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I'll have to put any paid work and my existing projects ahead of this discussion, but I do have experience running a similar group.
Not sure about the other points but the one about "Tools" is spot on. Device tree tooling is... I'd call it atrocious if it weren't basically non-existent. Dealing with it is the part I dread the most when I'm working on a BSP.
This morning's paper on local-first software is a good read: https://martin.kleppmann.com/papers/local-first.pdf .
Great piece by Trail of Bits, and a good reminder that language safety features are only as good as how they're used. Also, if you're reviewing #golang code, you need to kick it up a notch, and aren't sure where to begin, it's got a few good starting points.
Earlier today Bill Gates in an interview said he doesn't like Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax because he thinks he will have to pay "$100 billion" and he will have to do "a little math"(?).
That sounded wrong, so I did the math.
A wild C64 program appears.
"Because C’s abstract machine is so thin, these kinds of details can [really] matter [...]. And this is where the good part of the “C teaches you how the computer works” meme comes in. Because the machine is thinner, you can learn more about the details. https://words.steveklabnik.com/c-is-not-how-the-computer-works-can-lead-to-inefficient-code
Dear fellow devs:
A11y issues are not feature requests.
If something didn’t work in a certain version of a certain browser, it’s a bug.
Why is something that doesn’t work for assistive technologies and/or the people who use them any different?
*Finally* something that is neither a repack of cc65, nor another assembler :-).
I'm not too enthusiastic about the proprietary parts but hey, I'm pretty excited about this: https://www.analogue.co/pocket/ .
Building a Cyberpunk Multi-Touch Input Device
This multi-touch touch panel built by [thiagesh D] might look like it came from the retro-futuristic worlds of Blade Runner or Alien, but thanks to a detailed build video and a fairly short list of required … https://hackaday.com/2019/10/06/building-a-cyberpunk-multi-touch-input-device/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1180848592904437761
Saturday's screenshots: http://www.typewritten.org/Media/
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