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FreeBSD on Raspberry Pi
FreeBSD/ARM on Raspberry Pi. FreeBSD-CURRENT has supported Raspberry Pi since November, 2012 and Raspberry Pi 2 since March, 2015. If you have questions, ask on the freebsd-arm mailing list. Raspberry Pi website · Setting up Xorg on RPi ...
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So, after moving my router box from debian to DragonFly BSD with no idea about how its pf diffs from OpenBSD and having a blast doing it, I collapsed my desktop into the family file server running DragonFly, too! Hammer FS and swapcache drove this crazy decision, and I haven't looked back. Well, that and dfly's MP, and the fact that I want to hack on dfly. Anyway, I had to get a new case for the extra hds. I liked these h440s, and I was really happy to find a red one! Very appropriate for a BSD machine, I thought 8). I knew I was giving up Flash and gaming on Linux on my beloved hacked up Debian Testing, but I was willing! So far? Loving it! Jboding with hammer with smart fs meta data and file data on ssds. Screaming so far. Getting an extra dual intel nic just for perf. That way, with jbod (not raid), I won't even notice when the kids are watching cartoons and the wife is watching house cuz that'll be on diff hds and diff nics. And everything is local to me ;). #combineyourserveranddesktop #dragonflybsd

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which browser is that? I can't even get hardware acceleration in firefox, freebsd. 
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OpenBSD installs are made more flexible by new disklabel template feature.
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Blade Runner (Unabridged) by Philip K. Dick on #Audible for #Android.

Despite the confusing title, this is an unabridged reading of the Philip K. Dick novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, on which the famous Ridley Scott film Blade Runner is loosely based. I last read the novel over 40 years ago so I really wasn't prepared for writing of a quality to rival Orwell and Huxley. There are similarities with the film, but the setting is post-apocalyptic, in a San Francisco depopulated by radioactive fallout and by the flight of most of humanity from Earth to the new colonies on Mars. Few remain by choice. Those who are too old, or whose genes or brains have been compromised by the radioactive dust, must remain, along with a few, like police department bounty hunter Rick Deckard, whose jobs still tie them to Earth.

But this Deckard isn't the hard boiled Dashiel Hammett character of Harrison Ford's portrayal. Dick's character is married and has an uneasy home life plagued by familiar themes of social pretence. Caught in the obsessions of the day, particularly a belated reverence for the planet's near-extinct wildlife and domestic animals, Deckard's flimsy social mask highlights his deep loneliness and inadequacy in a society held together by a religion that is ostensibly highly communitarian and universal. But in this novel, nothing is what it seems.

Dick is a clear philosophical thinker, and uses the literary form to dramatise questions of identity, intellect and empathy, and the nature of humanity in a world of intelligent machines.

Over the past few years I've taken to audio books in preference to reading, because I've always loved the experience of being read to. Typically I'll listen to a novel repeatedly over a period of weeks, drifting in and out of sleep so I'm never completely exposed to an uninterrupted reading. By far my favourite reader is Peter Kenny, a superlative voice actor and book reader whose readings of Iain Banks novels (both with and without the M.) I cannot recommend highly enough.
Listen to great audiobooks using Audible's Android app, the Audible app on iOS, and the Audible app on Windows.
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White Americans are watching the prominent police homicides of black Americans, and drawing conclusions.
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I actually have a mat that I made. I stand in front of it and then jump onto to come to my conclusions. 
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Watch out for Dragonfly!

They're working on bringing high levels of Intel video chip set support to BSD. This is great news!
If you're running DragonFly-master and you have an Intel video chipset, Francois Tigeot has an update for you. It brings accelerated Intel video up to match the Linux 3.14 version, adds Broadwell chipset support, and should generally improve performance. He lists how to test right in the message ...
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[Starts Today] Autonomous Navigation for Flying Robots from edX

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Civil Unions?

Graphics by Scott Wooledge. From the Joe My God blog.
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That made me lol.
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Check out this Wondermark comic!
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This is how it starts.

Collectively: What made you want to become an engineer?

Fried: When I was about 7 or 8 I saw a bunch of balloons stuck to the ceiling at a local mall, no one could reach them so I went home and constructed a mechanical arm. After going back and retrieving all the balloons it was then I realized engineering was for me.

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A name dragged through the mud, a hero who triumphs against the greatest enemy.

Meet our hero: John Q. Spidderman.

(who, sad to say, later forgot everything he'd learned and sued Joe Q. Public for bringing the middle initial into disrepute.)
i think about john spidderman all the time
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