Pinned toot

“Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better.” ― Edsger W. Dijkstra

federico boosted
federico boosted

Experimental RISC-V chip delivers 5GHz with only 1 Watt of power at 1.1V | ZDNet 

federico boosted

My personal laptop runs Debian stable. It's boring.

Wonderfully boring.

federico boosted
federico boosted

@dajbelshaw When it comes to the web though, there is now no alternative. Google run the w3c and have recently announced they will start banning all but their and Mozilla's engines from Google products, Mozilla are 99% dependent on Google for revenue and are forever playing catch-up. No other browser engine can keep up with deliberately rapid-shifting standards. There'd been a steady downward trend in practical browser-engine choice: only 3 remain. The world wide web is dead.

federico boosted

So apparently I'm banned from github.com/golang/go 

I reviewed my comments to find out what might have caused it and my best guess is it's either because (A) I said that it's lazy to force git forge maintainers to add go-specific code rather than develop language-independent standards, or (B) I pointed out that git hosting is decentralized and adding "sourcehut support" by hardcoding git.sr.ht is incorrect, and applies to other hosts like gitlab, gitea, github enterprise, cgit, etc.

Notably among my participation in that repository is donating CPU time on my $1,000 RISC-V board to help with the RISC-V port.

In conclusion, 🖕. If you want to participate in golang/go be sure not to point out that any of their engineers are working on solutions which are wrong when the right solution is much harder.

federico boosted
federico boosted
federico boosted
federico boosted

Mobian is a version of Debian Linux designed for mobile devices. You can follow the project here:

➡️ @mobian

The official site is at mobian-project.org

Mobian currently runs on the Pinephone open smartphone made by @PINE64

#Mobian #Debian #Linux #GNU #GNULinux #OS #OperatingSystems #OperatingSystem #Distro #Distros #Distributions #Smartphones #Mobile #Computing #FOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource

federico boosted
federico boosted

MiniDebConf Online #2: Gaming Edition streaming starts tomorrow (Nov 21st), schedule is available at: mdco2.mini.debconf.org/schedul #debiangaming #MDCO2Gaming

does not solves many problems of the web, but perhaps Gemini over onion services could be a step forward: no need for end users to buy a domain name and configure DNS, no need to open ports, protection of metadata privacy, proper certificate validation instead of TOFU.

Breaking news: technical project manager creates a death cult.
He was radicalized by LinkedIn into extreme programming.

federico boosted
federico boosted
federico boosted

Fun fact: you can hire freelancers to contribute to FOSS projects

Show older

federico's choices:

Mastodon

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!