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boost to save a linux user 

to exit vim you have to type :q

I wrote it specifically because I wanted to download a Vimeo DRM-free thing I had bought onto my server so I could watch it wherever

My upload speed sucks, and there's not really a way to log in to vimeo sans actually like, running a headless chromium. So I wanted a way to put it directly on the server without faff. I copied the request from Mozilla's Network tab into a file, and wrote and ran this script on it after some tweaking and it downloaded in seconds

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"hacker" nerds caption your images challenge 2021

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zombie theoretical physicists: "braaaaaaaaaanes"

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5 years ago today, I took my place in permanent hacker history by getting published in 2600.

Like I'm wondering if an alt text attribute would have been applicable here, and picked up by a screen reader or no

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We wrote a thing that takes in the copy/paste "raw request" stuff from the Firefox Network view, and replays the request for you using that data.

Is anyone interested in this? we're doing it for reverse engineering work because it was a simple write, but someone else might want it for a more interesting purpose

the rawtext.club website has... interesting design

They use aria attributes, which is fine and good for accessibility.

but they use these on the ASCII art sections that they have. Which uhhh??? what? Those minus and underscore mixes are going to just be noise on a screenreader lol

example:

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yeah i hate crossovers but katy perry and her pikachu?

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*eats one of your browser cookies* *kronch kronch*

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i wonder where that fastest ever manhole is now

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for the unaware, the fastest man-made object ever is a manhole that was blasted off it's drain by a nuclear explosion and was very briefly recorded as travelling at over six times the escape velocity of earth.

i say briefly because even using the slow motion cameras they had for analysis of the blast the manhole was only visible for a single frame in mid air

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Interesting fact of the day: The term "patching" software originates from the fact that you would literally patch holes in early hole punch input in order to fix an issue. Attached is a picture with such patches on it from the Harvard Mark I computer.

You're going under for surgery, and the last thing you hear is the head Surgeon putting on Weird Al's "Like A Surgeon"

Would you be concerned?

Accessibility, Public thoughts ripped from a locked thread because im lazy 

@hyratel @devinprater Better integration of the cli with manual pages would be good, but my fav trick is to write down what i am trying to do, open the man page, and grep for words I know it's going to involve using /

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like, kid, I've got three gods in my pocket and you are sending a yellow mouse to fight me

i have places to be

just pretend you didn't see me and I'll do the same; nobody has to die

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