Showerthought: a single-page homescreen is deterministic in operation. After accessing the home screen, there is a deterministic sequence of inputs that will always open a certain app. Combined with fingerprint unlock, this leads to quick, sight-free operation to open a workspace before your phone has even left your pocket.

Context: I’ve loved my single-page homescreen in the...what, decade I’ve used it on iOS, and I started wondering why a decade-younger me found it best.

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are you brave enough to post a pic of your room, no tidying

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this is lolserial. first proposed by fail0verflow in 2013 as part of their attempts to get serial communication with the Wii U to aid in hacking.

code to do it just hit the linux-loader repo
gitlab.com/linux-wiiu/linux-lo

Woot, I'm being paid to do live sound! \o/

....now I have to fill out a bunch of stupid forms >.<

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Does anyone know of a better weather app for iOS that lets one receive timely weather alerts WITHOUT draining battery?

AccuWeather managed to push a tornado warning two minutes before EAS toned out on AT&T so relying on the EAS toneout is not an acceptable solution…

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hey music nerds how do you write a borrowed chord in roman numerals

Streaming! I'm sick and my voice is shot...but that's not gonna stop me from doing some mixing :) also VM testing

twitch.tv/compucat

The record wall is coming along nicely! Still need to fill one more space...but my @envgen tape sits there nicely for now :)

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VM server, you are killing me right now! 

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I've been using Photoshop to extract images from PDFs for years, turns out there's a command-line Linux app just for that!

howtogeek.com/228796/how-to-ex

Just installed a UniFi in-wall AC access point...with automatic channel selection and power selection (yeah, yeah, kill me), it's punching through an exterior wall and *still* pushing 50 mbps down...while simultaneously streaming YouTube to a Roku nearby. Not bad at all!

Plus, the installation was super super slick.

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ugh life is just like. a bunch of things. all the time

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When I write code, I prefer...

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What if we put Mario's head on top of Mario's body! 

re: SUCCESS! My stupid music-production-on-Linux audio stack... 

SUCCESS! My stupid music-production-on-Linux audio stack... 

Tagging this #song-ideas for later 

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