You've heard of GOOD questions. I prefer to ask CRAP questions:




tests: 1 passed, 1 total

**all tests passed**



TIL about brew install progress! Finally, a progress bar for tar (and other coreutils processes) that actually works!

tar czf out.tgz in | progress -wmp $!

I use a global alias for it, `alias -g PROGRESS='| progress -wmp $!`', so I can

tar czf out.tgz in PROGRESS


RT an internship at the white house will be amazing on your resume. 😳


Fantastic outage report, an example of how it should be done. Transparency is key. Make things open, it makes them better, etc.

When does twitter clean up suspended accounts? One has been suspended for years and I am after the username :(


Let me tell you how to ACTUALLY spot a “10x engineer” (fuckin THREAD)


10! Basic bitch


What's yall score? I barely made it to "Basic" 😂😂😂


Another, another reminder that green on black terminal screenshots do not work on a projector 🤓

ols boosted

needed to do this quickly for testing some things at work, figured some people might find it useful too.

here's a quick script i threw together that creates a Debian chroot:

installs debootstrap when necessary, installs Debian via debootstrap to the selected directory when necessary, and logs you in automatically if that directory + chroot already exists.

it's definitely *not* perfect as I literally threw it together just now, but works pretty well so far

ols < I'll just quickly install Dancer2
<time elapses>
💀 < CPAN will surely finish soon

Steelcon this weekend, so just rewatching my favourite talk from @paperghost

I need someone to talk me out of buying a Twizy, like now

"Blips, glitches, and log noise" or as I call it "customer impact" 🙄

Can’t find my wedding ring this morning. First time in ~7 years of marriage I haven’t worn in and it’s thrown me all outta whack

What custom CSS and JS are people using for their Mastodon instances (as users not administrators)? Any nice tweaks?


I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you're referring to as Email, is in fact, TLS + MTA + SMTP + SMTP Relays + MDA + IMAP + No Less Than 7 Hash Map Files + SASL + PAM + Crypt + Mailboxes + SPF + DKIM + DMARC, or as I've recently taken to calling it, a massive cluster fu



History in the making tonight !, glass bottles labelled dated & with a barcode, no excuse for any supermarket now not to offer an alternative to single use plastic.


Happy Independence Day to the yanks, and happy 32nd unindependence day to my parents 🤵🏻👰🏻

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