I am really polishing my Aeropress technique. Also starting to understand coffee-water ratios: how to control extraction, acidity, etc 👌

(yes I know, it is possible to brew an ok cup with dirt and an Aeropress, but this is getting *good*).

The new design of the #NixOS website nixos.org/ is online! It is made by a professional designer and implemented by the NixOS marketing team. The landingpage is ready, the other pages will be redesigned in the next days.

You can follow the progress here: discourse.nixos.org/t/new-nixo

Minimal is a browser extension to experience a minimal, less attention grabbing internet experience. Internet should be a tool, not a trap.

addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

This is a programmed toot to let you know that the Unix timestamp will be 1,600,000,000 in 40 seconds! Check it out in your system with `[watch -p -n 1] date +%s`

The guy who maintains Helm, an important package in Emacs, is a 57-year old alpine mountain guide who learned to program when he was 42, as a hobby. sachachua.com/blog/2018/09/int

Fairphone 3+ features upgraded front and back cameras. However, Fairphone 3 users can buy the camera modules separately and install them in their phones if they want. How have we allowed something so obvious to look so extraordinary? ifixit.com/News/43623/fairphon

Such a great reply to someone suggesting that other languages has the features of Lisp these days:

"What I see is that there's no single language that has everything that makes Lisp a powerful and unique language. Some of them compile to machine code (but they're always batch-compiled). Some languages are dynamically typed (but only the statically-typed ones can compete with Lisp on speed). Some have garbage collection (but reference counting is more common). Others have functional programming (but Python still doesn't have lambdas). Others have class precedence lists (but most languages that do OOP take after Java). Others have :before and :after hooks (but only for a few specific frameworks). A few give you limited freedom to redefine certain things at runtime. Some have REPLs (but they're never as powerful as Lisp's REPL). Some allow you to redefine classes at runtime and have the changes reflected in existing objects. Some even have AST macros (but they're always either far more complicated than Lisp macros, or they're far less powerful).

There's even a mainstream language that has multimethods, but I can't remember which one.

But Lisp alone puts the best version of all of those things in one language, without the "but"s. Lisp also has a few features that haven't been seen in mainstream programming languages since the 1970s, such as resumable exception handling."

reddit.com/r/lisp/comments/iqc

So in case you didn't know there are a bunch of cool Plan 9-related projects on sr.ht

Digital audio workstation
sr.ht/~ft/pipewave/

Music player
sr.ht/~ft/zuke/

AV1 video player
sr.ht/~ft/treason/

git9
git.sr.ht/~ori/git9

Fennel port
git.sr.ht/~raingloom/fennel

Bunch of stuff from ~kvik
git.sr.ht/~kvik

I am so happy the band and the fans are still showing so much love for this song after all these years. Arcade Fire was one of my favourite bands during high school and it still feels so special: youtu.be/XLtPNFzGhHw

has anyone made a mod that ties together Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2 performance with character opinions in Crusader Kings 3?

i want a worldwide opinion gain whenever I pull off a sick grab on the halfpipe

fuckin' grind a roof top edge and the pope sends me gold for being badass

I still remember that my family's computer had a Windows XP version with Winamp preinstalled among other bloat (I was far too young to know how to do it and my father could not care less). This project is amazing: skins.webamp.org/

I admit I like The Weeknd quite a lot so I'm biased, but yesterday's performance in the MTV VMA is absolutely crazy in almost every aspect - The Weeknd Performs "Blinding Lights" | 2020 MTV VMAs youtube.com/watch?v=zFzwgFO2bs

Try our app, it's exactly like our website down to the pixel except for how it accesses your contacts, location, microphone, pictures and camera and it's not always nagging you to try our app.

I just got one of the coolest crowdfunding rewards ever: this super tiny light meter by Reveni Labs that can be mounted into a flash shoe mount of your camera! Hopefully, I'll have the chance to use it soon - I have not been out shooting with my film camera since Christmas.

Also, I can now firmly state: clipping and lubing stabilizers is a huge pain in the ass. It was my first time doing it and I spent far too much time cleaning lube stains from the PCB.

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Today is the day, folks! All parts arrived and I spent most of the evening assembling this beauty. It is a DZ60RGB (v2 and hot swap) rocking Zealios v2 (grams) so far so good: it is heavy, sturdy and butter smooth typing. I have not dug in the QMK settings yet but the defaults are quite good.

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