Dass ausgerechnet die CDU mal auf Twitter eine Followempfehlung für @kattascha aussprechen würde... what a time to be alive.

@bfdi Hallo Herr Kelber, wie kann es sein, dass die Bundesregierung selbst hier auf so ein Dark Pattern beim Cookie Consent setzt? Ja, immerhin ist das Pauschaleinverständnis nicht farblich hervorgehoben aber trotzdem, ein

OH: "GNU Emacs, which is a sort of hybrid between Windows Notepad, a monolithic-kernel operating system, and the International Space Station."

Most of the software you use on a daily basis is really just a glorified for-loop.

The year is 2025

There are five browser cores:
- webkit
- chromium
- gecko
- servo
- youtube-dl, which ended up implementing a full-fledged browser in python to keep successfully downloading videos

- Fogel: Open Source Development with CVS [sic!]
- Boswell et al: Creating applications with Mozilla
- Yarger et al: MySQL & mSQL
- Krafzig et al: Enterprise SOA

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- Borkner-Delcarlo: Das Samba Buch
- Lendecke et al: Samba 3 fur Unix/Linux-Administratoren
- Terpstra, Vernooij: The official Samba-3 Howto and Reference Guide
- Hekman: Linux in a Nutshell (German)
- Johnson, Troan: Anwendungen entwickeln unter Linux

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Books I would like to get rid off, available for shipping costs only:
- Budd et al: CSS Mastery
- Shea, Holzschlag: The Zen of CSS design
- Russell: Dojo: The definitive guide
- Rstschiller, Gerken: Web Application Development with PHP 4.0
- Krienke: Kommunikation unter Linux

The big cleanup: I'm giving away two Rails books that are not too old for free - drop me a note if you would like to have one or both.

@jpmens Presumably because a lot of people from there want to work in Japan.

@pfhllnts With outside temperatures at about 30 °C, these kids use a railway bridge as base for refreshing jumps into the underlying river, in spite of predominantly freight trains but also our train passing by. In Germany we'd lockdown the track immediately for danger of injury.

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Having returned from one of my so far yet most ambitious trips, I want to share a few select photos.

In the southwest of Ukraine, this woman holds a wooden stick to indicate to the train driver that the railroad crossing has been secured. Other countries would use a flag here.

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