Rule number one: trust Google Maps. Rule number two: do not believe the locals’ knowledge of their own transportation system.
Stockholm is this big city that prides itself on having a great public transportation system. It sounds great. Until you find out at 1AM that everything shuts down at night. So here you are, in central station, with SL employees telling you “It’s closed, sorry. Get to the airport tomorrow”. That obviously won’t work with a flight that leaves at 6.
October marked the end of my work at Collabora, doing marketing and business development. I am quite sad to part ways with many talented and enjoyable people I’ve grown fond of, but that’s life and I’m sure our paths will cross again.
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The NSA/PRISM/big brother scandal of late didn’t surprise nor shock me. The discovery that “the NSA probably silently circumvents/broke all our crypto and hid backdoors everywhere” is not really a discovery to geeks who have given the whole system a bit of thought — spies are spying on us, and they’re not telling us that our GPG keys or disk encryption are not sufficient to guard against them? No sh**, Sherlock!
Il y a deux mois, alors que l’hiver tirait à sa fin, j’ai décidé de réinvestiguer le problème d’odeur émanant sporadiquement d’un des conduits d’aération de la maison. Mes fans invétérés se souviendront peut-être de ma croisade avec l’aspirateur dans les conduits il y a deux ans et demi, où j’avais découvert plein de trucs louches.
When you spend the vast majority of your spare time working on open-source software like Pitivi, sometimes you feel like hacking on hardware made of dead trees for a change. Dead trees have very few bugs unless you let them sit on the ground for extended amounts of time.