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It's here! My very first physical product launch: The PK1 ATEM Mini Stand

https://aaronpk.tv/pk1-atem-mini-stand/

I'm so excited to be able to launch this as a real life product you can actually buy!
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It has taken way too long to finish this one, but here it is: my first banner for my mastodon account. Hope you like it!

#digitalart #fantasyart #fantasy #swamp #jungle #canoe

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It's funny how to-do lists only ever get longer the more you work on a software project.

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Cloud computing is like factory farming for servers.

My home server is a pet.

#selfHosting

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Ardour needs MMB timeline panning, like Blender, Inkscape, Carla and everything else under the sun.
mantis.ardour.org/view.php?id=
Please share our thoughts under the issue.

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From early last year. Here I really tried to go loose. I've spent so much fixing and trying again, but I learned a lot about Krita during this one. I was still using smudge-brushes, but since then I've completely withheld from them and rather use opacity brushes.

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Despite increasing leniency on frameworks being the only way to build for the web, hand-written HTML never disappeared and I feel is still a perfectly suitable way to build a personal website.

Read more: atthis.link/blog/2021/html.htm

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We are a year into the pandemic, and video conferencing tools still don't support 1) queues of who talks next, 2) presenting a consistent view of participants so everyone can say a thing and then take turns.

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Google is a "cornerstone sponsor" of FOSDEM this year, which is being run entirely on Matrix, accessible on Android via Element, which has just been pulled from Google's Play Store. FOSDEM is in a week. This all makes perfect sense.

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Only two industries call people “users”: surveillance capitalists and drug dealers.

“User” is an othering. It dehumanises the person; making it easier for us to profile, manipulate, and monetise them.

(In Small Tech, we do not call people “users”; we call people “people.”)

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Delta Chat is probably the most scalable messenger today.
Even if a billion users migrated to our apps, we would be fine and it wouldn't ruin us. Our Operating Costs hardly increase with more users. A pretty unique strategic economical advantage, isn't it?

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Welcome to the Data Detox Kit Workshops page. Here you'll find downloadable curriculum materials which have been developed and tested by Tactical Tech trainers and Data Detox Kit's global network of partners. datadetoxkit.org/en/workshops

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Every bit of the centralised Big Web has evolved to thwart a decentralised Small Web… yesterday was fun with Cross-Origin Requests (CORS). And don’t get even get me started on NAT, the commercial domain name system, etc. It’s frustrating sometimes but also makes it clearer that the Small Web, while built using some of the same underlying technologies as the Big Web, is its inverse.

small-tech.org/research-and-de

#SmallWeb

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So, circling back to the original point: I'm imaging a world in which computers are different.

Specifically, different in that they are designed to be cheap, easily repaired or replaced, and to just Do Their Job forever.

(This requires defining the job they are supposed to do.)

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New Blog Post: Flip Phone Challenge Complete

https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/flip-phone-challenge-complete
gemini://paritybit.ca/blog/flip-phone-challenge-complete.gmi

"Last week I challenged myself to use a flip phone for one week straight. I was not allowed to use my Android smartphone at all. Here's my experience."
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@sir I know you said don’t reply with a search engine, but this is different because it’s mine that is still extremely early in dev. The scraper and indexer works though. sr.ht/~ols/veri/

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