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The sun is an eldritch horror.

Inconceivably old, will last for an equally inconceivable amount of time.

Effectively eternal from our perspective.

Looking at it directly will destroy your eyesight.

Unapproachable, at risk of complete immolation.

Incomprehensible and alien.

Thanks to the beautiful @play0ad screenshots I got to have a great chat with my 10 year old nephew about and . He was very impressed by the aspect and how anyone could improve and add to the software. I then showed him my name and avatar on the contribution list for @AntennaPod and he was so impressed with how many people worked together to make the app.
Just wanted to share this feel good story with the crowd, we're winning hearts and minds!

Y'know, there's a lotta cool people here. You all are alright.

After more than 10 years of using I finally learned why I might want to use markers instead of integers in for buffer positions. (They stay in place relative to the text around them when text gets added or deleted in the buffer)

I wonder if any of my packages or configuration could be made simpler or faster using them.

Hey people, we really should replace #Markdown with a much more user-friendly lightweight markup such as #Orgdown:
gitlab.com/publicvoit/orgdown

It's tedious to write MD all day. And there is almost no support for authoring MD compared to Org.

I've been trying to add something every day. Today's addition was having home-rofi extend home-xbindkeys to define the keys to use it.

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It took me a while to get started, but I've been having fun with home, configuring my laptop. I'm slowly making progress moving more and more into Guix home and figuring out how to make and extend services.

"The Emacs of Distros" indeed, I'm starting to spend as much time working on my Guix config as I do on my Emacs config :)

The image shows how far I've gotten so far.

Today it's been 10 years since the first #GNU #Guix commit! 🎂

Some of the 600+ people who made it possible wrote their story:

👉 guix.gnu.org/en/blog/2022/10-y

🎉 🥳 👏 #FreeSoftware #Guix10Years

✨️ I made a thing! 🎉️

Check out my brandnew webcomic, "Contra Chrome":

👉️ contrachrome.com

Subtitle: How #Google‘s browser became a threat to #privacy and #democracy.

Featuring Shoshana Zuboff, vegan Piranhas, and everything you ever wanted to know about #Chrome but were afraid to ask!

Read and download for free – hope you like it! 😊

And if you do, please spread the word! :boost_ok:

#BoostsWelcome
#comic #comics

Guix: the official distro for time-traveling lisp witches guix.gnu.org/

Run Guix, Join the Coven (TM)

job/gig logo/artist 

Hi all!

I'm looking for someone to help design a logo.

Last time I made a call-out on the Fediverse for an artist, and I found a great one.

Now I'm looking specifically for a logo, which has a bunch of constraints (size, complexity, memorability).

If you're a logo designer, ping me! Boosts welcome.

I need to clean up my project list, I can't find what I'm looking for...

Is anyone else using ? Is there any usable alternatives to the shell? I'm still learning to use it and I really like it, but it seems like a bad idea to invest time into it when the project has just stopped.

When I was 12 years old I was volunteering at a museum. One day I noticed one of the adult volunteers had a number 65316 tattooed on his arm so I asked him about it.

He told me, and his story taught me an awful lot about the world.

And you can take 3 minutes to watch, listen, and learn from him too.

🕯️ #HolocaustRemembranceDay

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Things I like about personal blogs:

- angry geek comments that make no sense to anyone but other geeks
- laughing reading said comments and nodding in agreement
- learning of cool things w/ tools I already know
- learning of cool things w/ tools I *don't* know
- just learning
- Being able to comment, say hi, what's up
- Getting help from enthusiastic folks (as opposed to an unenthusiastic people, like my third grade math teacher... anyway)
- DnD! Emacs! Weird shit!

#blogs #writing #awesome

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