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Hello programmers; I'm about to blow your minds: 

What. about. hardware. DEceleration.

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People from Baltimore: *stares into distance* "Yeah, 'The Wire' is pretty much exactly like real life back home..."

Me: *looks off at the horizon* "Have you ever seen 'King Of The Hill'...?"

Take a look at this fantastic video from the AkuruCON 2018 , the first typography conference we organised in . This year it is happening online.

youtu.be/LkL7XWI2WXg

1) This nonsense is why people hate open source

2) Truly, the cleverest jokes are the ones you have to explain immediately.

So I'm interested in standing up a public git front-end for projects.

Having looked at all the enormous, overwrought, dependency-burdened towers out there that do 99% of things I don't care about, I think what I actually want is just a really good CGit theme. Any recommendations?

[side note: there's evidently no decent index or directory of CGit themes anywhere in the known quadrants of the galaxy]

I probably spent 50 hours preparing a 10-minute lightning talk about font metrics for . Almost all being cleanup on the web-app I built that no one else ever sees, and that I therefore never fix the problems with. Having deadlines is good every now and then.

Despite there already having been multiple talks highlighting the vital importance of documentation, I will bet you all infinity dollars sight unseen that not one of these job postings is a documentation job.

A short follow-up to this morning: how many FOSS emoji fonts are there? Around a dozen, depending on how you count.

So if you wanna see more than just Noto Color Emoji, good news; you got a lotta options on where to pitch in.

Here's the list I made: freesoftwhere.org/2021/07/21/e

Radical, outside-the-bun, counterculturalpoint: if you believe FOSS fonts are something that have value, find a penny to invest in them(*) instead of fruitlessly demanding that a proprietary font vendor change the license on something.

* — This includes any of the half-dozen or so other FOSS emoji-font projects.

I'm really happy to share that I've transfered the #ForkAwesome project to a group of very passionate individuals. Thanks to their patience and motivation, there is a future for set of #Icons that grew so important for a lot of people in the #floss community. Special thanks to @douginamug who made this transition process so smooth and for driving the community. Follow the project at @forkawesome and on forkaweso.me

New billion-dollar idea: those little blue-light, no-winter-sun mood-fixer devices, except you can shoot the mood-fixing at other people.

Cautiously optimistic about the new reboot; Frank Herbert's book totally desecrated David Lynch's vision.

Home Assistant has now gotten to the point where it not only has to support a third-party add-on ecosystem, but there are multiple manage-your-add-ons intermediate layers, each of which has its independent configuration & maintenance scaffolding. That's a death knell if I've ever seen one.

Sure seems like meteor showers they keep forecasting aren't making dent in the heat.

As ridiculous as font binaries are, I gotta give them credit where it's due: they certainly are efficient to store & access.

Should online conferences replace the venue / city skyline pics on their t-shirts and web sites with blocky, low-resolution Second Life–style pavilions?

Quick round of applause for the absolute legend of the shipping industry who wrapped the roll of foam I ordered in bubble wrap so it wouldn't get damaged.

Does anybody know if the "dude you're 35 years old and you have a neckbeard lol" guy from OMGUbuntu is 35 yet?

That was a few years ago so I lost track.

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