I should proof-read my toots *before* I send them
#nowplaying Bop - Song About My Dog // https://iambop.bandcamp.com/album/song-about-my-dog // electronic, experimental, minimal // Russia // 2009 // Bop lives on another musical pkane, where genres are influences but never boundaries. His more recent stuff can be described as techno-inspired drum'n'bass or drum'n'bass-paced techno, but this very first release would fit quite well alongside Aphex Twin's ambient works.
Also FOSS boys: what the hell are you talking about, just use this application that only runs on a Google operating system
#nowplaying Mesarthim - Planet Nine // https://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/planet-nine // atmospheric black metal with a psytrance solo because of course, it's released on Avantgarde // Italy // 2020
I often hear people casually say "You should learn programming language X". As if that was something you can do in an afternoon. REALLY learning a language means more than being able to churn on some code that runs. You need to be able to navigate the ecosystem and libraries, learn what certain compiler flags do and when to use them. If the language comes with build and documentation tools, you should also learn those. Learning syntax and being able to tinker around is not "knowing a language".
Hey, @ people who use screen readers/image descriptions:
Do you prefer long captions that describe every element of the image, or shorter captions that just cover the important/relative bits? or something else?
I'm trying to get better about writing image descriptions and wanna know what's most helpful/useful 😅
A test engineer walks into a bar, orders a mag of beer.
A test engineer walks into a bar, orders 50 mags of beer.
A test engineer walks into a bar, orders 0.746 mag of beer.
A test engineer walks into a bar, orders 10000 mags of beer.
A test engineer walks into a bar, orders a mag of pee.
A test engineer walks into a bar, orders a tank of water.
A test engineer walks into a bar, orders ahsbwhdheuc mag of beer.
A test engineer walks into a bar, orders /$&@"(&(: mag of beer.
A test engineer walks into a bar from drain, and leave by jumping out of the window.
A test engineer walks into a bar, orde
A thousand test engineers rush into a bar, and rush out.
A test engineer walks into a bar, orders 2"; DROP TABLE bar; mag of beer.
A test engine walks into the bar, punches tender's face.
A test engineer leaves the bar with satisfied face.
END OF STORY:
A client walks into the bar, orders a plate of pasta, the bar explodes.
You can read the full study here https://www.academia.edu/1245598/Free_and_Open_Source_Software_FOSS_in_Education_IT_at_School_Project_Kerala_Region_of_India
The Free Software community in Kerala convinced teachers why it is important and even when they were not at all tech savvy, the grasped the importance and demanded the govt to switch. So how we look at the situation is the most important thing. The teachers maintain a custom GNU/Linux distro with all the software they need included in it. #FreeSoftware #Kerala
Every. Single. American. Success. Story.
We started from nothing
Our top client is my billionaire dad
FOSS boys: phew I finally got my emails working on my phone, it took me a week, involved a soldering iron, and I had to write a patch for a library
Also FOSS boys: people choose the convenience of Apple/Google/Microsoft because they're lazy and stupid, anybody can switch to Arch and PostmarketOS and self-host everything
On education, basic vs. advanced skills, certification, and corporate education
It’s useful to keep in mind the (usually) unstated goals of educational systems:
Produce a technically-skilled, but politically pliable, working class.
Produce a managerially competent, but not revolutionary, management and professional class.
Persist existing power structures, whatever their form; political, cultural, corporate, religious, technical, epistemic. ...
#nowplaying London Elektricity - Building Better Worlds // https://londonelek.bandcamp.com/album/building-better-worlds // drum'n'bass // UK // 2019 // When you like your DNB rich and warm
I write bugs for a living, pretty cool eh?
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