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We are calling for RMS to be removed from all leadership positions in the FOSS community, including the FSF and GNU, and for the FSF board to resign. Join us. rms-open-letter.github.io/

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Nokia Bell Labs has transferred Plan9 to the Plan9 Foundation. Editions 1, 2, 3 and 4 have now been released under MIT license by the foundation. Enjoy

p9f.org/dl/index.html

#plan9 #9front #OpenSource #free #research #os #glenda #experimental #nonprofit

stubbornly insisting on calling black sabbath by their original name, the polka tulk blues band

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fsf 

In the past day the has done more damage to Free Software than 100 Libreplanets could ever fix.

(slow clap)

(Note: not debating this with you. Just look around and feel the pain. If this is how you wish the FSF to carry itself then you're welcome to the remains while the rest of us move on and move out.)

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16 languages made it through to the 2nd round of the Programming Language World Championships! #plwc2021

Here are the match-ups:

I wonder what's the most obscure format you could do a retro game release on. Sega Card? PCjr cartridge? My vote goes for IBM PC on audio cassette

Now that's the kind of video thumbnail I like to see :)

Really cool bit of computer generated art: recreating a photo out of thread and nails:
youtu.be/UsbBSttaJos

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Yanked the backwards shift registers off and gave it another whirl. Looks good! The USB isolation is working beautifully, so I guess the next step is to write a test program, see if the Apple II will boot with this thing installed, and then see if I can peek/poke it.

CollapseOS is a kind of fantasy roleplay, a vision of the future where the adult world is gone along with all its demands and responsibilities, and we can return to the simplicity of childhood. A dream where our obscure knowledge of old computers, collected merely for love and nostalgia, becomes a valuable skill once again

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ah yes the 80s, when it was considered perfectly acceptable to dump a load of e-waste into the sea as a publicity stunt

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Osborn's Law:
Variables won't; constants aren't.
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