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Technical Note: We originally wrote this article in Word, but then we converted it to Latex to make it look more like science.

The kids from my Linux Learning Center program called Tech Remix and Gamer's Gathering. They build, repair, reuse and recycle technology every week for themselves and for others. #linux #ubuntumate #itchio #drmfree #gog #rebuild #recycle #reuse #repair

me, imagining this project: I'll figure stuff out as I go

me, figuring it out as I go:

I wonder if there's a huge brewing Replication Crisis in the humanities...

"we deconstructed 'Les Miserables' according to the precise experimental procedures described by Derrida, Foucault AND Baudrillard... but our results were indistinguishable from a placebo written by JJ Abrams!"

No FLOSS answer to InDesign? Show more

No FLOSS answer to InDesign? Show more

Using Docker:
Step 1: Iโ€™m an idiot
Step 2: Iโ€™m a wizard
Step 3: no I was right the first time

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@Tusky is it possible to use content warnings when tooting from the app? ๐Ÿค”

Don't make your open source project easier to use for non-contributing users. Make it easier to contribute to it instead. That's much better for your project in the long run. Empower your users.

Don't provide automated installers, instead make it easy to install by hand. Don't include magical automatic features, instead make it transparent and easy to understand.

You ever think about how weird and good it is that there are no serious contenders to standard music notation?

Like, you don't even need to specify which one you use

If you ask, "Do you read music?" everyone knows what notation you're being asked about