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I could say I'm a sysadmin but I'm in fact a transadmin

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maybe what i need to do is figure out some way to have any desire and energy left to hack on things after work and just, like, do it. even if the stuff i make is total garbage

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'Lambda and serverless is one of the worst forms of proprietary lock-in we've ever seen in the history of humanity'

theregister.co.uk/2017/11/06/c

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Closh combines the best of traditional unix shells with the power of Clojure. It aims to be a modern alternative to bash.

github.com/dundalek/closh

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Quora: What did Alan Kay mean by "Lisp is the greatest single programming language ever designed"?

Alan Kay himself answers.

https://social.heldscal.la/url/888231#

!lisp
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I think it's pretty cool that Unicomp is willing to make a custom keyboard layout for me despite the implied work involved (retooling, firmware change, etc) and do so for... not too much more, given the work involved.

Plus, once it's made, it gets a part number and other people can order it too :D.

Basically I'm ordering a 122 key keyboard (each key will have its own scancodes), but ANSI instead of ISO layout; this is the default one they have: mst3k.interlinked.me/media/TN5

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Like you can't get a light-up Unicomp keyboard (imo a feature because it feels gimmicky to me), which is a non-starter for a lot of people.

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Welcome $given_name! How are you doing today on this $state_of_local_atmospheric_conditions day?

Perhaps you would like to peruse some $digital_photographic_data from $numerologically_elapsed_time that our neural network determined to be more statistically significant than average in your $local_peer_group?

No need to let us know what you think. We'll be monitoring $reactions_from_puny_mammalian_brain to further tune our machine learning datasets.

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~ Me, trying to disconnect from my VPS ~

$ exist
exist: command not found

Me: same

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It sure is something that the iPhone X is the cost of all three current generation consoles with some money to spare for games

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my mom's friend, upon seeing the 3d printer: oh, so you're a manufacturer now!
me, lying on the floor: yes, I seized back the means of production

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With the @w3c captured by the copyright industry, who will step up to lead web development next? https://u.fsf.org/2bo
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We're really,really close to having federated forums that work across Diaspora, OStatus, ActivityPub and Zot; which opens cross-federation with about a dozen projects in the open social metaverse. I just have to finish implementing the ActivityPub bunker buster.

"Mr. Webber, tear down this wall."