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Computer Scientist Alan Turing will appear on UK currency. This is wonderful! Perhaps this acknowledgement of his accomplishments will encourage more people to enter CS and AI? bbc.com/news/business-…

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Trump’s escalating racism this week feels like a tipping point. The fact that nearly half the country it embraces that racism is terrifying. From the Guardian: “Trump’s reelection campaign is making the best of it by really leaning into the racism”. theguardian.com/us-news/live/2…

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Just a heads’ up that I’ve migrated the server for my blog and various personal projects to a new host. I also shut down a couple of projects I used to run; the live vector rivers map, also Logs of Lag. More details here: somebits.com/weblog/tech/ne…

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That said, I’ve recently been working in Go, and really enjoying it, partially because it does bring you closer to the metal [than javascript, for example]. I also recognize that I’m not working in Rust because my brain needs some re-wiring to feel comfortable there.

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“Delete the file, Windows.” “You don’t have permission.” “But I’m Administrator.” “You don’t have permission.” “Change the permissions.” “You can’t do that, you don’t own the file.” “Make me the owner.” “OK” “Change the permissions.” “OK” “Delete it.” “OK” “Why so difficult??”

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I don’t understand e-bikes from a purely ux pov. How do you decide when to pedal and when to use the motor? I feel like I’d have to build up some whole philosophy around it, which is just too much effort.

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