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Ah yes, a device that captures sound like a camera captures light- what are they called?

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This modified version of the famous ‘turn #chatGPT into a pretend Linux system’ prompt is also my prototype for a product that will sell millions.

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Trying to suss out some other information about Musk's involvement in OpenAI.

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"Those who pursue decentralization usually end up reinventing DNS in some form" - ancient SRE proverb

Christ what kind of psychopath sends a voice message on LinkedIn

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Today as you injest your stimulant to recover from last night's run on the megacorp, jacking in to the warm glow of pixels being flung at your mirror-shade covered eyes,

Try to remember the true meaning of Cyber Monday.

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I'm officially on the job market!

If anyone knows of Staff/Principal engineer positions at companies with solid cultures I'd appreciate the heads up. I'll work with just about any stack but have a ton of experience with #Python/#Terraform/#AWS.

Apropos of holidays involving fucked up puritans. by @reparrishcomics

Awfully brave of people like AGM and DHH to take a stand against the all-powerful DEI hegemony taking over big tech with power moves like making us rename our default git branch to "main"

Performed a fan swap on one of my homelab NUCs after 4 years of faithful service, took all of about 5 minutes. wish every piece of computing I owned were so repair-friendly!

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I’ve not posted to my blog in a while because it was quicker to love blog on birdsite. But recently, there’s a renewed purpose to try and convert some of my repair threads from birdsite to my blog. Boosts welcome!

This is the first one, Welcoming (back) a LaserWriter II. Things you’ll find in this post: some repairs, software fixes, hacks to print from an iPhone, and refurbishment of a new toner cartridge. Hope you enjoy! #RetroComputing #LaserWriterII #Apple

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that's me in the corner
that's me in the ice box
choosing plum nutrition

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Some of you are likely already aware of this, but I organize a group called PhilTel aiming to install free-to-use payphones in Philadelphia. We are having an install party at @iffybooks on December 17th where we will install our first phone (more info here,!

We will also be distributing a zine that explains the project and some of the interesting things you can do with the phone.

Hope to see you there!


It seems strangely appropriate that Twitter will end as it began: as a platform primarily used to post messages that make fun of Twitter. It turns out the failwhale never really left, it was in our hearts all along.


reminder to screenshot your favorite tweets so that someday you might show them to your children like remnants of a lost civilization

cw: sourdough 

just baked one of the best sourdough loaves I’ve ever had: 5% rye, 95% bob’s artisan, 92% hydration

sent a thank you note to the Twitter recruiter who ghosted me early this year

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