on the interwebs and learn new skills quickly and easily.

I wouldn't mind returning the favor and writing blog posts of my own, but I don't have a good sense of what I know that other people don't, but would like to. I'm not sure what I would write about that's useful.

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Shout-out to this awesome blog post for helping me get a linux USB gadget working correctly in Windows!

irq5.io/2016/12/22/raspberry-p

Windows is especially painful as the non-default option at boot. All those forced reboots during updates means you have to vigilantly babysit the updater to catch the boot screen at just the right time to pick the Windows boot, or your entire update process will stall.

4 reboots and counting now... over an hour of waiting, and the computer is completely unusable while updating too.

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I never appreciate how painless and effective operating system updates are in Linux (Mint) until I have to install Windows 10 updates. Windows could learn a lot from Linux about good user experience here.

Hills seem bad.
People complain about the struggle of going up hill.
It is also considered bad when things "go down hill"
And hills are places on which people choose to die.

Avoid hills, just go around.

I was pretty fed up with the behavior of 'df', so I wrote my own diskfree tool.

It's called 'duf', it's written in #golang, and you can get it here: github.com/muesli/duf

On ArchLinux, you can simply install 'duf' from the AUR.

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