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How to have doas insult you (with insults straight from deraadt@):

jo.ie/doas-insults.html

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Success! After wrangling with radeondrm/EFI issues, I finally managed to get 6.3 running on my old iMac with multiple monitors fully supported (thanks to some manual modeline work with cvt and xrandr)

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Update/expansion of my intro last year. I'm now going into fourth year maths rather than theoretical physics, having switched degrees. (That's assuming I pass some exams this week that I deferred due to illness).

I brew beer as a hobby, and code when I have spare time. I enjoy writing science fiction, but I'm a long way away from publishing anything.

I have 111 characters spare so: My favourite equation is $$\int_M \mathrm{d}\omega = \int_{\partial M}\omega$$

"In that case," said Brutha triumphantly, "what does the turtle stand on?"
The tortoise gave him a blank stare.
"It doesn't standing on anything," it said. "It's a turtle, for heaven's sake. It swims. That's what turtles are for."
— Terry Pratchett, Small Gods (Discworld)

"Nothing amazing about a sphere," said the tortoise. "Come to that, a turtle is a perfect shape."
"A perfect shape for what?"
"Well, the perfect shape for a turtle, to start with," said Om. "If it was shaped like a ball, it'd be bobbing to the surface the whole time."
"But it's heresy to say the world is flat," said Brutha.
"Maybe, but it's true."
"And it's really on the back of a giant turtle?"
"That's right."

"I told you, I never made the world," said Om. "Why should I make the world? It was here already. And if I did make a world. I wouldn't make it a ball. People'd fall off. All the sea'd run off the bottom."
"Not if you told it to stay on."
"Hah! Will you hark at the man!"
"Besides, the sphere is a perfect shape," said Brutha. "Because in the Book of—"

About once a year I realize that the voice actor who portrayed Hermes (amongst other characters) in Futurama played Marvin in Pulp Fiction.

Rapidly rediscovering why I don't fry things without a shirt on

Only gets you a minute of it, but that's enough tbh.

Best way to view and is to queue up the muppets theme before looking at the feed.

I decided to back up any file I care about which is changed from the default install on my #openbsd. The whole thing was only 22MB. That will be a quick restore.

Who Wants To Be a Fedi Millionaire

@ColinTheMathmo You're in the UK, and I'm in Ireland, but it's almost always close enough when it comes to ISS passes (I'll go out a couple of minutes earlier)

@ColinTheMathmo Wouldn't normally ask, but spotthestation is timing out for me. Any passes of the ISS tonight? Unsure but I may have seen crew dragon endeavour last night as a faint dot passing over the moon. Seemed to be about the right time, given rotation of the earth and orbital period (didn't work it out exactly, just back of the envelope with generous rounding and even more generous prosecco)

Tipsy before 2pm. Sangria was a good choice to finish off my 4 day weekend with.

Followed by Daydream Believer.

My shuffled playlist just went from Jeff Wayne's "Brave New World" (War of the Worlds) to Chuck Berry's "Jonny B. Goode". Such a bizarre juxtaposition when listened to.

Some major retailers are refusing to accept and pay for garments ordered and now made, so this company is looking to sell them direct: loststock.co/

Haven’t had a nice clear night for stargazing (that wasn’t uncomfortably cold) for weeks. Doesn’t help that nobody around here is selling logs or coal right now (only charcoal for barbecues) so I can’t even have a fire going if I’m sitting out the back stargazing.

Anybody have a working image for the ? My only working suitable serial connector got bent recently, and rewiring it is a pain in the arse, so I’m waiting for a new one to arrive.

Made a loaf with nigella seeds last night. My god I need to use these more often.