the z word
The proper name for Facebook’s currency shouldn’t be Libra or ZuckBucks, but simply the zuck, and the act of paying someone in zucks is zucking.
“How many zucks does this cost?”
“I don’t have any zucks to give.”
“Don’t forget to zuck your server.”
“I’ll zuck you later if you buy lunch.”
“Did you hear they settled the privacy lawsuit out of court? They must have zucked them off pretty well.”
“I was hoping my new job would pay in real money, but I got zucked instead.”
#NotTheOnion: Data mining company introduces company scrip
augmented reality preview of a #3Dprint (see my previous toot for explanation)
Great for previewing 3D prints, you can just plop them onto your printer’s bed in AR!
(side note: I’m no bash scripting expert so I’m sure there’s a cleaner/more efficient way to do what this script does)
One idea I had: Is it possible to say, post a link to my blog post to Mastodon, then have any public comments that Masto post receives be displayed as comments on the blog post itself? Just found this Python wrapper for Mastodon, but not sure if it's capable of doing this: https://github.com/halcy/Mastodon.py
Surface finish comparison between Repetier and Klipper firmware on the same delta printer with the same settings and 8-bit microcontroller (Klipper performs kinematic calculations on a separate Raspberry Pi instead of directly on the microcontroller). No more moire artifacts! #3Dprinting
Alt-Right recruitment tactics, what to look for, minor US_rel mention
I know this is a difficult topic to discuss.
I decided to look into how the Alt-Right recruits people and found this explanation.
As someone who was recruited into a Fundamentalist Evangelical Cult I recognized most of these tactics immediately as variants were used on me.
I would recommend reading this and looking for warning signs in your family, friends, etc. Talk to them before it is too late.
WTF, the Firefox app just sent me a push notification ad that I didn’t opt into (advertising Firefox itself, no less, because clearly everyone who already has Firefox needs to be told about Firefox)!
Anyone know of another decent browser with cross platform (at least desktop Linux and iOS) syncing that isn’t owned by a surveillance/advertising company? Is there even such a thing?
Hello everyone !
📢 🔴 URGENT 🔴
An awesome software is dying, because its #developper has not time anymore to care of it.
It's an alternative of Adobe AfterEffect : Natron (https://natrongithub.github.io/)
Please, can Mastodon community search for a C++ dev, which want to maintain it ? or search for a company which work with free software ? It's very important.
Boost very appreciated
Thanks in advance for your contribution !
Complaining about git
I didn’t think git was all that bad but now I have a project that I need to remove a submodule from.
Now I wonder if the real reason so many projects balloon in dependency count is because git literally doesn’t have a mechanism for removing a submodule.
A study shows that 3 people in a conference room can result in a CO2 levels that can impair cognitive functioning in just 2 hours.
Any decisions made at the end of the meeting are made in a mentally deficient state.
It seems a rite of passage for geeks who fall in love with @Mastodon: I've started my own instance (thanks to @mastohost!). My peeps are journalists and other media makers, and I've built a home for them at Masthead.social (see what I did there?). If you're a news junkie, please join us! Beta signup here: https://masthead.typeform.com/to/cepi6u #mastodon #journalism #journalist #press #media #news @Gargron @ashfurrow