My ideal (and probably impossible) future of tech is a world where everyone (or every household and business) owns their own server(s) (maybe colocated?) that runs all their stuff, like document sharing, IoT/"smart" devices, social networking, Web caching and searching, etc. etc. and everything is federated so everyone can still interact with each other.
There are things we can do to make this more feasible, but I don't expect it to happen easily or anytime soon.
Let's get ahead of the game this week!
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Zig maintainer @andrewrk on builds.sr.ht: "this CI experience is leagues ahead of all others"
How to write better code: Be paranoid. Everyone and everything is trying to break your code all the time. Even your own code is trying to break itself. Every input is invalid and malicious, every function call has catastrophically wrong parameters, and everything is compromised, until definitively proven otherwise. It might not be possible to prove otherwise.
Yesterday I developed some little scripts to automate my notes workflow on the terminal and I think it can be integrated with major notes systems like Evernote or Notion. Favorite if you think it will be interesting to make it #foss.
Arch Linux Is The Ideal Beginner's Distro
Having deleted my Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, it feels so good to be able to look at the real people around me, and not stare at a display.
It's also a bit disappointing because I see everyone around me with their faces buried in their phones, constantly scrolling, and sometimes it can be a challenge to get someone to talk to you about something else than what they see at that moment on their precious little screen.
I like free software
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