This happens to me a lot:
1. Search for the answer to a tech-related curiosity.
2. Top results are from stack-overflow or their stack-exchange network.
3. The answer no my question is: "closed: because we don't speak of such things."
I wanted to know if any of the programs included in my chosen GNU/Linux distribution were funding themselves with #flattr.
There were 46607 programs to check, so I wrote another program to look them up.
It seems the answer is "no."
Not what I expected, but I'm betting we'll reach a point where crowdfunding makes life much better for #foss developers.
#haskell tutorial - Riding a Bike
Part 1: Newtonian Physics
Part 2: Limitations of the Newtonian Physics Model for Describing Motion
Part 3: ...
Been practicing two minute, off-the-cuff speeches in conjunction with #toastmasters.
Here's one about drama triangles, which are actually useful to know about.
"Indie booksellers have experienced a resurgence in the past decade, as have audiobooks. @librofm has found a way to connect the audiobook market to the indie booksellers..." @doctorow via @BoingBoing: https://boingboing.net/2019/01/12/bezos-vs-bookselling.html #shopindie #audiobooks
If you're in the US and think net neutrality is a good idea, there's another shot at getting it back.
Today I got the #edx dev-stack up and running locally. There were about two hours of hurry-up-and-wait.
A fellow #toastmaster taught several strategies for giving an impromptu 2-minute speech:
1. Give an opinion and 2 - 3 reasons to justify it.
2. State a problem and show its causes.
3. Offer a viewpoint and elaborate.
4. State a goal and 2 - 3 actions to achieve it.
5. State a problem and 2 - 3 actions to solve it.
6. Identify a process and describe its steps.
7. Break a topic into components and describe them.
Do #foss people still work with flowcharts?
Using anything more recent than Dia? What do you like?
Some features missing from #git blame.
git blame --passive-aggressive-email
git blame --i-will-end-you
git blame --not-mad-just-disappointed
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Summary of my thoughts upon writing my first "real" #haskell program. If you're a programmer who's been thinking about learning Haskell, here's what I found.
What if wealth is not GDP? What if wealth is people taking care of each other?
I want to find out if FOSS can make a living and also make life better.
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