"Installation: we recommend that you use Docker."
what I'm supposed to see: "hey, it's a simple one-liner! Such clean install, much wow."
what I actually see: "we couldn't figure out how to install this thing on anything but our own machine, but hey, here is a well-compressed image of our entire disk, use this instead so that we can stop trying"
The story of Dhaka muslin is fascinating https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210316-the-legendary-fabric-that-no-one-knows-how-to-make
I just finished "Zoey Punches the Future in the Dick" by David Wong.
I almost gave up half way through. When I just didn't care about any of the characters.
But then the pace picked up again. And the story ended up being surprisingly touching.
I think the Zoey Ashe series it a fun playfull twist on classic #cyberpunk.
So that was the 3rd book out of my 16 books this year reading challenge. I love #books...
Fancy an accelerometer-equipped skirt?
I hate it. I want it. I hate how much I want it.
The Aurora 7 Is A Seven Screen Laptop Battlestation
Can you see the numbers in their silhouettes?
Here is my illustration to wish the end of the pandemic for 2021. Let's hope it will happen.
Happy New Year!
A fascinating idea. Viewing your browser tabs as part of the filesystem, allowing you to use standard Unix filesystem tools to view and manipulate the tab contents. The Unix "everything is a file" concept is still a powerful one.
Via Hacker News [ https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25600338 ]
Does anyone know if there's an up-to-date program to generate #Rust #bindings to #GObjectIntrospection files? Nothing important really, I'm just messing around, trying to use #at-spi (one of #Gnome's accessibility libraries) from Rust. I could just generate bindings from the C library the old-fashioned way, but I'd love to use #GIR if I can.
I found https://github.com/gi-rust/grust-gen, but it doesn't work and hasn't been updated since early 2018.
If you fancy a great long read, @eff's new paper on Youtube Content-ID takedowns is an amazing deep dive into how Google messes with the creativity and the livelihoods of video creators in the name of copyright: https://www.eff.org/wp/unfiltered-how-youtubes-content-id-discourages-fair-use-and-dictates-what-we-see-online
Today we celebrate #HumanRightsDay
Passed exactly 72 years ago, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights memorializes the basic notion that fundamental freedoms, including privacy, expression, and access to information, are essential for people all over the world.
And this is why I'm making all of my code GPL / AGPL
You want my code? You'll have to contribute back.
Sharing is caring.
A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.