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RT @JenMsft@twitter.com: RT if you too have a box like this in your house
๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/JenMsft/status/100

RT @_youhadonejob1@twitter.com: Most accurate pie chart ever.
๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/_youhadonejob1/sta

I recently gave a talk at the Christchurch Python meetup about why you might want to consider using instead of shell scripts (mostly about the excellent Plumbum package). More here: menno.io/posts/never-write-she

RT @Archivd@twitter.com: A programmer walks into a bar and orders 1.000000119 root beers. The bartender says, "I'm gonna have to charge you extra; that's a root beer float". And the programmer says, "Well in that case make it a double".
๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/Archivd/status/994

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RT @birdsongnz@twitter.com: Thermal Camera Reliability Revisited. A critical component of our devices is the FLIR Lepton 3 . It's our eyes in the dark as we look for . Check out our progress in @mjs0@twitter.com's latest blog post - buff.ly/2K2brCQ
๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/birdsongnz/status/

@jackiebailz what do you use it for, or is this just for the hack factor?

RT @ThomasFrey@twitter.com: Cross country skiers look like musical notes, so hum along and name that tune!

At @birdsongnz@twitter.com this week, we've had some big wins around the reliability of our thermal cameras. More here: cacophony.org.nz/thermal-camer

The amount of control you have over process scheduling and CPU core utilisation under is fantastic. Real-time priorities FTW for one issue I've been dealing with.

RT @CodeWisdom@twitter.com: "Every great developer you know got there by solving problems they were unqualified to solve until they actually did it." - Patrick McKenzie
twitter.com/CodeWisdom/status/

@lightweight Seems sensible to me although the benefits probably seem less tangible to a govt. It would require a certain degree of enlightenment.

@lightweight I had internal and external ZIP drives (and had completely forgotten about them!). They were pretty amazing for the time.

RT @nedbat@twitter.com: Thereโ€™s less economic reason to tip a waiter than there is to support open source. So why do people do one, but not the other?
twitter.com/nedbat/status/9898

Just duckduckgoed for "awesomewm keybindings" and dayumโ€ฆ

This sort of shit is what makes ddg the best search engine for me.

If you put your illegal files into a folder labeled "NSFW", the police won't be able to access them, because the officers are at work while doing that

checkmate police state