Work related - The SF ISP choice ordinance is alive and well, and we're coming for Oakland next
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@zpojqwfejwfhiunz I like the person looking for dead pixels on their screen.
I think I'm going to be listening again to episode 8, "The Opposite of Addiction", of the "Your Undivided Attention" podcast. There's a lot there to think on about the underlying, systemic causes of addiction.
There's a transcript here:
And the page of other episodes:
Bringing a 'command palette' (M-x in Emacs, Cmd-P in Atom) to all Gtk applications in Gnome!
I'd love too see this UI paradigm be pervasive. The ribbon in office is helpfully contextually, but text lists with filtering scale superbly.
Important PSA for people living in the US: The FCC has been forced to reopen public comment on the Net Neutrality decision following a court case by Mozilla. The influx of bots (suspiciously using the names of telecom subscribers) that were anti-Net Neutrality has caused this. The FCC is trying to bury this, and very few are reporting on it.
To (re)file your thoughts on the FCC's decision, go to https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings/express. Proceeding 17-108 is Net Neutrality. This ends in March.
Please take on this advice for tech support: https://pages.gseis.ucla.edu/faculty/agre/how-to-help.html
@cwebber Thanks for posting this. I can see why it is a favorite. I really hope to make time to explore the propagator model more.
I also enjoyed this passing comment, as it captures something I have experienced, but I didn't have a word for, but now I do.
"I haven't got good languages for this yet. But I'm using lambda glue to put it together. Lambda glue is so excellent for getting going before we understand what the real language is."
@craigmaloney I'll give him a listen. Thanks! :)
The Smithsonian announced today that they have released 2.8 million images into the public domain (CC0 license). In celebration of this I made a bot you can follow that will post one random image from the set every 8 hours:
For more on the imageset, see here: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/smithsonian-releases-28-million-images-public-domain-180974263/?no-cache
Snowdrift.coop will have a few representatives (a couple of whom are giving talks on tangential subjects) at #LibrePlanet2020
May also have a chance for some meetup, let us know if you'll be there and want to connect!
@redoak As a performance art piece? With audience participation? Sounds... grant worthy.
tech industry salt
@djsundog I dunno. I mean, I'd rather it detected the baudrate than I'd have to pick the right one. ;)
@Greg That really captured a certain feeling I had this morning. Especially that slow moving, single engine.
@dirtycommo Is wholesome defined by how much swearing you do while you program in the language?
@richdecibels Understandable. It is a sweet looking and sounding guitar.
@yrabbit Yeah, there could definitely be a better term for this phenomenon.
Interests: programming languages, open platforms, art, craft, diy, and justice. #nobot
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