If this is your first moot
You _have_ to toot.
I used to be a lot weirder. I'm a middle-aged geek, father to two boys, and I bang out code at #Google. I live near Boston now, but I grew up in central Mississippi.
I play a bunch of #music instruments, but none well enough to perform. I've been playing around with a DAW.
I started the cantos.social instance, trying to be a part of the small-scale Internet.
I try to be as kind as I can.
"..things that can be parsed as variable names are treated as variable names in arithmetic contexts. ..bash does this *recursively* until it gets to an integer, or to something that can't be parsed as either an integer or a variable name."
OMG. This is _not_ documented.
My Pebble's vibration motor finally bit the dust, so now I'm smartwatch shopping. The contenders are not promising in comparison.
I found one that looked kind of neat and got rave reviews, but then I looked at the Android app reviews and they were filled with bile and regret.
I sure wish Pebble hadn't gone out of business.
Birdsite, farming demographics
This whole thread is pretty great.
Tweet from @SarahTaber_bww
@SarahTaber_bww: If you've ever wondered how the countryside went from "rank with socialists" to "stodgy good ol' boy stronghold" in 50 years, there it is.
Farm country used to be full of labor. Now it's mostly management.
Long thought-provoking piece about the upper class (in Yale specifically and the US broadly) and their abdication of the responsibilities of privilege.
This is so profound on so many levels I don't know where to begin.
When Having Friends Is More Alluring Than Being Right
I dropped my #IRC client onto github today! It's 1000sloc of #Tcl/Tk for the core, plus a bunch of plugins. I've been using it as my primary #IRC client for the past couple of years, so it's well-used.
It's not for everyone, but I'd say it's one of the most hackable #IRC clients out there.
uspol, musings on due process and police states
@jacethechicken Its also impossible to forget that there's a "fuck up trans people's citizenship papers and ID" memo floating around in this administration, as was seen last December.
That would hit us right here on Masto.
Super Mario 64 has been decompiled, in its entirety, basically by hand (writing code until it compiles into the right binary) https://gbatemp.net/threads/super-mario-64-has-been-decompiled.542918/
"For unlike someone devoted to the life of contemplation, a total worker takes herself to be primordially an agent standing before the world, which is construed as an endless set of tasks extending into the indeterminate future."
A bunch of you (mostly those with white collar jobs) should read this and consider how close you are to the sort of ideology this article discusses. I think it'll feel uncomfortable, but may help motivate you toward new opinions.
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