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I just realised my intro went when my instance crashed all those months ago.

Anyhow, hello (again) I am developer and a programmer including and I write stuff in and

Besides my interests include bike riding, or and reading, mostly There is also a starting interest in

My day job is a senior working on some very large and strange computer networks.

Hey Fediverse!

Do y'all have any recommendation for murder-mystery novels, crime noir style preferred, that have no cops or colonial justice system at all?

Boosts encouraged, thanks!

I'm now selling the #networknomicon through my own print store. Coupon code:


gets you 10% off through 1 April 2020. No free shipping, sorry, but it should be almost global.

Our self-isolation may have started to get to Astrid.

I should probably try to bake a different kind bread some time, but I'm just too glad to have found a recipe that consistently produces good results, and isn't too much effort.

curfew, zork grand inquisitor 

To ensure everyone has plenty of safe, secure options to keep in touch, every Chinwag Social user account is now a valid #XMPP address too.

You can use the web chat at with your existing login, or any other desktop or mobile client.

What IT Working From Home still looks like in the year 2020

Nothing like fucking up a GRUB configuration with an update and then using CLI knowledge to fix it. Hot damn it actually worked.

Throwback um Sunday. Penguin watching Star Trek Discovery, apparently (2017)

Dear can you release *all* #Picard episodes now? So the we can at least see them before #covid19 hits us? Thx, #trekkies all over the planet. #LiveLongAndProsperπŸ––πŸ½

Looking for a book called something like "IΒ²", or I squared, or perhaps "meΒ²": it's about an eight-bit artificial intelligence that grows up inside a computer, playing something like Tube Wars to learn how to survive. it gets installed into a robot body which is shipped somewhere on a train and the AI has to figure out how to reattach some of its limbs and escape, where it hides in a barn and is discovered by the farmer's daughter who menaces it with a pitchfork.

sry, can't remember the author.

they invented video phones but they never thought about better alternatives, like no phones

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