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Cake day: Jul 18, 2019


I took a peek at it and this is a great website! I’ll link it in the sidebar soon.

LibrePlanet: not just a conference, but a network

"This idea of participation and space for connection between free software activists is what motivates both the wiki and the Free Software Foundation’s (FSF) yearly conference by the same name. Our LibrePlanet wiki uses the same software as what powers Wikipedia, which makes it the perfect tool for …

This is insane. I hope the Hong Kong protesters do get proper liberty.

Thousands of Scientific Papers May be Invalid Due to Misunderstanding Python

“It was recently discovered that several thousand scientific articles could be invalid in their conclusions because scientists did not understand that Python’s glob.glob() does not return sorted results.”…

Ken Thompson's Unix password

“Somewhere around 2014 I found an /etc/passwd file in some dumps of the BSD 3 source tree, containing passwords of all the old timers such as Dennis Ritchie, Ken Thompson, Brian W. Kernighan, Steve Bourne and Bill Joy.”…

What makes you feel nostalgic that's still around?

Drinking from aluminum coke cans. Every holiday until my grandmother passed away, we used to go to my grandparents place for the holidays. They’d always have a big box of coke cans in the fridge. I rarely drank cans of coke unless I was at their place or a cousins, and nowadays I never drink it. Eve…

Libre Alternatives/Software/Services Mega Thread

Post some of your favourite software/service/alternatives. For example, I’ve started using Red Reader now that Reddit requires me to be signed in in order to display entire threads. …

Searx has the interesting benefit of being libre and self-hostable. What do you guys think?..