Oh wow this is cool. Dude hacks a cheap BLE health bracelet. Just ordered a couple to try it out. https://rbaron.net/blog/2018/05/27/Hacking-a-cheap-fitness-tracker-bracelet.html
Interested in a decentralized video hosting network? Well, the folks @Framasoft are creating one called PeerTube.
And they're looking to crowdfund support for it. If you want to back the project, you can learn more here: https://www.kisskissbankbank.com/en/projects/peertube-a-free-and-federated-video-platform
Does anyone know of a decent mastodon client for #OpenBSD before I go down the route of setting up IRC and Bitlbee? Bonus if it does birdsite as well, but I'm not too fussed.
Google no longer indexing decade old articles (that means 2008!)
Time to duck duck go, if you haven't already.
10 year-old me: wow you have THREE computers??? id love to just even have 1 computer
present-day me: yeah but they're all garbage. computers got really really cheap over the years yknow. but none of them work at all. especially since they replaced programs with uhhh.... well programs are now...... y'know when you go on a web page at xmas and theres falling snowflakes?
10 year-old me: java?? script???
present-day me: yeah thats all we use now. thats how they make the programs mostly
Just stumbled across https://github.com/bitseater/gitdev, a native GTK client for GitHub. This is a pretty cool idea, and it works well. I would like to see something like this implemented for GitLab or Gogs/Gitea
http://Minds.com: “an open source and decentralized platform for Internet freedom. Get paid in crypto [currency] for your contributions to the community.” — interesting idea 🤔
Rust: Enterprise Services Need Not Suck by Paul Houghton: https://medium.com/@paulhoughton/rust-enterprise-services-need-not-suck-679b79edcab5 #Rust
Possibility not optimal use of my time but I spent a bunch of it over the weekend exploring and porting some of the beanstalkd C code to #Rust. Mostly just out of curiosity at his point.
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