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5/13/2021 10:34:52 PM
Topic: Music
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Oh Damn this is GOOD! Takes a few minutes to get rolling, then you wonder what decade this is...

5/8/2021 12:42:46 AM
Topic: News: Omaha
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Is this an omen or just a warning? 

5/3/2021 3:40:58 PM
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They say it’s a war already well under way. That means the start of any ‘conventional’ conflict will be murky and confused. And, even once the shooting starts, sowing doubt and disbelief will be a significant weapon in its arsenal.

4/23/2021 12:10:48 PM
Topic: Linux
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Never thought I'd see the day, but it's here. The newest version now is Active Directory compliant and can be joined to an AD Domain. Group policies in Active Directory can now be used to manage Ubuntu workstations, and the workstations can freely access Active Directory resources (shares, etc.) using those AD credentials as a Single Sign On client.

4/22/2021 11:04:51 AM
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In the project linked here, you can get started with one-qubit quantum circuit operations using QASM. Yeah, go ahead. Then run the code. Due to the probabilistic nature of quantum mechanics, make sure to play with different numbers of iterations. 10 or more work well, but try also 1 and 100. Think of this as your one-qubit sandbox.

4/22/2021 11:00:28 AM
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Quantum computing is the biggest revolution in computing since… computing. Our world is made of quantum information, but we perceive the world in classical information. That is, there is a whole lot going on at small scales that are not accessible with our normal senses. As humans we evolved to process classical information, not quantum information: our brains are wired to think about Sabertooth cats, not Schrodinger’s cats. We can encode our classical information easily enough with zeros and ones, but what about accessing the extra information available that makes up our universe? Can we use the quantum nature of reality to process information? Of course, otherwise we would have to end this post here and that would be unsatisfying to us all. Let’s explore the power of quantum computing then get you started writing some of your own quantum code.

4/22/2021 10:43:03 AM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
Topic: Weird stuff
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Easy way to tell, view this picture. If it's blurry, you've had too much to drink. Call a cab or an Uber.

4/22/2021 7:47:01 AM
Topic: Music
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There is a certain amount of science to audio engineering , what I mean is that you have to make the sound fit into the medium, so you have to learn the limits of your medium, speakers and amplifiers. That’s what mastering is really all about. In fact, at first, mastering engineers were just that, engineers. All they did was make sure that the sounds they were given fit into the medium, but over time, mastering developed into the art that it is today, so as audio engineers we have to study both the science and the art. The same thing applies to being a mix engineer, but I think the art is more important in mixing, while in mastering the science is more dominant.

4/22/2021 7:43:14 AM
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One possible reason why Work From Home is okay now, will not affect h-1b hiring plans. Is because hiring has always been about nationality. Specifically don’t hire Americans, instead hire compliant foreign workers, that are tied to the job.

4/12/2021 8:47:22 AM
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Seems we as a species are getting close to "Peak Productivity". We've done all the obvious. Nowadays, we are so productive all the time that a lot of us are burning out from all the productivity. Seems you can't be 100% productive for a long period of time without getting fatigued. This article, 3 steps to start tackling your ‘productivity fatigue’, shows several steps for avoiding "Productivity Fatigue", aka burnout.

4/9/2021 9:56:50 PM
Topic: Music
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Wow, I bought this 31 years ago. Seems like yesterday. Although a few songs on this album (Queensryche: Empire) hit way better on the Top 40 Charts, this is still the best song. Much respect!

4/8/2021 10:08:33 PM
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There was once a COBOL programmer in the mid to late 1990s. For the sake of this story, we'll call him Jack. After years of being taken for granted and treated as a technological dinosaur by all the UNIX programmers and Client/Server programmers and website developers, Jack was finally getting some respect. He'd become a private consultant specializing in Year 2000 conversions. He was working short-term assignments for prestige companies, traveling all over the world on different assignments. He was working 70 and 80 and even 90 hour weeks, but it was worth it.

4/7/2021 5:13:58 PM
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So SQL Server Management Studio has a Dark Theme included. But it's still not fully endorsed by Microsoft, so it's weirdly hidden.

4/6/2021 6:47:36 PM
Topic: Announcements
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LaVar Burton (aka Geordi LaForge, Kunta Kinte) is in the running to take over Alex Trebek's old gig on Jeopardy!

4/4/2021 10:26:42 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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Fired up my edge browser tonight, and this is what the news page said when it opened.

4/3/2021 6:03:40 PM
Topic: News: Omaha
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Ha ha, ooh, some power mad individual banned me from my own state for a silly joke ending in /s even. 

4/3/2021 2:02:35 PM
Topic: Linux
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Had some problems connecting to my Linux Mint 20.04 machine from WIndows 10 Pro. After much experimentation and searching, finally found this document on how to do it right.

3/31/2021 4:53:09 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
Topic: Linux
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GNOME 2 was very much agreed & accepted, people loved it. The disputes happened when GNOME 3 was created to be very different to the older GNOME 2. And GNOME 4 is just continuing the travesty.

3/31/2021 11:25:42 AM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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This document describes the DoD Standard Transmission Control Protocol (TCP). There have been nine earlier editions of the ARPA TCP specification on which this standard is based, and the present text draws heavily from them. There have been many contributors to this work both in terms of concepts and in terms of text. This edition clarifies several details and removes the end-of-letter buffer-size adjustments, and redescribes the letter mechanism as a push function.

3/30/2021 5:42:58 PM
Topic: Linux
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So you do an ls -l, but with extra-large files, you end up with a file size displayed that is nearly unreadable like:

3/28/2021 11:16:22 AM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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The British used to rule 1/4 of the world's landmass and 1/3 of the world's population.  To say this gave them a god complex is an understatement.  I mean, shiat, the monarch's motto is "God and My Right", as-in, even if God His Own Damned Self told the monarch to fark right off, the monarch still trumps God by their very existence because they have more right to rule than just a mere Yahweh.  And the rest of the British think the monarch is a wanker.  So, they are more entitled than the guy/gal who thinks they are more entitled than God.

3/28/2021 1:39:29 AM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock is the geek version of the classic Rock, Paper, Scissors game. Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock is created by Sam Kass and Karen Bryla.

3/26/2021 10:35:54 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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I: In the year after Lorraine’s death I contemplated suicide six times. Contemplated it seriously, I mean: six times sat with the fat bottle of Clonazepam within reaching distance, six times failed to reach for it, betrayed by some instinct for life or disgusted by my own weakness.

3/22/2021 12:31:31 AM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
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Wherever they settle, humans tend to chop down trees and clear land. This loss of vegetation affects the land’s ability to retain moisture. Grazing animals trample and consume plants when they try to grow back. The soil loses its structure and is washed away – hence the silt in Lake Bardawil. Van der Hoeven calculated the lake contained about 2.5bn cubic metres of silt. If one were to restore the Sinai, this vast reserve of nutrient-rich material was exactly what would be needed. “It became clear we had a massive opportunity,” he says. “It wasn’t the solution to a single problem; it was the solution to all the problems.”

1/16/2021 3:26:45 AM
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Net job loss in Trump's term, the first President in 80 years to have created no jobs at all despite $1.7T in tax breaks to stimulate the economy >80% of which went to the very wealthy and corporations. 

1/12/2021 10:03:01 PM
Topic: Music
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This is a really good thing to see. And make sure and see the video in the reply....

12/26/2020 11:31:03 PM
Topic: Humor
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So I hit him upside the head with a laughable comment meme.

12/26/2020 11:12:22 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
Topic: Humor
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You know why they call it Soul Food? 

11/24/2020 9:27:34 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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A lot of people have been asking me what it's like being on the COVID wards in the hospital, so I figured I'd share what a typical day looks like for me:

10/30/2020 3:56:57 AM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
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Both for you and your site's users. With the advent of dual-key/partitioned caching in all modern browsers, the speed boost you might have used to get is no longer possible. CDN Javascript is now an anti-pattern and a security risk.