Took the boy out for a walk. Didn't think it was possible, but he wanted more time than Nozomi to cover just 25 metres of a walkway …

Fun fact: GPS uses 10 bits to store the week. That means it runs out… oh heck – April 6, 2019 [theregister.co.uk]. Something tells me the device in my car is going to have problems …

@phoneboy bored? But there’s so much shovelling to keep her busy! ☃

@gtwilson systemd is a black box? I’ve heard people argue that it doesn’t live up to the Unix philosophy, but not that they can’t change it. To the best of my knowledge, it’s very much an open package ?

Looks like it’s the end of the road for Canadian PM Justin Trudeau. Why can’t the country get some better leadership? Chrétien wasn’t perfect by any stretch of the imagination, but he was a heck of a lot more of a leader than anyone who served after him …

@gtwilson systemd is the way to go. It’s a lot like launchd and doesn’t require people to faff about with different packages between the kernel and userspace.

sorry. Was sleeping 🤐

blog.sumudu.me.

@phoneboy still dealing with lots of snow?

Work capability assessments, used to ascertain eligibility for ESA, have been dogged by complaints that they are inaccurate, bureaucratic and have a negative impact on claimants. Statistics published in 2015 showed that almost 90 people a month were dying after being declared fit for work.


Man wins fit-for-work appeal seven months after his death
[theguardian.com]

Well this is unfortunate for everyone involved …

@ukhaiku if I can swing it, I'd gladly hire this guy away from the day job …