John Cage's "Organ²/ASLSP (As Slow as Possible)" has been playing on the organ of a church in Halberstadt, Germany since 2001. (The performance runs until 2640.) This Saturday, the chord that has been held since 2013 will change. https://www.aslsp.org/de/home.html
But now you need a compositor as well, a bare minimum one is ~1000 lines of C.
Link to release page: https://github.com/stchris/passage/releases/tag/0.3.0
I should have also mentioned that there are Linux/mac OS/Windows binaries as well as .deb packages attached to every release now. Go ahead and try it out!
Work with us on improving the UX of @grafana and Loki. We got some great senior UX talent, this is your chance to grow 🐣💪🚀 https://apply.workable.com/grafana-labs/j/02262CD5E2/
I’m now using #KDE for more than 6 months on my main machine and it feels great. Before when trying KDE I never got accustomed to the looks and I was overwhelmed by the number of things you can tweak, but you can tell how much work went into UX and sane defaults.
Kudos to https://pointieststick.com/category/this-week-in-kde/ and everyone else doing an amazing job!
Today’s This Is HCD podcast interview with Gerry Scullion is probably one of my best ever.
We discuss the role of design in surveillance capitalism (and beyond), colonial vs non-colonial design, alternatives to Silicon Valley malware and more.
Give it a listen if you can.
Thanks to amazing work from Alexandre Abgrall (aabgrall on Github), GeForce Now can now be used under Linux!
With it, you can even play anticheat-protected games, which normally don't work on Linux at all.
Install it using Lutris:
Not commenting on the blockchain part, but this quote struck me as incorrect (not just vis-a-vis Rust):
“accessibility, productivity, and high assurance tend to be more desirable than manual meddling with memory management”
It's nice to see sci fi premises turn out well IRL. https://stackoverflow.blog/2020/08/24/motoko-the-language-that-turns-the-web-into-a-computer/
okay, here's my pitch: let's redo the web https://macwright.com/2020/08/22/clean-starts-for-the-web.html