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"After I’m gone, some of you will seclude yourselves in the forests and mountains to meditate, while others may drink rice wine and enjoy the company of women. Both kinds of Zen are fine, but if some become professional clerics, babbling about 'Zen as the Way,' they are my enemies."

- Ikkyu, Head abbot of Daitoku-ji temple addressing the monks in the year of his death 1481

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Also, go through your frequently used reference site bookmarks and double check that wayback has hit them within the last year. You can submit pages for archival... I got lucky this time; don't rely on luck.

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@tinker Yeah, I've aliased "ip -br -color a" to "ipa", and it's one of my reflex commands.

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Okay folks, Shit I thought was general knowledge in the construction industry that apparently know one else seems to understand:

Cheap, Fast, Custom: pick two.

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:Cr0w: "... FINE zsh you win"

_cr0@_tab:~$ chsh -s /bin/zsh

The eternal struggle:

"Do I wanna cook book this new-to-me framework and get what I want functioning now, or actually learn what all is going on under the hood and get what I need in a month or two."

One of these days I'll remember to use status=progress with dd, and to check fdisk before just blindly guessing at where the thumb drive is.

Today is not that day.

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2012: low powered netbooks for internet browsing
2018: browsing the internet is one of the most resource intensive tasks you can do on a computer

Big drawback to two factor usb keys. Sometimes the cat sits on them.

:Cr0w: "I don't need to borrow a chainsaw to take apart this live oak trunk I cut down a year ago. It's dry, I have an old lawnmower blade and a hand sledge, how hard can it be to split it into quaters the sawsall can handle?"

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Programming isn't really about programming computers.
It's about communicating precisely and unambiguously.
And looks like humans are pretty bad at it.

"In one incident, the Carlsbad Army Airfield Auxiliary Air Base near Carlsbad, New Mexico, was set on fire on May 15, 1943, when armed bats were accidentally released. The bats roosted under a fuel tank and incinerated the test range."

The Fediverse: "Where the outrage cycle keeps bankers hours"

the Shorter Prajñāpāramitā Hṛdaya Sūtra Show more

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore. We are based in the U.S. and we abide by all laws of this nation. We take security and your privacy seriously. We do not use ads, nor sell your information. Your data is not mine to own. is protected by Carbon Black Response and CBDefense. We log any and all attempts to compromise the server.