If this is your first moot
You _have_ to toot.
I used to be a lot weirder. I'm a middle-aged geek, father to two boys, and I bang out code at #Google. I live near Boston now, but I grew up in central Mississippi.
I play a bunch of #music instruments, but none well enough to perform. I've been playing around with a DAW.
I started the cantos.social instance, trying to be a part of the small-scale Internet.
I try to be as kind as I can.
In comparison, many self-hosted/bootstrapped languages encourage users to engage in compiler hacking, which further encourages simplicity in design
This looks useful for those new to the Fediverse (and anyone looking to find people to follow on a given subject)
“I used to think that top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse and climate change. I thought that thirty years of good science could address these problems.
I was wrong.
The top environmental problems are selfishness, greed and apathy, and to deal with these we need a cultural and spiritual transformation.
And we scientists don’t know how to do that.”
- Gus Speth, Author and Top U.S. Advisor on Climate Change
It strikes me, watching some of the great kid's shows with my young kids, is that they are masterfully designed to also educate parents. They demonstrate strategies for teaching, conflict resolution, modeling what a good relationship even looks like. For parents that came from unhealthy families themselves, this is incredibly valuable and hard to obtain info.
@feonixrift I got a Boox Note 2 after reading your thoughts on it, and it is very much my cup of jam. Thank you!
Mikel Evins explains eloquently how the design
of old-style Lisp and Smalltalk systems create an extremely fun sort of programming: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23811382
Great thread from @AnandWrites@twitter.com :
A basic confusion has wrought so much destruction in American life.
A lot of venture capitalists tricked themselves, and then others, into thinking that they are thinkers.
You might find, as I did, that if you bought https://itch.io/b/520/bundle-for-racial-justice-and-equality (there's still 5 hours left! ), that their UI is totally inadequate to handle the bundle.
This is my attempt to sort through them all - feel free to make a copy: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17OnYh7a7HnjiSrE3TpuJCWjDgWOD9cGnLsFSyrdqJVI/edit
I find this mythical past of non-political spaces to be hilarious and would like to subscribe to your comedy routine.
When people talk about "politics," they are usually referring to the controversial bits, not the 90% dull regulation and process that makes a country run.
People tend to assume broad agreement on what is or isn't controversial, though.
I saw dozens of cops at the event yesterday. Cops on motorcycles, who stood stoicly as Black protesters screamed "fuck the police". Cops holding traffic at intersections. There was no violence in those cases.
The violence started when the cops *drove vehicles through crowds*.
It was previously using the original hacked up Debian maintained by a volunteer. I am really grateful to mrfixit2001 for their efforts, but I'm also happy to have hardware support in the official kernel too.
I had to do some minor hackery to get the upgrade image to work, though. Probably because I installed it on a 4gb sdcard.
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