Pinned toot

This is mostly in the context of art types who pull allnighters as students and then feel bad about not being able to do it when they get older, and feel bad if they're not working as hard as some younger colleagues.

This is really just something you can only do in a very short part of your life. It will break down and break you down if you keep trying to do that outside of it.

Show thread

Just a PSA because I realize not everyone knows this.

Some adolescents are able to stay up all night frequently. To party, or perhaps to do (home) work or art.

I don't know why, but as you grow older, you will lose this ability. This is normal as far as I know.

However, don't work all-nighters into your schedules, don't beat yourself up when you discover you can't pull the same shit you did as a student, and don't make it a habit. Take care of yourself.

Check out the videos of our @kde sprint and workshop held in April, and find out how they helped improve the location of train stations on maps for KTrip, led to the creation of day and week views in Calindori, squashed bugs in Okular, and more.

plasma-mobile.org/2020/05/26/P

Microsoft just named a project without googling the name before. Spoiler: It already exists, and it's a KDE project. Thanks Microsoft. github.com/dotnet/maui/issues/

#KDETip: Install gnuplot, then do:

1. Open KRunner with [Alt] + [Space]
2. Type "=plot( [some function] )", e.g.:

=plot(sin(x)^2*cos(x))

3. ???
4. Profit! πŸ’‘

After attending the Plasma Mobile team: AUA, I have started a new project called "trainer" to build a mobile application to do some sport. I plan to publish a longer blog post soon about it.

The project is there invent.kde.org/kde/trainer

And of-course there was group picture!

Camera: Spectacle 19.12.3

@kde virtual sprint concludes. Thanks everyone for attending! πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™

We will be publishing the recording for training session later after post-processing.

Lady in train to Black Mesa: Lab C

"Have a productive day!"

That didn't last long, did it? πŸ˜‚

@plasmamobile Before anybody says anything about "social distancing": This is an old photo from February.

Thanks everyone for participating in poll. We are planning to start sessions at 13:00 UTC / 15:00 CEST tomorrow.

Current topics include:

- Run on the desktop [ @bshah ]
- How to use ofono-phonesim [ @Jbb ]
- Introduction to [ @nicofee ]
- Porting apps to Android [ @nicofee ]

More details at: phabricator.kde.org/T12906

Show thread

@Jbb

Absolutely, even though I'd definitely need someone who signs up for testing/maintaining that code. Help & contributions are always appreciated! ❀️

Show more
Fosstodon

Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.