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Update: #Purism changed the about screen in Librem Social Android

Hey y'all, I was recently let go from Purism and I'm looking for work. If you're looking for marketing, FOSS leadership, community building let me know. I have a host of secondary skill sets as well. Would love the opportunity to make your organization successful.

Anyone awake with a Matrix account? Trying to test a bug in the client I work on.

Just came across @awilfox's powerful argument for keeping projects on open communication platforms (instead of / / etc catfox.life/2019/04/28/keeping

It's a short post, but it hits all the right notes and I couldn't agree more

Does anybody know of a FOSS pinyin keyboard for Android? I'm struggling to find one... 😐

Does anyone have any audiobook recommendations? Good reader is as important as good book. (I've got a ~15 hour flight tomorrow)

Thinking about re-writing my clunky Rust command line tool[1] using clap.rs[2], in the hopes of (a) learning something, (b) making it more useful to users, and (c) making it easier for others to contribute.

Do any of y'all have clap.rs tutorials/examples you like? (Beyond the examples included in the repo itself, which I will try to learn from)

(1) github.com/sts10/medic
(2) github.com/clap-rs/clap

Guix 1.0 is out at last! YEAH!
gnu.org/software/guix/blog/201
It even includes a "graphical" (read, curses-like) installer now! (The oldschool DIY route is still available if you like that though!) Lots of other stuff too!

Congrats Guix team!

Purism has posted a rationale behind their disabling of the local and federated timelines: puri.sm/posts/opt-in-no-ads-an

They have also decided to reinstate the ability to submit reports as indicated by Kyle Rankin, their CSO: source.puri.sm/liberty/smilodo

I have also updated my blog post towards the bottom with this information.

I am genuinely confused about how 's librem.one social network is supposed to work. They describe it as purely "opt in"—no local or federated timelines, just the people you follow. puri.sm/posts/opt-in-no-ads-an

OK, but how does the process get started? If I open an account there, how do I find the first 10 people to follow? Is the idea that people will follow "celebrities"/people who have publicized their handles off-platform? Or know other users IRL? I'm confused.

H/t @brandon

@DistroJunkie

> I'm failing to see all the issues [with 's actions] as well. They forked software. Since when is that a crime? They rebranded and are reselling services. Where's the crime?… Who likes to work for free when they have bills and needs?

None of that is a *crime*, but it seems like it can be obnoxious/tacky. If I took , changed the branding, and sold it on Google Play for $0.99, that might comply with the license but would still be a jerk move.

"A Conspiracy to Kill IE6", in which some rogue YouTube developers helped push a bunch of users to switch to literally anything else.

blog.chriszacharias.com/a-cons

@codesections I wrote a little Elixir code. It's just a translation layer, like CoffeeScript to JS, and hard to debug or do complex tasks without also knowing Erlang, which is a very weird functional language.

Clojure's a far more complete, self-contained universe; you don't really need to interact with Java at all. (I don't *like* Clojure, it's like going back 50 years in LISP and losing all the list processing tools.)

#elixir #erlang #clojure

Does anyone have that image of bad code that was going around the fediverse a couple of months ago? I don't remember the details, but I think it was and involved authentication

Librem.one, Moderation Discussion 

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