@SuricrasiaOnline Where was your bleeps and bloops web tool? (I didn't see it at suricrasia.online, but I may have missed it.)
@ajroach42 Looks like NPR commissioned a Microface action figure head as well. On a phone so I can't easily tell if the .zip has any license information, but since you'd mentioned the character before, you might find it interesting: https://www.npr.org/2021/12/13/1063733799/planet-moneys-supply-chain-holiday-extravaganza
(Also they've done a whole series on Microface, which I assume you're familiar with, but if not, you might find it entertaining.)
If you run, uh, anything in Java that logs things (Java Minecraft? A random webapp? Whatever.) and it's exposed to the internet, you might want to take it down and/or get it patched real fast. The log4j vulnerability can pretty much be sprayed everywhere much like "shellshock", and gives up code execution to an attacker, so widespread scanning / attacks are likely imminent.
Decent writeup at https://www.lunasec.io/docs/blog/log4j-zero-day/ .
coronavirus, mff, etc.
So it seems a fully vaccinated person went to Anime NYC and then tested positive for Omicron shortly after - unclear if they were infectious at the con or not but they're telling everyone who went to get tested. Both Anime NYC and MFF require vaccinations, but I have to imagine there's an overlap in attendees. Since I know a surprising number of folks going, don't forget your masks, and stay safe.
@fidgetcetera Y'all may be interested to know that Firefox 93 contains fixes for Orca. I don't know how far it goes, but maybe that will be of use. 🤷
looking for rails devs
Are there any Ruby on Rails devs around who are looking for a job in the UK? (Anywhere in the UK; don't need to be near an office if you're okay working remotely.) Looking for someone to help out with a line of business app that's mostly Rails as an API for a React app (looking for help with both).
(Boosts welcome, I should probably add #getfedihired.)
@Leaf Are there any strong arguments against adopting UTS #31 ("Identifier and Pattern Syntax") in the next version of C (C23)? Talking with someone who is apparently discussing the proposal tomorrow, and I recall you had Opinions about emoji in identifiers (which that would seem to preclude).
@PINE64 Incidentally, a number of colleagues are big fans of the "extremely noodly" USB C cables for the Pinecil. I think one of the monthly updates indicated you had them custom made, but is there a name for cables like that or in general cables that are so flexible?
In particular, someone mentioned they once got an Ethernet cable like that in a box with a device, but wants a bunch more and hasn't been able to track any down.
@djsundog If I were desirous of a bunch of ska or otherwise horn-heavy covers of popular songs, is there a particular direction you might point me?
@Leaf Typographical question I assume you'll be able to answer off the top of your head: if I'm putting section numbers inline before a section heading, what's the appropriate amount of space to use to separate them?
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