If you are anywhere near the Metropolitan Museum of Art and have even the slightest interest in mechanism or machining, haul ass to see this show:

Guy just walked in to this pizzeria and ordered "a white slice and a real slice"

In Rust you can't just sort() a Vec of floats. You need to do a sort_by with a custom lambda expression to handle the edge cases, because floats aren't _technically_ well ordered.

I give you Rust: the "well, actually" of programming languages

and just like that i realized that "rofi-theme-selector" was a thing

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Mozilla just laid off 70 fantastic people. If you can help them - open positions, offering helpful conversations and references, anything else - please say so.

Use #MozillaLifeboat as an umbrella tag for easy finding. (It's already flowing on the birdsite.)

If you've been affected, I'm happy to chat directly. Also have some open positions (see rest of this thread). But doesn't have to be today - take time to recover if you can.

Most of all: thank you folks for making the web better.

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@phooky sigh, not really OSHW, it's under a noncommercial license (and they make it quite hard to find it out from the website, as if they didn't want people to realize it too soon)
github.com/numworks/epsilon ---> at the bottom of the readme

it's a shame, because an OSHW calculator would have been quite an useful project!
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See and Hear Munching Squares and Spirograph running on a 1966 DEC PDP-7 with a Type 340 display



1 tsp hot chocolate mix
1 tsp chicken bouillon
1 cup hot water

mix in mug
dried dill weed to taste
for best results discard immediately

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I finally understand Pauldelbrot's #Triskelion #fractal formula enough to have extended it to true "dial-a-#Julia" parameter representation.

I posted more details here, also check the post I quoted (follow link back to original post) in this thread:

#maths #mandelbrot

It's 2012 and my first online purchase will be a graphing calculator

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code and notes for the SFPC Code Societies workshop that I wrapped up last night, entitled "Computational exploration of magical and divinatory language" github.com/aparrish/comexmadiv including automated random word squares, magic words through noise applied to phonetic hidden states, oracle card vectorization, tarot t-SNE, etc.

My 3 year old toddler just ran by screaming "PERFECT FOR BUSINESS TO BUSINESS GIFTING" at the top of his lungs

Knock knock!
Who's there?
A person from Porlock!
A person from Porlock wh

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Thanks to the magic of the internet I can relive the exact blip festival set that gave me tintinitus


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ouroboros can have a little ouroboros, as a treat

Woke up feeling like the end boss in Conway's Game of Life

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