@aral Yup, they ceded control of customer data on servers run by state-owned firms.

A career is a job or a series of jobs throughout your life. You put in work and expertise and money comes out.

As you get better your salary grows. As you work on more expensive problems for bigger companies, your salary grows.

But your salary is always a thing that somebody else gives to you in return for your input. Not only are you not in control, you also stop getting paid, if you stop working.


@TeddyTheBest Android is fragmented. All of them do their own set of customizations, that is why if there are some updates it takes them like a couple of months to deploy since they would need to test it first and check how it impacts their current set of customizations.

@schestowitz@pleroma.site i thought Google doesn’t do any interviews since they already know all the things about you 🤣

@sindastra if your PC catches fire its not because of overheating, its because somebody has set it on fire (literally).

@lanesweets@sunbeam.city ping is the most common network command but few people knows or cares about what the command do and understand its results.

You’re very lucky to have that kind of professor.

I don’t like the name of the new open-source library for casual reasoning and what-if analysis. The product is called CausalNex.

Kind of like casual s... 😐

Some hackers are taking advantage of the Wuhan coronavirus scare.

They will send you an email saying the virus has already spread in your country and will urge you to open a Microsoft Word document to know more information.

The document contains a malicious code which if opened will run some series of commands that will download a malware in your computer. The malware will steal info and files including encrypting all your files for ransom.

Don’t order a coffee while wearing an AirPod. Some coffee shops will refuse to serve you if you don’t take them off.

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Computer Secrets!

💻 Most computers flower only once every 100 years, but some flower and bear fruit each year if well watered and cared for

💻 The opposite of a computer is ghosts

💻 We all just pretend UNIX exists

💻 Processor cycles are marketing hype. We have all been on a 24-hour processor cycle since the early 1990s

💻 The Bible was originally written and compiled in QBASIC

💻 "USB keys" is the scientific term for computer egg sacs

💻 Variables with $ in their names are only usable by premium coders

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