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* whispers * I think I'm thankful that I don't do Rails as a full-time job

"Think of the VCR, the playlist, the Facebook page, the Instagram account. This kind of convenience is no longer about saving physical labor — many of us don’t do much of that anyway. It is about minimizing the mental resources, the mental exertion"

Been thinking about this Tim Wu essay today nytimes.com/2018/02/16/opinion

Wired: "How students are fighting lies, half-truths, and hypocrisy in the wake of the Florida school shooting"

wired.com/story/courageous-gri

spacemacs looks like - well ... quite lovely looking but a beast to configure. i'm trying to get my head around the concept of layers, for example.

any #spacemacs users around here that can give me pointers what are basic concepts that i need to undestand to hack my spacemacs?

spacemacs.org/

#emacs mastodon.art/media/2ktxK_Z-Hvo

and like, no one on the show even tries to protect against it?

Altered Carbon has an insane authentication problem

Sometime I'm bored about UI/UX modern stuff and I got back looking at what smalltalk, oberon and ACME did in the past to go back into those alien and so powerful worlds

How a fully integrated environment in smalltalk was so powerful wen everything could communicate with everything: youtu.be/AnrlSqtpOkw?t=606

Text oriented UI (as opposed to icon oriented UI of today) as implemented in ACME from the Oberon principles: youtube.com/watch?v=dP1xVpMPn8

think I just disabled Intel ME with a firmware update from System76...

Are you fluent in a language other than English? KeePassXC is asking for translators in order to release their latest version

keepassxc.org/blog/2018-01-19-

I'm looking for work in #webdevelopment/#devops. If you know of a job opening that I might qualify for, or if you need work done in that area on a freelance basis, please let me know.

Here's my resume: github.com/joyeusenoelle/Resum

(You can also see some of my recent work at github.com/joyeusenoelle/ !)

whoa I am writing Rust functions and sometimes they're compiling on first run!

I ... don't like scary movies. Is 'The Cloverfield Paradox' going to make me jump in fright and/or have nightmares?

My friend spoke to a few women in rural India who've been branded witches, and who told her about the violence they suffered broadly.vice.com/en_us/article

Following release of Plasma 5.12, the Jupiter Broadcasting crew seems to have jumped into KDE Neon hard. Interesting!

youtube.com/watch?v=TK0adFE9y9

Are you fluent in a language other than English? KeePassXC is asking for translators in order to release their latest version

keepassxc.org/blog/2018-01-19-

VLC 3.0!

A new version of VLC media player has been released — and, yes, it finally includes Chromecast support!

Thanks to the beauty of open source software the bulk of the improvements will benefit everyone.

VLC 3.0 is an LTS (long term support) release.

--> omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/02/vlc-3-
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#VLC #media #player #Chromecast #OpenSource #video #stream

How well-implemented are threads in Ruby? Anybody have a good explainer page besides the docs (ruby-doc.org/core-2.3.0/Thread)?

legit wish I was running gnome rather than macOS right now, mostly for the spaces feature