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I’m so tired of software developers making their code clever at the expense of readability

Judging by the experience my server had last night, I'm thinking my UPS is a piece of garbage.

Linuxitis: An infection of the mind wherein one becomes convinced that having only one way of accomplishing something with a computer system cannot be sufficient

Name a weather app for iOS that *doesn’t* get redesigned three times a year so I can dump Weather Underground.

Turns out Ghostscript does a crap job converting PDF’s to PostScript.

In related news, I finally got my printer working.

Are people drinking Corona ironically now? Is it the new PBR?

Apart from Plan9, is the most elegant operating system I've ever used.

Ditto, Brave: they may not see what you’re browsing but they make money by allowing insight of your behaviour to be used to manipulate you.

Privacy exists to protect the weak from manipulation by the powerful. Manipulation by proxy is still manipulation.

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I’ve come to the conclusion that POSIX style flags are easier to remember than GNU extended flags because I can never remember the correct word ordering and hyphenation

I would like to thank everyone who worked on the #OpenBSD 6.7 release.

Also the artwork is really awesome.

What’s the German word for the emotion accompanying the feeling of accidentally dropping a small piece of ice on the floor and stepping on it barefoot?

To all the people I ever questioned for thinking that files should always end with a newline: I’m sorry

Some of the hardest lessons I’ve had to learn in life were also the simplest.

Like the book of Ecclesiastes. I used to try so hard to understand what it meant to “chase after the wind,” when the obvious answer turned out also to be the correct one. To wit: We waste our energy on dumb shit.

I didn’t know what an suid program was until that bit somehow got unset on my ping executable

My children are struggling to accept that “sleeping out” is not a phrase since “sleeping in” is.

How’s everyone else’s quarantine going?

When will face masks hit high fashion? Or has this already happened?

Contrary to what my banner photo might suggest, I *also* like single-malt

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