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Please don't ask to put any "podcast" on the NA stream that is only published to Spotify or Soundcloud or some other walled-garden. If I have to create an account - if anyone on the internet can't just anonymously fetch an RSS feed and download episodes as an mp3, then it's not going to be considered for the stream. This is for legal, technical, and personal reasons.

@ned @bigl0af
"This architecture prevents problematic loops that are possible with other systems that have non-directional cables, for example, Ethernet. A user simply cannot set up an incorrect USB tree by virtue of the physically different plugs and connectors."

@ned @bigl0af "There’s actually MUCH more that CC does, specifically, the configuration channel is integral for USB Power Delivery, a protocol that allows for much more robust, flexible and complex communication between both sides, and for Alternate Mode too…Just as a preview for next time, CC, PD, and Alt Mode allow for..." medium.com/@leung.benson/usb-t

@Stunna does your CC have IT support jobs for students or entry level positions in their campus IT dept?

@bigl0af "But Mr. C is not a born Nazi. He is the product of a democracy hypocritically preaching social equality and practicing a carelessly brutal snobbery. He is a sensitive, gifted man who has been humiliated into nihilism. He would laugh to see heads roll." harpers.org/archive/1941/08/wh

@bigl0af CARGO CULTS AND THE PANDEMIC (thread) 1/ Cargo cult is an expression that relates to Pacific island natives who saw l signaling cargos how to land on their island and, after they were gone, kept repeating for decades the same gestures as a ritual to get planes to land


@cwpeaden Fred G. Sanford: "smoking less, but enjoying it more..."

Second error: Missing the Nonlinearity of the Risk of Infection

For example, to use the case above, a reduction of viral load by 75% for a short exposure could reduce the probability of infection by 95% or more!

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