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  1. Comment on What programming/technical projects have you been working on? in ~comp

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    Raspberry Pi Kubernetes cluster.

    Raspberry Pi Kubernetes cluster.

    1 vote
  2. Comment on What have you been listening to this week? in ~music

  3. Comment on What are your favorite concept albums? in ~music

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    Strange that no one mentioned the (most likely) first concept album: Frank Sinatra - In The Wee Small Hours Such a good album, that captures the state of Frank Sinatra at the time... Career in...

    Strange that no one mentioned the (most likely) first concept album:

    • Frank Sinatra - In The Wee Small Hours

    Such a good album, that captures the state of Frank Sinatra at the time... Career in decline, dropped from record label, divorce, ...

    3 votes
  4. Comment on On Ghost Users and Messaging Backdoors in ~tech

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    Moxie knows what he's doing.

    Moxie knows what he's doing.

    1 vote
  5. Comment on Hey, Tildes, what's a strong opinion you hold, but which you also feel like is the minority opinion? in ~talk

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    Privacy is the foundation of our freedom and should be protected at almost all costs.

    Privacy is the foundation of our freedom and should be protected at almost all costs.

    27 votes
  6. Comment on What is a childish thing you still do while being an adult? in ~talk

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    Are we... related? :D

    My girlfriend likes to tell me that I’m a 13 year old trapped in a 30 year olds body.
    I game religiously which still has some stigma of being childish despite the average gamers age is late 20s or early 30s now.
    Dirty, immature jokes never get old.
    Bouncing boobs will always get me to stare

    Are we... related? :D

    1 vote
  7. Comment on A question about mailing lists in ~comp

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    Yes, if you are subscribed, you will receive a copy of every e-mail sent to this mailing list. Nothing else you need to do except maybe set up some e-mail rules such that OpenBSD mailing list...

    So, I'm relatively sure I'm now subscribed to the "misc" OpenBSD mailing list. However my question is mainly...what exactly do I do now? Specifically, will new messages in misc automatically go to my inbox, or is there something else that must be done? I'm relatively sure the webpage can't be used to access messages from the mailing list.

    Yes, if you are subscribed, you will receive a copy of every e-mail sent to this mailing list. Nothing else you need to do except maybe set up some e-mail rules such that OpenBSD mailing list messages are sent to the same folder for instance. (Filtering on "List-Id" in the sources of the e-mail messages is the easiest).

    I see that you mentioned you're a hip young teenager, so you were probably not "on the internet" 20 years ago :) Here's a couple of warnings/comments/remarks about e-mail, usenet & mailing list etiquette that you might encounter:

    • Mailing lists are public and indexed by search engines. Remember that :)
    • Some people don't like it that you include ('cc') their personal e-mail address when replying to the mailing list.
    • Do not top post. Some people don't care, others do. Personally, I find top posting ruins the flow of message thread.
    • For OpenBSD specifically, their help & man pages are very detailed and up to date. Don't ask a question on the mailing list before using Google and reading the man pages.

    Any other questions, just ask and I'll help out!

    Update: I didn't know OpenBSD had their own netiquette page :) https://www.openbsd.org/mail.html

    5 votes
  8. Comment on She was ‘white and hot’ in a racist video. Now she’s viral and unemployed. in ~misc

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    Her changing her ways or her racist ranting?

    Her changing her ways or her racist ranting?

    3 votes
  9. Comment on She was ‘white and hot’ in a racist video. Now she’s viral and unemployed. in ~misc

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    I hope not. I hope she learns her lesson and changes her ways.

    I hope this woman is destitute for the rest of her life for this crap.

    I hope not. I hope she learns her lesson and changes her ways.

    21 votes
  10. Comment on MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy Shows Promise for Reducing Social Anxiety in Autistic Adults in ~science

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    I have no answer to that :D

    For a second I thought you were @Cocoa (she really loves ketamine facts).

    I have no answer to that :D

  11. Comment on Thunderpussy - Somebody To Love (Live on KEXP) in ~music

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    This is good!

    This is good!

    1 vote
  12. Comment on MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy Shows Promise for Reducing Social Anxiety in Autistic Adults in ~science

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    Ketamine has been shown to be able to help patients with depression... For an alternative way of dealing with drugs in our society, we should really look at Portugal: Portugal’s radical drugs...

    Ketamine has been shown to be able to help patients with depression...

    For an alternative way of dealing with drugs in our society, we should really look at Portugal: Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it?

    4 votes
  13. Comment on How do you deal with stress? in ~life

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    Wow... If you are indeed constantly terrified, I suggest to try and find help. Playing video games & using pot is not a good way to deal with this. I'm not saying both are bad, but they are not a...

    Wow...

    If you are indeed constantly terrified, I suggest to try and find help. Playing video games & using pot is not a good way to deal with this. I'm not saying both are bad, but they are not a solution to your current state of mind. Please find help.

    5 votes
  14. Comment on how do you manage your personal budget? in ~life

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    Homebank. Personally, the most difficult part of budgetting is not so much which app to use, but trying to stick with it...

    Homebank.

    Personally, the most difficult part of budgetting is not so much which app to use, but trying to stick with it...

  15. Comment on <deleted topic> in ~humanities

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    RIP Christopher Hitchens. I only 'discovered' him after his death...

    RIP Christopher Hitchens. I only 'discovered' him after his death...

    1 vote
  16. Comment on AMC Networks’ Plan to Make ‘Walking Dead’ Live Forever; 10-year plan for movies, new TV series in ~tv

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    I loved the first couple of seasons... now it's just boring. The comics are so much better.

    I loved the first couple of seasons... now it's just boring. The comics are so much better.

    8 votes
  17. Comment on The OnePlus 6T won't have a headphone jack, but battery life will be improved in ~tech

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    Exactly. The 3.5mm jack just works. There's no pairing, no PIN codes, no differences between Bluetooth versions, no batteries. It Just Works. For the record, I also don't use Bluetooth for my...

    Exactly. The 3.5mm jack just works.

    There's no pairing, no PIN codes, no differences between Bluetooth versions, no batteries. It Just Works.

    For the record, I also don't use Bluetooth for my keyboard and mouse either as the battery usually bugs out at the worst time and really, with this whole going green thing going on, do we really need more battery usage?

    1 vote
  18. Comment on The OnePlus 6T won't have a headphone jack, but battery life will be improved in ~tech

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    The sad thing about this is https://twitter.com/getpeid/status/973745407208468485?lang=en. Carl Pei: Do you like headphone jacks? 🤔 (2018 edition) 88%: Yes, 12%: No.

    The sad thing about this is https://twitter.com/getpeid/status/973745407208468485?lang=en.

    Carl Pei: Do you like headphone jacks? 🤔 (2018 edition)
    88%: Yes, 12%: No.

    2 votes
  19. Comment on What do you think is the problem with privacy? What's the actual challenge we're facing? in ~tech

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    The problem with privacy is that it's so difficult to explain why privacy is so important.

    The problem with privacy is that it's so difficult to explain why privacy is so important.

  20. Comment on Advice for those who want a computer science career? in ~comp

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    I will add another couple of items to this already awesome list: Always make time to explain things to more junior people. Learn to explain difficult things in simple terms. A good way to practice...

    I will add another couple of items to this already awesome list:

    • Always make time to explain things to more junior people.

    • Learn to explain difficult things in simple terms. A good way to practice this is to explain CS things to non-CS people. I still struggle with this every day and I am in awe of people who can do things. (My non-technical friends wanted to know about 'blockchain'...)

    • Don't disparage people for using the 'wrong' operating system or 'wrong' programming language. Everyone works differently.

    • DRY: Don't Repeat Yourself. If you find things that you're doing repeatedly, script & automate it.

    • KISS: Keep It Simple Stupid. Don't make things overly complex.

    • Never stop learning. I cannot stress this enough.

    • Build a network both inside and outside of the company you're going to work for. Unfortunately, 50% of getting a (new) job is knowing people, the other 50% is skill.

    • Don't be afraid to ask for help.

    • LEARN ABOUT SECURITY! SQL injections, cryptography, hashing, XSS, CSRF, service authentication, etc, etc...

    4 votes