As a programmer, it’s a hundred times more important to not over-engineer than to “avoid tech debt”.

You will have to refactor and throw away code in the future one way or the other because it’s impossible to know what requirements you may have.

The less code you have, the easier it is to replace.

Just discovered #Gancio! An event platform that (partially) supports #ActivityPub and is already being used!

There are already two instances!
gancio.cisti.org (Torino, Italy)
lapunta.org (Firenze, Italy)

Project website:
gancio.org/

Code repo:
framagit.org/les/gancio/

Hear me out: tech conferences, but instead of masturbating about http you unionize everyone present

trying to get a basic test skeleton up and running for a mod-perl authn/authz module, and i'm at the "burn everything with fire, it's the only way to be sure" part of the process.

hey, my :heart_orange:​ android masto client, @Tusky , just merged the PR that will rickroll people on fash instances. I'm going to show my support by donating to them on opencollective.com/tusky , and if you want to support them & have the means, maybe you could too!

So @npmjs@twitter.com retaliated against employees for organizing and is doubling down on it.

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RT @TheRegister@twitter.com
set@npmjs@twitter.comt.js not found: JavaScript package biz NPM scraps talks, fights union-busting claims reg.cx/2U7Z
twitter.com/TheRegister/status

@streetvalkyrie@radical.town @soy Or stuff like "logs are usually in /var/log, config in /etc, and also check dmesg and journalctl".

"Do your part" energy conservation plans, like turning lights off when you leave the room, are great for your energy bill, but their job as part of "lowering carbon footprints" is to deflect from the big corporations that actually use the vast majority of the power.

For example, the average US stand-alone home uses ~11,000 kWh per year.

The VERY MOST EFFICIENT roadside LED billboard uses ~61,000 kWh per year. That number rises to ~323,000 kWh at the top end.

it feels like trying to push two same pole magnets together, and if you're not dead on and constantly making adjustments, you just get shot the hell off to the side and have to start again from the beginning.

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