"I'm addicted to yew but I know that it's toxic"
"generally vague handwaving that sounds like an appeal to authority, but the authority is what someone might call a teenage libertarian's idea of how markets might behave."
'Markets, discrimination, and "lowering the bar"': https://danluu.com/tech-discrimination/
Reading the Phoenix Project, because I found it in my Calibre library (no recollection of how it got there) and some people at work claim it's good.
Not going to talk about whether the advice is good or novel, but the literary style is one long continuous "as you know, Bob"
"5 things that music makers need to know about Apple’s switch from Intel to silicon processors" says https://www.musicradar.com/news/5-things-that-music-makers-need-to-know-about-apples-switch-from-intel-to-silicon-processors
Not gonna take my Mac apart to check, bit reasonably sure that the Intel chip inside it is made from silicon ...
What does it mean for DAWs, plugins and the iPad Pro?MusicRadar
Realised the other day that I no longer have a favourite (or even least unfavourite) programming language, and I'm not sure how I feel about that
TIL there are three kinds of target for violent acts: people, property, and police
Essex chief constable, Ben-Julian Harrington issued a tough declaration: “We will not tolerate violence in our communities, whether that’s against people, whether it’s against property or, indeed, against police officers"
Black Lives Matters activists say hate groups plan to target protests and...the Guardian
https://github.com/telent/clap-hands first code release of my marginally less awful Withings healthmate app. Be kind, it's my first time writing Python and all I know about idiomatic coding in that language is what I learned by running pylint
d3-based frontend to withings healthmate api (body scale) - telent/clap-handsGitHub
I like to read The Guardian because their biases are so often congruent with mine
the daughter of a New York real estate billionaire opined: “In my own life, I have found that my greatest personal growth has arisen from times of discomfort and uncertainty.” https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/06/ivanka-trump-cancel-culture-kansas-speech
WSU Tech stops first daughter’s commencement speech amid criticism of Donald...the Guardian
They say you should never watch laws or sausages being made, if you want to respect the result. The boy[*] next door is a wannabe DJ inflicting his practice on his neighbours, and I think the same may be true of club music
having successfully helped mesa over its "can't find wayland-scanner" crisis, it now seems to be building aarch64 libxcb - which I can't help but hope is not really necessary
hacking randomly in a nixpkgs checkout to see if I can make it crosscompile weston (x86_64 => aarch64). Right now it's crosscompiling gcc, which is historically correlated with good things happening eventually
I did not expect when I sat down this evening to write a quick script to download my withings healthmate data, that I would instead spend two hours debugging dhcp6/networkmanager config
If you can find a way to make networkmanager release a dhcp6 lease (by which I mean, not request the same wrong address again next time) you're hardier than I am
(I'm only running it because gnome objects so strongly to running without it. And I'm only running gnome because it seems to be the least worst desktop with wayland and hidpi support. Hapily gnome doesn't seem to have noticed that I have now added my primary network interface to the
adb pull /proc/device-tree if this works it'll be kind of cool
what is nconf (in a linux kernel config context) and why is it apparently spinning on cpu every time I save and exit?
ok, I sort of know the answer to the first part, but wth is it doing here?
``` PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 26192 dan 20 0 245780 31048 2480 R 99.7 0.2 2:57.56 nconf