Link Diary April 2024

Missing global config files for Linux apps

Often the global config files are fto be found in /etc/, but what if not and you know there's hell to configure? Have a look in /usr/share/doc/<app> and you may be lucky.

The files I searched for belonged to polybar and picom.

Code skill platforms

The template for most stories

"A hero's journey" and other templates are the base of almost every story you know.

Video Picks

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Custom Controller

This guy builds a controller that better suits FPS games. Amazing skills.

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JavaScript Event Loop

Beautifully and well explained JavaScript event loop mechanics for asynchronuous execution on a single thread.

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The idiot index

A make or buy decision should be reasoned well and unjustified interrim solutions removed quickly.

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Dark humor

Great compilation really dark and edgy jokes of YeahMad.

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OKR Workshop Guide

Nice walkthrough of how a OKR workshop can be set up.

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How events work in Linux

What actually happens in the kernel, when an event like and interrupt occurs and what happens to running programs.

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Hacking governments

Scary research on how blackhat hackers can do serious damage that affects entire populations, showing how important security measures are.

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OS popularity

An animation of evolving popularity in Operating Systems from 1985 to 2024.

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Rattlesnake rattle

How the rattle of a rattle snake works. Didn't know it's connected to renewing skin.


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