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I mark the passage of time by how often I think "computers were a mistake".

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I think what excites me about things like is that it's simple enough I can wrap my head around it and a nice community around it. Gemini will probably never "take over the world", and I question if that's even desirable. It's just fun to play with and I like seeing what people can do with it.

is borked. It has a substantial memory leak and bad screen tearing problems.

Someone I know wants to try out Mastodon, but he doesn't know English. Is there:

A) A way to look for users speaking a particular language?

B) A Polish instance that's well moderated (no bigotry allowed on there)?

Please boost, even if you don't know 😓

#mastodon #help

@sir after you shutdown your mastodon instance are you planning on leaving the fedi all together? If so, are you going to use something else instead? If not where are you moving?

anyone knows about a libre scripting tool for android? That would be neat (like ankulua but FLOSS)

So apparently I'm banned from github.com/golang/go 

I reviewed my comments to find out what might have caused it and my best guess is it's either because (A) I said that it's lazy to force git forge maintainers to add go-specific code rather than develop language-independent standards, or (B) I pointed out that git hosting is decentralized and adding "sourcehut support" by hardcoding git.sr.ht is incorrect, and applies to other hosts like gitlab, gitea, github enterprise, cgit, etc.

Notably among my participation in that repository is donating CPU time on my $1,000 RISC-V board to help with the RISC-V port.

In conclusion, 🖕. If you want to participate in golang/go be sure not to point out that any of their engineers are working on solutions which are wrong when the right solution is much harder.

There are also a few FOSS projects written in Go I'd like to contribute to 😅

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Maybe I should learn again. I'm gonna be on the job market again soon and the likelihood of me finding a Rust job are slim 😅. Go is not my favorite but from what I've seen a lot of the pain points have been cleared up from 5 years ago. It's used a lot in the kinds of things I'd like to work on. And I'd probably like it as much or better than Python and definitely more than JS or Java.

I feel like the biggest "problem" that flatpak and snap are trying to solve is that web browsers have to be updated constantly.

Amazon's webshit is falling over, and they couldn't post an update to their status page because pushing updates to their status page relies on the webshit that's falling over.

Again.

Part of me wants to learn the modern Android stack so I can work on Android apps I want. The other part of me cringes at the thought.

I think I might switch my website from Zola to hugo for better support. But I'm not sure that'll do what I want either.

I discovered today that has a really nice thing to read webpages. Now to make it work with 🤔 ... Probably going to have to point it as a web-gemini proxy.

It's really annoying that Nvidia's BS doesn't work with Linux 5.9! Never buying an Nvida card again.

He won't say it so I will. People can't be trusted with the freedom the web provides. Good video all around though.

youtu.be/OFRjZtYs3wY

The gemini text format's dumb enough for me to have a semi-reliable parser in a few minutes. That's pretty dope.

If you're unfamiliar with the tilvids.com/ peertube instance, you are advised to peruse it

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Fosstodon

Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.