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This is a note to people moving their repositories blindly to Gitlab.org: do you know Google is actually a huge investor in Gitlab?
The issue is not about Microsoft buying Github. The issue is about centralization and silos.
You do not solve that by moving your data from one silo to another.
You solve that by relying on small providers you can trust, or by becoming a provider yourself.
Working a raspberry pi based thermostat for my senior project. I had originally decided to use a low-level GUI toolkit on the framebuffer, like pygame or even uGFX.
Gave GTK3 a chance first though. Glade is fantastic! The ROI with a fat toolkit like this is stunning. I'm sure that my 1GB RAM will be hurting between Python and this GUI, but... it's so pretty!
@witchfynder_finder @diodelass The internet was chugging along quite nicely before commercial interests moved in; and if their ad-driven/privacy-invading business model does them in and they go under? That same underlying internet will continue chugging along contentedly without them.
It's almost 2019, which will bring the first new batch of US public domain works in over 20 years:
This "public domain day" used to happen every year until 1998, when 20 years was added to copyright terms for no real reason other than that large companies like Disney wanted it.
Copyright currently lasts 95 years in most countries, but until the late 1970s it was 56 years, or even shorter if copyright wasn't actively renewed.
Ok so the NASA stream of the InSight probe landing will start in about two hours, the landing would be in about three (if succesful).
But one thing I don't really get, I read that they want to figure out if the core is solid or not, which they already know it's not due to Mars being so strongly affected by the Sun. Or am I out of the loop*?
* very plausible since I still have to use the mnetic "Nom = 'mmm nomnom', Log = Unit of poo - so Astronomy not Astrology
I wish signal had a real native linux app. Without #electron.
Electron has brought a lot of applications to linux, but sometimes it seems like a disease.
I've looked over this spreadsheet and there really are no good competitors either.
I want to take a quick second here to thank all of our veterans around the world for their service and their sacrifices. I'd love to tag each and every one, but unfortunately I don't know who all the vets here are. A special thank you to @kev who not only served, but makes #Fosstodon possible for all of us. I also want to thank my dad, even though he's not reading this.
Has anyone tried running Linux on a Ryzen laptop?
Looks like there's several nice looking machines on the market, and as a bonus they're less expensive than Intel.
IBM acquires Red Hat. At least they didn't sell out to Microsoft.
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