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Which clone do you prefer?

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We must not believe the many, who say that only free people ought to be educated, but we should rather believe the philosophers who say that only the educated are free. ―Epictetus, The Discourses

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The free market is the ultimate equalizer: it does not care if you grew up poor, the color of your skin, or by what name you call God.

Did you know you can specify checksums for resources loaded in HTML? This is especially useful when embedding external scripts or stylesheets, to ensure nothing was tampered with. I created easy to use scripts, together with a nice page, explaining things:

If you like it, please star it. (:

#webdev #security

E-mails stored on US servers for over 180 days are considered abandoned and can be viewed by law enforcement without warrants under the ECPA.
All that is required to obtain the content of the emails by a law enforcement agency is a written statement certifying that the information is relevant to an investigation, without judicial review.

@kensanata I agree, a good mental model is key to understanding. It's what I try to teach my students: think first about your mental model.

Die Programmiersprache #Perl wird heute 34. Glückwunsch! Erinnert mich an mein Liebingszitat von Larry Wall, dem Perl-Erschaffer: "One day my daughter came in, looked over my shoulder at some Perl 4 code, and said, 'What is that, swearing?'"

I wrote a new #functionalprogramming blog post. One of my favourite techniques in #Haskell is generic datastructure traversals: you just say
"everywhere ..." and wherever your datastructure matches the pattern you provide, you do some action.

Or you say "everything ..." and you can collect all information for a given query on your datastructure.

So you never have to write custom traversals.

I implemented these generic traversals in #rakulang, just for fun.

It’s very pleasant to wake up in the morning, open a fresh advent and see that your work are useful. @jjatria thanks a lot. #rakulang

Was using a #Python script to kick out an amortization schedule for a loan. But that script didn't support making principle-only payments. So I wrote my own (sloppy) one in #Perl

Hi folks,

If you'd like to learn Haskell with a gentle introductory course, please consider joining my free online course, starting 10 January 2022

I think Ill do some free-writing. I haven’t done any in months.

Any suggestions on which CF cards are the best to replace a hard drive in a G4 mini? I expect to be doing a lot of compiling and -- with only one GB of RAM -- at least some swapping to disk. So, I'd like something that operates at or near the (IDE?) bus speed that can handle a lot of random writes without wearing out too quickly.

#endOfDay 113
#112 was at 2 or 3 A.M. I don't even know - I was migrating client's e-mail (and in the end it don't work anyways).

#perl I'm still relatively new to unit tests but today was the day when I wrote simple silly unit test for simple subroutine and discoverd that it's not that big thing. I was overthinking tests and it was demotivating. Now I think that it should be better to write simple tests than not write any because I don't know how to test some edge cases or something. Right?

#Gentoo is intense

They weren't kidding when they said that you could customize everything.

Linux veterans out there may laugh, but this is the first time that I actually am editing the fstab in a meaningful way... as in... writing it up from scratch.

Also, LiLo for the win. I don't need no Grub.

@ChrisWere Forget the #Adobe reader. It had its time when it was #Acrobat and not acquired by Adobe. Now under #Windows I may know #FoxReader might be a good choice, but I'm not sure. With #Linux, #XPDF was not always able to render the PDF correctly, but #Evince never let me down.

[Ru] Библиотека модулей Raku: Зеркалируем репозитории
[En] Raku Module Library: Mirroring repositories
#rakulang #zef #mirror

What's the most antiquated computer system you've had to deal with in production in recent memory? Why is it still in use? Do you have any horror stories to go along with it?

Open Source Security Podcast: Episode 299 - Experts From A World That No Longer Exists

Josh and Kurt talk about an article about how expertise has a limited lifetime. We are all experts in something, but some of us will find our expert knowledge to be outdated eventually. We discuss what that means in the context of security and tech and disagree about how to best keep your skills up to date. Show Notes


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