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.
alternative Mastodon front-ends
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.
This one is more reasonable though. The Google one was 🤯
I'm starting to think this is their backup business model if/when advertising becomes less profitable.
All their offerings are significantly better in terms of ease of use compared to Microsoft (Azure + IdP) / AWS (EC2, Beanstalk).
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.
who even has flash drives anymore
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
Major upsets in both games I follow 🤔
I really want to start building my own but there's actually no way I could start another project right now if I were to be the sole developer.
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