Very exciting upcoming book: "The Internet Con: How to Seize the Means of Computation". Cory Doctor reading the overview and first chapter of his new book can be heard at https://craphound.com/news/2023/08/01/the-internet-con-how-to-seize-the-means-of-computation-audiobook-outtake/ .
Hacker, yak-shaver, hubby, dad. Formerly at Sun Microsystems and AWS, now ZipRecruiter. Fan of a decentralized internet.
Today's SQL delight: randomizing database outputs. The order-by expression isn't limited to what's in the select expression.
RIP Shaw Mobile. The absorption into Rogers was completed less than 7 weeks ago and since then anyone looking for bundled deals can only find regular Rogers plans at significantly higher prices. The Competition Tribunal’s dismissal of concerns over lessened competition in western Canada was so shortsighted.
@doctorow Red Team Blues is incredible--Every single chapter! I'm only halfway through and it's my favourite book of the year.
I updated Asahi Linux on my M2 Air after a few months. Lots of interesting changes. One bug: the tilde/backtick stopped working in the default keyboard layout--they duplicate > and < instead.
echo -n 0 > /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/iso_layout
Canada is working on an EV sales standard but industry wants to water it down. Please join me in telling them you want a strong standard. https://davidsuzuki.org/action/hold-firm-on-ev-sales-standard/