Ten years ago this week, I started a project to free my Canon DSLR camera's firmware and there are still improvements being made today thanks to @firstname.lastname@example.org and other developers who turned my reverse engineered hack into a useful tool for film makers: https://www.magiclantern.fm/
UPDATE here's how to minimise targeted ads on 4 more companies ⬇⬇
who next? tell us! https://twitter.com/privacyint/status/1130452864491503616/photo/1
ahhh #dtn was so good. very much my people <3
i held a 15 minute talk on cabal that i think was recorded, and should be up some time the next month or so
I wanted to write more about LIGO earlier because it's incredible but my battery was low. it's one of the most advanced pieces of equipment in the US, consisting of two observatories with two 4km laser tubes each.
in order to measure gravitational waves passing thru Earth, it has the ability to measure a tiny warping in spacetime of the magnitude of one thousandth of the diameter of a single proton. (!)
“We were somewhere around Barstow when the drugs began to take hold…”
can we compile docker to webassembly?
Tomorrow, Mastodon.py will get an update that'll include this plus some convenience stuff and bug fixes, too. 🐍
*Hate to sound like a broken record, but we just set a scary new CO2 record*
"Just the news you’ve been waiting for: The amount of carbon dioxide in our planet’s atmosphere has reached a new high. April’s average was 413.52 parts per million, a new record, according to a spokesperson at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
The last time there was this much CO2 in our atmosphere, there were trees growing at the South Pole. Humans weren’t yet a thing. In other words, we’re living in uncharted territory. …"
Jeff Bezos made $50,000,000,000 last year, or about 2.5 million times his Amazon employees.
But no, let's blame average Americans for getting haircuts and eating at restaurants for humanitarian crisis-level lack of access to basic necessities like healthcare, affordable housing, food, non-lead-filled water, education, childcare, etc..
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