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2021 shaping up to be the year of the portable trackballed ARM devices

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I went camping in a remote state park in the middle of nowhere. I went to use the water supply and had to wait my turn because a former Secretary of Defense was getting water for his dog.

Her name's Daisy.

My friend spent hundreds of dollars on high-end carbon racing wheels for his bicycle only to find the whole world is out of stock on compatible tires

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SDF Plan9 Eternal Boot Camp continues with additional hardware - accessible from drawterm and your 9xen Plan9 slice. Contact 'glenda' for access.

I got a new cane, since the local police decided my last one was probably a weapon.

Apparently, a stick of wood with a brass handle is a weapon, but a forty-inch stick of titanium is an assistive device?

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Wishing you all a happy ED day 

$ date +"obase=16; %j" | bc

Hackernews: "The point of ethics is to shame people or practices you don't like via some kind of cancel culture of peer pressure"

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So, a blind person bought a Pinephone, wanting to put Mobian on it. Since Debian has given such good accessibility features on desktop, it should give just as much accessibility on mobile. Debian on mobile should have blind users' backs. Right?

Wrong. This is just what I've been saying for the past year or so. And now, for this person who has spent their hard-earned money on a Pinephone, it's too late. Now all they have is an expensive paperweight. There is an issue created for this, though.

#a11y #debian #mobian #mobile #foss #accessibility

I'm hiring again -- a cyber security engineer, with a focus on supercomputing and on-prem cloud (both VM style and k8s orchestration style).

In case anyone needs it, the US Veterans Crisis Line is 1-800-273-8255.

Also, any US veteran can always just go straight to a VA medical center for mental health care, whether you're enrolled or not.

I've never used a banking app. I've never needed one. I can't even imagine a circumstance where the best way for me to manage my money is a six-inch touchscreen.

The "Mail" program that ships with Elementary OS 6 loads remote resources by default.

Click on the gear icon and deactivate "Always show remote images" so that your email client isn't working for the enemy.

This should be the default, but there are everywhere people who will talk about "user experience" to make excuses for doing the wrong thing.

Print edition of the 9front FQA "Community vs Infrastructure" edition arrived from lulu.

Size is within a millimeter of the Amazon-sourced editions. Paper quality seems comparable. Images are ever so slightly cleaner.

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autonomous vehicles research is a scientific area of inquiry with the goal of making cars susceptible to the same pranks as wile e. coyote


This is the first official release after the migration from mercurial distributed version control system to ori’s git9.

Mercurial and Python have been removed from the distribution, but can still be installed from the snakeoil repository.


archacpi: make *acpi=1 the default

virtio: add non-legacy virtio 1.0 drivers for disk and ethernet

ircrc: freenode -> oftc

vt: allow scrolling with the mouse.


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