Information does not want to be anthropomorphised
Why OSM is in serious trouble - https://blog.emacsen.net/blog/2018/02/16/osm-is-in-trouble/ - ominous tone, but valid points
As always enjoying #Cloudready - Cloudready/Chromebooks are the perfect toy/tool for the children and just might work well as an office machine.
I was wondering about one thing: Am I right in assuming that I can not change the icon when I attach a site to the shelf, but only use the default favicon?
I wanted to turn it into @nextcloud OS by adding Files, Calendar, Tasks and similar things to the shelf, but that does not really work.
the Isle of Man flag is like the surreal shitpost of flags
BREAKING: An open letter to the EU from @vgcerf, @timberners_lee and dozens of Internet pioneers and luminaries warns #Article13's copyright filters would break the modern Internet. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/06/internet-luminaries-ring-alarm-eu-copyright-filtering-proposal
tired: I googled it
wired: I DuckDuckWent for it
YES, I AM A NERD.
So... What kind of moron limits the number as characters in a name?
Every right-wing political leader in Europe is abducted to a secret prison.
The abductors turn out to be secret missionaries of the superhuman. They explain to the politicians that they find their pathetic racial prejudice offensive and that fat white swastika lovers have no place in the future. The Next Society is made up by strong, smart & powerful people of ALL races.
The politicians now must choose: Do they want a place in the Next Society of mixed-race superhumans?
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83.5% of all websites use #PHP. As of last year, less than 20% use PHP 7.1 or higher. Security support for PHP 5.6 - PHP 7.0 ends six short months from now. Last year saw the third highest number for vulnerability discoveries at 43, after 2016 which saw 107 vulnerability discoveries. Friends don't let friends use PHP <7.1. #InfoSec
(a legendary) LINUX game porter Ryan "Icculus" Gordon is looking for new games to bring!
He recently posted a new update on Patreon and this bit caught GamingOnLinux eye:
"I need more games to port. I have a bunch of maybes floating out there, but pretty soon I'm going to need definite yeses to work on. If you know someone in need, send them my way please."
His site: icculus.org/~icculus/
#Icculus #RyanGordon #GOL #gaming #porting #AAA #Linux #GamingOnLinux
Ambivalent with the popularity of Markdown.
Not that it isn't clever, practical and readable compared to various HTML incarnations or LaTeX, for instance, but a lot of recent apps let you use Markdown as default writing tool - in places where you would not usually be coding the markup for your text.
Saving the text in Markdown makes sense as an exchange format, but getting people used to injecting [Markdown syntax] (https://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax) everywhere is just weird.