Do you use your powers for good or for awesome? Sr. DevOps Engineer @ University of California (views my own) and FOSS Enthusiast. he/him

Santa Barbara, CA
Joined March 2010
I hope this was useful for improving the dialog and gives some pause for assumptions about what user experience must be like for other users.
Why don't us longtime Linux users start livestreaming ourselves trying to install and use Windows and MacOS and highlighting all the annoying things as we go, especially 3rd party software oddities?
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There are two kinds of rural country drivers: Those who drive 10 miles under the speed limit and stop constantly for nothing and those who drive 10+ over and never stop for anything. I'm convinced the former are much more dangerous.
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Hey ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff, tell me something about yourself. #GARP
It had been way too long since I've had one of these.
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What treasure trove of data will be find in these?
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Linux poll: Have you ever compiled and ran a Linux kernel yourself? If so, why?
53% No
17% Yes (vanilla)
30% Yes (with changes)
2,499 votes 鈥 1 day
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Scott Williams 馃惂 retweeted
I am never complaining about the CNCF landscape again
this image is crazy. first representation of a cross-chain world i've seen
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What would you do with a 300 baud modem?
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What should I do with this 300 baud modem?
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The python equivalent of Java XML beans?
I鈥檝e written a code generation tool that takes a class description in yml and writes a Python class. Think dataclass, but compiled in advance to pain Python.
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Scott Williams 馃惂 retweeted
Replying to @JohnMagary
鈥淲hen I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.鈥 鈥 C.S. Lewis
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I'm legit thinking that I can probably port QORBLE to CBASIC and have a version of it that runs on this without too much rewriting. github.com/vwbusguy/QORBLE
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OK, after letting the smoke clear, I loaded up MBasic and we've reached Hello World!
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I have no idea what I'm doing with dBASE II. There's a book that came with it, so I guess we'll just have to learn it.
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Or maybe I should do some accounting with dBASE 2?
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Now that I got MBasic on this thing, how am I going to get qbsh on it?
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OK, after letting the smoke clear, I loaded up MBasic and we've reached Hello World!
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Does this game bring back childhood memories for anyone else?
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But we all know that we're gaming on this thing. Behold, snake level 3!
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The answer to this ends up being this program, which apparently was used to program digital text boards.
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But we all know that we're gaming on this thing. Behold, snake level 3!
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Or Breakout, written in Turbo Pascal!
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Here's Breakout in action.
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Or maybe I should do some accounting with dBASE 2?
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