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When you hire more people, you may only get more people, not really the progress you were hoping:

Good article by @tony

How cool would it be to ride on a lift like that.

The bus lift ( gondola ) at Mt. Hood.

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When you search for "Firefox" on Bing - on a Mac.

-Ad by Microsoft to try Edge.
-First result pointing to the Edge download.

Not even a bit biased. And somehow they wonder why they can't catch up to Google...

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Using the radioactive decay present in a banana to generate random numbers. Even if you don't appreciate the math/code/hardware behind it, you can appreciate the aesthetic of this Arduino-based generator and banana holder.

Quick explanation:

More complex (including code and math/probability), from the developer:

Do. not. be. an irresponsible parent. Teach your kids about files, directories, networking & operating systems.

This is just sad:

"Gradually, Garland came to the same realization that many of her fellow educators have reached in the past four years: the concept of file folders and directories, essential to previous generations’ understanding of computers, is gibberish to many modern students."

If you are interested in military conflicts and country relations, check out the new book from my brother:

*It is in portuguese.

If you are ever in the process of acquiring or selling a business, this article by @tony clears some of the power dynamic that happens in there:

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In this analysis by @dcid he unexpectedly stumbles into brute force attacks against Windows RDP and sheds light into a host that appears to have a network of compromised servers

A happy dooms day night reading. Joking aside, the author makes some good points.

Why Complex Systems Collapse Faster:

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Some thoughts on what it takes sometimes to get things done.. blind faith I suppose... with a side of sheer brute force.. :)

Anyone here interested in trying a new log analysis/log management product I am working on?

Very simple to use and get started, a "google" for your logs.


*Free-forever to open source projects and people helping us beta test it.

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Looks like twitter is blocking links to Mastodon instances (including to this one: and

Curious how many instances got this ban there.

I managed to "rm * .exe" and delete a week of work while trying to port some C code to work on Windows.

Put the steps I took to recover them using PhotoRec here:

If anyone is ever stuck trying to recover rm'ed files, that may help.

*will migrate that article elsewhere later, but for now, it is ^^

We are starting to add quite a few logging specific articles here:

If there is any logging content you would like to see (or learn more), let me know.

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