[Nottingham] [Social] *Tomorrow* 7:30pm Thursday 09/04/2020: Socially Virtual!

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Wed Apr 8 14:58:01 UTC 2020


Ok, so this is just too presciently apt to not to share...

>From a fortune cookie today, I didst enjoy:

... it is easy to be blinded to the essential uselessness of them by the
sense of achievement you get from getting them to work at all.  In other
words... their fundamental design flaws are completely hidden by their
superficial design flaws.
        -- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, on the products
           of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation.

How spooky is that?!

Enjoy :-)

On 08/04/2020 15:48, Martin via Nottingham wrote:

> For my small part, I have a fun story of having been Poettering-ed for
> the audio on this system... :-(
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lennart_Poettering
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PulseAudio
> After overcoming multiple obfuscations, I do now have a webcam working
> with audio :-) However, the story is not over :-(

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