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Noticed XXIIVV was loading header images kind of slow on older devices, changes the function that analyzes the average color of the header and the whole site feels so much smoother now, on all devices.

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Regarding "open source" versus "free software"... I understand the distinction deeply, but I think being strict on the terminology weakens the free software argument. Pendantry turns people off. On the other hand, using the terms interchangably while pushing a free software philosophy does a much better job at weakening "open source". It puts the principles first and the terminology last. Principles are compelling, pendantry is not.

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I am about to move to Warsaw before the end of August. I'm looking for a job, starting remotely for up to one month. I have some professional experience but not much. Eager to work on anything, systems programming, Android apps, web application backends... whatever. B2B preferred.

I tried dev build of VCVRack 1.0 and it's sooo good 馃挌

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She summoned and bound a demon, to demand an answer:
"What is magic?"
"You sum-"
"This is not magic."
"No," the demon admitted, "this is mechanics. Magic is transformation."
"Like lead to gold?"
"Any guided change. Knitting, smithing - all magic."
"I can do magic?"
"You know it."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Damn, I need e-book reader. I'v got a lot of books about astrodynamics I'd like to read but reading on computer is not really comfortable.

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"There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

- C. A. R. Hoare (Turing award winner)

dev.to has very snappy UI and great performance but unfortunately there are frequent outages

I wish PWA's had got more popular and 95% of apps just die.

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Godot workshop went well I think. People were making Pong. They are interested in follow-up.

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freieFarbe is a nonprofit working on free color standards, references and tools based on CIELAB. even their color atlasses are CC licenced! #lgm19 #lgm2019 #lgm @lgm

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What do you use as your daily driver?
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Five video games I've probably spent the most time playing:
- Kerbal Space Program
- Factorio
- Minecraft
- Dark Signs Online
- Downwell

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鈥濭Parted Open-Source Partition Editor Reaches 1.0 after Almost 15 Years鈥

Yet another lost for 0ver.org/ :(

I'm doing Godot Engine workshop tomorrow and I'm getting sick :V

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Reading about a current submission contest for artwork in Open Source land and remember, yet again - why you never ever ever do that.

Nothing, absolutely NOTHING good comes from it. It doesn't improve community relations, it never creates new contributors in the long run and at the very least you'll get people disappointed and some times toxic as well.

What it does do is prove over and over that "Criticism" is a skill, and a skill seldomly possessed by computer enthusiasts.

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