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The mask before the man.

tedu honked 08 Aug 2020 18:17 -0400
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(We don't speak of L*n*x's flaws out loud; that's how you get replies.)
garybernhardt

tedu honked 08 Aug 2020 18:15 -0400
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I'm still subscribed to xkcd's RSS feed because it's easier to click 'read' every other day than to dig into the feeds list and scroll to the bottom and unsubscribe.

tedu honked 08 Aug 2020 16:11 -0400
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Somebody added a command line option to gnu ls which is --dereference-command-line-symlink-to-dir and I'm like, do you want skynet, because this is how you get skynet. The intersection of getopt and NLP should be the empty set.

tedu honked 08 Aug 2020 15:44 -0400
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So that's what happens when your certificate expires.

tedu bonked 08 Aug 2020 14:50 -0400
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You can't clutter your desktop with icons when your desktop doesn't support icons.

tedu honked 08 Aug 2020 14:26 -0400
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The fuck yeah freedom flotilla is out on the river today filling the air with the sweet, sweet aroma of unfiltered exhaust.

tedu honked 08 Aug 2020 13:22 -0400
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This HN thread about whether it's conceivable for people to drink milk or whether the Starbucks recipe for latte is the definition of the drink is the perfect reading for a lazy Saturday afternoon.

tedu honked 07 Aug 2020 19:20 -0400
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Today in #Android is awful: turned on an old tablet and need to push it through three OS updates. No way to simply install the latest. During each update, it spends many more minutes "optimizing" my apps, making the whole process take far longer. And utterly useless, since all the apps are going to be updated next.

tedu honked 07 Aug 2020 17:03 -0400
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Redefining the eight minute mile to be the pinnacle of performance.

tedu honked 07 Aug 2020 12:30 -0400
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DZ: county politics in Michigan so you know it's going to be just great

DZ: county politics in Michigan so you know it's going to be just great

“No, I don’t regret calling it an n----r,” Eckerle said. “A n----r is a n----r is a n----r. That’s not a person whatsoever.”

Totally normal public policy from an elected official.

https://www.interlochenpublicradio.org/post/leelanau-county-road-commissioner-unapologetic-about-using-n-word-does-so-repeatedly

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 20:08 -0400
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Creating a new blog where posts are identified by number, binary encoded into the url using . and +.

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 19:28 -0400
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Critical PGP bug just disclosed: if an attacker responds to an encrypted message with "This doesn't decrypt for me, could you try without PGP", the sender will be unsurprised and provide the attacker a copy of the encrypted message in plaintext
XMPPwocky

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 18:12 -0400
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Anyway, I used to get paystubs emailed to me in the form of a password protected pdf. The password was your last name. The point wasn't impenetrable security, but to make it so you wouldn't accidentally open someone else's file with just a double click in case they clicked forward on the wrong email or some other silly mistake.

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 17:49 -0400
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Failed at the very adult task of moving clothes from the washer to the dryer in a timely manner, so now it's dank week here in the house of honk.

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 17:15 -0400
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I can't believe Twitter is only 2.7 KB of compressed javascript. For reference, honk includes 2.5 KB of compressed js. They're really doing wonders fighting the bloat.

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 17:04 -0400
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I also award 🌶🌶🌶 to everyone saying intel123 is a terrible password.

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 16:57 -0400
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Think I'll wait a day and let someone else dig in and tell me what the intel backdoors are.

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 16:19 -0400
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People struggling to understand that excel date parsing wasn't introduced in 2020.

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 16:07 -0400
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Washington Post reviewed 14 brands of tortilla chips, and spoiler alert, Whole Foods and Trader Joe's house brands were the four worst in the bunch with some very low scores. Costco number two, classic tostitos number three. Corn santitas for the win (by a point; 1, 2, 3 were all close.)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/voraciously/wp/2020/08/06/who-makes-the-best-tortilla-chips-we-tasted-and-ranked-14-popular-brands-to-find-out/

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 15:46 -0400
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In related news, I am 2.46 times taller than the atmosphere.

tedu honked 06 Aug 2020 15:31 -0400
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Is there any basis in economic theory for directly comparing individuals' wealth to national GDP, or is it simply a matter of two numbers ending in B so they look comparable?