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@binarycat your 9 software list is pretty impressive! I’ll add it to gemini:// if you don’t mind

Calculating digits of pi, in BBC Basic, on a PDP-11 running unix v6, emulated in the browser, with skeuomorphic realism. Including ker-thunk ker-thunk sound effects as you type.

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Hat-tip to JGH for the Basic port and website. And to aiju for the PDP11 Emulator and Pavel Krivanek for the ASR33 Teletype.

Tried to install haskell-stack on my Slackware current. After 3h of burning my CPU it told me nope… interesting

And KDE is pretty cool nowadays, hadn't tried it since KDE3 I believe and it works really fine I must say

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Back on Slackware, it was first distro I ever installed around 1997 and my first encounter with Linux. Can't believe it took me so long to come back to this cosy place

rob pike visits xerox parc, circa 1984. this is roughly contemporaneous with the cat -v paper, and the beginnings of the tupe book. if you ever find yourself wondering, “why is plan 9 the way it is,” there are clues here.

bonus: xerox dorado hardware manual

When you don’t create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. Your tastes only narrow and exclude people. so create.

— Why the Lucky Stiff

I keep getting job offers around blockchain stuff, too bad I really don’t believe/care about this. Just a fad or am I already an old fart?

I wrote a single file NNTP server library in python with no dependencies that allows you to build NNTP servers/bridges for your communities with ease! I've added two example servers, one static one and one that mirrors the top posts from hacker news

#nntp #python

Finally setup my emails in emacs with mu4e and mbsync. This is very very handy, now onto the calendar

久々にOpen Genera起動した。QHDを縦置きにしてるけど、普通に表示できるらしい。

My AMD laptop with 4 cores uses like 9-10W idle where my work dual core i7 only uses 5W. I wonder if that’s expected (more physical cores more power drainage)? Or is it a config issue (using tlp)?

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A Plan 9 oriented server.