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I'm curious if anyone enjoys using a tiling window manager with an ultrawide monitor? Seems like it would be an ideal combination, but in practice, for me, windows just end up being awkward sizes when tiled (usually way too narrow in a single direction.)


Just saw “There’s Something About Mary” for the first time, and it did not age well.


Bleeped some bloops tonight. First time connecting these together just to see if they would behave with each other. Will get the OP-Z more involved next time around, hopefully making for something a bit more interesting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LHzomxB8m8


Neither of these words are being used how you’d expect. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diet_of_Worms


Regardless of whose side you’re on, if today isn’t proof that the US's two-party system and federal government are fundamentally broken, I don’t know what is. One election race should not be able to dictate which direction our flawed system of party-line voting will swing.


A Christmas gift from Big Sur.

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The only Christmas song you need. https://youtu.be/_g2nHEPC1Fc


Just came up with what I think is a decent metaphor to quickly explain net neutrality: A fast-moving elevator (paying for a fast connection) isn’t useful if it rarely goes to your most frequently-visited floors relative to others (traffic prioritization.)


You know Apple is doing the right thing for user privacy when Facebook is mad at it. https://www.macrumors.com/2020/12/16/facebook-takes-out-full-page-ads-to-attack-apple/


Pet peeve: a computer monitor that continues scanning for a signal for 10 seconds while I’m repeatedly hitting the power button hoping to convince it to turn off. Looking at you, Dell.


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