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Seniority means project management. Project management means reports and roadmaps. Being early in the project means these reports and roadmaps are mostly wishful thinking, but some people *want* them even if they hold no value.

That's the hardest part for me. I am a technician, I'm not used to bullshitting the client

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I always take a grain of salt every time I hear stories about <insert a family member who's not familiar with technology> using Linux on their main computer.

Mainly because it is likely the person who's telling the story is doing tech support for them all the time.

When in reality, one of the most important metric is how much they need help from you and how much they can work things out independently from you.

And to be frank, I still find most desktop systems to be largely inaccessible.

"Bonsoir, on est le groupe Tisdass. On vient du Niger, ça fait loin quand même."

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You may have noticed I am quite fond of western african music, especially the Tuareg guitar music from Algeria and Niger. Well today's my birthday, and tonight Tisdass was playing in one of my favorite venues. You can imagine I was smiling like a child during the whole show

Tonight was all about black metal that lets itself be influenced. First the doomy black metal of Bockreiter (Liège, Belgium), then the jazzy black metal of White Ward (Odessa, Ukraine)

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Hi! Good Morning (or evening, or afternoon, or whatever is appropriate for your particular geography and mental state)

I'm looking for advice, tips, tutorials, and starting points for customizing my OBS experience, and polishing my presentation.

I can think of a few ways to implement things like lower thirds, a live display of a hashtag chat room, and easy to trigger events, but it's likely there are better ways!

Do you have any resources for beginners?

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Remember the refrain: „There is no data, only software at rest“. NFTs are essentially a weird form of linking to content and - surprise - that content can be malware, stealing your fantasy coins. Via

Oh boy that felt good. First live show since 2019, old school hardcore because fuck yeah

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So please, don't give me this "the war about the word #hacker is lost" bullshit. It's not. We just keep surrendering and undermining our own position.

So, stop using the word "hacker" to mean "cybercriminal". Stop using the word "hack" to mean "breach" or "compromise".

There are better words.

Like "cybercriminal", "breach", "compromise".

Thanks for coming to my TED talk.

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I'd like to remind you all that while Firefox may not be great, Chrome is a lot worse and telling people not to use Firefox is just going to push most of them back to Chrome. Demanding that people go "all the way" and rejecting incremental steps is pretty high on the list of reasons why free/libre/open/non-megacorp software isn't more popular.

Who are the most insufferable doofus?

Cryptobros in my mentions: don't waste your time. You won't convert me to your funny Internet tokens cult, the "correct" estimates you provide as refutation are still horrendous, no matter how you look at it you can't hide these simple facts:

- Blockchains are not suitable for financial transactions.

- Coins are not currency, they are commodities.

- Banks are not going anywhere.

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White Ward - Love Exchange Failure // // avant-garde black metal with jazz elements // Ukraine // 2019

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also: bring back amber screen, they are the cutest

It is estimated that one Bitcoin transaction takes 1544 kWh to be processed.

Quick back of the envelope calculation: with that energy my car can run for 7125 km, so basically a short drive from Brussels, Belgium to Kabul, Afghanistan.

One transaction.

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"Although Crypto will over time make banks and card issuers completely obsolete, […]"


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Mail (the email client for Windows 10), has a loading bar for pasting text.

Someone saw that pasting text takes a long time, and instead of thinking 'OMG, we pasted text in the 80's without a problem', they decided to write a loading animation in, so that people would understand the paste is coming.

This is beyond parody.

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