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So I noticed today that I'm spending quite a lot of time in neovim (plus pandoc, zettel, vimwiki and a bunch of others). I don't quite remember the last time I used something else for, you know, writing anything :)

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Guy’s security camera catches kid tearing it up on his driveway almost every day, so he decides to do something about it.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/MikeSington/status

ICYMI, we recently published a blog post with some information about the upcoming elementary OS 6 and how you can get early access to experimental daily builds. Check it out: blog.elementary.io/updates-for

Project plan: a full day of doing nothing. Implementation: installed vagrant to deploy a k8s cluster with one master and three workers then used ansible to play with automations. That plan went south pretty fast :)

All in all, today I spent something like 4 hours driving in Bucharest. Well not actually driving, more like crawling. Not a happy camper, to say the least :)

This was one unexpectedly *long* week ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Chinese bank requires foreign firm to install app with covert #backdoor.
A large, multinational technology company got a nasty surprise recently as it was expanding its operations to China. The software a local bank required the company to install so it could pay local taxes contained an advanced backdoor.
#infosec #cybersecurity

“Inequality of both income and wealth has been increasing in the US since the 1970s. As a result, there are many more wealthy Americans—the number of multimillionaires quadrupled between 1983 and 2007. At the same time, the real (inflation-adjusted) wage of American men today is lower than 40 years ago.”

Peter Turchin - “Ages of Discord: A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American History”

It becomes increasingly clear for me that I’m not gonna buy a new Mac soon, as I find myself more and more using the as a main daily driver and falling back to a ! machine whenever I need to do more complex stuff.

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Two days into using , and betas all over the place. The only thing that evaded this madness is my , because it can’t be yet “upgraded”. Surprisingly stable for a first beta, at least for me.

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These relentless hunters drive their quarry before them, tiring it out.
By working together, the pack can bring down prey animals much larger than themselves.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/DickKingSmith/stat

A niche market was identified and what do you know, a lucrative business flourished :)

I was sort of expecting this, but battery life (on iPad) kind of sucks. Not dramatically, but noticeable.

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I am kinda excited about all the announcements made today at . Not as much as in previous years but yeah - some pretty cool stuff coming up :)

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