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Did you know that #Unix groups have passwords? Apparently if you set one, you then have to use newgrp to log in to that group.

I have never seen anyone use unix group passwords.

Fiddling with the PinePhone after a few months of absence. seems impressively usable so far. What a time to be alive!

I love websites that still clearly showcase their RSS feeds.


Friday fun fact: In 1974, Ramesses II was sent on a flight to Paris for preservation and maintenance work. But since French law required every person, living or dead to fly with a valid passport, Egypt was forced to issue a passport to the Pharaoh, 3,000 years after his death.


"You can't just point to any pseudocode and say 'Clojure', languages don't WORK like that!"

Me: "Clojure!"

Someone analysed the comments in #redis and identified nine different types:

* Function comments
* Design comments
* Why comments
* Teacher comments
* Checklist comments
* Guide comments
* Trivial comments
* Debt comments
* Backup comments

Quite interesting:

Today Bandcamp is waiving their 15% cut on digital items.

One of my main goals as a music-maker is to give back to the commons, to publish my work in a way that is as accessible as possible, since only that kind of access in turn made and educated me as a creator. So all my music is free/NYP and under Creative Commons :cc_cc: :cc_by: :cc_sa:


Announcing the SourceHut project hub 🎉

I don't usually explicitly ask for shares, but this is a big deal for SourceHut - the project hub solves one of our major goals for the alpha. Please help spread the word ❤️

Fiona Apple’s new album Fetch the Bolt Cutters is the best music I’ve heard all year

Spare a thought, in this difficult time, for our conservative politicians. It must be tough spending your life stumping for party that thinks government just gets in the way, that the market can solve the world's problems, that working people don't need health care or minimum wage, only to find out that when the chips are down none of that's true at all, that all this time what your money-god had sold you as justice and fairness was just shortsighted selfishness and cruelty.

Earthquakes, COVID-19 

A couple of personal thoughts on some recent events, including the earthquake in Zagreb, the COVID-19 pandemic, and people in tech:


"We can't return to normal, because the normal that we had was precisely the problem."



I promise this will make you smile.


> if you gonna buy music on Bandcamp this friday, everything will goes to artist 💜 Thanks Bandcamp, and everyone willing or planning to support us 🙏

"To support musicians during the Covid-19 pandemic, Bandcamp is waiving our revenue share on all sales this Friday, March 20, from midnight to midnight PST. "

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Upcoming seminar: Teaching Online On Short Notice.

Please forward this to whoever you think might need it.

Haven't seen this one mentioned a lot, yet it's a pretty good / fusion album featuring none other than Kenny Grohowski on drums!

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