of course, even the groups that have real posts seem to have spammy postings outnumbering them...

Anyone who's wanting to backup a Yahoo Groups group, github.com/hrenfroe/yahoo-grou This fork of the script works, but it's very slow.

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I just heard a documentary youtuber refer to 1995 as “the late nineteen-hundreds”, and I felt another old.

Looks like I should be getting my Pinebook Pro sometime soon. Still waiting on word from DHL though.

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A (special) mid-month update. All batch 1 #Pinebookpro shipped + batch 2 & 3 assembly started; #PineTime dev kits shipped; #PinePhone dev kits antenna tuning finished & shipping soon. Thank you for your patience!

nme.com/news/music/kim-shattuc The band that basically defined my music tastes in college. A bunch of the bands I listen to I found through them, or were influenced by them.

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@Stainless Leftists do not have a fixation on any kind of guns. They just want to slice gun owners like a salami and ban each slice in turn until nothing is left.. That is why they invented the "assault gun": it's a meaningless classification designed to facilitate bans. Once "assault guns" are banned, they come to ban everything else: guns that have too many rounds in their magazines, guns that are too powerful, guns that are concealable, and so on and so forth until so few guns remain, and they are so useless, that it is feasible to ban them altogether. No leftist actually cares about crime rate, the crime rate does not get into this calculation at all.

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This is the PineTime. A companion for your Linux smartphone, and new side-project of ours. More news coming in the future...

(If you have experience with FreeRTOS or mbed, and are interested, please get in touch!)

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#GMail is harmful to e-mail ecosystem; its antispam blocking policy matches too many valid messages as spam.

It blocked LastPass email leak warning email, because it contained "a link" to a leaked site.

It blocked an e-mail from goverment agency addressed directly to me.

It discriminates all non-gmail servers, and it's pretty much impossible to own a private SMTP server these days, because GMail will classify everything as spam.

It's not how e-mail should work.

Consider dropping GMail.

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A modest proposal: allow all Hongkongers to immigrate to London.

Well, Bitbucket is dropping Mercurial support. This means that it's basically no better than me setting up my own Gitlabs server. I should probably do that and just move all my own personal projects to it.

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“There are many Hong Kongers and other smart people writing online who can explain the political context of the protests, the likelihood of intervention, and what this means in a deeper way. I am just a visitor who perhaps thinks too much about fish cakes when being tear gassed.”


Of course Maciej Cegłowski went to #HongKong protests and wrote a brilliant piece, with references to how the ’80s Soviet–American culture shock is as great as the 2010s America–HK one.

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This is QWERPLINE, S02E01. It’s an audio show I make with LoadingReadyRun that I am very proud of.

If you like morning radio shows in fictional small-towns, you might like this.


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