linux 

I love to receive 15 different emails about the same set of security updates for all the different versions and special kinds of weird company-specific linux image packages in ubuntu

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The name "house spider" is a generic term for different spiders including Chiracanthium inclusum, Badumna Insignis, Steatoda grossa, Parasteatoda tepidariorum, among others, so named for their repetitive four-on-the-floor beat and a typical tempo of 120 beats per minute. The species evolved due to selective pressure by Chicago's underground club culture in the late 1970s, as DJs began altering disco songs to give them a more mechanical beat.

90s scifi tv 

Waiting for the day when they announce an incredibly cursed Netflix remake of Babylon 5

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We board the dead space hulk. It’s been lifeless for centuries. We start replacing corroded cabling to get life support functioning. Then we restore communications.

There’s a final unsent message in the buffers. We put it on screen.

From: Chief Engineer Nani, Cargo Vessel Akkadia
To: Copper merchant Ea-nasr, New Ur
Subject: Complaint about quality of copper in new CO₂ scrubbers

We turn the screen off. It’s a tale as old as time.

#MicroFiction

corporate software 

how do corporations justify paying money for things like MS Teams when it *barely* works in the best of times

I just tried to sign into an account to just grab one file, and it took over half an hour

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currently enjoying camp ground wifi at a staggering 200kbps

Do you know that awful website thing where they highjack your scrolling to make it stop at certain points? Good news, now you can do that with CSS: developer.mozilla.org/en-US/do

knowing how to type the words that make computers do things does not make you a genius

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Every programmer is convinced they are also engineers, architects, physicists, and economists

Exponential backslash escaping and other fun string processing tasks

inventing a time machine to travel back to the 1980s on a desperate mission to prevent Perl from happening

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Why wouldn't a train break down in the single choke point of a major city (Hamburg Dammtor)

I will watch literally anything that does scifi without superheroes at this point

There's someone on this train who wears their mask below their nose and is coughing *constantly*

Does someone know a trustworthy firefox extension that does twitter.com -> nitter redirects? I don't have an account and I am getting incredibly annoyed by how it doesn't show anything without login anymore

remember to push your commits

brought to you by: rm -rf the_wrong_directory

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