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pet peeve: music playback software that shows level bars next to the track that's playing in a list of tracks, but the level bars are just an animation, not actually indicative of any of the levels.

I'm happy the "outliner" (tree style notes) space is growing.
While I knew about , , , (all proprietary), (FOSS, but doesn't save collapsed state), today I found out about Athens research, which puts an emphasis on privacy, independence and using a real graph structure and looks super promising (besides indentation being slow so far).

vaccines rolling out
global microchip manufacturing capacity shortage

Rebecca Black is a blessing for Spotify's hyperpop playlist

's navigation (not flight) Computer runs on a Snapdragon 801 with non-realtime Linux and it communicates with the rover via Zigbee. and lander communicated via Gigabit Ethernet, both run on off the shelf Intel Atom compute modules.

It's magical how usual it all is.

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Instance admin just lost their job, might need help is one of the largest and nicest instances on the Fediverse, run by an enthusiastic admin called @stux

Unfortunately Stux has today found out that they are fired from their day job 😞

However, by happy coincidence, Stux had just set up a hosting company. If you need web hosting, domain names etc please consider using Stuxhost so that Stux can continue working:

My favorite meme is that they're discussing explicitly adding screen tearing support for ... idk, gaming, nostalgia or something

There's so much misinformation floating around , damn. Start with people thinking it's actually a piece of software like Xorg.
A great opportunity to educate :-)

And why does there seem to be a magical limit of 9W of *combined* power?

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One option would be a pass-through device that would look like this, but have an e27 socket instead of a speaker in the middle. Do such things exist?

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Home improvement crowd:

I have a light fixture with 10W white LEDs that I want to add optional RGB capabilities to without losing the 10W of real white.
Are there any options?

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It's as if 's history view was purposely designed to be as useless as possible

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Oculus (Quest 2) UX is mostly really, really good

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