woo boy here's a take for your Monday, fedi

"Coders Should Be Activists"

> Open-source developers could push for climate action or humanitarian causes, but instead, their code has remained a reliable bet for even the most egregious of corporations to use freely

onezero.medium.com/coders-shou

:(

"Rocket League is Dropping Support for Linux"

omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/01/rocket

(though probably good for my overall health tbh)

> "Joy is coming" is very different from “it gets better.” ... “Something else will happen” is the bleakest reassurance which is why it is the best one; it is always true.

RIP to a very good newsletter

griefbacon.substack.com/p/the-

previously: maps griefbacon.substack.com/p/maps

haha TIL about "What Rust is it?", a website that appears to simply show what version numbers various channels are currently at

whatrustisit.com/

h/t twitter.com/badboy_/status/122

"Amtrak was going to charge group $25,000 to travel with wheelchairs. A ticket normally costs $16"

cnn.com/2020/01/21/us/amtrak-w

Found a new blog post about async that looks good (I am still struggling to get the gist of it tbh)

"Downloading 100,000 Files Using Async Rust"

patshaughnessy.net/2020/1/20/d

Nice little article about hobbies and how/why they may be difficult for us to cultivate these days.

"Young people are trying to reclaim their time from the pressures of capitalism."

It quotes from Jenny Odell:

“It may still be hard not to see even your free time as money—in which case hobbies appear ‘expensive’ if they produce nothing but personal enjoyment and satisfaction.”

vice.com/en_us/article/3a8q4b/

huh, looks like LastPass had an issue this weekend where some users could not access their vaults

theregister.co.uk/2020/01/20/l

(another reason to consider using a local password manager like KeePassXC)

"Ubuntu Finally Removes the Amazon Web App You Never Use"

"Ubuntu 20.04 ‘Focal Fossa’ will not include the Amazon web launcher."

omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/01/ubuntu

TIL about Peergos, which claims to be "An end-to-end encrypted, peer-to-peer file storage, sharing and communication network"

peergos.org/

peergos.org/posts/perfect-soci

mmm love when `brew upgrade pyenv` breaks my python environment cuz the version number is hardcoded somewhere

me, fighting January blues:

:drake_dislike: eating healthy, taking walks, exercising, seeing friends, cleaning apartment

:drake_like: Blasting "Heavy Metal Heart" on repeat till I feel better

my friend put on "Heavy Metal Heart" at the bar this weekend and reminded me how much it slaps

open.spotify.com/track/3k5SxXd

"The Pinebook Pro is a $200 laptop that runs a couple of ARM processors, and it promises a lot. Does it deliver? After what seemed like an eternity waiting, mine arrived and here’s what I think."

jeremymorgan.com/blog/linux/pi

dang, I kind of want one now

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