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Stranded in train-light,
a rushing sound under a rust-red moon;
what do stones regret?

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Feel like I need to make an anti-"rules for my shop" sign just to annoy the dudebro makers.

1. There are no stupid questions.
2. My tools are tools, use them.
3. Mistakes are great! Learn from them.
4. Lift up less privileged voices.
5. Is it gay? Good. :transsmiley:

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OSes 

I've lost count at how many I've used. Consumer, industrial, minicomputer, mainframe, high concept to complete toy. Pre-release, beta, half broken dev builds. I've cut my teeth on so many UNIXes and Linuxes they all look the same.

So, what's the best?

The one you have, and the one that feels like home.

There is no ultimate OS. Prefer to crack code on bog standard Windows? That's cool. MacOS? Sure, if that works for you. I don't care if you're on a mean and lean Arch build, a Haiku Alpha, or some patched monstrosity running in a VM on top of Qubes.

Your home isn't my home, and shouldn't be.

That's what makes it beautiful.

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Intro 

Hi, I'm socketwench. You can call me 'wench or socket if you like. I mostly do Drupal and Devops by day, and enjoy bad sci-fi by night. I like creating things with my hands like toolboxes, portable computers, and keyboards. I also write tutorials and blog posts up on my site, deninet.com. Once and a while I also write fiction or draw things. I have...complicated...feelings about the term "maker" and don't apply it to myself. I don't even call myself a "hacker", unless you consider the broader Levian definition. I have a weird social emphasis on my love of tech, which might confuse you at first.

And yes, I still have hard copies of "Hackers" the movie, and all three soundtracks.

I rewatched TRON (1982) last night and wow I did not realize how much they predicted.

#tron #linux #unix #systemd

Anyone know of a way to make a LUT from two images using Gnu/IMP or other Linux-friendly software?

My need: I have a video I recorded in split shifts last week. Apparently I must have knocked the white balance off on my light rig and everything's different on half of the video.

My thought is I should be able to take two stills and color match the one into a LUT that could be applied to the other in Kdenlive, but I'm not a colorist. Anyone have an idea?

[watches a video on correcting racking in the Voron gantry, takes notes, adjusts steps]

[Goes over to the half-built Voron, remembers she actually already did this, intuitively, without research, 3 weeks ago.]

Ha.

More sexism, more "the comments" 

This one I just had to reply to. I might come to regret it.

These dudes just keep coming over the last couple of days, I'm guessing I'm now on some sort of list.

I guess I made it? It's on my C64 video on YouTube. Men-on-the-internet, you're free to take a shift handling these dudes- I know I grow tired of it!

No audio from the capture card. headphone jack just buzzes with no intelligible audio.

Ha. Of course. *sighs*

And it's not like I can afford the capture card either. I'll be paying that down over a couple of months. ><

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Kinda wish I had a micro PC handy capable of playing casual steam games. As it stands, I have two linux laptops and a Mac M1. Definitely not affording that any time soon...

Surprising no one, the much more expensive capture card does a much better job than the cheap one and at higher res.

I re-upped my #sticker supplies from @municipaladhesives

First time getting their stuff, I got a trio of designs, the quality in-hand is nice. If I can nap efficiently this afternoon, there may be deployment later.

Step 1: buy years and years worth of HRT
Step 2: put in big ornate wooden chest
Step 3: invite someone over, open the chest and show proudly

“Arr, it’s for me booty.”

Authors: "So you seem the character's name is actually an obscure cultural reference while deftly avoiding obvious implications..."

Gundam 00: "The guy's name is 'Lockon Stratos' because he's a sniper."

Since I have all of next month off, I bought a Minimum Viable Video Rig. A gorillapod, a small phone shotgun mic, set light, and a nice phone mount. I felt the upgrade was necessary as reusing a tripod which came with an old Blue Snowball had balance issues with table shots -- turns out it's great at holding the little phone mic though.

I also have a Linux compatible HDMI capture card coming in tomorrow, just in case I want to steam...things.

Sorry about the YT link, the PeerTube instance I usually use is down at the moment.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.