Who is posting pictures on mastodon, and when composing this years pictures for printing in a book has to screenshot the uploaded picture as the original can not be found?
*looking_down* *ducking*

Fun fact: Eine Maß Bier auf dem #Oktoberfest 2019 kostet mehr als eine Tonne #CO2 ab 2021.

I moved to , and some things are strangely 'just right'. Mount Fuji has just the right height so someone like me can climb it.
An other thing: my typographic senses are satisfied as my surname has 4 letters, which expressed in half-width letters are just perfectly lining up with Japanese names, which typically have 2 full width Kanji.
Example meeting attendees list:

Do Linux file systems notice silent change of disk data? What is bit rot, how to detect it? With the basics from my article, you can see how your $favorite-filesystem copes with bit rot.
redhat.com/en/blog/what-bit-ro

leftpol, silly 

The magazine c't has a 6 pages article about the different kinds of registration codes to activate Windows.
Serious question, why is someone going through this pain? Having to pay for the OS, and being spied on are further "features".
Are there "can't miss this" games which are Windows only?

What's missing:
with the Huawei watch GT 2, smart watches seem to become affordable and reach one week of battery range.

Yet still: I want to own the device as in being able to use it without the cloud of the vendor, being able to root the device and deploy own code, like possible on better mobile phones nowadays.

Want my money? Give me a device which I can own.

til: engineers in the USA knew that soviet engineers were reverse-engineering their CPUs, so they etched a russian message into one of the lower layers of the MicroVAX 78032 (you can't see it on the die, you'll only find it if you dissassemble layer after layer - like you'd do for reverse-engineering) that basically said "stop stealing our stuff". and sure enough, the message was found some months/years later (it takes time to smuggle that stuff) in a lab in Erfurt and led to awkward moments. 😁

Long way to go.. but maybe this "electric planes formula1" will push airplane tech a bit towards sustainability?
engadget.com/2019/11/17/air-ra

You don't want me as a customer, ? Going to aliexpress.com and trying to search for something, I am asked to login. Trying via tor, same.
Imagine having to leave your credentials just to look through a shop window, to see if there is something you want..

postillon++ wieder. Man beachte auch die Links im Text.
"Politikerin, die half, Hartz-IV-Sanktionen durchzusetzen, bezeichnet deren Abschaffung als ein Gebot des Respekts und der Menschenwürde"
der-postillon.com/2019/11/goer

Modulating voice onto a laser beam and triggering voice assistants, a nice
(via fefe)
lightcommands.com/

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