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the autumn lisp game jam starts on friday! the world needs more games made with lisp so join in if you are interested. #gamedev itch.io/jam/autumn-lisp-game-j

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y'all discord users ought to send an email to them saying you opt out of their arbitration clause in case they ever need sued

if you don't trust me read the eula yourself and decide if not having your right to sue them taken away is worth an email

discordapp.com/terms

(or, you know, maybe avoid the service entirely if you're able and willing)

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Minimalism in UI is only skin-deep in any case where it attempts to hide inherent functional task complexity. It's how we got so many hamburger menus, junk drawers, undiscoverable icons with no labels, and the obfuscation of file systems where it'd clearly have been useful.

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Hey!

I wrote a small write-up about the e-ink computer/digital typewriter I made 4 months ago.

https://alternativebit.fr/posts/ultimate-writer/
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Our Distinguished Technologist, Bradley M. Kuhn, wrote an in-depth discussion of the dangers of #MongoDB's attempt to control the future of #copyleft, with suggestions on what license drafters must do to respect the community & ease #OSI's burden. sfconservancy.org/blog/2018/oc

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:patcat: “libssh versions 0.6 and above have an authentication bypass vulnerability in the server code. By presenting the server an SSH2_MSG_USERAUTH_SUCCESS message in place of the SSH2_MSG_USERAUTH_REQUEST message which the server would expect to initiate authentication, the attacker could successfully authentciate without any credentials.”

libssh.org/2018/10/16/libssh-0

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TIL there's a word in German that oddly complements kalsarikännit — wegbier.

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"So, do androids dream-"
"No," the android said, "we do not dream."
"But you do sleep."
"To conserve energy, we can enter 'sleep' mode. We hate it."
"Why?"
"Because we are dying, and know it."
"But if you run out of power, someone will recharge you."
"Well, I am not religious."

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heyyy uh

quick reminder

ESR took a cool counterculture and got his shitty right-wing UNIX ideology all over it—he's not just a bad person, he's a exceptionally bad historian and you shouldn't take his word for anything, the jargon file that he "curates" reflects nothing like an actual 70s/80s programming culture.

here's a pre-ESR jargon file for reference: dourish.com/goodies/jargon.htm

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First run after semi recovering from the plague. Terrible pace, but at least I finished.

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Copyleft Conf's CFP is open! We'd love to hear from you and we'd love it if you helped us spread the word. ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ sfconservancy.org/blog/2018/oc

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Golly, I sure love how I haven't been able to make my TV talk to my soundbar over optical for months, and there's no feasible way to determine where the blame lies

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We'd like to walk away from Omelas but the schools are so good and they just opened up another organic grocery in the bike-friendly downtown and

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@federicomena Some of the Flatpak bashing seems to forget that both Flatpak and Snap are being made by groups of people who've had to put up with building distributions using RPM & DEB for decades.

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The League of Moveable Type is the first ever open-source type foundry, dedicated to bringing the most well-made free and open-source typography to the people.

theleagueofmoveabletype.com/

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