Yayyy!!! 2.5 years on and the code finally partitions, then writes and reads "Hello World!"

Flechette guns, mainstay of kinetic sidearms. Well here's their origins from the 60's, and the that never was. TL;DR these are the ones that worked well enough to prove the concept had fundamental flaws:

twitter being down is no big deal they can just use the other instances

NZ gov't procurement processes are fundamentally broken beyond repair. rnz.co.nz/news/national/393851 We need a major change in the way procurement, esp of IT services, is done. I've described part of the problem and proposed a solution: davelane.nz/fixing-government-

Airline company, running one of the two industries that produces the majority of human carbon emissions (the other one being the meat industry), have stopped buying print newspapers to reduce their carbon footprint. It's like something out of a Monty Python sketch.

"The cheque is in the post."
"Of course I'll still respect you in the morning."
"Servings per package:"

RT @MattNippert@twitter.com
RNZ’s framing of Amazon LOTR deal as “astronomically lucrative” for NZ is suss. Based on reported $1.5b budget, it’ll boost revenue lines for certain NZ film companies, but see govt fork out $375m+ in subsidies to Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world. rnz.co.nz/news/national/393416

RT @KiwiFarah@twitter.com
In 2013 a DoC ranger sent an emotional plea to save the Eyrewell beetle and a rare plant. Management told him to zip it, or risk disciplinary action. OIA requests indicate this wa the last attempt made by DoC to save the species from probable extinction. newsroom.co.nz/2019/07/02/6622

The number of people predicting the death of Moore's Law doubles every two years.

RT @futuresprog@twitter.com
After I let the tailgating idiot past I realised it was a Police car!

And I had just crossed the boundary into Auckland! Amazing! The cliches about Auckland drivers are true!

I lost sight of the Policeman when he drove at about 95km/h through the 80km/h construction zone.

Facebook stats are currently telling me (and presumably others) that no views have come from Twitter links since the 3rd of June. I'd like to hear from anyone who has clicked on any Geeko Farm Twitter video link since then, 'cos I know I've had discussions about them.

There's a really alarming tendency for governments to pander to populist environmental causes that actually increase global warming. Single-use plastic bans, low-sulphur fuels etc. Call time on fossil fuels ffs.

RT @MsWonderOutLoud@twitter.com
Who do you trust most for your news about politics and government?

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