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January 17 2018

Many adults are put off when youngsters pose scientific questions. Children ask why the sun is yellow, or what a dream is, or how deep you can dig a hole, or when is the world’s birthday, or why we have toes.

Too many teachers and parents answer with irritation or ridicule, or quickly move on to something else. Why adults should pretend to omniscience before a five-year-old, I can’t for the life of me understand. What’s wrong with admitting that you don’t know? Children soon recognize that somehow this kind of question annoys many adults. A few more experiences like this, and another child has been lost to science.

There are many better responses. If we have an idea of the answer, we could try to explain. If we don’t, we could go to the encyclopedia or the library. Or we might say to the child: “I don’t know the answer. Maybe no one knows. Maybe when you grow up, you’ll be the first to find out.

— Carl Sagan (via nasa-official)

November 08 2017

Die Stadt der Träumenden Bücher by Walter Moers Alexander is on page 36 of 456 of <a href="/book/show/1491133.Die_Stadt_der_Tr_umenden_B_cher">Die Stadt der Träumenden Bücher</a>.
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October 21 2017

Duplo dokumentieren

October 04 2017

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A hero in more ways than one


Always always reblogging this if I see it on my dashboard

October 03 2017

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Star Trek Discovery S01E03 has Michael Burnham looking through code on a secret project that she believes is related to “biochemistry, possibly a genome expression.”

The code is actually decompiled Stuxnet. https://github.com/Laurelai/decompile-dump/blob/master/output/37FC7C5D89F1E5A96F54318DF1A2B905/37FC7C5D89F1E5A96F54318DF1A2B905.c

August 16 2017

HowTo: Debug core dumps with ptxdist 2017.07.0
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When someone says these days sexism and misogyny don’t exist anymore show them this.

August 01 2017

June 20 2017

Do not change already released files!

June 15 2017

dropwatch moved

June 12 2017

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March 13 2017

Let a LED blink in different frequencies on Linux

February 19 2017

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February 07 2017

Run Unit Tests from Shell
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