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The Nim programming language has joined Zig in the list of programming languages using to verify their BSD support

Take action to save .org and prosecute those who sold out the internet

Revised complaint form, includes a separate complaint against ICANN and goes into more detail about the specific violations:

And the ODG:

Here is a pre-filled Form 13909, just print it out, add your personal information, and mail it to the address listed on the bottom of the form.

Alternatively, this file can be opened with LibreOffice Draw to make edits and prepare your document digitally:

lodraw crash course: F2 + click drag to make a new text box, Ctrl+[ to reduce the font size to something reasonable, red icon in the toolbar along the top to export as PDF. You can send the document by email to

IRS form 13909 can be used to submit a complaint about a tax-exempt organization. The Internet Society's governance documents contain the necessary information:

Walid Al-Saqaf
Richard Barnes
Gonzalo Camarillo
Olga Cavalli
Hans Peter Dittler
Hiroshi Esaki
Mike Godwin
John Levine
Glenn McKnight
Robert Pepper
Andrew Sullivan
Sean Turner
Mieke van Heesewijk

Never again should these people be extended invitations to events, seats on committes, or even employment in our industry. They should be banished from the internet for pursuing self-interests at the expense of not just the rest of the internet, but the parts of it which represent charitable interests. An unforgivable crime.

Remember the name Richard Barnes. Let him forever be known as the man who sold out the internet.

There is SO MUCH static coming out of my shitty audio system

Neat, I found the resonant frequency of this soda can by whistling a song that's stuck in my head

You should read Exploding the Phone by Phil Lapsley if you were born after the age of phreaking, which is probably 100% of my followers (and myself).

The etymology of Golang's net/tcp.Dial is interesting. Following its lineage will trace a path through Plan 9, to Unix, out of Bell Labs into the world of teletypes, back into Ma' Bell, and to obsolete rotary telephones. The criss-crossing lineages of historically significant technologies in this one word is quite staggering.

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abduco is nice but its terminal emulation is hot garbage

Here's another reason: the grafana build I started when I wrote the original post is still going and just printed this to the console:

Using 1 worker with 2048MB memory limit

@sir heads-up, an engineer i respect a lot is prepping his own replacement, called Spartana:

Why does Grafana need to be replaced? Lots of reasons, but here's one: phantomjs is a build- and run-time dependency

oh my god redis just do your fucking job and quit bitching about it

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