MNT Pocket Reform is coming!
Here are all the technical details that are nailed down so far: https://mntre.com/media/reform_md/2022-06-20-introducing-mnt-pocket-reform.html
You can also sign up for email updates on the project at the end of the page.
Ana Dantas returned for industrial design. The snazzy 3D art was done by Philipp Broemme. Illustrations by Anri Hennies.
Less than a week to the start of the SDF Plan9 Boot Camp Summer 2022 - June 20th - September 22nd and already many folks have successfully connected.
This session we have several rPi zero w to issue as prizes
Join us! https://9p.sdf.org
The SDF Plan9 Summer Boot Camp 2022 registration is open at https://sdf.org/plan9 kicking off June 20th. Some lucky boot campers will receive a preconfigured rPi zero w running 9front. Learn about Plan9 in a fun, friendly and supportive community!
But, as this bill shows, the anti-repair axis *can* be defeated. In Massachusetts, Bay Staters overwhelmingly voted in an automotive right to repair laws in a 2020 ballot measure. In New York, the governor just signed an unprecedented right to repair electronics law. And in Colorado, we have the first successful right to repair wheelchairs law.
Wow, after 25 years of Unix experience, I learned that you can filter output in #less.
Press ampersand (&) and enter a regex to show only lines matching the regex.
Press ampersand (&) and then exclamation mark (!) to apply an inverse filter.
In mainstream computing, "ease of use" is usually implemented as "superficial simplicity" or "pseudo-simplicity", i.e. as an additional layer of complexity that hides the underlying layers. Meanwhile, systems that are actually very simple and elegant are often presented in ways that make them look complex to laypeople (think about the esoteric syntax of Forth or Lisp, for example).
i've tagged out 600+ open source, experimental and tiny tools by their qualities and built a new website for sorting through them!
these are all tools towards joyful digital creation, with the goal of enabling working entirely outside of proprietary systems- moving instead from one hand-made software to another.
(the list takes submissions if it is missing yours >:))
To be truly countercultural today, in a time of tech hegemony, one has to, above all, betray the platform, which may come in the form of betraying or divesting from your public online self.