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Here's a reminder that is pointing to cool stuff people are doing.

If you're tired of glue code, do something fundamental and help oriansj and janneke build the GNU of the future from a tiny, human-auditable binary core and then Source All The Way Down.

did your car spontaneously change terminal size on the road and stuck? sounds like a job for a SIGWINCH

exxon-valdez has nothing on a netburst pipeline spill

all the pain of repairing things is made up for by the hour or so of extreme euphoria when it works

"my sensibilities have been offended in a way that only a duel in halo 3 can resolve" — @calvin

Now now, there's no need for such language

Fun fact: Windows doesn't actually use just the extension to determine executability, it uses a permission on ACL

Alexa is laughing at people, and now all the Oculus Rift headsets are broken because a certificate expired.

I'm moving from smug to outright pointing-and-laughing now.

tired: reading articles entirely

wired: reading only headlines

inspired: reading only slugs

ActivityPub and OStatus are just IRC with validation seeking mechanisms integrated 🤔


Embrace, Extend, Extinguish is alive and well in the valley.

So, Slack has decided to shutdown IRC and XMPP interfaces.

Looks like no more slack for me!

This is why I hate productivity systems that help you "capture ideas".

Ideas are great but fuck ideas.