Anyone have an e-reader recommendation?

e-ink, and the ability to work with linux is a must

If anyone out there is interested in the protocol I've started the beginnings of an emacs major mode for text/gemini. Very early days as of right now though. Watch this space.

github.com/matt-y/gemini-mode

People on masto posting twitter screenshots: why.

Looking forward to wrapping up this feature in my emacs mode so I can start writing the README

:))))

I've gotta zoom in to like 120% or higher on nearly every site I visit now. Text online is way too small.

Hello - I'd like to take some small steps in making the internet interesting and fun again.

Send me two of your favorite must-read RSS feeds! I am looking to fill up my reader with new things.

By the time I got started in computers, I had completely missed the popularity of newsgroups and mailing lists. Trying to figure out how to read them as well as post messages to them is quite confusing and strange. Maybe using gnus is half my problem right now.

Any remote workers have tips on segmenting the week from the weekend? It all feels very blended together staying home so much.

Combine that with the old "I can't reach parts of the screen when using the phone with one hand without holding the phone in a very precarious way" thing and you're just setting your users up for expensive accidents.

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I know smartphones are ubiquitous now but I'm kind of in awe that they are still designed to slide right out of your hand or on whatever surface you put them on unless you buy an aftermarket case or a pop socket.

Seems like a poor design choice!

Here are some October flowers. Can you spot my bee friend in the first picture?

I am waiting for a sourdough loaf to proof on the counter. The first one I tried tuesday didn't work out 😅

it is no longer Columbo day but i can't stop watching Columbo oh no

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If you're in the mood for getting spooky, you can't go wrong with a George C. Scott double feature: The Changeling, and Exorcist 3.

If you saw the second exorcist you probably wouldn't have much hope of a third one being any good, but it's great!

William Peter Blatty, who wrote the first, actually wrote and directed the third. It definitely shows its age a bit here and there, but overall it is a super strong horror film with a lot of great moments. See it.

Starting to think that folks on linux running tiling window managers who are OKAY with how much up front config they require maybe have some kind of stockholm syndrome

Will I be nerd sniped into trying to write that? I sure hope not.

Time will tell.

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Slowly making emacs mode progres. I am now trying to reverse engineer how org-mode collects all of its tests and runs them. This is a lot of unexpected work. Emacs I think really needs to put together a sort of test framework on top of `ert`.

A routine or function like '"run all tests in found in .el files in a directory called test" is not the kind of thing I want to be having to write myself. I want to write the mode, not a mini test framework.

Even trying to _read_ an emacs mode that has already been written is a herculean task that requires secret knowledge .

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