The best thing I ever did on the internet was install https://makemediumreadable.com/
There's some quality content on Medium. But did they let the product team fuck us all in the asshole?
I love watching a small nerd community move. Sacha suggests a post about the bakery run on emacs from a tweet response, and then he writes it, and then it shows up on hnews ... delightful: https://bofh.org.uk/2019/02/25/baking-with-emacs/
Thanks to this fantastic post https://hookrace.net/blog/linux-desktop-setup/ ... I discovered #dtach this morning. Which is way more inline with how I use tmux (not as a multiplexer, but just a background task keeper). So far, pure joy. Also, #emacs doesn't have a stupid lag in evil-mode when I hit esc, #tmux, I'm looking at you.
Curiously, the impetus to this switch was having to install Spotify on linux with a #snap package that insisted on storing files in a non-dotfile path in my home directory. The hell I need that home pollution.
Chunt's up with that, indeed #magictavern
I love #elfeed
Well, now I know why #garmin Forerunner was really aggressively telling me to update yesterday: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/12/current_gps_epoch_ends/
There is only so much you can do as a single person. To tackle any bigger project, you need to work as a team. However, then there are two problems:
1. You are not building the thing you want and the way you want — because you have to compromise to agree with the other team members about what you are building.
2. Even when you happen to be building the thing you want, everybody else is doing everything wrong — you would have done it differently and surely much better.
How do you cope with that?
I swear to god, our #npm builds take ~10 minutes to complete. That's a horrible, awful, no good situation.
Holy shit. It turns out all mobile weather apps are utter shit compared to #wX ... advertised as for storm chasers, it's just raw national weather service data. That's all I ever wanted.
If an app on your phone needs notifications to keep you engaged, you clearly do not need the app on your phone.
This weekend's project: setup a number station on mastodon that provides encrypted messages that only folks to whom I share a one-time pad can understand. #numberstations
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