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Weirdly, it looks like Microsoft has made something I like.

"Microsoft Has Built a Font for the Command Line"


Looks like they're making some decent progress. I'm looking forward to getting my Mark II!

"CEO Update - September 20 - Mycroft"


It's rare I see a feature in Chrome that I want in Vivaldi, but tab grouping is definitely one of them. In the past, I've talked about just how horrible I am about keeping dozens upon dozens of tabs open at a time. I've been getting better, but right now I've got 26 open on my desktop, and 38 on my phone. This feature would be GREAT for me.

"Google releases Chrome 77 with custom colors and tab groups"


This is a cool setup! I love Linux, Raspberry Pis, and Doctor Who, but why did it have to be Oracle?

"Oracle Built a Raspberry Pi Super Computer That Looks like a TARDIS"


Back when Apple was first releasing OSX and talking about the "Unix" OS they were releasing, I thought Microsoft might do this. I'm less hopeful now (a decade and change later), but would you be more inclined to use Windows if it was a Linux distro, or would your chances be about the same?

"Call me crazy, but Windows 11 could run on Linux"


Last night my 11 year old was sitting on the couch playing his Nintendo Switch. You could tell he was really getting into what he was doing. He started to get more more intent, and he was building to a finish. Suddenly he throws his Switch down into his lap, throws his arms up into the air like he's just scored a goal and yelled at the top of his lungs, "I'm Pickle Rick bitches!!" :picklerick:

I'm not sure if this is a parenting win or fail, but I laughed either way.

Kinda saw that coming.

"Richard M. Stallman resigns — Free Software Foundation — working together for free software"


Mike Stone :ubuntumate: boosted

This is the PineTime. A companion for your Linux smartphone, and new side-project of ours. More news coming in the future...

(If you have experience with FreeRTOS or mbed, and are interested, please get in touch!)

Today is Friday the 13th. At least here in the United States, the superstitious look on that day as "Bad Luck".

I'm not sure if this qualifies as "Bad Luck" or not. Around 7:15AM this morning, I got a support call that required my attention. It's currently 3:30PM, and I'm still on that same call. Because I was on that call, I wasn't able to make my commute into the office, so I'm still sitting here at home in my PJs.

All day support calls suck. Working from home in your PJs all day doesn't.

Mike Stone :ubuntumate: boosted

OK, #Keybase users and #cryptocurrency folks, what do we think of Stellar and wallet integration with Keybase? I must confess my first response is this may be the beginning of the end for Keybase.

Mike Stone :ubuntumate: boosted

If we were to offer hosted as a Patron perk, would you consider becoming a Patron?

CC @mike

Mike Stone :ubuntumate: boosted
Mike Stone :ubuntumate: boosted

I've mentioned this a few times but never publicly announced it, so consider this the announcement.

Yes, I have ported #Wayland (along with a few Weston clients and wl-clipboard) to the #Hurd (that's what I wrote the epoll server for!)

I've also ported Owl, my Cocoa Wayland compositor, from OS X to the Hurd using GNUstep.

Here's a screenshot of weston-terminal and weston-flower, running on Owl on GNUstep on Hurd, with X forwarded from a QEMU VM via SSH.

I feel like this error is applicable to some of the applications I use regularly.

"xkcd: Unreachable State"


Mike Stone :ubuntumate: boosted
Mike Stone :ubuntumate: boosted
Mike Stone :ubuntumate: boosted
Mike Stone :ubuntumate: boosted

Congratulations to our good friends over at @ManjaroLinux@twitter.com 🎉 The Manjaro leadership are building a sustainable platform for the future. We're sure this will open a new chapter for the team and their users. Join us in wishing them the best for the future! 💪

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I wrote a post about how online tracking works. I hope even those who aren't that interested in will find this useful.


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