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Last week I found I was manually tiling windows in XFCE, so yesterday I decided to give i3 another go.

Scariest thing on Halloween: Windows update forcing itself into the middle of your presentation.

I just got `z` set up. And now I'm mad that I haven't been using it previously.

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"The idea of the GNU Kind Communication Guidelines is to start guiding
people towards kinder communication at a point well before one would
even think of saying, "You are breaking the rules.""

lists.gnu.org/archive/html/inf

Some nights I stay up way too late poking at things that could for sure wait until tomorrow.

Every wedding reception has an "uncle David" who is uncharacteristically enthusiastic about dancing.

Trying to get back in shape is a nightmare. I keep comparing my current progress to peak high school me. Of course I'm not to that point at all.

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Yesterday, 26th of September was Stanislav Petrov Day.

A day to celebrate that you, me, everyone isn't nuclear vapour right now.
SP - disobeyed orders and military protocol, used his own thinking, and by doing so averted nuclear retaliation based on false alarms that would likely have caused a mass nuclear war in 1983.

Stanislav Petrov, often referred to as "The man who saved the world" died in December 2017

I wish there was a cleaner way to get DRM-free shows. Regret having bought Rick and Morty on amazon video just so I could watch it sooner.

I love weeks where reading docs and bettering myself counts as productivity just as much as writing code.

It took me way too long to mentally correlate "Etsy" to "etc"... even though that's how I would pronounce "/etc"

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“Mookie why do you still buy movies on physical media?” This is a good reason why. I won’t switch to digital for movies until digital movies are free from DRM, can be downloaded and are of the same quality as the physical media version.

forbes.com/sites/johnarcher/20

#movies

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Hello Assembled People of European Mastodon! I work at @eff on international copyright. You might have heard of #article13, the EU proposal to require © filters on sharing sites.

We're really worried that this could affect services like ActivePub/Mastodon instances, opening them up to lawsuits or requiring expensive filters.

The key vote is on Wednesday -- please call or write your MEP and ask them to vote against #article13 to protect the future of the internet! saveyourinternet.eu/

My wife made me kill the absolute huge spider in the server room. And here I wanted to be able declare that we had a web server.

At 5pm the GPU changed estimated delivery from today to tomorrow... Guess NAS gets fixed tomorrow.

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To be clear. The storage drives were fine. But one of the boot drives started failing... it failed over to the other boot drive, but for some reason I thought I could just pull the old one out. Now it won't reboot, maybe everything is fine.

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