Github's rubbish right now 🤬​

A very long section of that ride was relatively straight. That dead man switch must be an essential tool to keep drivers awake. Anyway, enough with the railway stories.

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Driver and one other fellow railway worker present in the cab were members of the union for railway workers. They told a lot about their efforts for unionisation efforts. They had a kettle so we had plenty of fresh tea to accompany out ride.

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There's a failsafe mechanism that stops the train if the driver's not conscious. In theory driver has to push the pedal to warn the mechanism that they are perfectly sane/awake/alive, otherwise it starts buzzing. If it's not pushed for certain amount of time, it automatically slows down and eventually stops the train. It's called "Dead man's switch" Of course drivers had a method to bypass that: "I'm not pushing that pedal every five minutes, no way" the driver said.

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I've had one cab ride in real life. It was an amazing 3 hour long ride. Driver didn't let me film it but I can remember it in vivid detail.

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I missed train journeys.. But I'm not going back to the office before autumn for sure

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music, death (---) 

Fuck. RIP Florian Schneider.

Clicked "Trending" on Youtube by mistake, I'm still shaking.

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Finally had a chance to try builds.sr.ht. Time to automate the deployment of my hugo blog to tilde.team

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Announcing the SourceHut project hub 🎉

sourcehut.org/blog/2020-04-30-

I don't usually explicitly ask for shares, but this is a big deal for SourceHut - the project hub solves one of our major goals for the alpha. Please help spread the word ❤️

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This is such a cool add-on for the @Raspberry_Pi@twitter.com 📷 What would you create with a great camera and a Pi? 🤔

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🚨New Product🚨 12.3 megapixel Sony IMX477 sensor, 7.9mm diagonal image size, and back-illuminated sensor architecture, with adjustable back focus and support for C- and CS-mount lenses - the new Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera is OUT NOW!

Find out more: raspberrypi.org/blog/new-produ

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Raspberry_Pi/statu

A stamp with first human in space (Gagarin), first and youngest woman in space (Tereshkova) and first human to conduct spacewalk (Leonov).

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Try as you might, you couldn't take a cooler selfie than Aleksei Leonov did on the first spacewalk.

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RT @nuthaven@twitter.com

This is my favorite bit of early-UNIX history trivia:

When AT&T donated the V6 source code to Berkeley, it was classified as industrial waste for tax purposes.

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