Studies show that human factors most influence the quality of our work. So why do we put so much stake in technical solutions?
The epistemology of software quality
Apparently it's #mensday! I didn't know that until know.
My father has been a great force for good in my life. He taught me to be interested in learning, and a great deal more. I am thankful to have a dad who is still alive and who is active in my life. I am grateful for the sacrifices he made for his family.
"In my work with mature students, I have found that inviting them to consider collapse as inevitable, catastrophe as probable and extinction as possible, has not led to apathy or depression."
Recently learned about #pipewire for linux. Sounds like an exciting development! Hope to see it replace the current audio stack. From what I've seen said by those smarter than I, it's currently kind of a mess. That's definitely been my experience in dealing with jack and pulseaudio.
I really want to get rid of this notion of "project" and focus on the day to day creation, the wips, the failure, because I mostly never finish project because of lack of time or ressources and I don't want those things to get lost like a los certainly did
Wrote a blog post about using syslinux to run a BIOS flasher on my Lenovo Thinkpad x220 #thinkpad https://desttinghim.gitlab.io/post/2019-08-14-syslinux/
Just a general warning to anyone who uses #paypal -- never keep a balance in your account. They terminated the account I was using for @TShirtsBot and also for consulting work. They froze the money in my account for 3 months and refused to give me any reason why even after talking to someone on the phone. #fuckpaypal
Packaged a library for #guix. It's an audio DSP library written in C https://paulbatchelor.github.io/proj/soundpipe.html
Oh yikes. This has way more errors than I thought.
Not to mention having offline documentation means I can work without having internet, which is more common than you would think.
Game developer with a passion for open source. Worked on Veloren, an open source procedurally generated voxel rpg.