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Two things that struck me watching this: a) looking up, the familiar looking blue shade at the top of the atmosphere, b) looking down, the unfamiliar, alien, fractal-like ground, which makes it impossible to judge elevation just by looking at features on the ground (10km? 1km?)

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NASA published Perseverence landing video from the multiple stages of the lander itself: youtu.be/4czjS9h4Fpg

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every time I open windows something is broken and it's so slow it's practically unusable.

*why* do people use such a buggy OS?
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It Ain’t Broke, But Should I Fix It?

Five years ago, I wrote a series on getting started with your own MQTT-based home information/automation network. Five years is a long while in Hackaday time. Back then, the ESP8266 was a lot newer, and the 8266 Ardu… hackaday.com/2021/02/20/it-ain

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/13

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Watch #NASA’s #Perseverance Rover Land on #Mars! :mars_photo:

Watch an epic journey unfold on Thursday, Feb. 18 as our Perseverance rover lands on Mars. To reach the surface of the Red Planet, the rover has to survive the harrowing final phase known as Entry, Descent, and Landing.

youtube.com/watch?v=gm0b_ijaYM

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Rust: safety, safety, safety!
Visual Basic: On Error Resume Next

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I just uploaded the video for my @fosdem@twitter.com talk at the Declarative and Minimalistic Languages dev room: "What's next for Teal, the typed dialect of Lua"

youtube.com/watch?v=OqXbnaDR8Q

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most of the modern web is unusable with less than 2 GB of RAM.

Interesting feature coming up in : the 'RETURNING' statement, allowing INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE to return a row (one or more columns) for each modified row: sqlite.org/draft/lang_returnin

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If anyone is looking for #gemini browser for their phone, I can recommend #Ariane available on #fdroid

Ariane (A Gemini Protocol browser for Android) - f-droid.org/packages/oppen.gem

Interesting explanation of the MIT license to make sense of all the legalese: writing.kemitchell.com/2016/09 ("interesting" and "legalese" in one sentence? Inconcievable!)

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Google has suspended Element (@matrix) from the Play Store for "Sexual Content and Profanity". Basically same story as with Subway Tooter a while back. Element is to Matrix as Chrome is to the web. Curiously, Chrome is still on the Play Store.

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