Just re-upping this offer: because being comfortable with git is a barrier to entry to many FS/OSS projects, and because I care deeply about lowering those barriers, I will tutor anyone who asks for help with git, and/or connect them with any mentor(s) they might prefer.
I'll do this while I put energy and work into making the tool more approachable, and into making better tools and learning paths.
Boosts gratefully appreciated.
I am cofounder of a small no profit association for space outreach in Italy (started off as a forum, then became an association to better manage the activities and the resources).
We have a Linkedin page, for... actually, for no good reason.
Now somebody pointed out to me that linked is putting our name and logo on job offers that have NOTHING to do with us, just because a company has the same name.
I hate any form of corporate social media.
A few days after finishing watching The Dark Crystal - Age of Resistance I'm still thinking about it.
It's remarkably well done, expanding on the original movie that I also thoroughly enjoyed.
I do wish for a second season, but I really hope it won't be stretched forever, and drained of all its essence.
Arcade Dreams (Timecop1983 Remix) from The Midnight
Two of my favorite synthwave bands, together.
Released while I'm in the subway without my headphones, heading to a birthday party.
Hard to resist the temptation of blasting it full volume for the joy of my fellow travelers.
Wired, 1993: Rebels with a Cause - Your Privacy. "On the cover were Eric Hughes, Tim May, John Gilmore, holding up an American flag, faces hidden behind white mask, their PGP fingerprints written on the foreheads. Gilmore even sporting an newly-founded EFF T-shirt. (from Thomas Rid, CS Monitor)"
Wired, 2019: YOU'RE IN PRIVATE MODE. To continue using a private window, sign in or subscribe. The title of the article being denied reads "It's Time to Switch to a Privacy Browser. Ad trackers are out of control".
User support rant
What is it with people asking for help, providing the LEAST AMOUNT of information?
- My gitlab job is failing with error X
- Link me to it
- [links all jobs ever run for his project]
- I don't see any failed the way you described
- But I see it failing
- WHERE. LINK ME TO THE SINGLE JOB YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT
- I ran the job on my laptop.
*Where is my Soviet flying car https://brucesterling.tumblr.com/post/187638315138/where-is-my-soviet-flying-car
Police patronizing women
Ludwigsburg Police organizing "public transport courses" for women, to teach them to be afraid at all times, refrain from listening to music, etc etc.
institutionalize fear and normalize coping mechanisms.
Condescending, patronizing, shameful.
The dark crystal is really good! I found the story a bit simple and predictable at the beginning, but now it's interesting and creative (around episode 8)
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