So I recorded an episode for that I think would make a good Hacker Public Radio episode. I'm torn between feeling like people will interpret it as shameless self promotion (which it's not because I really don't care who listens to my show), and actually wanting to start a conversation with the HPR community.

I want a wind-up e-ink 8-bit hand-held computer now.

@Ahuka @claudiom hello, I am amazed I could find the person, Ahuka, behind Hacker Public Radio

I found this podcast site years ago, but then I forgot about it, and fortunately I found it again today. HPR is a great project and the commitment to use all Free Software for producing information is the thing I admire the most. Ah, and I like the 'About' page, it is thoroughly well written.

Thank you!

#hackerpublicradio #freesw #GNULinux

Oh crap... I forgot to share this here. From this year's Blender Conference:

Around the beginning of the year, Ton Roosendaal accepted an Ub Iwerks Award on behalf of the Blender community at the Annie Awards. At this year's Blender Conference (#bcon19), we were all able to get photographed with the award, because according to him it belongs to all of us. This is the goofy shot that got taken of me.

You can see a whole bunch of other photos at


For those who listen to the Linuxlugcast
We are currently having site issues, so for those looking for episode 134 here is a download link to

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Wow Gitlab way to bring it down to the same level as Microsoft. I guess we just can't have centralized repositories without someone having to be an asshole about it. Two bad stories in as many weeks. Guess it's time to jump ship.

The latest Humble Book Bundle includes a really great game dev book on Raspberry Pi + Lua.

It's $1 USD, and this is an *excellent* book. You should buy it if interested in Lua and/or game development.

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Another thing: I can't stand people that pretend passion for a trade/practice, then proceed to gatekeep. My knowledge is free, and I'm eager to help when others run into issues I have experience resolving. Even if I don't, I'm willing to learn with you.

Sesame Street, a show created for public access television to help kids from low-income families learn to read and write, is being put being a paywall which will prevent the kids who most need it from accessing it.
The past 50 seasons are also included in that so they can't be streamed anywhere else.

Fuck capitalism.

Pirate Sesame Street.

If you didn't already notice, we dropped a new episode on the first. You should put it on your list of things to check out.

So my trusty OnePlus 3t took a dive yesterday and the screen cracked, making it unusable. Good news is the screen is very easy to replace, bad news is it'll take about 3 weeks for a new screen to arrive to repair it. So I ordered a refurbished OnePlus 2 to use until i can repair it. Hopefully, it's as awesome of a phone as the 3t.

OK electronics friends, I've hit a point that I am exceedingly unfamiliar with. Anyone know a bit about using an Arduino to push series of 4 3W LEDs using PWM?

OK am I the only human that can't get Synapse AND/OR Barrier to work on Arch. I've read tons of documentation and still can't get the thing to work properly.

Just re-upping this offer: because being comfortable with git is a barrier to entry to many FS/OSS projects, and because I care deeply about lowering those barriers, I will tutor anyone who asks for help with git, and/or connect them with any mentor(s) they might prefer.

I'll do this while I put energy and work into making the tool more approachable, and into making better tools and learning paths.

Boosts gratefully appreciated.


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