Chonky Palmtop is a DIY portable Linux computer with a split keyboard and 7 inch display https://liliputing.com/2022/04/chonky-palmtop-is-a-diy-portable-linux-computer-with-a-split-keyboard-and-7-inch-display.html | https://lobste.rs/s/nufe6s #hardware #linux
If you haven’t been paying attention, tumblr got sold for pocket change to the Wordpress company, who promptly told the surviving staff “do whatever.” So now they have an ad free subscription, which is good.
then they stole an idea from somethingawful: give them ten American dollars and they will shotgun whatever shitpost you want onto 2500 random people’s dashboards. No targeting or anything, just “congratulations you get “hobbit love” or whatever that post about infinite chocolate.
The Underwhelming Impact of Software Engineering Research https://iansommerville.com/technology/research-impact/ | https://lobste.rs/s/2vfofj #programming
Ended up using my leftover FSA money to order two pairs of cheap glasses. Not an end, though it is a start.
The big benefit is when we apply this perspective to the other aspects of our lives. Always be updating.
The thing with programming is, most of the time, you're wrong. A bug, not having implemented the spec correctly, failing to consider some use case or edge case. Hell, even not being done with a thing yet means that it's in a broken state and isn't (yet) working how you want. And this is great because it teaches us how to be comfortable with going from wrong to right, of constantly updating our perspectives. "New shit has come to light," but constantly.
Without a doubt, washing machines have been a huge unlock for (unpaid) in-home labor. But, what’s the next step? Where’s the resource unlock? The decentralization unlock? (The entire city had a boil-water notice earlier this month, due to operator error at a water plant)
Related: what did my dad even do before he had a smartphone, from which to read random headlines into the room while everyone else tried to not listen?
do dope, fuck hope
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