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cargo didn't feel all that special at first but going back to another languages package manager really makes you appreciate it

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I give up, how does anyone put up with all of this build tooling

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I may need to write a java script


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

@brainblasted Since it's GNU you probably have to use the awful info pages

@halcy Feeding all the movies into a neural net and publishing it as Hollywood Copilot that allows you to automatically generate movie scenes

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.

@ajroach42 people don't realize how incredibly efficient steel wheels on rails is. You can push fully-loaded 100t freight cars by hand if the bearings are reasonably well maintained

90s scifi tv 

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

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.


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

@brainblasted Especially when it comes to scoping it really shows that the current `macro_rules!` system is a prototype, eventually we will get declarative macros using the `macro` keyword which will at least solve some of the issues

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:

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the mastodon instance at is retiring

see the end-of-life plan for details: