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TIL oxygen on earth is a temporary thing. A few billion years ago, conditions rapidly occurred. And a billion years from now, there will not be enough oxygen to support plant life!

I guess I could buy a new MBP eventually and use the old one in my homelab as a container host. It is pretty power efficient

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By gluing this battery in, apple succeeded in forcing me to consider if I want to buy an M1 MBP instead of spending an entire afternoon carefully prying out the old battery with solvent. Thanks apple. You're the champion of preventing e-waste.

I love how Matt Stoller, an economist, gets so deep into the weeds with details when he explores issues on his blog --

"you may not install to this volume because it has a disk password"

WTF Apple, why does big sur block installing to fully encrypted disks? Why even make the "APFS Encrypted" partition type if you can't install your OS onto it?

“The way I regard those who hurt me today will affect how I experience the world in the future. In any encounter, we have a choice: we can strengthen our resentment or our understanding and empathy. We can widen the gap between ourselves and others or lessen it.” ~ Pema Chodron

Why have I continued to use google properties for anything at this point. Vendor lock-in is a thing. I need to spend a few weekends getting free.


Time to force update the iphone. And patch EVERY server I can get my hands on for this sudo exploit. Amazed sudo could have such a simple exploit in the wild for 10yrs.

So tempted to break the seal and listen. But they only printed 1,000 of these.


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