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for the paranoid, the current SHA-256 of that snippet is ef81bc8943f25a46b5e664d98887b71202b07861fa9d81f3fb67cd8c5e8a4445
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TIL it's possible to put JLab Air Executive airbuds into a state where the power switch doesn't work by switching Bluetooth sources erratically

πŸ’― firmware engineering in that thing

πŸ‚ boosted

I've noticed that sometimes KDE's logout program crashes when I want to logout (...) and I think I found why.

Other programs that use the GPU, like kitty, also fail to start when the system is in this state.

In kernel logs:

[45417.940829] NVRM: API mismatch: the client has the version 390.138, but this kernel module has the version 390.132.  Please make sure that this kernel module and all NVIDIA driver components have the same version.


probably repeating myself but donut peaches make me unreasonably happy. that, tomatoes, and rhubarb are what I look forward to as the summer gets going

I really like how the Qi wireless charging logo looks like a renderer tried to render two circles and goofed

(at large sizes you can make out the "qi", but scale it down to low-density displays and it really just starts looking more and more like a glitch)

(I honestly don't know. I can look at graphs all day long and they look encouraging for both Illinois and Massachusetts, but given the lag time on this thing it's like looking two weeks back in time)

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Found out today that American Rendezvous 2020, which was supposed to occur in June, was pushed back to September.

Any Bostonians think Boston/Somerville will be up for a ~150-200 person parkour gathering in around three months?

I'm sure analogous things are happening in the US too, but that's more expected and therefore not quite as funny

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Protect your proprietary code by writing it in C++. if it leaks, nobody will be able to understand it anyway

to be clear, this is highly irritating, but fortunately that doesn't matter when nobody's around you

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day 70 of isolation: I have found out I can still quote most of Gattaca (1997) in sync with the movie

tired: chroma keying your videoconference background
wired: autotuning yourself

tip 2b: if you want to die, do tip (2) but make it nightcore

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tip 2: if you want to get your 1km splits as fast and consistent as possible, just load the entire SUPER EUROBEAT catalog up

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going on frequent runs has had an interesting side effect of getting me really hooked on 2010-era EDM and Eurobeat

one example: you wouldn't believe how many times I've listened to Gareth Emery feat. Christina Novelli - "Concrete Angel"

I don't have an axe, though, which I guess means it wasn't quite Swedish Style

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I made stuffed cabbages using Regular Ordinary Swedish Meal Time's recipe ( and they turned out really, really tasty

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