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Since I've been getting a few questions, we're waiting for the 3.3.1 release to run our upgrade;

Generally, we rarely jump on minor or major releases immediately and rather wait out the storm (i.e. until the first patch release)

you have to say "i'm in" whenever you ssh into a machine for the first time, it's the law

You know has failed when every message starts with @here or @channel

We need acid tests for ethics in and .

Anyone knows of any open source/research initiatives in that field?

Hey is hiring a Senior Infrastructure Consultant ( ) in or .

Wanna join us or know anyone interested?

This is an excellent article about disabling _a_ camera attached to your laptop (as opposed to _all_ cameras, as most articles do) using udev on Linux. I used it to get rid of the IR camera (for "Windows Hello") that's essentially useless for me, safe for messing with my video conferencing settings all the time:

"what have you been reading these days? Any interesting sci-fi?"
me: "GDPR enforcement notices. way more surreal that sci-fi"

And we're done!

PostgreSQL 12.4 ✅
db.t3.micro ✅
New DB CA ✅

Happy tooting!

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Took the first hurdle: Upgraded the DB instance's type (t2 > t3) .. on to the engine version

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Running a few database upgrades, shouldn't take long, but it might lead to interruptions in service .. hold on to your horses! 🏇

getting started with rust is exactly the opposite feeling as getting started with scala

scala... whyyyyyyy are you like that?
rust... THANK YOU, sweet baby moses this makes sense

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I am half expecting them to monetize all FLOSS repos on #GitHub only to donate the proceeds from doing so back with a blog post titled GIVING BACK TO ALL DEVELOPERS .

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Previously they of course infamously took down youtube-dl's repo with immediate effect, with no real recourse for the authors only to restore it days later and somehow spin it as STANDING FOR ALL DEVELOPERS on their blog.

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#GitHub has a serious case of 'create a problem only to be able to write a grandiose blog post about how we saved all developers from the problem we created'.

Now they've taken down a repo because it had an Iranian contributor & they were supposedly so scared of the U.S. sanctions (which amount to a medieval siege btw) imposed on #Iran and the possible penalties for them were they they to leave the repo up, only to publish a grand blog post about how they unblocked all of GitHub for Iranians.

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