Show more

I didn't end up in Texas!

Something medical happened on the connecting flight from London, stopped in Glasgow to sort it out, ran out of time, turned back to London so now the airline is putting the passengers up in a hotel and shipping us off on random flights across tomorrow.

Kali ^_^ boosted
Phase-Out of Diesel-Powered Cell Phones "Delayed" by Shutdown of EPA

Two of my teammates brought controllers, so this is happening at the boarding gate.

They are sitting next to each other in the flight

Sorry to their neighbours

On the left: one 256MB flash memory chip from the early 2000's.

On the right: 2x64GB flash memory chips from last year

going 2 be in texas by tomorrow

what's in texas

god texas is really big and far away

Kali ^_^ boosted

electronics shitpost Show more

@kalium I can chroot from one distribution into a totally different one and that's Hella rad!!!!!

One of the coolest things real operating systems can do that Windows can't is change almost everything while running. I upgraded from Debian 9 to Debian 10 on the go, restarted my window manager and applications in place and now I have colour emoji and everything still works.

Kali ^_^ boosted

sci-fi idea: a text file is found on a server somewhere. just line after line of seemingly random 64-byte strings. but then someone finds that each string's sha1sum begins with 16 zeros, implying whoever made the file had an absolutely ludicrous amount of computing power. but who could've made it...

Unicode characters for the description of heraldic flags and banners that can be combined to create arbitrary flags as needed, send tweet

Kali ^_^ boosted

“Just install Linux on it” is the “just change the engine of your car” of tech.

Not everyone is a mechanic, not everyone wants to be a mechanic, and, if we want a world where freedom is the norm, we must stop expecting everyone to become a mechanic.

Note: this is not because these people are too dumb to be mechanics. It’s because they’re brain surgeons and space-shuttle pilots and they have three kids and they care for a loved one and they don’t have time to also be a mechanic.

Kali ^_^ boosted

Someone who's better at malware than me write a worm that installs hostfile adblocking on every device ever.

Kali ^_^ boosted
Kali ^_^ boosted

@sophia gonna get an Alexa device and put it on its own isolated subnet with no access to the internet until it apologizes

Kali ^_^ boosted
Kali ^_^ boosted

tech/trans nonse Show more

Linux, Mr. Robot Show Show more

you may have noticed that none of these are actually debian

i know

debian is actually good

Show more

A mastodon instance made for the #xkcd community on slashnet