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@mheiber, @effye and myself have just sent the news about this instance to the whole company. So, expect a lot of newcomers.

And to all , welcome .

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The latest ThoughtWorks Tech Radar finally puts an end to the discussion on an urban legend among managers in the IT industry known as the "10x engineer".

thoughtworks.com/radar/techniq

The latest is out! If you don't know what it is, it's opinion on which to adopt, trial, assess or hold. thght.works/2rg2Lop

In this edition: , , , 10x engineers and many more.

Amnist铆a Internacional concluye que el juicio del proc茅s fue justo pero reclama la libertad "inmediata" de los 'Jordis'
eldiario.es/catalunya/politica

The FidoNet chapter from BBS: The Documentary (2004) is I think required viewing for fediverse admins.

Bulletin board services (BBSes) were pre-web online communities with forums, mail, games, etc. FidoNet was/is basically a volunteer-run federation layer that let BBSes communicate with each other.

The video talks about FidoNet's growing pains, especially around governance & a mismatch between what users wanted and what the sysops felt was required to maintain the net.

youtube.com/watch?v=_Cm6EFYktR

First time I'm taking the metro in this town before 9am. And it's packed.

"Generosity and inclusivity are at times purported as primary drivers of maker culture. In maker spaces, we are expected to 鈥榮hare鈥 and 鈥榦pen source鈥 our discoveries, just as the space shares tools amongst members."

- Art Hack Practice (p. 4). Taylor and Francis.

I tried to use TalkToTransformer.com and GPT-2 to make a neural net generate a JavaScript function to add two numbers together.

Good news: It's valid syntax and returns a number!

Bad news: It's not exactly correct.

Embarrassed that I don't do more to customize my command line prompt.

Makes me feel like a wizard with a store-bought wand instead of a hand-carved one.

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