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Brilliant project that tidies up public domain ebooks.

Gutenberg and Internet Archive are wonderful resources, but the texts are poorly formatted for actual use, especially on ereaders.

This is a volunteer driven initiative to bring these texts up to date with modern standards and make them look as good as possible on the page.


Turning the patch into a plugin for Vim was easy. It's still raw and dirty, but no rocket science :)


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An astrophotographer has clicked an exceptional video, wherein we can feel the rotation of the earth Using a tracking mount, aligned with North Star, he kept clicking images every 12 seconds for the next 3 hours. The camera is looking at the same portion of the Milky Way

They broke gx mapping in vim! Evil! Arrrgh!

@solderpunk Thank you. It turns out that I did not forget about gopherspace for all this time :) And it's nice to have own cave under circumlunar.space :)

Most useful and insightful thing I've taken out of Zettelkasten system is keep cards (or notes) as small as one thought. My system allows cards any size, so I overuse it. My notes often were big (over 5000 signs). Such notes hard to split, edit, shift and toss. This stuck me a lot. The effect is like a "commit bomb" if you know what I mean ;)

Zettelkasten now in trend. Look at it and think about my own system.

Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti aka Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - Girne aka Kyrenia

@pvpizza@mastodon.social best of minimalistic plain text world :)

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If there was a protocol/utility in *nix land called whistle(1), what would it be for and how would it work?

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Average U.S. teacher spends $459 of their own money on supplies for their classroom.


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so I got a letter from the IRS, they received a second, fradulent tax return filed by someone else.

It helpfully includes this section:


(one blank line, no information)

So WTF am I supposed to do now?

Build hack or when they does not know how to disassemble things.

my friends keep pets like that. and i'm teaching python in academy now :)

@snowdusk_ Ukraine. But Odessa-city - special case at any times - multinational city with its own world and very special culture :)

@snowdusk_ very convenient... if done properly. one of the ultimate arguments for public transport imho

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