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So now it became clear that Ukraine government lied about whole thing regarding crypto donations, FTX and "converting" money for army needs. Blockchain told us completely different story.

Take a look at etherscan.io/address/0x88ef7bf This address received more than $30 millions in stablecoins from FTX and around $7 millions from official government crypto donations. And seems that its private wallet which active from the start of war till now.

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The mass extinction of UNIX workstations

Back in the '90s and very early 2000s, a whole market segment of computers existed that we don't really talk about anymore today: the UNIX workstation. They were non-x86 machines running one of the many commercial UNIX variants, and were used for the very high end of computing. They were expensive, unique, different, and quite often incredibly overengineered



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Everyone, together now: "Fuck you EFI and the numerous bugs you will have us forever dealing with which are hardware specific!"

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It's that most wonderful time of the year when Wikipedia is fundraising hard.

They literally have hundreds of millions of dollars in cash and enough runway to essentially run the site for decades.

If you have money to donate to good causes, consider local charities; if you want to donate to an Internet thing give to the chronically underfunded Internet Archive: archive.org/donate

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They say you attract what you fear, which is horrible, because I'm terrified of boxed mint condition Amiga 1200s with accelerator cards and maxed out RAM 😱☠️☠️☠️

I’ve been writing C for a long, long time but Seacord’s Effective C is a great refresher on the fundamentals. It is a good fireside read on a cold night

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Knowing is half the battle. Understanding is the other half.

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MS ecosystem: Hell
Apple ecosystem: Purgatory (colorful, though!)
Linux: Heaven

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Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with a slow Internet connection to see who they really are.

While I don’t want to make more work for @randrews, all you crybabies should know that standing against perverts and getting cowardly anonymous reports for it only makes me stronger

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I was recently reminded of the Toledo family's unique outsider-engineering computer, the Biyubi: biyubi.com/eng_principal.html

It was never really a "success" but they accomplished rare feats in building an entire computing system and software for it entirely independently within their family.

Although the project is largely dormant today, the eldest son, Oscar, publishes work on vintage computing projects on his own website still: nanochess.org/

Things that will get you muted instantly:

- A furry profile picture
- celebrating CDC declarations
- Being mad about partisan politics of any side
- Trusting your government
- Sexual pervert flags in your bio or name

It’s not that I disagree with you, it’s that you’re a waste of oxygen

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@atomicpoet I think you mean:

Facebook: Old people who don't know why they hate computers

Mastodon: Old people who know exactly why they hate computers

The problem with gun grabbers and their flailing after a shooting is that they fail to understand the underlying problems: lack of mental health care access, American culture that stigmatizes mentally unwell people, and the news making the shooter a celebrity for days on end.

At the end of the day, government must fear it’s people. Guns are a primary measure of that.

Don’t like it? Too bad. The 2nd amendment says you can get fucked while I continue to collect firearms and hobby shoot.

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CW: Satire, making (somewhat) light of a heavy topic, comic relief, I hope 

In other news today, @Raspberry_pi@rasberrypi.social found itself on the receiving end of a fusillade of critical toots from people who hold them at a higher standard of ethics than they themselves can *ever* hope to live up to.

Please #boost, I'm a glutton for punishment. XD

Any suggestions for emulating an Apple 2? I just picked up a copy of Wagner’s Assembly Lines and want to dig into Apple 2 architecture

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A training montage of me, except I never get stronger or better and just continue to suck throughout.

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