They don't write songs (or bass lines) like this any more... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lamyY_8iwE&list=RDOtv_63OFhQQ&index=5
I long for a time when we (globally among democratic societies) have states-people who are well spoken, dignified, informed, and decent. Currently, we don't have many glimmers of that.
Can anyone think of a good reason why touch typing isn't a widely available course in primary school (and mandatory in secondary)?
Ugh. Faced with a daunting choice: enter the hell of upgrading an old obsolete Silverstripe instance (with non-trivial customisations) or an old obsolete MediwWiki (with a constellation of out-dated extensions)... I need to do both eventually. I may be some time. And the cost might be my sanity.
Trust your computer not to betray you? Hmm. https://medium.com/s/story/i-am-a-computer-scientist-and-i-am-here-to-tell-you-to-never-trust-a-computer-with-anything-5a506c470d64 #onlinevoting #horribleidea
These are some good reasons to participate in Free and Open Source software development... https://opensource.com/article/18/11/reasons-love-open-source
"But that's the manager's decisions! The coder didn't choose those features!"
Bad features get implemented when good coders do nothing.
Mastodon 2.6.0 introduced simple link ownership verification for links on your profile.
– open the preferences of your profile
– add a link to your website/blog
On your website/blog:
– add '<a rel="me" href="link_to_your_mastodon_account">…</a>' (link to your Mastodon profile)
– the important part is 'rel="me"' in HTML code (part of the backlink)
– link becomes green and a check mark appears
Voting systems in Wisconsin and Kentucky are running FTP. Seriously.
Yes - open is not the opposite of privacy. In fact, only with openness can privacy be protected! http://blogs.ubc.ca/chendricks/2018/10/13/open-and-privacy/
A fine day in Canterbury...