Replay the moon landing live (50 years latency) over the next several hours

I keep hearing about "10 ex" engineers and here I'm just a "1 ed" engineer.

Do you like at SDF? How about (toobnix.org)? Would you like to SDF to continue to develop its participation? Now you can here: sdf.org/?subscribe

help celebrate SDF32 now just 9 days away. what will you do to promote SDF on its 32nd birthday?


Start a blog and write your first article, get $20. Write another 3 articles within six months and get another $20.

On MacOS X version <= 10.14.5 (at time of writing) it is possible to easily bypass Gatekeeper in order to execute untrusted code without any warning or user's explicit permission.

Here's another reason I don't like and don't use phone number based services like WhatsApp and Signal.

"I just got a new phone number, and installed WhatsApp. The conversations of the previous owner of the number were immediately displayed." -
reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/ #Privacy #WhatsApp

I recall years back that The Register used to be a little critical of OpenBSD. Lately they've been giving credit to the project for being right. For example, yesterday's article on the new attacks:


"The OpenBSD community, for one, came to that conclusion last year when it disabled Hyber-Threading in OpenBSD 6.4."

Main requirement is battery life, charge, and ability to drive external displays. Need to use it in situations where power is inconsistent

What laptops made in the past 5 years don't suck? I'm 12 years behind on laptop advances because they all sucked for a good long while

There are two kinds of people. Those who keep the default spacers to the left and right of the firefox address bar, and those who immediately remove that

Sadly, this is a true story and I hit the same problem multiple times in the past: "Google Is Eating Our Mail":


Noes, the makers of the #Yotaphone went bankrupt!

This was an amazing phone that was way ahead of its time. Two screens, the one on the "back" was a touch-screen #eInk display! On version 2, you could mirror Android to the back screen, and use it entirely from the eInk side. Or, apps could be configured to display things specially on it.

Sadly, the hardware was buggy, and the software was intrusive to the OS, so updates were hard.


How do people generate pdf files from the command line these days? I am trying to figure out a lightweight way to create invoices and send them as pdf.

lowdown -> mandoc seems to do everything I need, except it looks a little nerdy to send an invoice as manual page. :)

Using my x230 with debian and dwm makes me so happy.

Just wish I could use some software I need for work so this machine could be my daily driver.

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