I was asking folks about the intro to OSes course I might take next year.

They teach the OS course in Java

I just

What is wrong with everyone

Please I promise the CS students can look at pointers they'll be fine

There are real computers behind your VM, I'm begging you

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[suddenly busts in the door kramer style about a year late] WHO CALLEd it suricrasia online instead of wireshark

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Every now and again I find myself using Tumblr Search and it's almost comically terrible. They have an elementary-school approach to filtering that means if you say even One Swear in a post it can never be found by search.

Thiis would be even funnier if it wasn't also upsetting.

Today is the first day that having a single 120GB SSD in my laptop has caused issues.

Installed an FPGA IDE for class and it's 24GB, on top of 14GB of MATLAB. Was finally enough that I didn't forsee the final usage and had to delete media (my local copy of Freeman's Mind).

there's something incredibly comical about a blog whose last post was making fun of people who thought the 2012 apocalypse was gonna happen.

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Fact: Karl Marx has never played a single videogame.

@multiplexd and I are poking around an old implementation someone made of pesterchum it's a truly incredible feat. They've implemented the entire thing on top of IRC but with a ton of in-band signalling.

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pretty shitty that alan turing never put any of his code on github

honestly learning that you can override Firefox's terrible abuse of dark GTK themes by creating the config string variable "widget.content.gkt-theme-override" in about:config and setting it equal to any other installed theme name you have was life changing, which probably says a lot about how bad the modern web is at theme integration.

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*Chinese phone communicates with Chinese server*
*Android phone communicates with Google's servers hundreds of times per hour*

I have uploaded the contents of the email here: awful.cloud/upl/no.zip

There's nothing obviously NSFW but it appears to be a random sampling from a large shared collection so CW Soft Gay Shit, probably some obscure kinks and insufferable Fake Deep Stuff from 16-year-olds.

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@kalium actually looking at this properly it's about 50% Soft Gay Shit and the rest is just a mix of really awful teen furry bullshit so it's probably not worth saving.

This is extremely embarrassing, etc. etc. downloading these for further study and so on, academic of course

LB: I have this exact topic being covered in my classes right now and I am permanently on the verge of dying instantly in response.

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"In recent years, technology is reached to a higher level where people spend most of their time to interact with it."

i have signed away years of my life and tens of thousands of dollars of student debt to attend a university to learn about "fog computing" and read assignment descriptions that have an incredibly loose grasp on the english language

*searching my emails* oh, god, that's an email from 2012 with 50 jpegs of furry art.

I would like to say "when did I do that" but I can remember to the goddamn minute where and when and why I sent that.

The last time I got back on Gentoo nonsense was a day before a competition so I was smart enough to use a Very Old laptop but objectively NOT smart enough to properly configure the build system and I blew right through the 2GB of memory and crashed while compiling LLVM.

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