Do you like sci-fi? Do you write your own stories for fun or profit? Why not join us in a low pressure semi-collaborative journey among the stars:
Cosmic Voyage is a public access unix system focused on storytelling. Practice some command line skills while you write and get motivated from your peers.
Visit us on irc.tilde.chat in the #cosmic room as well.
Some interesting articles by ethical.net:
Google alternatives https://ethical.net/ethical/google-alternatives/
Microsoft alternatives https://ethical.net/ethical/microsoft-alternatives/
Facebook alternatives https://ethical.net/guide/facebook-alternatives-guide-how-and-why-to-avoid-facebook/
Twitter alternatives https://ethical.net/networking/twitter-alternatives-guide/
Amazon alternatives https://ethical.net/technology/amazon-alternatives-guide-how-and-why-to-avoid-amazon/
I hope they write more of these.
Compression has been activated! We're giving you virtual free storage of 10 GB. 😃🎉
There's a huge divide in the experience of tech workers. I just read the opening segment of this article and thought, "who on earth ever said any of this?" before remembering once again that our experiences are not universal.
So yeah, don't you forget that either. Not everyone is doing things the same way and that doesn't make them wrong.
Ubuntu 18.04, Chrome
First load console shows service worker loaded, but UI does not say "Yes".
Refreshed page and now it says "Yes".
No visible favicon.
ServiceWorker: 3bf807b4 :: index.html: 3bf807b4
Free solo "RPG" where you write brutal Viking poetry? Yes please!
Hashtagged interests are searchable, interests without hashtags are not. I have a pinned #introductions toot, try clicking on a nonhashtagged word, then a hashtagged interest, and see which one returns a resultset.
Is there a page somewhere that explains the meanings of terms like ‘defederate’, ‘block’, ‘silence’, etc., and what exactly they entail? I understand the general idea that instance admins can control what traffic they accept from and/or emit to other instances, but I don’t know precisely what the various options are and how they affect what I can and can’t see/send as a user of a given instance.
I've done a bunch of marketing emails for work lately (don't worry, you're not their target unless you're a doctor in the US) and after many, many conversations with the art teams my new hashtag related to feature support is: #notallclients
Trickle Down Economics is a Joke, literally
I was just reminiscing about my competitive FPS days (Quake 1, 1998). This was my gaming mouse at the time:
I used an SGI keyboard with it.
By the way: My team at Mozilla, Firefox Accounts, is still looking for a Senior Software Engineer. If this at all appeals to you, you should apply. Even if you think that maybe possibly you're not Senior enough.
Reader of things.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko