* 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 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/16/opinion/sunday/tyranny-convenience.html
Wired: "How students are fighting lies, half-truths, and hypocrisy in the wake of the Florida school shooting"
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?
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: https://youtu.be/AnrlSqtpOkw?t=606
Text oriented UI (as opposed to icon oriented UI of today) as implemented in ACME from the Oberon principles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dP1xVpMPn8M
think I just disabled Intel ME with a firmware update from System76...
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: https://github.com/joyeusenoelle/Resume/
(You can also see some of my recent work at https://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 https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/zmw4nw/women-in-india-modern-witch-hunts
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.
legit wish I was running gnome rather than macOS right now, mostly for the spaces feature