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Not only does LeGuin get a US Postage Stamp, the background celebrates one of the first and most notable #nonbinary characters in #sff.

Me: Long-lived session tokens can be a security vulnerability. Always use MFA on all your accounts that support it.

Me: I don't want to enter so many TOTPs. Why is this logged out already? 😭

The good thing with this global is when I jump on my first video call on Monday with my distributed team spread between India, Singapore and Spain, we can all relate to each other’s weekend activities. Stay at home, see no friends, type of weekend.

#DOFH excuse #90:

Azure was reported to HR, because it was too blue.

One of the great problems of our culture is that music, art, dancing, and so on are considered professions and not things people do.

Make a sea shanty.

Sing along with the radio.

Dance in the kitchen.

Draw on the wall.

Color outside the lines.

Make your own lines.

It's a fine Monday morning!

I started it by logging out and logging in into MS Teams twice. Logging in from one org as a guest into another org. Entering two TOTPs along the way. 🤷‍♂️

The selection process for Season of KDE is finished and 22 projects were selected. You can read more about all the selected projects on carlschwan.eu/2021/01/11/annou

Reminder that I wrote a book for struggling programmers called "The Mediocre Programmer". It's a book about helping folks along on their journey with programming, including advice on finding communities, ranking ourselves (spoiler: it's not helpful), backstage vs. performance, and even the emotions surrounding programming. It's a free eBook released under a Creative Commons license. I hope you'll check it out:

themediocreprogrammer.com

#programming

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Facebook’s own research revealed that 64 percent of the time a person joins an extremist Facebook Group, they do so because the platform recommended it.
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(8 novembre 1986 - 11 janvier 2013)

FYI You can use youtube-dl to download the subtitles too

If you already got the video and just want the subtitles:
youtube-dl --write-sub --sub-lang en --skip-download URL

Where "URL" is the link

This skips the downloading of the video and just gets the English subtitles

Or if you want the auto-generated subtitles:
youtube-dl --write-auto-sub --sub-lang en --skip-download URL

German is "de", Japanese is "jp" and so on...

VLC should be able to play your video with the downloaded subs

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