Tried writing a little browser using Swift and WebKit. Pretty easy to get started, but you quickly discover Safari uses a whole bunch of private interfaces to do actual browsery stuff: https://trac.webkit.org/browser/webkit/trunk/Source/WebKit/UIProcess/API/Cocoa/WKUIDelegatePrivate.h
Making games sounds like such a cool thing to do. I tried to participate in Ludum Dare again, but motivation plummeted at some point.
I should probably not approach it like a contentless coding problem, which I always do. I have this irrational fear that anything creative I do is an instant embarrassment.
@nolan Also you can use GNOME Web (a.k.a. Epiphany) and just use “Install Site as Web Application…” from the menu. Works like a charm, and the app does not even need to be a PWA, nor be sanctioned by any big company to be turned into a self-contained application, with its own page cache, browser history, cookie jar, local storage, and so on
D compilation is too slow and I am forking the compiler | CyberShadow's blog https://blog.thecybershadow.net/2018/11/18/d-compilation-is-too-slow-and-i-am-forking-the-compiler/
Part of the problem seems to have been the traditional view of monopolies as only being bad if they drive prices up. If you go with this view, FB/Google etc services are "free" so they cannot be monopolies.
Lawmakers don't seem to consider the social, commercial and political risks of surveillance-based business models, because they haven't existed until now.
Whenever someone uses the phrase “I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again”, this is what my brain is doing for the next 5 minutes: https://youtu.be/8VyaShl6urc
Code dump: https://github.com/stephank/nvenc-emu
I was trying to get Steam Linux to do hardware video encoding on my Radeon, but the Radeon turns out to be old enough not to have any hardware video encoding. Derp. 🤓
I fed over 8,000 CNN Business headlines to a neural net to see which new headlines it would predict.
For some reason, it predicted companies behaving rather badly.
Get the release for your platform here: https://github.com/writeas/writefreely/releases/tag/v0.1.0
Then head over to our guide to get set up: https://writefreely.org/start
Thank-you to the wonderful folks at VPRO Tegenlicht for a thoughtful and critical look at (and beyond) precarious work and platform monopolies (“the gig economy”) in their latest documentary.
You can watch the whole programme (in Dutch with some interview in English) at:
attention to people dual booting windows 10 with linux: windows 10 is doing a fun thing where if windows update needs more room for said updates, it will *delete other partitions on the hard drive*
We are preparing to release federation support and we want your feedback!
Can you think of any safety, privacy or security features that we haven't announced or already support?
We appreciate any ideas/feedback that can make more safe and secure. #pixelfed
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