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Started buying retro gaming stuff on eBay and I feel like I'm now addicted, can't keep my eyes out of the site, always browsing...

They say Santa does not exist. But we have all received so many gifts due to this man, from millions of helpful elves working tirelessly all over the world.

#MerryChristmas #gnu #linux #foss #hacking #freeandopensource #freesoftware #freeansopenscience

Officially on holidays until next year. Accidentally today I started being sick.

Le gros avantage du mouvement gilets jaunes c’est qu’il est maintenant très facile de repérer les trous du cul.

When you realise most of the states in the middle of the US are quite empty: browse the house election results map and see areas 10 times (if not more) bigger than Belgium and yet only 100-200k votes in them.

OK this is just hilarious: Berlin official suggests Google moves into the ex-Stasi building. Not sure if everyone will see the irony. (Article in French:

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Does anyone know if it's possible to "merge" (import) the content of a JavaScript module into the current namespace? (Kind of like `using namespace` in C++.)

Basically, I would like to do `import * from 'foo.js'` where all the stuff in `foo.js` becomes directly available. All the options I see seem to force me to import stuff into a "new" namespace which I then have to prefix every time.

A recruiter pinged me with a job, out of curiosity I asked if remote was possible and he replied that I will have to "earn the privilege" (his words).

Steve Jobs - The Lost Interview on Netflix is a great watch. I had only seen partial clips, never the whole thing, and it’s quite insightful. Recommended!

When you have a successful product on the market, investors queue in line to give you cash.

When you are building said product and need their help... <crickets>.

Later today visiting my dad since his hemorrhoids surgery so I’m writing down a list of related puns ahead of time.

Arguably the best thing I read today:

OK I just opened my laptop, but still.

Took quite some time but I managed to buy the perfect car and the cheapest price of the entire country (had to drive to the other side to get it).

My wife told me she's gonna make me a "I'm a cheap bastard" tshirt for christmas.

Reading online news, 2008:
- go to website
- read news

Reading online news, 2018:
- go to website
- no, don’t share location
- hell no, don’t send me notifications
- consent to cookie warning
- consent to policies
- no, don’t open in app
- no, don’t want the newsletter
- skip inspirational quote
- close full page ad
- read news

@thomasfuchs ‘close full page ad’ be like ‘accidentally open ad’ or ‘freak out because close button is hidden behind other browser/website elements’

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Generalistic and moderated instance.