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People running successful open source projects: what do you do when the rate of PRs grows beyond what you can handle? How do you ensure that PRs have had at least one collaborator respond, without being drowned in notifications/emails yourself?

Please RT for reach.

"We believe that freedom is essential to security and privacy and any solution that aims to secure your privacy must also protect your freedom" puri.sm/posts/apple-is-right-a #freedom #privacy #security #FreeSoftware

NetBSD on the RISC-V is alive! Well, PID1 is running and hungry for a root file system at least. :flan_hacker:

This contribution to the Codepen Halloween challenge is insane! Game logic handled in HTML & CSS with absolutely zero JS 🤯

https://codepen.io/jcoulterdesign/pen/NOMeEb #webdev #gamedev #halloween

Public domain scores a huge appeals court victory: the law cannot be copyrighted (UPDATED) boingboing.net/2018/10/24/free

pick up the nearest book to you, turn to page 45. Consider the first sentence, a collection of arbitrary symbols, carefully developed over thousands of years by humans to form words which have sounds and meanings which you recognise instantly. Unchanged since they were written, despite the passage of time.

Marvel at the fact that the words which are now in your brain were put there, via paper, directly from the brain of someone else who you’ve never met, and probably never will meet.

My post on the Mozilla Hacks blog was just published! "Identity for the Decentralized Web with IndieAuth" https://hacks.mozilla.org/2018/10/dweb-identity-for-the-decentralized-web-with-indieauth/

If you're at #iiw today, I'll be at demo hour showing how this works!

What're your fave like linux or FLOSS phones that can be bought for a reasonable price?

I voted, and yet, I still feel awful. I suppose that's because there's so much work to do, and voting isn't even the least of it.

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Alright folks, this is a real test of the emergency federated question system, so #boost as tickled: what is the ratio for dashi:mirin:usukuchi?!

8:1:1? 4:1:1? It's for udon! We have very little time to discuss, GO!

Programming language theory but from a power consumption angle.

I figured it out! You can't run a search engine that people have to sign up for, because then when you remove bad actors you gotta deal with censorship, and you don't want to deal with censorship. So instead, don't list pages that have tracking tech on it. Like #PrivacyBadger, but the engine has done the scrubbing. And give pages timeouts if they try to sneak it in.

Then folks wouldn't have to use #gopher to have a sensible information lookup system.

Two days after repair guy Louis Rossmann helped show how Apple tells their customer to buy a new computer if even as little a pin on a connector is bent, Apple told US customs to impound 1000 USD worth of his spare parts as 'counterfeit'.

Rossmann was not amused.

youtube.com/watch?v=AVL65qwBGn

I'm excited for International this Saturday! (disclaimer: I work for a community repair organisation involved in it, but I'd be excited anyway..) Let's go slow and fix things!

openrepair.org/repairday

Over 120 events worldwide on the map so far openrepair.org/international-r

If you want to get involved, you could
- Attend a community repair event
- Support a local repair business
- Fix something yourself
- Share a picture of your repair (successful or not!) or of a memorable repair

reading: I’m an Amazon Employee. My Company Shouldn’t Sell Facial Recognition Tech to Police. Show more

Hey!

I wrote a small write-up about the e-ink computer/digital typewriter I made 4 months ago.

https://alternativebit.fr/posts/ultimate-writer/
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