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@rune haha, absolutely. Lemme get my popcorn, apparently Google Analytics is now illegal in the EU specifically due to US laws related to access to information held by service providers:
noyb.eu/en/austrian-dsb-eu-us-

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#2567 Language Development 

The worst is the Terrible Twos, when they're always throwing things and shrieking, "forsooth, to bed thou shalt not take me, cur!"
xkcd.com/2567/

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RT @Tippen22
Starlink works great until the cats find out that the dish gives off a little heat on cold days.

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Happy new year. I don't know about you, but I've been using Linux as the sole operating system on my personal desktop and laptop computers since 1992, so this promises to yet year 30 of Linux on the desktop for me.

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@feonixrift I'm sure it can run reasonably in 8GiB. I've been running it in 12GiB and then 16GiB and it was ~fine-ish, but I had to be careful which cubes I run simultaneously.

What really kills it is the browsers. And I include any Electron app in that group. Stop writing Electron apps people, for the love of everything that is holy! Just damn stop!

The fact that as a developer someone has 32GiB of RAM to play with doesn't mean it's okay to demand that kind of resources on a user machine.

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@kensanata No, seriously - see; it was more of a problem as we had fewer TV stations where we would get a peak:

youtube.com/watch?v=UTM2Ck6XWH

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Facebook is using its army of lawyers to create a Trojan Horse into GDPR law so that they can just demand anybody's private information from any company using the loop hole of "legitimate interest".

It starts with the domain name registrars but doesn't stop there.
namecheap.com/blog/the-secret-

If anybody is writing up a "reasons to break up Facebook", please add this to your list.

#Facebook #privacy #GDPR #ICANN #SurveillanceCapitalism #NameCheap

I wanted to get my hands on a hardcover of Kernighan and Ritchie, because I never got to read it. And to my surprise, I discovered that they actually write Modern and Contemporary , or at least, that's how the most popular website from my neck of the woods is selling it.

Good, this means that it will count as quality time during the .

Why did Deno go with writing a Rust wrapper around V8 instead of using SpiderMonkey from Mozilla? Some decoupling from Servo would have helped everybody.

deno.land/

Dear editors,

When you find that an API has a confusing behavior, please deprecate it when adding a replacement with the same name.

I know that you don't want to break "user space", but don't keep both versions, you just create more confusion.

developer.mozilla.org/en-US/do

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@opensuse #Leap 15.2 will reach its end of life on Dec. 31, 2021. Time to update if you want to keep your devices securely maintained. en.opensuse.org/Lifetime#openS

Cloud Storage, or not 

I present to you: The Real Cloud Storage, a TP Cloud Storage

thingiverse.com/thing:4791610

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Qualcomms Always-on-Camera: Das Smartphone sieht bald alles

heise.de/-6281901

Man soll sich also wissentlich 24/7 von seinem #Smartphone filmen und belauschen lassen, nur damit es das Display abschalten kann, wenn einem jemand über die Schulter schaut, und den Ton leiser stellen kann, wenn es an der Tür klingelt?

Da fehlen einem die Worte...

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Bin einfach nur noch fassungslos. Wie können nach 2 Jahren Pandemie noch solche Fehler passieren? #Omicron

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LOL. Nach 2 Jahren Pandemie immer noch nicht in allen Geschäften Bedienung mit Masken.

Meanwhile in Korea:
Alle Background-Dancer #Blackpink und #BTS tragen während der kompletten Performance Maske.

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It boggles the mind that amongst greater competition from AMD and ARM, Intel decides that what it's business model needs is a subscription fee to unlock CPU features: phoronix.com/scan.php?page=new

Just a friendly reminder to all developers here in the Fediverse:

There is no such thing as a "Security Checklist", it's a process and there are moments "when two-factor authentication is not enough":

fastmail.blog/historical/when-

This was the blog post that made me jump ship and move to and , this was about 88 months ago, and I don't regret it.

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