1st day of winter school! We are learning about Greece. I'm going to teach my kids about Theseus and the Minotaur, the first Olive tree, how Olive oil is made, and finally let my students try Olive oil from my trees, and eat my homemade tzatziki.

Manjaro, 100% CPU ahhh Show more

Manjaro, 100% CPU ahhh Show more

Probably not. Ugh the worst pizza chain in Taiwan. Crust tastes like cardboard.

This place infuriates me as the son of a pizza restauranteur.

Google Photos alternative? Show more

Taught me daughter a fun AND important life skill: diceware password creation using real dice.

It's never too early to teach children about security.


"'Engagement' is increased, not by providing what the customer wants, but by withholding it, so you keep coming back...The things that annoy you the most about Facebook are deliberately designed to increase your time spent there." eastman.net.nz/2019/01/levers/

#DeleteFacebook #UX 🐘

"The bleating was remarkable – loud and sharp, the practiced bleat of a person who knew how harsh real sheep can sound. The professor, flustered, stumbled back. Le Guin took that as her cue, grabbed my arm and said, ‘Let’s go.’"

I've been thinking about this essay for days. It is wonderful.


"To that end, it was announced shortly after fundraising that all raised funds would go to non-profit organizations or Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), laying out the reasons" https://bitcoinexchangeguide.com/the-high-profile-team-of-handshake-looks-to-truly-open-the-internet-with-a-new-domain-name-system/

Is it me or are some people just...
hornt for coffee?
you mention coffee
And they're like :blobeyes:

Kooks mountain location, Food, clowns Show more

manjaro, first impressions Show more

thanks for the suggestion, but i have things backed up so i won't have any data loss.

i will just reinstall Yunohost
*sigh* it's my own fault. such a rookie mistake.

i made a major mistake.

-changed yunohost admin password last night.
-assumed my keepass database changes syncronized with nextcloud
-installed a new distro

lost my yunohost admin password!!! omg

Captain Holt thanking Detective Diaz for coming out. EVERY TIME OMG 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

Touchpad worked on live USB.

Doesn't work in real install.

These sorts of hardware problems would be demoralizing to a newbie.

Boots up! Uses less than 400mb of RAM. This is splendid.

Ok touchpad not working. Putting on my troubleshooting hat!

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