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I'm a software engineer who loves and books. I don't think there's a theme in my toots but if I were to fantasize I'd say that I write about the human side of being who I am in the industry where I ended up.

Everything is a story. No one understands the whole story yet I try and try then fall asleep and wake up and try again. There's no Story, just stories.

Here's the vertical composition. This one really brings out the verticality of the game, I think.

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"Installation: we recommend that you use Docker."

what I'm supposed to see: "hey, it's a simple one-liner! Such clean install, much wow."

what I actually see: "we couldn't figure out how to install this thing on anything but our own machine, but hey, here is a well-compressed image of our entire disk, use this instead so that we can stop trying"

I wrote... yet another thing 🙂

It prints "Hello, Hurd!" and exits. Without linking to glibc.

It's 700-something lines of C — there are Mach trap bindings and hand-rolled RPC routines in there. It's as terrible as you imagine, and then some.

github.com/bugaevc/hello-hurd

#hurd

"I set a goal of 2,000 words a day and didn’t go back and start editing until I was done with the entire book. I wrote around 500 pages, then edited it down to 320." Colin Jost on writing his memoir (goodreads.com/interviews/show/)

Would anyone be interested in hearing about our #FOSS adventure? We''re a feminist non-profit in the midst of migrating from Windows to #Linux: servers and desktops! We try to be as #opensource as possible, for ethical, security and privacy reasons.

I feel like sci fi gave us all unreasonable expectations of what technology would be kind in the future. Ripley could repair Bishop and retrieve data from him with like, a couple of needles, some wire, and some kind of box with LED lights on it. Anakin Skywalker could assemble C-3PO from scratch using random spare parts he happened to have.

Meanwhile, in the real world, just try replacing the battery in your phone.

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The problem with all complex websites and other software systems is that they're written by programmers. This never works out well.

106/366 #366Challenge #xp
A few of my neighbors have really been enjoying sidewalk art and messages for all of us taking walks.

Sometimes I become electric and want to learn and read everything at the same time and incorporate the Universe. The plethora of the possibilities is paralizing and fascinating at the same time.

In un libro che sto (ri)leggendo si parla brevemente di Luigi Ferdinando Marsili (1658-1730)

Mi sono informato un po' su questo personaggio:

treccani.it/enciclopedia/luigi

Di famiglia nobile bolognese, con interessi scientifici, fu viaggiatore, diplomatico, militare, collezionista, cartografo, naturalista (probabilmente il primo oceanografo), fondatore di istituzioni scientifiche. Ebbe una vita variegata, piena di avventure e peripezie: si può ben dire una vita da romanzo.

Finished a course on Flux and Redux. Nice stuff. I hope it'll help me solve the stupid login problem in my very own side-project.

Icon Library 0.0.6 is out 🎉

it features:
-the shipped icons are now split into categories
- the icons are split into shipped ones and the "pre-installed on the system" ones
- a new fancy export dialog that includes docs for how to include the icon as a resource and use it

enjoy!

I have successfully added to Firefox (a local development copy on my machine only) a new CSS property, “transition-interrupt:special”, and a new Web-Animations property, “KeyframeEffect.composite:relative”. It is still proof of concept and unfinished, but worth celebrating.

I like this idea of an . Here's mine.

I'm a software engineer who loves and books. I don't think there's a theme in my toots but if I were to fantasize I'd say that I write about the human side of being who I am in the industry where I ended up.

Everything is a story. No one understands the whole story yet I try and try then fall asleep and wake up and try again. There's no Story, just stories.

rando: so what do you study?
me: #linguistics.
rando: what is it about? english?
me: no, more than particular languages, we try to figure out how language itself works, like in the brain, and society...
rando: 😕 😐 hmm 😒
me: ... and we collaborate with *medicine*, y'know, help figure out how to fix speech impairments...
rando: 💡 😮 woow 😮 💡
me: ...and we also cross paths with computer science, artificial intelligence, y'know, siri and stuff...
rando: 😲 😯 huh

that's how I sell linguistics

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