Let's make a colour together! <3

#RGB

So was reading things on the Net and thought I'd give a try since people seem to like it - but they require a Google or Microsoft account to sign up. Eugh. Nope, that's not gonna fly.

Took about a day to get a test system up and running, now to actually test and tweak things.

Spoke too soon, seems it only fixed part of my map. Oh well.

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Oh my, they fixed the topology bug in the Flex Mini firmware in 1.8.4.674 - about time!

Majority of the European Parliament welcomes the Commission's intention to oblige e-mail, messaging and chat providers to search all private messages for allegedly illegal material and report to the police (#chatcontrol) by 580:76:37.

So, has RSA been broken or not? Are there any working proofs of concept yet?

They should just turn the bitcoin back into electricity. Isn't that what a store of value is for?

I think I have most of the building blocks I need for my project. Next step is to think up a nice way to encode the schedule (json?) and auto-update the display at appropriate times…

I was given a gift certificate for Apple Store, but apprently it's only valid in the US store - which I have no use for. So if you're in need of $10 in Apple US money, feel free to redeem this: XZRZ73RZQ4ZFR98Y.

"What color was Apple Beige?"

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I think it's interesting that we cannot know what the world actually looked like even a few deades ago - all the items still around from the time have aged and been miscolored, and any photos were taken with crappy technology - not to mention before the camera was even invented!

We can use old paintings to estimate levels of pollution in London, but we can't really see what it was actually like.

TIL oxymoron literally means "smart moron", which is an oxymoron, which makes it autological.

I suppose it's good that all languages are weird, not just programming ones.

It's 2021 and Apple still hasn't released the M2 CPU. What's the holdup?
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