i want to just point out here that holding an october surprise in mid-september is breaking another norm... there's a reason we call it OCTOBER surprise and i don't appreciate pulling it back a few weeks to extend the political panic season

Beasgle Bros floppy disk sleeve.

You'll never see today's homogeneous tat coming with cool shit like this.

It's kind of funny in retrospect that the programming language whose mantra was "There Should Be Only One Way To Do It" featured two separately maintained, incompatible, versions of itself for 11 years.

"mom, why do they call the start of a socket connection the 'TLS handshake'? what was a 'handshake'?"

a friend got to talk at the "safe mode" defcon this year and it's really great!

an entertaining description of finding out just how insecure and untrustable "iot" cams are, and what exactly they're doing

youtube.com/watch?v=Z_gKEF76oM

i'm running out of ways to say this, but i am absolutely not going to read the comments on your youtube or ycombinator post. if you have something interesting to say, just say it, like a normal person

a friend got to talk at the "safe mode" defcon this year and it's really great!

an entertaining description of finding out just how insecure and untrustable "iot" cams are, and what exactly they're doing

youtube.com/watch?v=Z_gKEF76oM

the comments are mostly about how vim users find syntax highlighting distracting

bros... broskies... vi did not have syntax highlighting, it's just one of the crappy "vim wants to be emacs" features so you can totally turn that off

but like a divorced dad with a camero, you're going to find that it wasn't actually what was bothering you all this time

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@mdszy accidentally found your answer, in my OBSESSIVE z80 reading:

"A Reset Carry instruction is not included in the Z80 CPU, because this operation can be easily achieved through other instructions such as a logical AND of the Accumulator with itself."

so `AND A` may be the conventional way to clear the carry bit (`CLC`on a 6502)

the giant yellow cloud blanketing oregon is just the start of the JeB! electoral map covering the nation for 2020.

> I switched from Vim to Ed twelve months ago,

oh lordy, people are so bored and stir-crazy this year

blm, police violence against inanimate object, Rochester NY 

just woke up to this and I'm laughing

This is hilarious:
boredpanda.com/rice-story-truc

h o w e v e r !

> Initially, due to some miscommunication, Shiv and his family were left with a lorry filled with rice standing right outside their house. But people on Twitter soon realized that this was just the tip of the iceberg.

How is this not "tip of the RICEBERG"!

during the early days of the pandemic in the US, the medical community didn't bother collecting interesting data :( fivethirtyeight.com/features/c

and then of course we get to IRQ, or Interrupt Re-Quest, a 2nd Quest for an interrupt, after the not-un-important not ok signal

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i hope you can see, then, how an active-low urgent interrupt could be NMIB, or not-maskable interrupt bar, or NOT-UN-IMPORTANT INTERRUPT NOT

(does some math, cancelling all the negatives) so it's the "everything is fine" signal, in so many words

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