"James Randi, a magician who later challenged spoon benders, mind readers and faith healers with such voracity that he became regarded as the country’s foremost skeptic, has died, his foundation announced. He was 92.
The James Randi Educational Foundation confirmed the death, saying simply that its founder succumbed to “age-related causes” on Tuesday."
How does error recovery in RAID-6 arrays work?
Real reason for #woke mob popularity? Yup, here it is:
Still, I like the "democracy has failed here" approach
> Because I took a large part of Xorg, and moved it to git before anyone had a chance to react.
My favorite citation is from Google search results:
> Some results may have been removed under data protection law in Europe.
I find it hilarious that so many people confuse restriction with protection. Dangerous people will know how to obtain the restricted information. The only person who will suffer because of it is the average voter who doesn't mean no harm to anyone.
Rant about Apple's hotkeys
Guidelines for having a happy internet life:
1. Don't use "Sign in via Google" (no Facebook, or Twitter) -- https://www.businessinsider.com/google-users-locked-out-after-years-2020-10?IR=T
2. Always create new accounts for each service you want to register to, verified by e-mail which is NOT hosted on GMail,
3. Use an e-mail provider that supports subaddressing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Email_address#Address_tags) -- use an unique subaddress for each service (e.g. [email protected]),
4. Use different usernames for each service you're registering to,
#Oracle started as a CIA project:
TIL In Germany there is a law forbidding you to wear masks or anything else that will decrease the effectiveness of enforcement imposed on you by the police.
Big production movies: if the only difference between you and soap operas is the lower frames per second parameter, then I think something's not right
Typical nerd next door, uses C++ when nobody's watching.
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