Daily Tech News 14 May 2022

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  • Unexpectedly: This house move is now entering panic mode, despite my having had a whole five or six minutes each day to prepare for it over the last few weeks.

    I'm getting assistance from work, because that was only our second largest product launch this year, with the biggest one coming up in a few weeks, and they'd like me to be alive for that.


  • Elon Musk's acquisition of Twitter is temporarily paused while he reviews the level of bot activity on the site after Twitter... Twitter did what, Reuters?



    Yeah, that's what I thought you said.

    Musk says he's still committed to the deal, just looking to send a few executives to jail for fraud. Well, I might have added that part.


Tech News

  • AMD leaks ahoy. (WCCFTech)

    Zen 4 and 4C we already know about. Zen 4 is the new core design; 4C is a smaller version with less cache for high-density servers. "Genoa" server chips using Zen 4 will be out this year with 96 cores; "Bergamo" chips with Zen 4C will be out early next year with 128 cores.

    Zen 4 desktop chips up to 16 cores will be out in Q3 or Q4 this year.

    Zen 4 for laptops will arrive in Q1 next year, with a choice of 8 cores and fast graphics, or 16 cores and slow graphics. 16 full-size cores too, not the 8+8 that Intel now offers.

    Zen 4 for Threadripper, with up to 96 cores, is expected in Q1 or Q2 next year, rather than being a full year behind mainstream desktop parts as with Zen 3.

    And there will be a Genoa-X server part, with up to 96 cores and 1152MB of cache per socket (up from 384MB on Genoa), launching in mid-2023.

    Plus some information on Zen 5 - planned for late 2023 with up to 256 cores using a 3nm process - and Zen 6 in 2025.


  • And new "low-end" server chips too. (WCCFTech)

    The new Zen 4 server parts are huge, with 12-channel memory and 160 PCIe lanes. The new plan is for a range of "smaller" cheaper parts - up to 32 Zen 4 or 64 Zen 4C cores, 96 lanes of PCIe, and 6-channel memory.

    These will use the same size socket as current Epyc and Threadripper parts - so existing mechanical designs and cooling systems can be reused - but with a new pin arrangement, increasing the pin count from 4096 to 4844. Switching from 8-channel DDR4 to 6-channel DDR5 means they wouldn't be compatible anyway.


  • How the Luna cryptocurrency lost 99.99% of its value in a month. (CNet)



    A lot of attention has been on TerraUSD, a "stablecoin" pegged at 1:1 with the US dollar which is currently trading at 44 cents if you can find anyone to buy it.

    TerraUSD wasn't backed by an equal amount of US dollars, but by an interlinked guarantee with the Luna currency, such that 1 TerraUSD would buy $1 worth of Luna at any time. If that exchange rate shifted, you could make money on arbitrage, which would inherently push it back towards the 1:1 ratio.

    So long as people were willing and able to conduct that arbitrage - both of which broke down last week, making $40 billion evaporate.

    On top of that it was also an obviously unsustainable Ponzi scheme.

    Oops.

    That was just part of the overall crypto-related freak-out that had my day start at 4AM yesterday and finish at 7PM, when neither I, my employer, nor our clients are involved at all in the financial side of crypto. Panic transactions overloaded multiple blockchains that we use to do, well, useful stuff.


  • Twitter is testing a "liked by author" feature. (Tech Crunch)

    That's Twitter chasing the cult of celebrity.

    YouTube does this, but it's meaningful there. If the creator of the video you commented on likes or responds to your comment, that actually means something more than some rando replying.

    On Twitter mostly the opposite is true.


  • Get free NFTs, get your crypto stolen. (Bleeping Computer)

    It's a two-for-one deal! Don't miss out!


  • A plan to secure open-source software will cost $150 million over two years. (Venture Beat)

    It's not a government plan, but one backed by businesses who spent far more than that addressing just one of the major issues that plagued us last year.


  • Samsung is reportedly planning to increase chip prices by up to 20%. (PC Magazine)

    That would push up the price of everything else - literally everything else - but given that the price per transistor has fallen by a factor of about a trillion over the past few decades is not entirely unreasonable.


  • This Synology router also turns an external disk drive into a Synology NAS. (9to5toys)

    Don't know if it supports multiple external drives - it only has one USB port but it's easy to get multi-bay USB storage boxes. It has 2.5Gb Ethernet so it could be usefully fast.


Disclaimer: And now there's a box shortage.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at 04:09 AM




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1 Good Morning!

Posted by: French Jeton at May 14, 2022 04:17 AM (zEKdf)

2 Nooded

Posted by: French Jeton at May 14, 2022 04:19 AM (zEKdf)

3 Damn, Reuter's interesting neologism doesn't show up for an embedded tweet. Might need to click through to Twitter.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at May 14, 2022 04:21 AM (MqQvv)

4 Unexpectedly: This house move is now entering panic mode, despite my having had a whole five or six minutes each day to prepare for it over the last few weeks.

I had one move nearly gave me a stroke. I can say this: I survived, you will too. Enjoy the threat of having stroke. It is part of the fun.

Posted by: Lost In Space - Now Fortified with Ultra Maga at May 14, 2022 04:21 AM (2mSQi)

5 >>>Twitter deal temporarily on hold pending details supporting calculation that spam/fake accounts do indeed represent less than 5% of users

Maybe Elon went through this whole thing as a way to get a certified answer to the question "what % of twitter users are spam/fake accounts."

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 04:22 AM (QcU9m)

6 2 Nooded
Posted by: French Jeton at May 14, 2022 04:19 AM (zEKdf)

You did indeed and thanks!

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 04:23 AM (QcU9m)

7 hiya

Posted by: JT at May 14, 2022 04:23 AM (arJlL)

8
g'mornin', 'rons

Posted by: AltonJackson at May 14, 2022 04:23 AM (ENBF0)

9 >>>Disclaimer: And now there's a box shortage.

In Sydney, because Pixy is packing up for the move.

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 04:27 AM (QcU9m)

10
Incestimated? Yeah, that's probably the right word.

Posted by: Divide by Zero at May 14, 2022 04:29 AM (dQvv7)

11 So, let me see if I understand this Luna thing: The current price is a buying opportunity? *snort* These crypto currencies are a way of keeping track if you get to live in tent or Pixy's house, beyond that, unless I am completely clueless, what is the intrinsic value of them? Calling them a ponzi scheme is being kind.

Posted by: Lost In Space - Now Fortified with Ultra Maga at May 14, 2022 04:31 AM (2mSQi)

12
Disclaimer: And now there's a box shortage.

1. Get a temp job at a grocery store night shift
2. Do not break down boxes but sneak them out to car
3. Quit job

Posted by: Divide by Zero at May 14, 2022 04:33 AM (dQvv7)

13 So, let me see if I understand this Luna thing: The current price is a buying opportunity? *snort* These crypto currencies are a way of keeping track if you get to live in tent or Pixy's house, beyond that, unless I am completely clueless, what is the intrinsic value of them? Calling them a ponzi scheme is being kind.

Yeah. My work is based around using blockchains as public ledgers for stuff that would usually be locked away in a corporate database somewhere, making it robust, verifiable, and tradeable. It might only be worth a dollar - even less - but you have control.

All the bullshit with tens of billions of dollars being created and destroyed on a weekly basis drives me insane. I'm just trying to drive my truck. One day traffic is flowing smoothly. Next day it's bumper-to-bumper Ferraris. Day after that, tumbleweeds.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at May 14, 2022 04:42 AM (MqQvv)

14 LOL
Twitter Incestimated in a filing on Monday that false or spam accounts represented fewer than 5% of its monetizable daily active users during the first quarter.

https://tinyurl.com/mtvujap7

I hope it takes off and becomes the word of the year.

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 04:45 AM (QcU9m)

15 3 Damn, Reuter's interesting neologism doesn't show up for an embedded tweet. Might need to click through to Twitter.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at May 14, 2022 04:21 AM (MqQvv)

It's so great.

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 04:46 AM (QcU9m)

16
If you have any friends or associates in the printing industry they always have good size boxes rated for 100 - 150 pounds of content.

Posted by: Divide by Zero at May 14, 2022 04:48 AM (dQvv7)

17 >>>A 3D-printed Twitter logo on non-3D printed Twitter logos is seen in this picture illustration taken April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Those little felt(?) round coaster-like objects marked with the Twitter logo are 3D.

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 04:50 AM (QcU9m)

18 What's *wrong* with those people at Reuters.

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 04:52 AM (QcU9m)

19 yeah, in past moves liquor and grocery stores have provided the necessary boxes.

g'mornin' everyone !
gonna go make coffee

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, ultra-maga ftw! at May 14, 2022 04:53 AM (xgWxi)

20 15 3 Damn, Reuter's interesting neologism doesn't show up for an embedded tweet. Might need to click through to Twitter.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at May 14, 2022 04:21 AM (MqQvv)

It's so great.
Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 04:46 AM (QcU9m)


Maybe they shouldn't have it auto include a link to search for other twitter articles so they could have had a space between Inc. and estimated.

Posted by: buzzion at May 14, 2022 04:56 AM (vMCab)

21 wow, yeah, in context that is a contender for Word of the Year ...

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, ultra-maga ftw! at May 14, 2022 04:57 AM (xgWxi)

22 Prettygirl is tormenting that rat. I've heard some tremendous squeaks. I wish the damn thing would leave the house or get in the humane trap i set. Nope, wants to be hunted....

Posted by: SFGoth at May 14, 2022 05:00 AM (KAi1n)

23 20 )Maybe they shouldn't have it auto include a link to search for other twitter articles so they could have had a space between Inc. and estimated.
Posted by: buzzion at May 14, 2022 04:56 AM (vMCab)

That's its stock ... ID? I don't how to put that! Later in the article they've also got:

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O)

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:14 AM (QcU9m)

24 Less than 5 percent?? Sure Jan.

Posted by: LASue at May 14, 2022 05:14 AM (Ed8Zd)

25 Twitter Inc(TWTR.N)estimated

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:14 AM (QcU9m)

26 "stock symbol"
A stock symbol is a unique series of letters assigned to a security for trading purposes.

N: Third-class preferred shares
O: Second-class preferred shares

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:17 AM (QcU9m)

27 Stock symbols are also known as ticker symbols.

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:18 AM (QcU9m)

28 Good morning morons

I expect that in several years people will look back at cryptocurrency and wonder how they could have been so foolish

Posted by: San Franpsycho at May 14, 2022 05:19 AM (EZebt)

29 lower down at that same Reuters link:

Elon Musk on Friday put his $44-billion deal for Twitter Inc temporarily on hold, sending the social media company's shares some 20% lower in pre-market trading and on the Frankfurt stock exchange.

https://tinyurl.com/mtvujap7

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:20 AM (QcU9m)

30 It is hilarious that he has basically completely fucked Twitter. They don't want him to buy it. But now if he doesn't all its value will die. He has them bent over the pinball machine.

Posted by: buzzion at May 14, 2022 05:23 AM (vMCab)

31 The only foolish investment Ive made imho was in Webvan. I knew something was off when I went to a Giants game and every seat had a Webvan sticker on it.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at May 14, 2022 05:24 AM (EZebt)

32 Pixy, over at Elon's site via nitter.net, the neologism shows up in the embedded tweet:

https://tinyurl.com/yme6b2uc

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:24 AM (QcU9m)

33 It appears on the main page as well. Just something with the comments thread doesn't display the beginning text of the article.

Posted by: buzzion at May 14, 2022 05:27 AM (vMCab)

34 "incestimated" in quotation marks gets "About 2,030,000 results" on google. LOL

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:28 AM (QcU9m)

35 56 degrees, light breeze, overcast here in the Driftless; prime weather for a dawn hike in the forest.

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, ultra-maga ftw! at May 14, 2022 05:29 AM (xgWxi)

36 my own SWAG estimate of bots-on-twitter would be somewhere between 30 and 60 percent, fwiw

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, ultra-maga ftw! at May 14, 2022 05:30 AM (xgWxi)

37 34 "incestimated" in quotation marks gets "About 2,030,000 results" on google. LOL
Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:28 AM (QcU9m)


And that is now in your search history. congrats.

Posted by: buzzion at May 14, 2022 05:31 AM (vMCab)

38 Late to this breakfast meeting , anyone can spare a cup?

Posted by: Skip at May 14, 2022 05:31 AM (2JoB8)

39 36 my own SWAG estimate of bots-on-twitter would be somewhere between 30 and 60 percent, fwiw
Posted by: sock_rat_eez, ultra-maga ftw! at May 14, 2022 05:30 AM (xgWxi)

I was gonna say over 50%. And I'd go as high as 80%.

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:32 AM (QcU9m)

40 37 34 "incestimated" in quotation marks gets "About 2,030,000 results" on google. LOL
Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:28 AM (QcU9m)

And that is now in your search history. congrats.
Posted by: buzzion at May 14, 2022 05:31 AM (vMCab)

Serious question: Is that bad?

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:32 AM (QcU9m)

41 but I'm kinda Pauline Kael on that, anyway ... no one I know personally uses twitter at all.

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, ultra-maga ftw! at May 14, 2022 05:32 AM (xgWxi)

42 Dorsey kinda jumped ship quickly at twitter's helm; maybe he was feeling the upcoming looks from R committees about his past lying testimonies to them.

But more interesting is he shed almost all his stock; 2.25% of a firm he (as one of 4 people) founded and fondled. That's all he has. It appears he sold off a 10%+ block in 2020; out in 2021.

And now he supports Elon's buyout. The plot thickens. A door hinge creaks. Mice hide in terror as SFGoth's cat stalks the earth, seeking victims.

Posted by: GnuBreed at May 14, 2022 05:33 AM (F0YaR)

43 Not anything can do except suggestions
My couple year old table is having copy/paste/ clipboard issues, it's one at a time, clipboard isn't functioning. But did do a rare shutdown yesterday and clipboard appeared for a use but went back to none functioning. Sometimes hitting copy it crashes and turns of browser I'm on.

Posted by: Skip at May 14, 2022 05:35 AM (2JoB8)

44 33 It appears on the main page as well. Just something with the comments thread doesn't display the beginning text of the article.
Posted by: buzzion at May 14, 2022 05:27 AM (vMCab)

Maybe the space is taken up by "Read the full conversation on Twitter" and/or "Read 23.4K replies."

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:35 AM (QcU9m)

45 not gonna argue that at all, m, you could very well be right.

I wonder how many are run by twitter corporate vs. how many are independent (air quotes) contractors.

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, ultra-maga ftw! at May 14, 2022 05:36 AM (xgWxi)

46 tried to pour some coffee into the usb for ya, Skip, but most of it got on the floor instead.

sucks about your tablet, though ... these days my solution to just about every computer issue comes down to "root it and install Linux".

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, ultra-maga ftw! at May 14, 2022 05:41 AM (xgWxi)

47 I only checked two Twitter accounts PDT and James Woods

Posted by: San Franpsycho at May 14, 2022 05:41 AM (EZebt)

48 They (Twitter) suspended my account when I refused to delete a comment that some snowflake didn't like.

I would bet that account is still "active" with regard to their aggregate count of subscribers.

Hint: If you are not paying for the service, you are not the customer. You are the product.

Posted by: Chatterbox Mouse at May 14, 2022 05:42 AM (lKAqb)

49 this morning I'm posting from a raspberry pi with a 7" touchscreen

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, ultra-maga ftw! at May 14, 2022 05:42 AM (xgWxi)

50 I check these:

redsteeze
politicalmath
beyondreasdoubt
comfortablysmug

and others when their topics are in the news, like

scotusblog

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:43 AM (QcU9m)

51 Maybe the space is taken up by "Read the full conversation on Twitter" and/or "Read 23.4K replies."
Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:35 AM (QcU9m)


That appears on the front page too though. I'm thinking it has something more to do with the available space. The comments page is just a little bit more narrow than the front page.

Posted by: buzzion at May 14, 2022 05:43 AM (vMCab)

52 That appears on the front page too though. I'm thinking it has something more to do with the available space. The comments page is just a little bit more narrow than the front page.

That's probably it. It showed up when I posted on my own blog, and in the preview function here as well.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at May 14, 2022 05:46 AM (MqQvv)

53 Great news update pixy. I greatly enjoyed the Luna news. It’ll be interesting to see what dropped the peg.

Posted by: Draki at May 14, 2022 05:47 AM (P7xbd)

54 51 Maybe the space is taken up by "Read the full conversation on Twitter" and/or "Read 23.4K replies."
Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:35 AM (QcU9m)

That appears on the front page too though. I'm thinking it has something more to do with the available space. The comments page is just a little bit more narrow than the front page.
Posted by: buzzion at May 14, 2022 05:43 AM (vMCab)

Oh, "front page" = front page of AoSHq; sorry, I had clicked straight to the comments and never saw the AoSHq front page for Pixy's post. Thanks for the clarification. Sounds like you're right.

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:48 AM (QcU9m)

55
And now he supports Elon's buyout. The plot thickens. A door hinge creaks. Mice hide in terror as SFGoth's cat stalks the earth, seeking victims.
Posted by: GnuBreed


"I call your attention to the curious incident of the dog barking in the nighttime."
"But the dog didn't bark in the nighttime."
"That is the curious incident."

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars at May 14, 2022 05:51 AM (3l5Yq)

56 Morning, Tech Peeps

Posted by: fluffy at May 14, 2022 05:52 AM (UnQlg)

57 Morning, folk!

On the semi-tech front, I found a 300GB external backup drive, a Seagate, at work that my predecessor used to back up her stuff. Since I have all of those files on my desktop and back everything up on a 2TB drive, I scooped the 300 up and took it home. Reformatted now, it works great to store movies and the like.

Today, haircut, and then Miss Linda wants to go to a "Champagne Stroll," an evening event along a shopping district in town that involves walking between the various shops, grabbing a little cheese and crackers here and some wine there, and sweating. Why can't these idiots hold an outdoor event in March, fer gossake? Mawdi Grass would be over, Heat Stroke Fest (aka Jazz Fest) is not until late April; the first half of March would probably have decent weather. But nooooo --

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at May 14, 2022 05:53 AM (c6xtn)

58 Venturing into twitter comments is always a mistake.

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:58 AM (QcU9m)

59 I would like a Guiness stroll a lot more than a champagne stroll.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at May 14, 2022 06:03 AM (EZebt)

60 Hie thee to the nood.

Posted by: GnuBreed at May 14, 2022 06:04 AM (F0YaR)

61 I would like a Guiness stroll a lot more than a champagne stroll.
Posted by: San Franpsycho at May 14, 2022


***
I could wish for a climate like that of Santa Fe, NM, to hold it in, but that's just me.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at May 14, 2022 06:05 AM (c6xtn)

62 55 "I call your attention to the curious incident of the dog barking in the nighttime."
"But the dog didn't bark in the nighttime."
"That is the curious incident."
Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars at May 14, 2022 05:51 AM (3l5Yq)

I have this, from a friend, and I never read it, and I'll go read it now.

Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 06:07 AM (QcU9m)

63 laowhy86 reporting that new President Marcos in Phillippines seems to be in the barrel for the CCP.

Losing Phillippines to China is akin to losing Turkey to Iran.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at May 14, 2022 06:10 AM (EZebt)

64 A little moving music for Pixy:

https://youtu.be/XAOlJ3TCHTs

Posted by: Cybersmythe at May 14, 2022 07:35 AM (wpoHi)

65 Elon buying Twitter because they tried to ban his funnies is hilarious, but twitter employees going to prison for fraud, since they covered up how probably 25%+ of their activity is from bots (which Biden was a huge purchaser of) because they tried to ban Elon's funnies, is magnificent.

Twitter's implosion and hopeful jailing of many of its employees will be the greatest case of someone being destroyed by their own hubris since Icarus.

Posted by: Rbastid at May 14, 2022 08:12 AM (fduB4)

66 Pixy,

I'm having a hell of a time reading the site on iOS lately. Over the past week or two, whenever I navigate to the site in Safari on my iPhone, the site reloads itself repeatedly until I just get a blank page with the error:

A problem repeatedly occurred on "https://ace.mu.nu/"

Desktop Safari seems to work fine (it's how I'm posting now) although it does take a few minutes after loading before I can click on any links. Any idea what's causing these issues? Ad stuff maybe?

Posted by: Caiwyn at May 14, 2022 08:21 AM (+dHQK)

67 Here's an "unexpectedly" for ya.

When on the site in Firefox, I open the comments on any thread and BANG! pop up window behind the main window. A completely separate window,not a tab.

Feature or bug?

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at May 14, 2022 09:07 AM (CcOog)

68 For a long time router companies were including USB ports and drive sharing that allowed you to make your own NAS kind of on the cheap with nothing but a usb drive. But they were almost all based on a samba protocol that Microsoft disabled one windows update. That protocol had security problems yes, but it was sucky that overnight everyone's files and storage disappeared. There are ways to re-ennable it but windows has a habit of reverting at will. The router manufacturers never released an update that fixed it but maybe there's some tomatoUSB-ish thing you could do.

I've been thinking of getting a consumer NAS and fill it with BOD. My problem is my wife has amazed terabytes of family photos and movies. I swear the video runtime surpasses the actual time spanned. And she will take 15 photos of a single thing. Kid on bike at park on Tuesday, 15 pics within a fraction of a second. So I'm always scrambling to find a place to dump pics and vid from her phone.

Posted by: banana Dream at May 14, 2022 09:25 AM (0fVbu)

69 >>> Great news update pixy. I greatly enjoyed the Luna news. It’ll be interesting to see what dropped the peg.
Posted by: Draki at May 14, 2022 05:47 AM (P7xbd)


There was talk of blackrock or citadel involved but I don't know. Shortly after the fall, maybe same day, a single whale bought over a hundred billion in gemini's GUSD. Lots of funky things a foot.

Posted by: banana Dream at May 14, 2022 09:31 AM (0fVbu)

70 Pixy, I was wondering if you might know what would cause a graphics card to freak out?

I was playing Lord of the Rings Online, Wednesday (which was an update day, which leads me to think there's an issue there, except that on their forums only one other person has had similar issue) and suddenly my screen went black, the monitor insisted it was getting no signal, and the fan on my RTX 2080 Super went into overdrive. I tried playing again, and the second time it happened, the output stayed broken for an hour (I'd restart my computer and the boot info from the bios appeared normally but the windows login image was just a couple lines at the bottom of the screen.

I thought temperature issues in the room might have been the issue, so after letting my AC run for a day, I tried again, and that time in borked out immediately on hitting the character select screen.

There doesn't seem to be any issue just playing browser games, and I'm towards the end of assembling a modlist for Skyrim, so I haven't been playing it extensively, I have been in game testing things for 10, 15 minutes at a time, and not seeing any issues there.

Limited discussion here: https://tinyurl.com/3phr4mpa

Posted by: Methos at May 14, 2022 09:37 AM (kOpft)

71 >>> "incestimated" in quotation marks gets "About 2,030,000 results" on google. LOL
Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:28 AM (QcU9m)

And that is now in your search history. congrats.
Posted by: buzzion at May 14, 2022 05:31 AM (vMCab)

Serious question: Is that bad?
Posted by: m at May 14, 2022 05:32 AM (QcU9m)

At work I was having issues getting resources to run an important analysis with a boss standing behind me saying are you done yet repeatedly. I had a bunch of uids and wanted to send them all an email. It was a bunch of people. I tried piping them, redirecting them to finger to no avail. So I pulled up my handy browser and typed "how to finger multiple people at the same time" before I hit enter my brain said "nah bro" and I stopped [delete delete] "bash use xargs with finger"

Posted by: banana Dream at May 14, 2022 09:43 AM (0fVbu)

72 Fortune favors the bold? Misfortune favors celebrity endorsements.

Posted by: Mark at May 14, 2022 10:10 AM (2nr2m)

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