Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, “I know, I’ll use threads,” and then two they hav erpoblesms.
– Ned Batchelder

I love how my Apple watch manages its expectations : I have just been literally congratulated for reaching my activity goals, because I crouched under my desk to connect a USB-C cable to the back of my desktop computer...

"Are truly open source companies doomed to failure, especially when overseas companies do not respect or even understand the principles of open source development?"

This Slashdot story breaks my heart 🥺

At some point in the last 50 years, somebody somewhere looked at a bunch of computer programmers and decided: “Aha, so it’s office work!”

We all totally understand and accept that script writers need their own dedicated work spaces. Their own offices, if you like. They need inspiration. Gourmet coffee. A view. That’s why so many of them work at home. They need space. Expanse. An environment they can control.

Computer programmers, says The Man, need none of these things. You don’t need your own office, with a view and gourmet coffee, to produce valuable software. No, you just need enough desk space to plonk your computer on and maybe a couple of manuals, right? Because you’re just an office worker, yes?

The reason I prefer Edge over Chrome? (Win 11) : I like to automate my workflows and, contrary to Chrome, Edge actually springs to the foreground (with focus) when it's being invoked on the command line with a specific profile folder.

That makes a difference between being able to navigate to a ticket/merge request without touching the mouse VS painfully alt-tabbing through your windows.

In the unlikely event this can be helpful to someone....

Question/answer found on Quora:


"If I wanted to develop an operating system, where can I start?"



Young Composer: "Herr Mozart, I am thinking of writing a symphony. How should I get started?"

Mozart: "A symphony is a very complex musical form and you are still young. Perhaps you should start with something simpler, like a concerto."

Young Composer: "But Herr Mozart, you were writing symphonies when you were 8 years old."

Mozart: "Yes, but I never asked anyone how."

Représentation à haute résolution spatiale des émissions de CO2 (fossiles) dans le monde en 2018.
On voit clairement les centres de populations, mais aussi les lignes aériennes et maritimes.
Plus de détails:

Coucou le fediverse et en particulier aux amateurs de typographie et tout ce qui s'en rapproche ! 👋
Je vais vous présenter un petit projet complètement inutile et débile, mais qui me tient à cœur en ce moment.
Il s'agit de Glyphus :
L'idée est de créer un alphabet ultra-optimisé mais néanmoins joli, sous forme de glyphes.
Il est à un stade assez jeune, mais suffisant pour que vous compreniez le principe.
Par exemple l'image ci-dessous signifie "Hello Fediverse!"

I made Thanksgiving dinner and now the kids are crying and I'm not allowed to help anymore

Sorry for using Qoto to post twitter screencaps that I found on Facebook :D

“Running a successful open source project is just Good Will Hunting in reverse, where you start out as a respected genius and end up being a janitor who gets into fights.”

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