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the idea of “programming is practical and will help you get a job!” is reaaaaally getting in the way of “programming is strange and beautiful and will help you understand the world”

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Project Jortage (attn: instance admins) :boost_ok: 

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For those of you under 30: are you aware of the free software (as in GNU) vs. open source (as in OSI) debate?

Please RT for visibility, I think my immediate circle is mostly older people 😆

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A fundamental flaw of the Web is that the browsers accepted liberally but the servers did not send conservatively.

markterm, rust 

markterm, mutt 

I made a thing: markterm 

Just distributing the signify key I'll use for signing tarballs.

untrusted comment: Mike Burns genesis public key

how do I use signify?, gzip headers 

how do I use signify?, a guess 

how do I use signify? 

questions around FreeDesktop AppStream XML 

questions around FreeDesktop AppStream XML 

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when you think about it, the idea that software should scale is actually really weird. "sure this garden is nice, but how nice can it be if it doesn't grow to cover the entire surface of the earth?"

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This was an absolutely amazing talk by Stefan Sperling / @stsp . Thanks @bsdtv for the video, it would have been a real shame if it had not been recorded, or audio only.

Yay Maurice! 🎭



Slides: openbsd.org/papers/bsdcan2019-

#OpenBSD #Accessibility

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@stsp, your video from BSDCan2019 is up:
Building an accessible OpenBSD laptop

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