Librem 14 Update: Shipping Starts in February with Extended Battery

"Thank you so much for your patience while we finish up the Librem 14. Hopefully the surprise upgrade to an extended battery will help take some of the sting off of the extra wait!"

#Librem14 #privacy #freedom

Played Starcraft: Remastered last night for like the first time in over a decade. Good game and I continue to be bad at it. 🎮

Dropwizard 2.0.18 has been released with a few improvements and dependency updates.

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Metrics 4.2.0-beta.1 has been released.
Please give it a thorough test drive and let us know about any regressions and issues you have with it at

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Metrics 4.1.17 has been released with a few improvements and dependency updates.

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Dropwizard 1.3.29 has been released.

❗️ This is the *final* release of Dropwizard 1.3.x, following the final release of Jackson 2.9.x:

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Happy new year everyone 🎉

For that first release of that (hopefully) better year than 2020, we have fixed some bugs.


Followed this recipe for our annual holiday roast. Came out perfect. Thermoworks DOT thermometer was key.

New #Jepsen report: we worked with @ScyllaDB to identify and fix cases of LWT split-brain in healthy clusters due to improper hashing and membership changes, as well as documentation improvements. Notably, Scylla no longer claims non-LWT isolation!

Metrics 4.1.16 has been released with a few dependency updates and improvements.

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Dropwizard 2.0.16 has been released with a few bug fixes and dependency updates.

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Once again, the Whole Foods reheating instructions are off by hours 😩 🦃🍁🍽

Would’ve be tomorrow without a Trader Joe’s kringle I’ve had frozen since June 🍁🦃🍂

There's a new "experimental feature" being tested in Firefox 83: sponsored sites in the URL bar.

"Mozilla works with advertising partners to place sponsored tiles on the Firefox home page (or New Tab) that would be useful to Firefox users. Mozilla is paid when users click on sponsored tiles."

You can disable this by setting `browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.showSponsoredTopSites` to `false`.

Found via


Hung holiday lights outside today. Trying to hold off a few more weeks before putting up the 🌲

Respect people and their time.
Respect your craft.
Be sincere.
Create genuinely useful things. by Brad Frost

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