I'm quite happy with my Youtube
Premium subscription. Instead of bombarding you with ads all the time, it uses the novel business model of paying for things you want. I love it.

I use C# at work, so I wrote a quick tutorial on setting up flatpak'ed Visual Studio Code with the C# extension: jwestman.net/2021/07/01/vscode

@lovizio @noybeu I think it's good to have a variety of approaches. Different organizations tackle different sides of the problem.

What's your favorite (i.e. least favorite) word ads use as if it's a good thing?

Mine's got to be "patented".

@thibaultamartin Interesting read. What I want from a software project is that its purpose is solely to benefit those who interact with it, and that it fulfills its purpose. Licenses are an important way of protecting such projects, but in my view, an OSI license alone does not make a project free software.

@zbrown It's a running joke in our group so it was actually pretty hilarious.


my bible study leader today: "Judas was the imposter"

Let's keep the #GNOME40 celebration going with a brand new release video!

There's been a lot of talk recently about , and the environment, but what makes them so bad? My latest blog post explains! jwestman.net/2021/03/17/ok-but

@tbernard I've yet to bother setting up anything automatic. I just post to Mastodon, copy/paste, and post to Twitter.

Huge thanks to whoever made the react-confetti package for allowing me to add the confetti and still get up in time for school this morning

I got one more change in for GNOME 40: better tab completion in the file manager! It's bothered me for a while now, so I'm especially excited that I got to improve it: jwestman.net/2021/02/17/files-

Huge thanks to @antoniof_gnome@twitter.com
for reviewing this just in time for the release!

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