Maybe I should get ready and go to work work instead.

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# Toggle the ThinkLight on my laptop
togglethinklight () {
local LIGHTDEVICE='/sys/class/leds/tpacpi::thinklight/brightness'
if [ $(cat $LIGHTDEVICE) == 0 ]; then
echo $MAXBRIGHTNESS | sudo tee $LIGHTDEVICE > /dev/null
echo $MINBRIGHTNESS | sudo tee $LIGHTDEVICE > /dev/null

# Use the ThinkLight for notification
alias flash='togglethinklight;sleep 1;togglethinklight'

Be right back, I'm on my way to become a Rockstar developer.

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I'm enjoying this article. «Coding could take as little as 10-30% of the time required to implement a “small” feature.» So true!

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Oh my God, Becky.
Look at this pull request.
I mean, this commit, it's just so small.
I can't believe it's just so concise,
like it's well thought out.
It's just so... good.

I like small DIFFS, and I cannot lie.
You other hackers can deny,
But when a patch comes in with an itty-bitty count,
and that bug fix in your face
You hit MERGE.

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If religion was formerly the opiate of the masses, then surely technology is the opiate of the educated public today, or at least of its favorite authors. No other single subject is so universally invested with high hopes for the improvement of mankind generally and of Americans in particular.

-- John McDermott, "Technology: The Opiate of the Intellectuals"(1969)

#technology #theoryOfTechnology #JohnMcDermott

DEEP DARK & ACID TECHNO 2019 | DOOM IMPENDING // // techno // Germany // 2019

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I work in IT which is the reason this house has:

- mechanical windows
- mechanical door locks
- no Alexa/HomeKit/Google
- no Internet connected thermostats, lamps, or whatnots
- a dumb TV
- wall switches for lights

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Don’t call your group a think tank unless you drive around in a tank that looks like a brain debunks common user experience myths, complete with actual research to back their claims.

Thing: involves a computer

Noisia Radio S06E07 (Incl. Machinedrum & Holly Guest Mix) // // drum'n'bass // Netherlands // 2020

Hospital Podcast 409 With London Elektricity // // drum'n'bass // UK // 2020

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You're looking at a website describing some new tech which solves some problem

They're really excited about this project. A little bit too excited.

An uneasy feeling start to gnaw in the back of your head as you read on.

You scroll down. There it is.


*close tab*

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Charlotte de Witte thundering techno set in The Lab NYC // // techno // Belgium // 2020

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