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.@alchemist Following your lead! Some Go (for now!) development on my 9front box. (Writing a small SigV4 package as an exercise, mostly.) Working on files mounted from a musclefs instance thousands of mile away (one of the windows shows the fs command console).

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SDF aNONradio is celebrating 25 years on September 7th. Here is a little blurb from the Honolulu Weekly October 8th, 1997 asking the question: "The Internet has been touted as the public square of the Global Village. but does it have a decent radio station?"

How many of these are still around today? Come and party with us September 7th, 2021!

aNONradio.net

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RT @linsley_barbara
Telephone sheep, using old cords & phones, by Jean Luc Cornec brilliant 👍🏻😂👇

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I'm v happy I got my print copy of 9FRONT COMMUNITY VS INFRASTRUCTURE. Grateful it easily ships to Europe now! Thanks @sl@merveilles.town

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@djsundog @phooky modern DRAM is so challenging to initialize that the cpu runs in Cache-As-RAM (CAR) mode until it the x86 firmware blob has finished link training.

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@roadriverrail @neauoire took me a moment to find this again, but here's a good background-listen on the subject: youtube.com/watch?v=pW-SOdj4Kk

I've been a software engineer for almost 10 years now and I still keep going back to the basics (possibly because I didn't study software engineering nor computer science in university). Every time I'm reminded of how with a few basic constructs one can achieve a lot. Then I think of real-world jobs I've had, where tools and abstractions abound, but there's often little substance.

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Congratulations to NASA and JPL on their amazing landing of the Perseverance rover! By working together and using science, you have truly shown what humans are capable of! 🚀

tilvids.com/videos/watch/5211e

#Perseverance #PerseveranceRover #space

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Here is a good interview about what #TILvids is all about! Take a look if you're interested in a deeper dive about what we're trying to do, and thanks to @tomat0 for the nice write-up!

wordsmith.social/tomat0/fedive

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In case you missed it, a couple of years ago Mastodon made an animated introduction explaining how it works.

✅ Mastodon's official promo video is available on PeerTube at tilvids.com/videos/watch/887e7 and on YouTube at youtube.com/watch?v=IPSbNdBmWK

The same video is also useful for explaining federated networks in general.

#MastoTips #Mastodon #FediTips #Fediverse #Federation

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I think developers should be forced to use older/low power/low spec hardware when developing so that they stop making shit so unbelievably heavy.
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Since (integer) arithmetic came up recently, I thought I'd share something on the other end of the spectrum:
github.com/andrejbauer/marshal

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@chaosmonk thanks 😊 I love how 9front forces me into a more slow computer life. I keep the frenzy state of modern computing on my work machine and my pocket device and so far so good!

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In Plan 9, the same idea is used to support both containers and VPNs, and it knows of neither

... but after all that's accurate and consistent, quite fitting for this OS. :)

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Finally completed a game of mahjongg. And I was greeted by the same "game over" message I get when I lose. :o :(

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