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This one time, at band camp, I violated the GPL with my rock flute and sheet music for a crappy, post-Burton Metallica song. (it/it/its, gender true neutral)
Jul 15, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
@romanzolotarev My T450s is still awesome on OpenBSD. If you pick up a large-capacity battery as well, you can hot-swap the removable battery, and OpenBSD rignning lightweight software can go 12 hours minimum before swapping out the big battery for the slim battery to get a few more hours. @romanzolotarev I hear great things about the X220 as well, but the T450s is pretty light/small already, so I never considered an X this time around, when I bought it new.

In any case, I'd definitely suggest a ThinkPad. They're half of what they were, but still the best (by a smaller margin).
Jul 6, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
@antranigv That may be lesser-known where you are, but in my environment it's quite popular, and kind of annoyingly so. My impression of Mumford And Sons is a weird, hipsterish, pseudo-ironically loved subgenre of mainstream pop. @antranigv It feels like the very low-friction, low-effort way to signal one's virtue as someone who loves something that isn't mainstream, but by way of bootstrapping it into mainstream status, granting the MAS fan facile musical taste authenticity in some way. It may be premium mediocre.
Jun 30, 2018 6 tweets 1 min read
Holy shit, fuck peerlyst. You get to see the lede, then you have to subscribe.

It's not worth my time. I'm pretty sure there's nothing there so valuable and unique that I should go through the hassle of adding it, because it's just emblematic of the problem of: WALLED GARDENS FUCKING EVERYWHERE
Jun 20, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
In the short term, there's little as important as making sure @i2pd is useful for everyone, and that better browsers like xombrero reappear and thrive, because government is nowhere near done fucking up the internet for us. In the long term, even more important will be the development of decentralized, distributed HARDWARE infrastructure, e.g. meshnet tech, but that world is such a shitshow I weep for humanity. Even the "good" parts tend to be fatally flawed.
Jun 17, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
Strong dynamic types enable different, often inspiring ways to solve problems well, while strong static types enable well-defined, often inspiring ways to solve problems reliably. Weak dynamic types disable certainty about the correctness of any solution to your problems, while weak static types encourage certainty about things that are in fact unknowable.