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The number of times I write a script that's basically just ~/bin/$NAME_OF_SHITTY_PROGRAM

#!/bin/sh
fuck the environment so shitty program works
exec $FULLPATH_OF_SHITTY_PROGRAM "$@"

Now of course, I can stop using $SHITTY_PROGRAM, but unfortunately, compromises for my job need to occur.

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open 👏 source 👏 projects 👏 should 👏 not 👏 use 👏 closed 👏 chat 👏 platforms

Used our new espresso machine for the first time today. Turned out well, first time. I’m very proud of me.

Any day you delete more code than you add is a good day.

“Laws are for other people” is the only evergreen political philosophy.

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Woo! polycul.es 1.2 is out! Now featuring the ability to remove a passphrase, cleaner code, and a security fix.

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Mozilla take 

Mozilla should stop trying to be like every tech shit company out there and re-structure itself into a worker-owned cooperative.

VLC is the best program.

1. It's free.
2. It plays everything.
3. It's versions are named after discworld characters.

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Using Discord for your Open Source project. I hate it.

I was QA for date & time handling at my last job. This speaks to me

qntm.org/calendar

Your time code is broken, fix it.

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tired: running wayland because it's better than x

wired: running wayland so i have an excuse for not doing screen share in work calls

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COVID vaccine very good news 

The first paper on a COVID vaccine is out, and initial indications are VERY good. While we don't know how well it protects, the people injected with it wind up with MORE antibodies then people who actually GOT COVID, which is a good sign.

blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/

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COVID vaccine very good news 

And this is just the first vaccine paper out: Heck, THAT COMPANY ALONE has *four* in the works.

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Look, can we just cut it out with the constant attempts at SSH access across the entire IPv4 space? I'm trying to read my logs, and you aren't getting in.

I wrote a post on saving information from the internet archive, so that even IA deleting it means it's not gone.

chris.vittal.dev/posts/howto-g

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make 'git init' produce repos with an initial branch named 'main' not 'master' 

t=~/.config/git/template/
mkdir -p $t
git config --global init.templateDir $t
echo ref: refs/heads/main > $t/HEAD

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