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RT @merrdiff@twitter.com

Oh nothing in particular, just reflecting on how unprepared we are for this inevitability and how swiftly it was dismissed as fear-mongering in a panel discussion I participated in last week space.com/satellites-lost-afte

🐦🔗: twitter.com/merrdiff/status/15

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I really need to find a solution here, because I've been through my entire SCSI drive collection and my only working options are a 9.1GB Quantum that is so loud that it's unpleasant to be in the same room as, or a nice and quiet 512MB drive that I can't fit anything fun onto.

Or I could netboot the whole thing, I guess. Or run /usr over NFS. Or ... yeah there are options. I'm just having a bit of a rant.

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Websites that split username and password fields onto two separate pages should be blown up. Extremely.

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Since it's night again, and I'm getting ranty as usual: someone needs to write a paper entitled "Discord Considered Harmful".

It's one of the most annoying antipatterns I've seen in both software projects and communities like #hackerspace - centering community around a group chat (Discord, Slack, Telegram groups, and yes - IRC), in lieu of a proper forum *and maintaining documentation*.

Such software is not suitable for long-term knowledge maintenance, and excludes people who can't track discussions live.

I really want an AI bot I can use to generate technical design documentation that I can distract security with while I actually get stuff done.

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So you know how Linux systems letter SCSI disks sda, sdb, sdc, sdd, etc... and if you manage to get more than 26 disks attached to a system, it rolls over from sdz to sdaa.

I just watched a customer list the disks on a server, and it goes up to sdahs.

So I guess that answers the question about what happens after you attach 702 disks to Linux. It rolls over from sdzz to sdaaa. 🤯

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Okay, I'm curious, when did you guys first hear about/join Linux? Please boost for a wider data pool. :boost_love:


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