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Info for new users: if possible, please add a quick description to the images you're posting, it helps our friends who user some #Accessibility tools like screenreaders! Most apps have support for it, the webview definitely does, and it doesn't need to be too much info.

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@jamie assuming Keybase comes to support Mastodon, would that work?

@caillou No, I was specifically referring to the heading font. I thought that was what @jemjabella was also referring to, but I could be mistaken on that point.

I probably should have said it's harder to read instead hard. I can read it, but it is certainly harder to read than a standard font in my opinion. Most likely due to how the font is not entirely solid. However, you're going for an artistic look, like a sketch, and that's certainly how sketches look, so it's probably worth it to you to keep it.

@caillou Seems to work well at various page widths. I agree with @jemjabella, the font for your headings is hard to read. fonts.google.com/ might be a good place to look for some you'd like.

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Feynman technique - a simple and powerful way to rapidly learn and retain new concepts.

1. Write down the name of concept you're trying to learn.

2. Explain it in plain English, as if you were teaching it to a new student.

3. Identify things you couldn't explain well, re-read the source material and research them. Try explaining again until these knowledge gaps are gone.

4. Simplify your explanation, get rid of technical terms and use simple analogies. ELI5.

#learning #rationality

@benoitj @ChrisWere I believe so, though don't quote me on that. I migrated from Ubuntu to Linux Mint since Mint had cinnamon, which seemed similar to gnome, back when Ubuntu switched to unity which I didn't like. Then started getting interested in Arch, played with that but wanted an easier install process, and that's how I'm on Antergos at the moment. tiling WMs are probably the next thing for me to explore, but I'm pretty happy with things at the moment

@benoitj @ChrisWere I'm a fan of Antergos as well, though I've been using Cinnamon as the DE. It's been a daily driver for over two years with few problems.

@Senjuana Anda muy bien Syncthing, lo hemos utilizado casi dos años sin problemas

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Installing tensorflow with GPU support must surely be the most difficult part of deep learning

@dtanzer They may be using this project, which translates @username@twitter.com to the appropriate Twitter username for replies and RTs

@Benjamin @jc I'd agree, but you have the best of both worlds:

overleaf.com/blog/195-new-coll

I use it all the time, my collaborators use Overleaf, I get to use my local setup, merge changes with Git, and Overleaf handles the rest.

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2FA all the things.

With the death of CrashPlan, we had to move our backups elsewhere. Ended up using restic, rclone, Google Cloud Storage, and others to get it done, and it's working great so far.

Wrote up the process as a (work-in-progress) blog post here, if there's any interest:

sean.lane.sh/blog/2018/Home-ba

Fun fact, Google has a 12 month, $300 credit for their cloud services, so depending on your storage needs, you can get free backups for a year.

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🔁 RT @sehnaoui@twitter.com

Today we remember Alan Turing (23 June 1912 - 7 June 1954). Scientist, mathematician, cryptanalyst, theoretical biologist & the father of computer science and artificial intelligence.
#ThankYou

twitter.com/sehnaoui/status/10

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if internet explorer is brave enough to ask if it can be your default browser than any man can be brave enough to ask a girl out