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frankly katherine the statement that you brought "free cupcakes" is misleading at best and malicious at worst. if i cannot readily access the recipe for your cupcakes then what you have is a plate of *gratis*, but not *libre*, cupcakes. would you call iOS "free software" because it comes with your phone? no, katherine. because you're better than that.

slack just did an entire app upgrade to change its icon

twitter is bullshit, part n Show more

Hoy hace 6 años que murió Aaron Swartz por la presión del Gobierno de EEUU. Él solo quería y luchaba por hacer el internet más libre. #AaronSwartz

I wonder if this is the same problem we ran into at eazel: coders are so good at coding that they convince themselves they're good at ux, despite mountains of contrary evidence

"your layout is broken" / "I broke it on purpose and everyone loves it" ... lol ok bro!

why are so many Linux ppl like this? mastodon.technology/media/6lqR mastodon.technology/media/D8Kv

after reading the lobsters thread, I see the this is more of an art project for the author, who would like to revive email... too bad

I'm kind of excited about an open source git management tool but, and I mean this without malice... who uses email anymore? lwn.net/SubscriberLink/775963/

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this is 250 lines of rust to make an uglier version of "hexdump -C" BUT! it has a beautiful logo that they obviously spent hours on github.com/sharkdp/hexyl

"SymbiFlow is a work-in-progress FOSS Verilog-to-Bitstream (end-to-end) FPGA synthesis flow, currently targeting Xilinx 7-Series, Lattice iCE40 and Lattice ECP5 FPGAs. Think of it as the GCC of FPGAs."

😯

symbiflow.github.io

Red Moon, Red Earth: the radical science fiction of Kim Stanley Robinson

by Justin Reynolds // Like his former teacher Ursula Le Guin, Robinson has never lost faith in our capacity to use our collective intelligence and technological prowess to transcend limiting orthodoxies.

newsocialist.org.uk/red-moon-r

this definitely ranks up there among my least favorite pieces of cargo-culted copy pasta

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