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Yesterday evening was sponsored by broken thumbdrive used as OS installation media. All kinds of heisenbugs ensued.

If you are an avid reader you'll remember this is not the first time it happened? Why did I not throw away that thumbdrives? I have no idea too.

I have destroyed them today.

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TravisCI, for crying out loud, get your act together! 🙄

If your network infrastructure fails, please restart my build and don't just mark them as failed...

(yeah, I know, it's not exactly a trivial thing I'm asking for here)

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Canonical: experimental ZFS for the Ubuntu 19.10 !

Great on servers!

1. Snapshots. Computer can be configured to record what the file system looked like at a specific moment in time.

2. Compression. ZFS supports compressing of data at rest, which means data takes up less space on the drive than it would otherwise.

3. ZFS has advanced features; copy on write and checksumming that provides support to prevent data rot.

#ZFS #Ubuntu #Linux #filesystem #servers

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#BOFH excuse #208:

Your mail is being routed through Germany ... and they're censoring us.

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"One plus one is zero."
"I'm a programmer and I moved a couch yesterday."
"My arms are tired."
"I can't carry anything right now."
"I'm a computer programmer and I camt carry. One plus one equals zero."
"... I hate you."

What I don't appreciate is that some operations are slower on Windows, especially anything that requires heavy-io. Especially pip install and docker *.

I appreciate font scaling in Windows. It's much better than in my patchworky-i3-linux desktop.

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normalization of white nationalism 

today's installment of "actual paragraphs from the New York Times in the year 2019"


Chernobyl series spoilers 

Animal (pet) death sequence was super sad.

Chernobyl series 

After Episode 1: "Hey this is actually pro-nuclear! Even with this shitshow response everything went relatively well, and long lasting effects are (as far as we know) certainly less than effects of >>some<< e.g. hydro and oil disasters".

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We obsess over improving dev productivity and ignore the rest of the organisation. It’s the equivalent of taking a slow train and then renting a Lamborghini to race the last mile to the hotel.

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holy shit. I did it. It actually works.

I have spun up a Pleroma instance on... my fucking Nintendo Switch. I don't think the Switch was ever intended to be a **webserver**, but hey, it's 2019 and there are lightbulbs with CPUs built into them soooo

It can be accessed at don't sign up if you want a reliable instance, since it'll probably be down 90% of the time, since I'd actually like to use my switch to do what it was intended to do and play games. :P
My Nintendo Switch displaying a…

Climate Change 


Me now, seeing reactions to climate change: oh, now I get it.

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Here is a comic panel colored from the future Pepper&Carrot episode 30. It will take more time than I expected to finish this episode but I'll keep my focus on delivering the quality I have in mind. Thank you all for your patronage and patience. ❤️
#webcomic #peppercarrot #krita

Oh dear. Deploying stuff to systems without ability to send data to the Internet is such a fuss.

I spent way too much on books. I blame it on SffBookClub.

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Oh god non tiling manager are the worst!

Actually working font scaling is nice though.

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