Next Coq Meetup will be held at Paris, February 7… and I will give a talk about FreeSpec \o/.
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Implicit CSS inheritance is implemented!
This was largely a matter of figuring out what should be inherited, and what shouldn't. But I used Arc so as to cut down on memory use and time spent copying.
Just something I saw other browsers do that was even easier to implement in Rust! And I've experienced slowdowns caused by similar problems before.
Next week I'll integrate this into the type system, and I really need to start seriously thinking about how much Servo can help me!
But anyway, when you look at it from an actual anarchist perspective, that concept is so freeing and so all-encompassing while remaining so subtle. This culture has forced us to constantly think in terms of permission and red tape as a means of control, but that's not actually how society is run
I remember I saw an anarchist on tumblr encourage filling potholes as direct action, and someone replied "lol - is that something people can just do?" That's that authoritarian mindset: who will let you just fill a pothole? Nobody, there are strict rules for that, you can't JUST DO that
But who will stop you? You think anyone in the neighborhood's going to call the cops on you for doing them a favor? Hell no, go grab some asphalt patch and just do it
Late last night @scintillatinator materialized out of nowhere (?) to design this solarpunk emblem idea I'd had!
The gear represents technology, workers, and by extension socialism, whereas the sun represents sustainability and nature, with the colors being the same as the green anarchist flag. The idea came from @Wewereseeds and @starwall 's flag design so big thanks to them!
This design is creative commons, feel free to use it for whatever solarpunky non-evil purposes you have - no credit or permission needed!
The Somali terrorist group behind last week’s Nairobi hotel attack is earning over $7 million a year by smuggling charcoal to Gulf nations.
Dear #fediverse. I work as an #architect and design buildings that harm the planet. I am looking for a practicing #engineer who can teach me building energy modelling using #opensource tools. I have a background in software dev, run #gentoo #linux and am willing to learn down to the details.
I do not have a background in heat transfer or thermodynamics, which is why I am asking for a tutor.
I promise to use this to design better buildings.
Please help retoot this so I can find someone.
Simplest GUIs in the 21st century: Still too fucking complicated to get even the simplest thing done.
Proposed solutions? Framework this, framework that...
Apart from a lack of caring and a lack of creativity, it's quite possible a side effect, made possible/mandatory by the imperatives of the market and economies of scale. (A space dominated by Google, Microsoft, and Apple)
Every time I'm faced with this situation (every other week or so) I renew my determination to radically change that.
@velartrill Flexiblity at cost of performance comes at cost of flexiblity; Because such a flexiblity is something that nobody needs. They try to make it "easier to use" (read: bearable) by developing wrappers around it; Then... (You know the rest)
This is a story of a false technological progress.
I'd say the end of Moore's law is as catastrophic as climate change. Flexiblity is the new fossil fuel.
Not that many people care about future.
"If however, they only get infuriated because I don’t play my game according to their rules, I cannot resist the temptation to ignore their fury and to shrug my shoulders in the most polite manner. (The other day I was shown—in Science of Computer Programming 23 (1994) 91-101 a Book Review by Egon Börger; it was a nice example of that fury.)"
ROTFL! ! ! 🤣
Why I love #Dijkstra:
"I never felt obliged to placate the logicians. I (kindly!) assume that their customary precautions are needed and sufficient for reaching their goals. If they can help and correct me by pointing out where my precautions have been insufficient and where my own discipline has led or will lead me astray, they are most welcome: I love to be corrected. (Besides being a most instructive experience, being corrected shows that the other one cares about you.)"
@Shamar Yeah, the impact of bad decision-making is one of the central themes in the book.
And the author isn't sparing the technologists, either: People who know everything about the internet as a technology generally do not have a clue as to the social context in which the technology is used, leading to more ineffective and bad policies.
You can hate what white people as a whole have done without that affecting your ability to recognize some do it to survive and some are actively working against those things.
(You also could argue "white" is a fake race generated by a pile of Europeans desperate to justify mentally why they were enslaving humans, too.)
I'm not interested in a debate. I hate racist actions, I hate white supremacists themselves to a degree, and I will absolutely judge white people naive enough to think "hate" is one big monolithic thing.
We should hate hate. Hate is organizing, though. Should we hate hate in the least organized manner possible? Doesn't that sound like the exact way to, um, die?
I'm glad you're not generalizing, but the way you phrased it did seem to invite that assessment, IMO. (And it'd be terrible to accidentally become part of the propaganda machine that the white supremacists are cranking up: "white persecution", and such. Those folks, I mostly pity.)
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