I think I've said this before but I love the shared/dockless electric scooters idea and really want it to succeed.

It really sucks that people are destroying the scooters and throwing them in rivers :(

I think I'm going to try Clear Linux as a desktop OS. My laptop is basically all Intel (WiFi, CPU, GPU) so it should work well. 🤔

I just tried the Magic Leap. You have to look down to see things and it’s like wearing sunglasses indoors but it ran smoothly, the controller was decent, and the computer pack was lightweight.

Solid 5/10

I’m in DC and theres a restaurant here called “We The Pizza”

I know where I’m eating tomorrow.

Windows doesn't have enough precision in its audio volume settings. On GNOME, 20% is too quiet and 60% is too loud. On Windows, 1% is too quiet and 2% might wake up the neighbors.

The entire reason I play video games in WINE is so that my music works.

I’ve been on Mullvad VPN (Wireguard) for over a month straight and I just realized I forgot to turn it off.

A+ service would use again (also Wireguard is good)

I just read “end of the Heisei period” and I got it confused with Heian (平安) so I was very confused as to why it was talking about 2019 and not 800.

(The Japanese emperor stepped down on Tuesday.)

Neat FOSS I found today: Xournalpp

A maintained version of Xournal with full support for modern features (scaling, GTK themes, etc). I use it to annotate PDFs with a tablet/pen input, and it works really well!

github.com/xournalpp/xournalpp

ARM Clusters + Selfhosting: A Perfect Match?

nikhiljha.com/posts/armcluster

(Quick comparison between ARM and x64 for , as well as a guide for how you can setup your own ARM cluster with a little bit of Unix-y knowledge).

I want to write a project with Elixir/Phoenix but every time I think of something web-y to do there's always an easier toolkit to use (Go, Python).

Librem One’s iOS app looks like they just rebranded Amaroq. Nothing wrong with that ofc, just pointing it out.

Docker is weird though. It just moved portainer from one node to the other, even though `docker ps` still shows it as running on the first node.

Very confuse.

Time to find out if ARM clusters are a good idea for self hosting...

Apple is removing all the cool stuff from MacOS.

Automator "will not work with future versions of MacOS"

AppleScript in many of the newer versions of apps is being severely limited

QuickTime doesn't know how to edit videos anymore (QT7 was the last one that could)

etc...

It's moving away from cool computer things to nice polished commercial software. :(

Overwatch released "Workshop" - which is kinda like Halo 3 Forge / Warcraft 3.

It's actually really good. I might play Overwatch again.

protip: thingiverse works way better with JS off

I don't even have a JS blocker, just for some reason it didn't load this time and it's a lot better.

Slight misspeak: I'm pretty sure the French government isn't using end to end encryption. That would be bad for transparency. Client <--> Server is good enough (TM).

An actual, real, major government (France) is using end to end encrypted, non-proprietary software (Matrix), and... oof.

I try not to say this because, hey, open source, if something is wrong I should fix it myself, but...

Matrix *isn't* good. We're blowing our chance to make government more secure and transparent through FOSS software. What government will want to adopt FOSS after hearing things like this?

forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2

"Works on Windows." Okay, it will probably work.

"Works on Mac." Okay, it will probably work.

"Works on Linux." May or may not work depending on your choice of OS, DE, various C(++) library versions, etc.

Yay, fragmentation.

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