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tired: building a PC

wired: buying a used business desktop

(this comes out of me and my friends realizations whitebox PC building is easy, whitebox PC debugging is not)

One of the Reddit comments on my blog post: "I just realized that FOSS and privacy nuts are basically the vegans of tech enthusiasts." ๐Ÿ™ƒ reddit.com/r/Android/comments/

in the culinary world, it is oft said that food is eaten first with the eyes.

when programming, your code is processed first with the eyes.

presentation matters.

now, back to the book I'm reading about one of the older shouty languages from before the lowercase enlightenment.

@technomancy Even better: Rent a VPS in Germany and build your binaries on it, now it's "Made In Germany"

so the stability problems might be RAID controller related; either load, dead battery, or dying disks?

A bunch of New Wave musicians talking about getting laid Show more

Politics, Gopher, DRM Show more

enjoy the diodes of your youth with this retro Diode Emulator, WinDiode which lets you use your modern Windows PC as a diode

@mulander my choice is "replay deus ex, pick the same damn ending"

because it's about choices (also I love it)

just remember every time you wake up: we live in a world where Microsoft has rebranded MonoDevelop into Visual Studio

using monads, the competent haskell programmer can implement complex functionality such as, in this example, printing the user's name before they have even typed it into the computer

So BB10's browser sets the monospace font to a proportional sans serif

WAT

@annika my solution to finishing games way to buy less games; only ones I know I'll play, and avoid gaben from tempting me to buy them for the sake of buying them

First snow of the year that's created actual snow on the ground; not good

"Belphegor's prime is 1,000,000,000,000,066,600,000,000,000,001: a palindromic prime number with 666 in the middle and 13 0s on either side. It is named after Belphegor, one of the seven princes of hell."