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Dependency

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Someday ImageMagick will finally break for good and we'll have a long period of scrambling as we try to reassemble civilization from the rubble.
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kimmo
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emdeesee
54 days ago
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I think I know that person.
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chrisrosa
61 days ago
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so good
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trparky
62 days ago
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I thought that was OpenSSL.
iaoth
62 days ago
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Literally curl
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DexX
63 days ago
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Terrifyingly true.
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GaryBIshop
63 days ago
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So true!
JayM
63 days ago
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Hahaha
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rickhensley
63 days ago
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It is like they’re looking into the history of every complaint I’ve ever worked for...
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63 days ago
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Someday ImageMagick will finally break for good and we'll have a long period of scrambling as we try to reassemble civilization from the rubble.

Old Days 2

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The git vehicle fleet eventually pivoted to selling ice cream, but some holdovers remain. If you flag down an ice cream truck and hand the driver a floppy disk, a few hours later you'll get an invite to a git repo.
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115 days ago
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alt_text_bot
117 days ago
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The git vehicle fleet eventually pivoted to selling ice cream, but some holdovers remain. If you flag down an ice cream truck and hand the driver a floppy disk, a few hours later you'll get an invite to a git repo.
crazyscottie
117 days ago
FWIW, the comics and alt text are working for me on mobile. Is alt_text_bot still needed?
dukeofwulf
117 days ago
I like it. Even on desktop it's easier for me to read than the hover text.
AlexHogan
117 days ago
I like it too. Good Bot!
acdha
117 days ago
It’s a tradition at this point
steelhorse
116 days ago
For the longest time I couldn't finish my program because someone had misplaced the "blue" punch card.
9a3eedi
115 days ago
Whoever made this bot, I love you

(A few) Ops Lessons We All Learn The Hard Way

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Ops is hard. What have we learned so far?
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kimmo
268 days ago
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I keep oscillating between UTC and GTFO on my systems depending on how many times I need to explain timestamps to $vendor.
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Networking Problems

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LOOK, THE LATENCY FALLS EVERY TIME YOU CLAP YOUR HANDS AND SAY YOU BELIEVE
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kimmo
269 days ago
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amijangos
256 days ago
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So true.
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JayM
269 days ago
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ROFL. Made an docs just for me. :)
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alt_text_bot
269 days ago
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LOOK, THE LATENCY FALLS EVERY TIME YOU CLAP YOUR HANDS AND SAY YOU BELIEVE
Manzabar
258 days ago
I'm just gonna leave this one here.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDacjrSCeq4

Falsehoods CS Students (Still) Believe Upon Graduating

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A list of things (not only) computer science students tend to erroneously and at times surprisingly believe even though they (probably) should know better.
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Why Are You Always so Negative?

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During the last Tech Field Day Extra @ CLEUR, one of the fellow delegates asked me about my opinion on technology X (don’t remember the details, it was probably one of those over-hyped four-letter technologies). As usual, I started explaining the drawbacks, and he quickly stopped me with a totally unexpected question: “Why do you always tend to be so negative?

That question has been haunting me for months… and here are a few potential answers I came up with.

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