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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.

Awesome find, dec pdp 11 cpu found inside xerox bus and tag mainframe printer controllers. Been salvaging the processors, plan to build up a pdp 11 qbus machine using these processors.

@smallsees @Mainebot Can we include all the Unix variants?

Because it's totally atc - Air Traffic Control, often packaged in 'bsdgames'.

A bubble ring is an underwater vortex created when a pocket of air occupies the center of the vortex. They are actually made of two different rings, one inside the other, spinning in the same direction. The outer ring is made of water, and the inner one is made of air. The ring and nearby water spin as it travels through the water, pushing it in a certain direction.

what is the best game that's only available on linux?

I notice it's 10 years ago that we rolled out our first 10Gig switches at work (the last of those EX4500 wasn't decommissioned until this year).

I need help from some PGP nerds!

I learned to generate a PGP master key with only the certify capability, which does not expire, to then generate encryption, signature and authentication subkeys which expire but can be extended with the master key. The subkeys then get moved to a card while the masterkey goes into an encrypted backup. Ultimately, all keys get deleted from the computer.

So far so good, right?


chess is garbage. here's my patch notes for better chess
-bishops can cast healing spells
-small chance for pawns to perform a peasant uprising
-the knights now wear fun hats
-one random piece gets a gun

The pack paused their hunt, ears swiveled to the sound of distant drums. They then turned to the newcomer, who listened most intently.

"They mourn me," she explained, more bitter than regretful, "They mourn a relative, weaver, young wife and potential mother."

"We gained a huntress," the den-mother noted.

"I always liked this song," the huntress admitted.

"Then lead the song, we will follow."

The village didn't notice the distant howls.

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #Fantasy

"Here we go again. Just when you figured out what all these weird abbreviations (DKIM, SPF, DMARC) are, one more pops up on the horizon." Just stuff it in the DNS: BIMI

@smallsees Not so much the Travelling Salesman problem as the Rogue Murderous Trolley Driver problem ...

So I managed to get GPT-3 to generate new Victorian handkerchief flirting codes.

I hope you find them useful for adding subtext to your next zoom call

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