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I wrote for The Signpost this month, "The people who built Wikipedia, technically", filled with stories of Wikipedia's earliest days and how it grew into what it is today.

Featuring interviews with @brion, @eloquence and more!

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedi

wordle 2022-01-27 (with spoilers/solutions) 

Wordle 222 4/6

⬛🟨⬛⬛⬛ sugar
⬛⬛🟩🟩⬛ plunk
🟩🟩🟩🟩⬛ mound
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 mount

So close to 3, yet again.

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Figured out my Qubes webcam issues, I just needed to throw more memory at sys-usb. I bumped it from 200MB to 2GB and it works fine.

Final issue left is that it refuses to wake up from sleep...

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wordle 2022-01-26 (with spoilers/solutions) 

Wordle 221 4/6

⬛⬛⬛🟨⬛ sugar
⬛⬛🟩⬛🟩 blank
⬛🟩🟩🟩🟩 chack
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 whack

TIL en.wiktionary.org/wiki/chack - I really didn't expect that guess to go through. Otherwise I nearly had it in 3!

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wordle 2022-01-25 (with spoilers/solutions) 

Wordle 220 5/6

⬛🟨⬛⬛🟩 taper
⬛⬛🟨⬛🟩 chair
⬛⬛⬛🟩🟩 molar
🟨⬛⬛🟩🟩 unbar
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 sugar

Time for me to retire "taper" I think.

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wordle 2022-01-24 (with spoilers/solutions) 

Wordle 219 6/6

⬛⬛⬛⬛⬛ taper
⬛⬛🟨⬛⬛ dungs
⬛🟨⬛🟨🟨 boink
🟩🟩🟩⬛⬛ knock
🟩🟩🟩⬛⬛ known
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 knoll

Ugh that was hard.

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Uncyclopedia continues to parody Wikipedia perfectly, now running its own Community Wishlist Survey: en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/Forum:

wordle 2022-01-22 (with spoilers/solutions) 

Wordle 217 5/6

⬛⬛⬛🟨⬛ taper
⬛🟩⬛🟨⬛ lions
⬛🟩🟨🟨⬛ fiend
⬛🟩🟩⬛🟩 binge
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 wince

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wordle 2022-01-21 (with spoilers/solutions) 

Wordle 216 3/6

⬛⬛🟨⬛🟨 taper
🟩⬛⬛🟨⬛ pours
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 prick

Great way to start the day. Really enjoying all the P words lately.

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wordle 2022-01-20 (with spoilers/solutions) 

Wordle 215 4/6

🟨⬛⬛⬛🟨 taper
⬛⬛🟨🟨🟩 snort
⬛⬛🟨🟩🟩 lirot
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 robot

TIL: en.wiktionary.org/wiki/lirot

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Martin Shelton and I wrote a post about something I've been thinking about for a long time: just how secure journalists' favorite transcription services are, anyway? freedom.press/training/blog/ho

Did a meeting today, had no audio issues whatsoever! Wheeee.

My biggest gripe with Qubes is that using an external 4k monitor still doesn't scale properly out of the box. You still need to configure it in each template individually, which also means if you want to use your laptop's screen everything will be huge until you undo it all.

Back to using a non-4k monitor for now.

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wordle 2022-01-19 (with spoilers/solutions) 

Wordle 214 3/6

🟨⬛🟨⬛⬛ taper
🟩🟨🟨⬛⬛ pious
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 point

Finally got it in 3!!!

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Hopefully I don't jinx it, but audio seems to be working just fine out of the box on 4.1rc4!

...after I spent 5 minutes debugging only to realize it was muted.

wordle 2022-01-18 (with spoilers/solutions) 

Wordle 213 4/6

⬛⬛🟨⬛🟨 taper
🟩⬛🟩⬛⬛ pious
🟩🟩🟩⬛⬛ prong
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 proxy

Finally using pious paid off!

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wordle 2022-01-17 (with spoilers/solutions) 

Wordle 212 5/6

⬛⬛🟨🟨🟨 laser
⬛🟨⬛🟩🟨 peers
🟩⬛⬛🟩🟩 snore
🟩⬛🟩🟩🟩 stire
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 shire

My second guess was pretty bad.

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wordle 2022-01-16 

Wordle 211 4/6

🟨🟨⬛⬛🟩 later
⬛🟨🟨⬛🟩 flair
⬛🟩🟩🟩🟩 polar
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 solar

Ahhhh, so close to doing it in 3.

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wordle 2022-01-14 

Wordle 210 4/6

⬛🟩⬛⬛⬛ later
⬛🟩🟨🟨⬛ gains
🟨🟩⬛🟩🟨 cabin
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 panic

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