"Excuse me," said the knight, "but may I borrow that... er... implement?"
"My hoe?" the farmer said. "What for, milord?"
"For yonder dragon."
"The one bellowing in the hills? But you have a lance and a sword!"
"Why should I fight it? The dragon only asks for scritches."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Finally got a chance to read some of the programming documentation for the SymbOS operating system for Z80 systems.

Let's just say that I would have done a lot of things very differently.

free software, repost to public 

we have a fortunes-off file so you can print offensive quotes at login time. No distro I know of comes with a fortunes-supportive file that lists encouraging, calming quotes.

You can make sudo(8) insult users when they type their passwords wrong ("Defaults insults" in sudoers). There's no option to make sudo be gentle and understanding when you mistype.

I grew up in free software circles and only really learned any emotional skills after growing out of them.

Okay who will be the first FOSS conference to stream via the newly updated #peertube ?!

We wanted alternatives, we supported it, now we need to use it.

Make your mark on history, I dare you;)

#streaming #foss #opensource #conference #activitypub #fediverse #alternatives

Hey so, Salesforce just bought Slack. Salesforce has a history of monetizing things they buy in really aggressive manners so I'm expecting some Changes there soon.

If you use Discord, I'll also note that when a thing's main competition has a problem is when companies choose to make Big Moves so don't be shocked if Discord makes major changes or either gets bought themselves very soon.

I've been banging the drum of "Have backups for your communities" for years now, but it's more serious now.

Fuck my life. I think I have a detached retina.

I do not have time for this shit. Or the money.

This is my favorite kind of code project - it's sloppy and arcane but it does something cool, enjoy my infinite vector bird avatar generator: codepen.io/gulfie/pen/PoGomGy

Cool. 😃

"On November 20, 2020 (Hawaiʻi Standard Time), the Subaru Telescope captured Hayabusa2 on its way back to Earth after exploring the asteroid (162173) Ryugu."

subarutelescope.org/en/news/to

#Space #Exploration #Japan #Hayabusa2 #Asteroids #SampleReturn

@evilscientistca

MEGA65 devkit came and it’s even more awesome than i expect. a lot of attention to detail

That moment when you read through a blog article, and now you want to implement all of its ideas, but you don't have a readily available project to use it with.

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hackers.town

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.