Deleted my previous post... Guix isn't *yet* approved as an Outreachy org (though hopefully it will be soon). That mailing list post was meant to recruit *mentors* from the Guix community... which is still important! https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/guix-devel/2018-01/msg00305.html
the worst keyboard layout? https://twitter.com/Foone/status/955345722416812033
Chromium coming to Guix sometime in the next week? https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=28004
Very few pieces of FOSS where I'm like "gosh I really wish this were packaged in Guix but it's too complicated for me to find time for to package myself" left any more!
Fun fact: you may know me in other contexts as "dustyweb". This is because there's a different Chris Webber / cwebber in FOSS who is not me.
Wow... I already thought "REPL driven development" was a nice way to write tests as just a natural side-effect of writing code, but rackunit and module+ make that experience the most natural workflow in the world. I'll never have untested code again (in Racket, at least).
Here's the (new) report describing how NSA is laying the groundwork to track people down through the microphones ar… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/954442324150575104
Andy Wingo on instruction explosion: https://wingolog.org/archives/2018/01/17/instruction-explosion-in-guile
judginess about friendly radicals who aren’t here to defend themselves Show more
I’m on Scuttlebutt and there’s a discussion there about how to ensure, when building user-empowering tools, that parents can still control their children’s Internet access. Whaaat!?
It always fascinates me when people who place autonomy as a terminal value strip it from their closest relatives. I get the arguments, but it’s weird to read it go unchallenged.
All these dual bay external drive enclosures support "offline cloning" at the "touch of a button"
But what if I want two separate drives and I don't want a big ol "destroy the other drive's data" button? (Granted it's for raid-1 so a clone would be recoverable.)
Looking at upgrading my backup setup.
Not sure how comfortable I feel with a hard drive branded as "surveillance drive" https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822231536
An interesting thread on isolating the browser in a container on GuixSD https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-guix/2018-01/msg00056.html
Thanks @mikegerwitz for starting this one!
feels like a sprint or something broke in my chair cushion
RT @BabyAnimalPics@twitter.com: three-banded armadillo, playing with his favorite toy
OMG OMG OMG: PeerTube federating with Mastodon over ActivityPub https://peertube.cpy.re/videos/watch/da2b08d4-a242-4170-b32a-4ec8cbdca701