Nice small tool to wait for an application to open and close a file. Similar to inotifywait from inotify-tools, but filtered by process name.
I wrote a rust wasm go board for a pairing project at recurse: https://joy.recurse.com/posts/867-rusty-goban
The world now produces more seafood from fish farms than wild catch
Making smaller particle accelerators by using plasma wakefield acceleration
Book: The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu. A sci-fi book from a Chinese perspective. #book
Privacy Badger from the EFF - automatically detects who tracks you, and blocks them https://privacybadger.org/
Biological Lanthanides, Weirdly
Running PowerTop tweaks every time you boot, using systemd https://dbatley.com/blog/2020/06/powertop-systemd.html
If anyone missed it over on the birdsite, I made a website with COVID-19 stats for the UK, including a nice map.
Undecimber is my favourite month https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Undecimber
"Is the user looking at this tab?" is a question answered by all the main web browsers. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Page_Visibility_API #webdev
The current state of carbon capture technology and other science-y topics from earlier this year. https://www.sciencefriday.com/episodes/january-3-2020/ #science #podcast
Running the datacenter hot https://www.katescomment.com/why-we-dont-need-icelandic-data-centres/ #server #hardware
A rock from the deep - mantle xenoliths
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