And for those who click on hashtags and wonder what #Fossil is:

It's a version control system.


I always want to read user experiences so here's one from amongst the first search results (but do note the date):


More results: duckduckgo.com/?q=fossil+versi

Tried to compile on my machine all weekend and finally giving up. I even tried as a stopgap solution, but had no success. Now I'm checking out and I'm kinda impressed by its features like local Wiki and ticket system.

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It's a shame, how good music producers fail to gain a larger audience, while bullshit music gets played up and down on broadcasting stations everyday.

Just listening to "The Riddle" by Juggernaut, a 2002 album. Great beats and basslines and very very lovely vocals.

Shipping a pair of shoes from China to Europe: free.

Going by Bus from city centre to suburbs: 3,80 €.

I often think about the era of women programmers, from the 1940s to the 70s, even years after reading these stories. I especially liked the first story, drawing from a 1967 Cosmo.

‘James Adams, the director of education for the Association for Computing Machinery…: “I don’t know of any other field, outside of teaching, where there’s as much opportunity for a woman.”’

- gender.stanford.edu/news-publi
- codingblonde.com/2015-07-compu
- npr.org/sections/money/2014/10
- homes.sice.indiana.edu/nensmen (Ensmenger's slides)

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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more