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My gaming PC (which boots straight into Steam big picture mode, is hooked up to my TV and I pretty much only play with a controller) and the Xbox One X just had an update race and the PC won easily.

Another reason why the age of the console seems nearly at an end.

Portable CP/M Runs the Classics Anywhere

If you want to run an old CP/M program — maybe you want to run WordStar or play StarTrek — you have several options. One is to acquire some classic hardware. You can also build a new computer using a Z80 or some … hackaday.com/2020/07/23/portab

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/12

A coop owned patreon alternative with only 2.5 percent fee. Might be of interest ro @rek and @neauoire, and to everyone really

comradery.co/

Linux Fu: Keep In Sync

Once upon a time, computers were very expensive and you were lucky to have shared access to one computer. While that might seem to be a problem, it did have one big advantage: all of your files were on that computer.

Today, we al… hackaday.com/2020/07/23/linux-

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/12

We've just released glamour v0.2.0, a stylesheet-based markdown renderer for your #golang CLI apps!

Get it while it's hot: github.com/charmbracelet/glamo

Gateway, an enormous wiki of all things Tolkien. tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Main_P

Useful for taking your mind elsewhere for a spell, when required.

Of course there is more than one Tolkien wiki. lotr.fandom.com/wiki/Main_Page

Politics, Trump, Blatent Corruption 

Trump Told U.S. Ambassador to Get U.K. Government Help Steering British Open to His Resort. slate.com/news-and-politics/20

I want to say this leaves me shaking my head in disbelief. Except the last four years has made disbelief impossible.

First Ever Image of a Multi-Planet System Around a Sun-Like Star Captured by ESO
news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2
#hackernews #tech

I've been awake for an hour and a half, drank two and a half cups of coffee, and now I think I can *finally* see 'functioning' from here.

In the mid-90s up here in the mountains; it's generally around 10 degrees colder in the winter and 10 degrees warmer in the summer than . I like to say that, unlike the coastal regions, I actually get four real seasons here, rather than warm and rainy or cold and rainy.

In any case it finally got hot enough I had to set up an air conditioner near my desk. The dog isn't sure what to make of it.

Dept of Homeland Security has issued orders to restrict the air space over #PDX from July 16 thru Aug 16.

location - Portland, Oregon near BATTLE GROUND VORTAC (BTG) from the ground up to 1000 feet

reason - Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons

tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_

Google Analytics is the most prevalent tracker in the world. During our last crawl, we found it on 64.2% of web sites:

better.fyi/trackers/google-ana

Developers: every time you add Google Analytics to a site, you are helping build the global panopticon. Stop it!

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Your reminder that we still don't have good science on the short and long-term effects of , although we are getting clues relating to human neural and immune systems.

Will people who contracted the disease experience experience additional symptoms in the future, similar to Post-Polio Syndrome? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polio#Po

We don't know.

Can we create a vaccine that protects for six months? For a year? For longer?

We don't know.

In fact, we don't even know what we don't know.

瓜作る 君があれなと 夕涼み

Uri tsukuru/ Kimi ga arena to/ Yusuzumi

Wishing you were here,

Who feel sure of growing a melon,

I enjoy the cool of the evening.

– Matsuo Basho

Today's hot take: Unhappiness and discontent are not the same things. It is possible to be happy and discontent or unhappy, but content. However, unhappiness tends to breed discontent over time.

And depression operates separately from both under entirely different rules.

Therefore, I conclude the English language, as commonly used, limits our ability to understand negative emotions.

I blame the lack of poetry in High School curriculums.

Related: 4 ways to create that's modular and scalable. creativebloq.com/css3/create-m

NOTE: There is something on this page that launches a thread (Firefox CP Webcontent); which then uses 150% of CPU and has my Macbook Pro fan running like a leaf blower in 30 seconds.

Do not follow the link unless you are prepared for that.

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How to create flexible, reusable styles using subclasses. medium.com/insider-inc-enginee

I'm *far* from a CSS expert, but the problem this article identifies and the presented solution seem right to me.

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