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yeah well after 10 years my tolerance for microsoft is nearing the end so go away

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Took my new toy to my wiring job tonight and snapped of some practice shots.

Panasonic G85
12-60mm @12mm

#Ford#Falcon #racecar #motorsport #Photography #m43 #Panasonic

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I know a little bit about federation when it comes to projects in the fediverse - probably more than a lot of people reading these words. Federation is only 20% using common protocols and 80% sharing common "policies" and principles. Implementing common protocols is easy. It's just programming - anybody can theoretically do it. Sacrificing your principles is much harder - assuming you have any. Your choices are either to draw a line in the sand and stick with your principles, or give in to an unacceptable solution and stand accused of having the scruples of a crack whore.

I used to give in, because that choice makes it possible for two completely dissimilar projects to actually work together.

Emphasis on "used to".
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rather than saying things are "cringe" ironically ive decided im going to go all the way back to using "fail" as a noun. saying things are cringe is really just a fail

My wife just showed me this. She was laughing. A lot.

Wife & I have been asked to run the timing for the Taranaki Car Club round of the national series, in October.

We haven’t done it for over 3 years. Turns out everyone since we stopped has NFI what they’re doing, so for a national level event we’ve been drafted. 😆

We did it for 3 or so years before that, and had it set up in our living room before our first event so we knew we had a handle on it. It’s really not rocket science, just be organised.

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Windows: Oh here is an RDP vuln being exploited in the wild.
Linux: Pft thats nothing here takes this use-after-free kernel vuln.
Intel: Amatures have 4 NEW side channel attacks!
Adobe: Hold my fucking beer Intel...

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Just ordered from an online store.

Noted it was http and not https (actually Firefox told me as I was entering my address into the fields) and I was a bit 🤔 about it, but carried on.

The payment was through the processors site which I've seen before and is all ok.

So I completed the transaction, which included setting up a new account, and recieved a confirmation email.

OMG. 😮
They sent my password to me in the account confirmation email.



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I got to explain that I am a:
"Libre Software Tölp 4 Life" - and I like it. Need a sticker or tshirt

(Tölp = Swedish word for "scrub", "jerk", "Hick" - its a lot of things)

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A guy was in a bar about as drunk as it's possible to get. A group of guys notice his condition and decide to be good Samaritans and take him home.
First, they stand him up to get to his wallet so they can find out where he lives, but he keeps falling down.
He fell down eight more times on the way to the car, each time with a real thud. After they get to his house, he falls down another four times getting him to the door.
His wife comes to the door, and one guy says,
"We brought your husband home."

The wife asks, "Where's his wheelchair?
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"Google finally acknowledges Fuchsia OS, says it’s just an experiment"

File this under "things I wouldn't touch with a 10' pole-arm because Google can't be trusted to let anything have it's attention longer than a toddler in a toy store.


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In hindsight, having 99.999% of our planet's vast computational capacity dedicated to hedge funds and web browser ad malware bots fighting each other for scraps of cash is pretty much exactly what we should have expected, extrapolating from WarGames and throwing in the one surprise that the forever war of capitalism hasn't yet gone fully nuclear.

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#PlantGeeks, can you identity this cutey? It lives in a coworker's office and she doesn't know what it is either. I'm hoping she'll let me have an offset or cutting.

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Even if you’re “just a teenager,” you can make a big difference in open source software. Some of the smartest and most passionate folks I’ve worked with at elementary are younger than me. Don’t let anyone tell you you’re too young or inexperienced to make an impact!

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Nineties Cafe

Do you remember the 90s? Me too! This instance of Mastodon is aimed at the post-college crowd. We're not going to check your ID or anything, but be warned that local chat might be about serious adult topics like work, parenting, and video games.

The admin is @jezzicuh. She's a communications nerd who has run communities for fun and for profit since about 2005.

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