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When you watch a sport event online live and the commentator babbles the entire fun away, ... argh.

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- The Amazon is burning
- The Arctic's on fire
- The Coral Reefs are dying
- Greenland is melting
- Permafrost is collapsing
- Antarctica is heating
- Ecosystems are crashing
- Earth is turning into desert
- Emissions are accelerating


_"Paged Out! is a new experimental (one article == one page) free magazine about programming (especially programming tricks!), hacking, security hacking, retro computers, modern computers, electronics, demoscene, and other similar topics. It's made by the community for the community."_

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Pia Klemp, the German ship captain who rescued migrants in the Mediterranean, as she refuses a medal from the mayor of Paris.

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By default Firefox opens a connection to at startup. There also seems to be a unique identifier for your Browser instance. I don't know what happens with it and therefore I don't like it and prefer to disable the feature:

dom.push.enabled = false

This possibly breaks push notifications though. Do they really all get routed through Mozilla's servers?


Tweet by TJ Murphy (@teej_m) on 22. Aug., 04:57:
I used to think endianess, the way computers put bits of bytes together, was some nonsense word. It turns out it’s based on Gulliver’s Travels. Two factions feud over which end to break the hard-boiled egg, the big-endians vs the small-endians.

Atlassian / Bitbucket plans to stop Mercurial support in 2020:
Given that Bitbucket is a big player in the Mercurial environment, I guess it's fair to conclude that Mercurial is effectively dead. Sad.

Tweet by Tim "Agile Otter" Ottinger (@tottinge) on 20. Aug., 18:54
Observable parts of a process take focus, and so people end up with agile theater: doing the visible parts to be seen doing the visible parts.

This is perhaps inevitable.

"Behavior over intention" is not an agile value.


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A group of developers is called a merge conflict.

git checkout has too many responsibilities, so the latest git version introduces git switch and git restore commands.

Anybody here have an opinion on using RocketDB instead of MongoDB? I'm asking for a not big scale private project which would still like to use sane open source software.

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Warum wird durch Steuergelder finanzierte Software nicht als Freie Software veröffentlicht? Mit "Public Money? Public Code!" wollen wir hierfür die nötigen Grundlagen schaffen. #FreieSoftware #PMPC #FSFE

Neue Runde, neues Glück! m(

"Einen Ansatz zum Grundrechteschutz streifen die Autoren der Polizeibehörde nur kurz: [...] "
Wo ist mein überraschtes Gesicht?

"Da der ETSI-Satz schon beschränkt sei, gebe es damit keine "allgemeine und unterschiedslose Vorratsdatenspeicherung", auf die der Europäische Gerichtshof (EuGH) in seiner einschlägigen Rechtsprechung gegen die Maßnahme angespielt habe."

Was geht abgreifen,wie immer.

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Nicht nur in #Lemgo suchen wir übrigens neue Mitglieder, sondern auch gerne im Raum #Freiburg/#Emmendingen/#Waldkirch und sogar bundesweit, um neue Standorte zu eröffnen. Denn wir erhalten vermehrt Anfragen aus ganz Deutschland, die wir leider nicht immer bearbeiten können.

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