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I need a round SSD so it will be a disk






This presupposes there's much "STEM education"
Sure, I see lots of people with Computer/Software Engineering degrees or Computer Science degrees, but I also see lots of people out of code bootcamps, and *no one* using the code part of their degree

what little philosophy is taught in STEM is usually 'philosophy of science', which is useful and interesting but not really sufficient. We need some kind of 'Ethics & Diversity' class.


It's super weird how R2D2 went from working on a space ship to working for a queen
Then went from working on a spaceship then owned by a farmer turned rebel

I don't understand the chain of ownership for R2D2 or C3PO


"openbsd isn't for the weak!" "won't spoon feed you" "shut up and hack"

This is in no way the project, or people, I've come to know. Especially that last one... the meaning has twisted, badly.

We build a set of tools. It won't meet every need, and bits are sharp. Instructions and some protective guards are placed. We don't explain all the way down. That's not a bat to hit people...the code's public.

There is no inherent merit to mastery of an OS, beyond use of the OS itself. No prize to win.






I should build a fediverse bot that sudo can send reports to, so when sudo says "this incident has been reported" it has teeth

It'll mostly be me trying to sudo as "mpduser", but I would find it funny


The curse of the sysadmin is that expertise can only be shared, not returned


Everyone after the Force Awakens: "Sean, you're just a naysayer, look at all the cool ideas that can build on"
Everyone Now: "Sean, you're just a pessimist, just because this was awful doesn't mean Disney is entirely bad"










I don't want to work

I want to make, create, help, supply, support

But not work


Ug, I think my server is underpowered for the number of users/instances I connect to an my server move is taking forever, even though it's just me changing URLs

I have a feeling I am not getting some events

(I was once friendica.obscuritus.ca but I decided to unify to single address and so convenient.email)
Did you actually move domain without me having to do anything about it? Have we achieved something at Friendica?
Are you seeing me as at "convenient.email" ? I am not 100% it's working everywhere, but maybe it's working?
TBF I did it Christmas Day and today is the first day I think people see me
I do! Your XMPP address on your profile is still silverwizard@obscuritus.ca but your Friendica profile Webfinger address is now silverwizard@convenient.email
Yeah, XMPP hasn't moved
It probably will, but I have *users* there

But woooooooo


One day, I am going to go back in time and spout a huge amount of bullshit predictions

And call myself John Titor


in europe we say "hello pal"
in america they say "hello ntsc"


4 healthy adults, 1 sick adult, 3 sick babies/toddlers in the house
MIL comes down stairs to see I have made (from scratch) the entire planned Christmas dinner, and was finishing chopping apples for a pie, and when I say I am about done says "Oh, I'm not hungry"

After being the one to start the turkey
Ok, sure, I only had done the vegetarian parts

Which was everything but the turkey


I should build an antenna so I can rebroadcast secretbroadcast.net over radio waves as a post-art project?


This feels like the mess of Tesla's console

Or, you know, kubernetes on fighter jets




Windows 10 Ultimate Home for Fighter Jets














How does @VIA_Rail manage to find such bad speakers for its trains?


Me, trying to convince my wife to let me operate a pirate radio station: I've operated a pirate radio station before, what do you think I did in christian camp?!








Starbucks has so many efficiency systems it's hard to order from if you go there less than once a month
Also, Burrito is the most consistently delicious food I have ever seen