The MUF actually got high enough that I made a contact on 15 meters - to South America even! Idk if all hams know about this site but it tells you the highest frequency likely to produce ionospheric propagation at 3000km. Very helpful for seeing which bands are "open"
An essential resource for any serious software developer... https://ohshitgit.com/
I kind of wish there were a way to post to the local timeline, but not to federated. (But still to my followers, and still public; sort of like a combination of public and unlisted.)
Living without a SIM card
The Great Affordability Crisis Breaking America
Make Use Of... Debian
Nicely addressing a blind spot in modern comp sci education:
Those Pine people are doing great stuff. Their latest update:
Well worth a read, this!
“Decentralised SMTP Is For The Greater Good”
Topic 1: IM NG
Historically, XMPP messages were routed to only one receiving device. That may be the device with the highest priority, or a particular device identified by the resourcepart of the jid (eg. email@example.com/phone is a phone).
To improve the user experience in modern multi client scenarios, extension protocols like Carbon Copies and Message Archive Management were introduced to adjust the message routing to changed user expectations.
You should update your Firefox. Right now.
American #Healthcare system
I've been screwed by the VC games, as have many of my associates. You can hold a fair percent of a startup, hold on for it to go public, and get less than an annual bonus at one of the Big Boys. The VC's and their fancy lawyering have sucked all the juice out: karma is a bitch.
Khan Academy switching server software to Go - https://engineering.khanacademy.org/posts/goliath.htm
A young person's idea on how to hire. Looks VERY reasonable to me!
Just stumbled acros the SCSI2SD device, providing a SD flash based solution for legacy SCSI requirements:
Author of VSTa microkernel, and many other bits of open source SW: sources.vsta.org
Music Director at our local FM station, Voice of Vashon
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko