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Ageism

Discriminating people at work based on their age by say, allocating certain work to only people of certain age groups, unfairly presuming capabilities of people based on their age...is ageism.

How then is it legal for people to suggest you must

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EMI

I sound like a wrinkled old alarmist for raising concern over the casual use of EMI by my friends. Banks are increasingly handing out EMI offers on credit and debit cards to people who can easily afford to buy stuff upfront.

Instead,

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Life

Life is by far the best horror movie so far. Life...the 2017 sci-fi horror movie. The design of the creature is almost perfect. As a kid, I found the parasitic ice-worm in The X-Files the most terrifying of all. In the

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Hello Uncle

Always use "Hello Uncle/Aunty" when passing by a familiar elder and speed off in your direction of motion. Inquiring their wellbeing with a "How are you?" only adds to your misery.

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Twitter

Twitter is garbage. It's a platform for promotions and propaganda. Everything that trends is backed by hordes of zombie accounts. You occasionally have an important story break as it is occurring, but it's mostly mobs angrily reacting to insignificant events.

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Dust

I think at some point in the future, scientists are going to discover that dust has consciousness and is sentient. It doesn't just aimlessly gather in certain corners of your rooms due to its layout and airflow. It has a reason, a

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Lifelog

Learning the Trades

Our products work pretty well unattended now, requiring less overtime from me unless external factors throw things out of place. After working through the night, mornings are when I "come home from work" to leisure time. I installed Steam on my laptop

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Set Default Sound Output Device With pactl and systemd

My laptop's audio output port is screwed up and only the left channel works. So I have my laptop connected by HDMI to a 22" monitor and a 3-feet aux cable hooked up to the audio output of the monitor. Linux Mint

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Mount Remote Filesystems Using sshfs and systemd

Following service mounts a remote filesystem to local path /mnt/myfs at boot time using systemd and sshfs with public key auth.

  • [sudo] apt install sshfs
  • Prepare a local folder for the mount point: [sudo] mkdir /mnt/myfs
  • Create a file /lib/
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Tech

Copying an InfluxDB measurement into a new measurement

[READMORE] You can split a single InfluxDB measurement into smaller measurements for performance tuning or for application aspects you may not have planned while initially storing data.

In the influx shell, run the following statement:

SELECT * INTO <destination_measurement> FROM
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