Just bought a #minidisc player. Let's see where this goes...
@cadence Gemini is a new collaboratively designed internet protocol that is like the web but serving up text/gemini as the native format instead of HTML, CSS, and JS. Imagine a www made of simple Markdown-like files connected by links. It's fully encrypted, private, fast, non-commercial, and fairly malware-proof. Go to https://gemini.circumlunar.space to learn more and download a client. #gemini
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@julienxx Castor looks really cool! Works fine on FreeBSD. Congratulations :)
Nice service for testing email sending from applications: https://ethereal.email/ Acts as an SMTP server without actually sending mail.
The 10,000 sentences app on #fdroid seems cool. Time to practice some french! https://f-droid.org/en/packages/info.puzz.a10000sentences/
After all these years I still enjoy the moment when I wipe out the preinstalled windows on a new PC and install #linux on the first boot. So satisfying.
Maybe I should order a STM32F3DISCOVERY to do some #embedded #rust programming https://rust-embedded.github.io/book/intro/hardware.html
"Thanks for taking the time for this interview. Let's start with a simple whiteboard algorithm: can you reverse this string?"
Are we assuming ASCII? If not, define "reversal". Strings encode language, does the resulting sentence need to be meaningful? How do you "reverse" a sentence? Should we bring freetype2 and render the text mirrored horizontally, like text written on glass when viewed from behind? Or should we replace the words with antonyms? Or reverse the contractions, e.g. do -> don't? What about non-English languages? Does RTL text become LTR? What about languages which are written top-down in some contexts, like Chinese or Japanese? I'm only familiar with the semantics of a handful of languages, can we poll the rest of the office to find people who know others? Or maybe you mean we should construct a model of spacetime/linguistics in which language is time-symmetric. That's a cool idea for a conlang, actually. Do you have a copy of the Silmarillion handy?
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