If you ever want to test UTF-8, plain text file - https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/ucs/examples/UTF-8-demo.txt
@robey well, Chet is mainting Bash for some years now...and he commited the bash5 tag.
Bash 5 new (compared to 4.4) feature list: https://tiswww.case.edu/php/chet/bash/NEWS
@robey but the author didn't change, still Chet Ramey, no?
bash 5.0 was released today. unfortunately, the authors are new to revision control systems, so the entire release was one commit: https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/bash.git/commit/?id=d233b485e83c3a784b803fb894280773f16f2deb
GitHub now gives free users unlimited private repositories https://thenextweb.com/dd/2019/01/05/github-now-gives-free-users-unlimited-private-repositories/ -- Pretty big day in the source hosting business!
4 years of work, now my Policy engine APEX is open source in ONAP, docs hosted here - https://ericsson.github.io/apex-docs/
The problems with (and solutions for) time and date, a Hanselminutes podcast with Matt Johnsson (moment.js and Microsoft) - http://simplecast.com/s/b2b81dc5 (it's from 2015, but still valid!)
Good tutorial on queues (mostly Java) - https://dzone.com/articles/the-developers-guide-to-collections-queues?utm_source=Top%205&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Top%205%202018-03-093
5 kitchen appliances you can buy for money now - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3i1HbaUvuzE - and IoT will make these look like toys, relatively soon.
Techies and geeks need it as much as everyone else; sleep. Now it becomes hip to the talk about it: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/23/the-secrets-of-sleep?mbid=social_twitter
5 misconceptions of big data / data science. Actually not a bad article.
Writing policies for network repair, thought decision trees might help, so reading about them now.
R&D distributed computing (aka networking), policy-based mgmt & DDD
R in E/// NM-Lab
D on github (vdmeer), pet project #SKB
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