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  • Are y'all referring to native plants as weeds? I use it pretty much synonymously with "invasive species"

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    Victoria [Australia] bans gas rebates and incentives for homes as shift to all-electric gathers pace
  • I'm looking to replace my freestanding gas stove/oven right now, and my options seem to be $800 for coil electric and $3000 for induction.

    I'm probably going to end up with the induction anyway but damn.

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    Don't require people to change 'source code' to configure your programs
  • I assume less custom configs are better, but I've seen Ansible yaml files that are just convoluted bash scripts written in yaml, which makes them even more convoluted.

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    Standard notes: what about don’t put all your eggs in one basket rule?
  • It's e2e encrypted and locally encrypted. So the practical impact of the server is for syncing between devices.

    The software has caused me endless problems though, and the free version has no support for formatting of any kind

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  • www.theguardian.com Whether Australia’s budget has a surplus tells us little about the government’s worth – it’s all on the choices made | Greg Jericho

    Do you direct the recourses of the economy on things that produce good outcomes for Australians, or spend $4.6bn to improve the UK economy?

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    DIY ESP32 drone costs about $12 to make
  • There are a few PCB drones out there.

    Most PCBs, even really cheap ones, are made from FR-4, which is a very robust fibreglass. It's would be a pretty decent choice for drone components in general.

    Not drones, but Carl Bugeja on YouTube makes some fascinating machines almost entirely out of PCBs (although he uses a lot of flex PCBs, not just FR-4).

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  • www.cnx-software.com DIY ESP32 drone costs about $12 to make - CNX Software

    The team at Circuit Digest has designed a low-cost DIY drone controlled by an ESP32 module, based on a custom PCB and off-the-shelf parts that costs

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    www.theverge.com Best printer 2024, best printer for home use, office use, printing labels, printer for school, homework printer you are a printer we are all printers

    After a full year of not thinking about printers, the best printer is still whatever random Brother laser printer that’s on sale.

    Verge editor laments the perverse incentives of SEO rankings.

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    www.theverge.com It’s time for a hard reset on notifications

    Push notifications should be a privilege, not a right.

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    Nuclear fusion experiment sets record for time at 100 million degrees Celsius
  • The coal plants are decommissioning due to costs, renewable energy is booming, and (obviously due to the ban) there is no local nuclear industry or expertise. Even if you manage to lift the ban, which nobody is trying to do*, nuclear would not be replacing coal plants here, but might divert renewable funding. In other countries I have no doubt building more nuclear could offset coal, not here.

    * The coalition claims to be in favour of nuclear power, but they've spruiked it before in opposition, and nothing gets tabled when they're in power. It's got as much chance of happening as high speed rail.

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    Web browser have extended way passed what was necessary
  • It doesn't look like there's been any activity in 7 years, but your post reminded me of Uzbl, a set of browser components designed to apply the Unix philosophy

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    Linux share on Steam bounces back to nearly 2% for March 2024
  • Consent has no relationship with technical ease.

    I don't know that Steam doesn't record it anyway, but sharing OS is explicitly part of the data they show you that they will take if you agree to the Steam survey, which certainly implies they're not doing so if you don't consent.

    The website situation is (arguably) different, as a User Agent is something your browser is giving the website on your behalf (in theory). From the website's perspective, you are voluntarily sharing that information and any issues with that are between you and your browser.

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    Powershell: How do I update my code to use a different file type?
  • It's markdown, you should be able to indent your lines by 4 spaces or fence with triple backtics to get code blocks. Your client's editor may have a button to help

    ```
    $file = Get-Content -Path .\individuals2.txt
    
    foreach ($line in $file)
    {
        Copy-Item -Path .\template.docx -Destination ".\$(2 + $line + '.docs')"
    }
    ```
    

    Becomes

    $file = Get-Content -Path .\individuals2.txt
    
    foreach ($line in $file)
    {
        Copy-Item -Path .\template.docx -Destination ".\$(2 + $line + '.docs')"
    }
    
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    What non-FOSS software have you been unable to quit?
  • Podcast Addict I really want to use AntennaPod, but I can't do without priority podcasts.

    Also Feedly. Feeder (FOSS) is so close, but doesn't allow different sorts for different feeds.

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  • arstechnica.com Apple’s iMessage is not a “core platform” in EU, so it can stay walled off

    Microsoft's Edge browser, Bing search, and ad business also avoid regulations.

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    hackaday.io OS3M Mouse

    The awesome mouse sets out to conquer a problem I have yet to see solved in the maker community, a 6DOF, 3D-printable 3D mouse to use for CAD programs (and other modelling applications). I use a name-brand 3D mouse at work most days, but one day I came home and wanted the same capability here. After

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