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I did some experiments that really highlight how heavily image recognition algorithms depend on probability - and how unprepared they are for surrealism. #machinelearning

Maybe it's time to start naming the files DONT_README.txt. People don't read a file called README.txt.

Meet the pirate queen making academic papers free online

Alexandra Elbakyan runs Sci-Hub, a website with over 64 million academic papers available for free to anybody in the world.


"A White Photographer Commercialized And Capitalized Off A Fake Black Model He Created Himself" blavity.com/a-white-photograph

DAMN. This is some next-level erasure. Black people, stay woke, be ready. Damn.

Impressive Inkscape extension to do embroidery designs.


We need to figure out how to make it easier for Inkscape extensions to thrive outside the main Inkscape repos.

Kind of magical that with gitlab's CI I can run librsvg's test suite on hardware that I don't have.

gnome-class creates GObject signals again! Without signal flags or arguments or signal emission, but the tests are back to all enabled and passing: github.com/federicomenaquinter

My friend @prokoudine has a new post up on Libre Graphics World on the state of mastering Inkscape and learning tools that is well worth your time to check out!


Also, don't forget to help support his efforts through his patreon! (patreon.com/prokoudine)

I think I'm starting to understand syn's (lack of) error reporting from parsers.

@federicomena I would also like to see in the Gnome infra, the High-Five bot. another rust bot that keeps of PR/MRs opened and greets newcomers with a nice message.


cgit is technical debt

bugzilla is technical debt

Cairo has a test suite that doesn't pass

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Want help with your code of conduct questions? We're having office hours meet.jit.si/safetyfirst

Homu is the bot that Servo/Rust use to avoid pushing to master by hand; it tests every pull request and can be commanded from PR comments. All the "@bors" comments on rust-lang's github are directed to it.

I want something like that for librsvg. I think it could be useful for GNOME at large.

Has anyone made Homu work with Gitlab?