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There was an accident on the motorway, luckily noone got seriously wounded, but a truckful of sugar and a truckful of cereals completely spilled on the motorway, and took some time to clean.
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I like Discordian Pope cards.
I wanted to print a batch, but online I could only find low-quality
versions, so I took inkscape, used the low-quality as
a template grayed out in a background immutable layer, and redid them properly.
Here are the results:
I release them under the WTFPL license: you can print them, redistribute them, and modify them at will.
The fonts I used are:
Update: now available as a git repoeng life pdo
The song originated before the second world war, as a song sung by mondine, women seasonally hired, or rather exploited, to work in flooded rice fields.
It is said that they were forbidden to talk during their work, so they sang instead, developing a peculiar singing style that could carry across the fields.eng songs
From organized crime in Italy to controlling politial consensus via mass murders with Fratelli di Soledad' Brescia Bologna Ustica, dedicated in particular to the mass murders of Piazza della Loggia bombing in Brescia, Bologna massacre, and Ustica massacre, were investigations have been and still are particularly hard, with state agencies actively obstructing them.eng songs
I have a git annex repo for all my media that has grown to 57866 files and git operations are getting slow, especially on external spinning hard drives, so I decided to split it into separate repositories.
This is how I did it, with some help from
#git-annex. Suppose the old big repo is at
# Create a new repo for photos only mkdir ~/photos cd photos git init git annex init laptop # Hardlink all the annexed data from the old repo cp -rl ~/oldrepo/.git/annex/objects .git/annex/ # Regenerate the git annex metadata git annex fsck --fast # Also split the repo on the usb key cd /media/usbkey git clone ~/photos cd photos git annex init usbkey cp -rl ../oldrepo/.git/annex/objects .git/annex/ git annex fsck --fast # Connect the annexes as remotes of each other git remote add laptop ~/photos cd ~/photos git remote add usbkey /media/usbkey
At this point, I went through all repos doing standard cleanup:
# Remove unneeded hard links git annex unused git annex dropunused --force 1-12345 # Sync git annex sync
To make sure nothing is missing, I used
git annex find --not --in=here
to see if, for example, the usbkey that should have everything could be missing
Update: Antoine Beaupré pointed me to this tip about Repositories with large number of files which I will try next time one of my repositories grows enough to hit a performance issue.debian eng gitannex pdo sw
Talking about Taranto and poisons, Caparezza's Vieni a ballare in Puglia covers contemporary serious issues with Puglia, from the serious environmental issues in Taranto to slave work in tomato farms.eng songs
Lycosa tarantula spiders take their name from the city of Taranto, where they are usually found.
The spider usually known as tarantula in turn takes its name from lycosa tarantula. I guess Italian immigrants in the Americas would call any big scary spider "Tarantola", and it stuck.
In turn, lycosa tarantula isn't really that poisonous, but it's big. It shares the habitat with the smaller, but more dangerous Latrodectus tredecimguttatus, and ends up taking the blame for its bites.eng songs