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Next Thursday we can celebrate , or UNIX time reaching 3*2^29. 2^29 is about 17 years.

$ date --date=@"$((2#01100000000000000000000000000000))"
Thu Jan 14 08:25:36 UTC 2021

Here is a countdown website: clonejo.de/binary-clock/

Hey fedi, if you've got some links to sites/forums where I could find some docs about AMI firmwares (mainly Aptio BIOSes and BMCs) I'll gladly take them, I don't think they'll answer kindly to an email asking them for docs or code but I heard there's stuff that can be found online.

Wenig macht einen vorm Schlafen gehen wieder wach, wie einen Fahrraddieb vorm Haus vertreiben zu müssen -.-

fuck it, I'm releasing my databending drum machine TONIGHT

make drum loops with percussive samples procedurally generated from opus codec glitches!~ 🥁💥💻

suricrasia.online/opus-databen

I just had to hit Tab 13 times to get from the username field to the password field. 🤯
If you build websites, please don't forget to check the Tab-sequence on a site and in forms. Some users rely on this. #a11y #accessibility

#2493 Dual USB-C 

Small devices use two-prong USB-AC, but there's also a three-prong version with a USB-B plug as the ground.

„Auf diese Weise wird die deutsche Bundesverwaltung modern!“, aber nicht dazuschreiben ob man das Adjektiv oder das Verb meint

Hansaalleeaalleere is a valid word in german. with dashes it gets more clear. Hansa-allee-aal-leere.
It means that there can no eel be found in all of hansa avenue.
Reposted this so the whole fedi can see. also feel free to expand. the aim of creating this word was to have a lot of following double letters in a valid german word.

@be
Backwards compatibility, as far as I'm concerned, is a reasonable and important expectation. Lack of it shows a lack of vision, poor planning and ham fisted implementation. That's just me.

@be Microsoft Word did it. (Sneakily add new file format support one version before you officially add that new version.)

Other ways include:

• Progressive enhancement file format;
• Just producing a near-identical file unless you're using new features.
• Embedded bytecode to convert to an older format.

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