@iliana yum-updateonboot would actually run a yum update at like.. runlevel 3 ish. and if the kernel updated, it would reboot. that way you don't log in, do an update, and then find out you've gotta reboot anyway.
long story short i'm setting up a computer for mom and i want her to not have to think about maintenance
wait did fedora get rid of yum-updateonboot :( weh
unsung heroes of early programming: the many women who, as factory weavers, assembled programs on rope memory.
interviewers expect us to implement linked lists on whiteboards because they are fundamental, but not weave or knit programs??? idgi. https://mastodon.social/media/_gpYfKQjzGd_XcxI5mM
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@lifning it also feels like a more appropriate way to wrangle the concepts that libretro exposes in its API. plenty of these environment calls and callbacks, as well as the original video_refresh, audio_sample, input_state, etc. functions, make intuitive sense when modeled as abstract methods, with all that callback registration and enum switching stuffed under the hood.
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reworking my Python libretro hobby projects to use an object-oriented design with mixins as an abstraction (rather than lazily juggling individual callback functions and a single god-class) is a gradual process, but it'll pay dividends by making me 1. able to churn out silly emulator projects more efficiently over time and 2. confident enough to recommend my framework for use by others, who can then do the same.
And... Love won!! :'3 #TeamLove WON!! :'D <3
We showed them who's boss... We told capitalism to go f*** itself...and we won!! :D <3
Now we must continue this fight in the real world!! ¡¡Viva la Revolución!!
• Pong was not the first computer game
• Pong wasn't even Atari's first arcade game, that was Computer Space, which was a clone Spacewar!
• Pong was also a clone
• Pong's only "first" was being commercially-successful
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> have i told you about
> how nerds destroy the world
> take conspicuous consumption as a lifestyle choice and combine it with early hardware adoption
> and you have great swaths of gadgetry out of stock because they're incrementally better than the last model
> then there are landfills full of functioning electronics
> wasted time, resources, money, etc.
> the best part is these things were never really necessary
the entire gender api thing is pretty shit even without the transmisogyny, since it sounds like it'd double down on all the questionable assumptions programmers have about names (cf. https://www.kalzumeus.com/2010/06/17/falsehoods-programmers-believe-about-names/)
It's, like, so five minutes ago.
my jokes are like a volleyball round. let me explain with a 3 part toot thread.
Many of the people using Slack for political organizing and activism are not fully aware of how Slack falls short in serving their security needs. Here are some things to consider.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/revolution-and-slack source: https://twitter.com/eff/status/965755633592143875