📣 Time to update: Tor Browser 10.0.9 is now available. This release updates Firefox to 78.7.0esr for desktop and Firefox for Android to 85.1.0 and includes important security updates to Firefox for Desktop & Firefox for Android.
blog.torproject.org/new-releas

Wow I did not know how many (German) universities are already using @matrix for their probably hundreds of thousands of students and staff.

#federation #interoperability #privacy
doc.matrix.tu-dresden.de/why/

@piggo Nut sure what they mean by safe integer but uuuh…

>>> Number.MAX_SAFE_INTEGER 9007199254740991 >>> Number.MAX_SAFE_INTEGER + 1 9007199254740992

This week in KDE: Plasma 5.21 beta is here; Discover, Dolphin and apps get lots of improvements; and Kate gets a drop-down for when you need to search quickly for options.

pointieststick.com/2021/01/23/

is catching up to the features that users love on WhatsApp, Telegram and LINE.

originated on the as a challenge to create the smallest possible compiler for a Turing-complete language (the compiler executable was less than 256 bytes!)

I met Brainfuck's author Urban Müller At an Amiga show in Germany. He was also the chief sysadmin of Aminet.

Urban told me that one day he received an unusually long Brainfuck program from a user. So he tried to run it and... it was a Brainfuck compiler! 😂

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brainfuc
@[email protected] @unabomber @srevinsaju

this launcher icon might be the best thing i've ever made. i smile inside every time i go to open an app. #kde

@srevinsaju So ironic that the former CEO of Mozilla built a browser based on Chromium!

I should mention that @walterbender is the teacher for that Music+Code class.

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2nd grader says "I am the Maker" as he plays a video game he created with #musicblocks. 😀 Check out this video to see what our students are doing at MAP Family Learning Center. online.mapflc.com/2021/01/20/m

I showed my dad a Richard Stallman lecture and my dad said "I agree with what he's saying for the most part but is he always that awkward?" 😆

The US plans to:

- reenter the Paris climate accord

- halt border wall construction

- reverse the travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries

- re-engage with World Health Organization, will join global vaccine effort

What a difference a day makes.

"Telling a programmer there's already a library to do X is like telling a songwriter there's already a song about love"

-- Pete Cordell

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