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"Engineering is not about "not doing mistakes". Engineering is about designing systems that ensure fewer mistakes occur." - fasterthanlime

(from the article: fasterthanli.me/articles/aimin)

#SoftwareQuality #SoftwareEngineering
#Rust
#Quotes

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Yubikey → Get a nitrokey if you're in EU instead, Made in Germany.
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So many computer programs and services are built by people who have never had to change their name and it shows

I think I am onto something… achievements anyone? Could be fun to motivate new people to join the madness!

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anyone knows a software which could open BB10/Blackberry Link backup files ?

apart from commercial forensics tools
(it's for recovering my old phone system data)

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Also gigantic TODO: Article hosted on both Gemini and HTTPS about the great things that XML can do and why JSON or *worse* JSON-LD is horrible for portability.
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Gonna re-share my blog post from 2 years ago for #rC3, about how hacking is political, because some people still seem to have trouble with the concept: spacekookie.de/blog/hacking-is

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2021 is gonna be the year of the programming socks.
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Kind of world where a server can run on 512MB of RAM but a client machine needs from 4GB of RAM to ∞ Pettabytes of RAM
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“But the 8-hour workday is too profitable for big business, not because of the amount of work people get done in eight hours (the average office worker gets less than three hours of actual work done in 8 hours) but because it makes for such a purchase-happy public. Keeping free time scarce means people pay a lot more for convenience, gratification, and any other relief they can buy. It keeps them watching television, and its commercials. It keeps them unambitious outside of work. We’ve been led into a culture that has been engineered to leave us tired, hungry for indulgence, willing to pay a lot for convenience and entertainment, and most importantly, vaguely dissatisfied with our lives so that we continue wanting things we don’t have. We buy so much because it always seems like something is still missing.”
— Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed raptitude.com/2010/07/your-lif

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Interesting comments from the 4.0 introduction article on LWN.net:

lwn.net/Articles/840430/#Comme

I like how GTK is moving forward with GPU acceleration and providing bindings, but the documentation and about everything else is seriously lacking.

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but all of these are gender neutral because you can't tell someone's gender from their haircut
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