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I didn't just suggest "pink unicorn stall cleaner" as new title at work, did I?

No, I didn't. *Phew* That was close. I need to be more careful in the future. I need a device that verifies that my blood tea content is sufficient before letting me send email.

i've said it before and i'll say it again: i have a mighty need for country music about having to pirate your tractor's software

Bad abstractions kill my software develoment buzz.

When you have to take a break from a coding project for a few weeks, it's really, really helpful to have written good commit messages, what you intended to do next, what your end goal is, and to have a test suite you trust.

On our blog, we discuss, compare & contrast the two primary options available for backporting #GPLv3's termination provisions to #GPLv2 : the Kernel Enforcement Statement Additional Permission and the Red Hat Cooperation Commitment sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/ma #Linux #GPL #copyleft

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It bothers me a little every time someone calls me a software engineer. I'm not an engineer. What I do is not sufficiently based on actual science, research, and solid, tested formal models to be called engineering.

"Software developer" and "hacker" and "klutz" are all accurate.

Monopoly strat:

I just realized that if nobody buys property, you can just keep going around the board collecting 200 dollars until the bank crumbles.

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@liw I tend to think that this is macho posturing. "Oh, *your* needs don't matter since you are *obviously* not a worthy target of a nation-state."

Cryptography absolutism is when you say it's not worth using cryptography at all, unless you're protected against every conceivable scenario.

I find i's a somewhat common ailment among cryptography enthusiasts.

It's 2019 and I still find "professional" wi-fi networks that blocks outbound #SSH connections.
IOW, #Tor with this ~/.ssh/config snippet keeps making my days:

Host *.tor
ProxyCommand socat STDIO SOCKS4A:127.0.0.1:$(basename %h .tor):%p,socksport=9050

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Nice piece thinking through some of the issues our Senior Technologist Bradley Kuhn has been talking a lot about this year, linuxjournal.com/content/we-ne

The Roman Pool at Hearst Castle, California, designed by Julia Morgan (1872-1957) one of the first women architects in the United States who was responsible for over 700 buildings #womensart t.co/DcF4e9Up2N

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