Let's make bingo boards to predict what will happen at area 51 tomorrow!
- 5x5 grid
- middle is a free space
- Either post your bingo board itself or an image hash (if you want to keep it secret) within the next 6 hours. Use #area51bingo.
- Winners get a sense of pride and accomplishment.
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Okay, this is next-level stuff right here. Pinafore has a "Wellness" section in its settings which allows you to disable the addictive/toxic social media features: follower, boost and favorite counts as well as the unread notification count. Somebody put a lot of thought into trying to make social media more wholesome. Whether it is at all possible remains to be seen, but wow.
I continue with the North America nebula for three hours last night. Here's the end result.
The image was taken with a narrowband filter that only passes light emitted by hydrogen glowing at a certain wavelength when exposed to the harsh ultraviolet radiation from nearby stars.
With narrowband filters it is possible to separate different elements from each other, and also - maybe more importantly - get rid of most of light pollution.
New blog post on trying to build a LoRaWAN gateway and failing miserably.
Valve: latest Linux gaming work boosting AMD Vulkan framerates up to 44% (!)
Even in its infancy, this new shader compiler is resulting in a 44% framerate boost on certain AMD graphics cards.
In one particular DX11 game, it's even beating Windows even though the title isn't to be played natively on Linux (but via Proton / Steam Play).
#LinuxGaming #Forbes #AMD #Vulkan #Steam #Valve #LLVM #ACO
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