Eek! Windows 10 tried to update me to the latest version, then crashed on reboot and rolled me back again. Why are Microsoft still trying to force this buggy release on people?!

Gooooood Morning Fosstodon!

I'm ready to reclaim my music library, and my control along with it.

What are people using to stream their own library to multiple devices and what works well?

I'll probably want to do the same for video at some point, but less urgent. If there's something that solves both, that'd be neat though.

What can LEGO teach us about interface design? The answer in this great post is: a lot! designedbycave.co.uk/2020/LEGO

@markosaric I wonder what percentage IE got to back in the day before all the antitrust stuff reined it back?

Feeling chuffed that I've just written my first ever custom class module. Slowly getting the hang of this OOP lark!

@mike Ah BASIC. I learned it on a Commodore PET in 1980 (aged 13). Still use it today really as I program some VBA for work. It has made it tricky to learn other languages since, and OOP just blew my mind when I first came across it!

In 1980s Serbia (fmr Yugoslavia) DJs would broadcast software over the radio so listeners could record on cassettes and run warez on their homemade computers.

tribunemag.co.uk/2020/07/make-

@edgren Google Play. I've never got around to trying out F-Droid yet!

I like the OSMAnd Android app, but this kind of feedback 'choice' really gets my goat. As I didn't want to rate I was forced to say 'No' 😛

Visited a bird sanctuary wetland yesterday. Lovely peaceful place to walk around and look at the wildlife. pixelfed.social/p/raretrack/19

@gray Ooh, Power Rename looks like something I could use. Will have a look at this, thanks.

@blueberry Or when a thing called a blog has no means of following it. No RSS nothing.

Back in the days when cars really where starting to be a thing, it was considered to be a sign of progressiveness for a nation to have its own touring race. So Austria created one as well. It became one of Europes most challenging races. Here‘s the map

@maique @paulopinto Yes, copying and pasting the flag worked for me, but I had to do it in Brave rather than Firefox. Anyway, done now, thanks!

@maique @paulopinto Thanks. I've tried to get an EU flag into my bio but have failed with everything I tried.

@edgren Yes, good point. I actually only used Keybase for things that needed only my public key, not to decrypt that neded the private key.

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