The latest in my continuing argument that all modern software development is a house of cards built on transient technologies informed by the least-vetted answers from Stack Overflow that best satisfy entrenched tooling biases.
So I learned of an amusing bug today:
Docker for Windows won't run if you have the Razer Synapse driver management tool running.
But the reason is the funny part...
Arenstorf orbit | three body problem
"Indeed. I find it somewhat disheartening when a well-informed, vocal, minority of technologists predict doom, are ignored, and then a few years later the doom is in the news and everyone is diving for the fainting couches.
Not that I burned a bunch of time and energy arguing against EME or anything, too (sigh)."
this is terrible: https://www.jwz.org/blog/2020/02/enjoy-your-dystopia/
an important concept, I think: https://weeklysift.com/2020/01/27/can-bankers-become-allies-against-climate-change/
not sure I agree; but interesting (long) read: https://www.ribbonfarm.com/2020/01/16/the-internet-of-beefs/
The fediverse is a public forum.
Your posts are only as secure as the admins of every instance that your home server federates with, in terms of private and followers-only messages.
If you're going to talk about sensitive information, keep it to Signal or other secure 1-on-1 channels.
Assume that everything you post to the fediverse, is being scooped up by multiple gov agencies around the world.
The Milan scrape was only notable because they made their findings public.
If a university scraping feeds did it, it's safe to assume other, bigger organizations have been doing it for much longer.
several of these are quite delightful: https://henrikwarne.com/2020/01/20/more-good-programming-quotes-part-4/
I went to see a movie, and instead I saw the future
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