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Ooooh! If you're a Python dev in Paris looking for important work in FOSS, please read @zacchiro's post in this thread! Or just go to: softwareheritage.org/jobs/

Software Heritage is one of the most important orgs we have in the FOSS'y space, and really super wonderful people there too!

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Today I implemented a new Euler filter, to remove discontinuities from rotations. If you want to help test the new filter, please download an experimental build from developer.blender.org/D9602 and let me know how it works for you.

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@Leonce@twitter.com:

Georgia is having a runoff Jan 5 to decide who our 2 new senators will be. If those senators go blue Mitch McConnell will no longer be Senate Majority Leader. You have until December 7 to register to vote. Retweet to spread awareness even if you don’t live here.

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Mastodon does not store passwords in plain text. This is trivial to confirm as Mastodon is an open-source project. We use the bcrypt algorithm for one-way hashing of passwords. I can't believe someone is spreading misinformation about something so trivial to debunk.

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Between 2 and 2.5 years ago, depending on whether you look at medium.com/we-distribute/faces or dustycloud.org/blog/spritely/ I announced the Spritely project. I hedgingly joked while asked to describe it that it's "well, vaporware, mostly".

With the upcoming release of Goblins and its support for real distributed programming (on a mutually suspicious network, even) we'll be approaching the point where it'll be fair to say that Spritely is very much so *not* vaporware, is demonstrably interesting

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absolutely losing my fucking mind at this video from the wikipedia page for the physics engine "phyz"

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Friends: "Chris we know you're getting into this ocaps thing but we love you and care about you we want you to be safe"
Me: "Don't worry, I can manage myself just fine"
*later*:

mild swearing, proprietary software 

I love the companies selling proprietary software like to find new ways for me to want to avoid their products.... (also, what the literal fuck, Autodesk?)

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people.xiph.org/~greg/takeoff.

BEEEEES! Well, one bee. In slow motion.

(My partner took this in our yard, while patiently waiting beside the lemon tree.)

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Today I will be giving a brief talk about Datashards to the CCG. Dial in info here: w3c-ccg.github.io/
Slides: dustycloud.org/misc/talks/data

More on Datashards: datashards.net/ (AWESOME new logo thanks to @mray!)

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I'm nervous that a bunch of stuff is going to be adopted on the fediverse that breaks the underlying paradigm while still not providing the protection we need soon enough.

But I'm also worried that I can't manage to explain my alternative proposal fast enough. :(

I feel like that about a number of things right now; prioritizing is hard. But I guess this really probably is fairly urgent right now.

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There's a new episode of @librelounge out where we interview Ludovic Courtès about Guix! Functional programming? Functional package managers? Distros? Reproducibility? It has all the cool things! librelounge.org/episodes/episo

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Vox is on strike today- they're trying to unionize! ✊

As a result, consuming media today from Vox, The Verge, or Polygon constitutes breaking a picket line.

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