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**New video:** Watch the FSF's new video *Escape to Freedom* and see how our protagonist Zara finds freedom in her digital life. #UserFreedom #EscapetoFreedom u.fsf.org/escape-to-freedom

When it's already 81F/27.2C at 7am you know it's going to be a hot day.

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It's that time of the week: A new installment of the freely-licensed Agalder sci-fi series is available: jxself.org/git/?p=universe.git
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Time to mess with science fiction franchises: Khan says "Kirk, I am your father."

Looking at the image of these circuit boards from the Bendix G20 I see "emitter follower." These are the new social media terms! What did you emit today?
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I was wondering where one of the cats was. She was hiding under the pillows on my bed.

While Microsoft claims that the stuff coming out of Copilot is fair use but I see that, in the Copilot terms of service, they put the responsibility on you. Just in case.

"The code, functions, and other output returned to you by GitHub Copilot are called "Suggestions" ... you retain ... responsibility for ... Suggestions you include in Your Code."

This is my public safety announcement that we are closer to the Y2038 bug than the Y2K bug.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_203

The GNU C Library *still* isn't Y2038 compliant by default.

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Part of our core mission is to advance policies that promote the progress of free software. Copyright handling is critical to such progress, so we are taking this opportunity to delve into the issue, and alternatives. Read more at u.fsf.org/3fu

It's Sunday so you know what that means: A new installment of the freely-licensed Agalder sci-fi series is available: jxself.org/git/?p=universe.git
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I've been experimenting with btrfs. Seems interesting.

systemd could be a street where people use sed. An anagram: my sed st

Any finite resource can be exhausted. Imagine a future where the IPv6 address space is exhausted. What does this future look like?

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