Glad you asked!
1. Pages load twice as fast
2. Laptop battery lasts longer
3. My privacy isn't invaded by 50 different douchebro Silicon Valley companies
4. Your fucking site doesn't slow down my computer to a crawl and I can actually read your fucking articles

Cars hit bicycles, (e)scooters, pedestrians. But for some weird set of reasons they still get the widest streets, the most parking space. Why?

Anyone knows a better way to deal with a GPL violation (of Linux kernel) by Dell than going full Patrick McHardy on them? Maybe someone has friends at Dell?
(please share)

Today is #Srebrenitsa #Srebrenica commemoration day. As a Dutch and European person, a day of shame for how we failed. But foremost a day of remembering those that were killed and a call to fight against the evil calls from supremacists everywhere.

Congratulations to Debian on their exciting new Debian 10 "buster" release! Go get it while it's hot and enjoy some GNOME 3.30 goodness 馃憤

If you're still using any flavour of Chromium (Chrome, Brave, MS Edge,...), please do consider switching to a Gecko browser. Google abusing its monopoly to disable ad blocking is just the beginning, they'll try turning the internet in a gated Google services network as long as we let them

So we started shipping WebRender in Firefox a few weeks ago. Completely new rendering engine written in rust, big departure from how we approached rendering before. We are gradually enabling it for different hardware/OS configurations and a couple of million users have it now.

What's kind of blowing my mind, having worked on 3 large-ish rewrites, is that since WebRender shipped, telemetry has reported less crashes per user with WebRender than without.

This is *not* how big rewrites usually go.

Reminded that the Microsoft ebook store closes next week. The DRM'd books will stop working.

I cannot believe that sentence.

"The books will stop working."

I keep saying it and it sounds worse each time.

i am sorry for making software. please forgive me

>grim fails to compile on both gcc and clang
>it's because of -Werror

Please just stop using this abomination on releases

Thank you, wonderful people of #Istanbul for this vote that hopefully means more democracy in #Turkey.

Florian Westphal at #netconf2019 presented a new approach to finally get Multipath TCP (#MPTCP) into the #Linux #kernel.鈥

Highlights from the slides: "[鈥 Focus on a limited feature set for initial upstreaming [鈥 Complete rewrite, not鈥" (1/2)鈥
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