How about instead of corporations clothing random idiots in their advertising in exchange for flooding FOSS maintainers with garbage, we provided strong mentorship to a new generation of engineers under the tutelage of maintainers whose sustainable careers are guaranteed by the direct financial support of those same corporations?
"Anyone who uses YAML long enough will eventually get burned when attempting to abbreviate Norway" https://noyaml.com/
This is simultaneously my first Pokemon comic... and my first C comic.
Big day. Big, big day.
The world would be a better place where, when someone encounters something confusing or which doesn't meet their preconceptions, they first tried to learn and understand it before rewriting a bunch of software and shoving all of their notions of correct into the domain
This one is kind of subtle so to be clear I'm talking about the influence of windows and mac on linux
Today in The Bookseller - the UK's trade magazine for the bookselling industry - I published "Inaudible," in which I unpack my reason for foregoing hundreds of thousands of dollars by refusing to allow Audible to put DRM on my audiobooks.
SourceHut's PeerTube bootstrap fund: first batch
I'm currently wearing my 'root shell shirt': a button-up shirt that has `#` all around it, but I was thinking... wouldn't it be cool to have an `ls /` shirt instead?
This graph shows what happens if you *backload* the hard problems, doing them last.
This means that for a larger amount of time, you have a HIGHER risk of your assumptions being invalidated, and you'll have MORE progress which is rolled back as a result of those assumptions being invalidated.
Fun fact: if present-day US copyright law had been in force at the time that Disney's "Alice in Wonderland" was made, Lewis Carol's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" would not have entered the public domain for another 17 years
Yay! I have officially made and published my first GNOME desktop application. 🎉️🎉️🎉️
It is called "Short Circuit" , it is a developer scratch pad. If this description does not make sense (Most probably it does not) check out the repo's readme for a clear explanation of what it does https://gitlab.gnome.org/Bharatkalluri/short-circuit.
A GIF is more than thousand words
I just published my first project on sourcehut - https://sr.ht/~philipwhite/webpad/.
My goal is for it to be "notepad.exe for the internet". Not that I necessarily want it to get hugely popular. I just want something extremely simple that provides some of the benefits that Google Docs provides without all the downsides and bloat that comes with Google Docs.
The server is written in Haskell, which may cut down the audience of who would contribute, but please don't be shy. I would enjoy if more than just me were interested in the project.