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Hello, I'm 1frn0 (pronounced inferno in my head).
I'm a dev, thriving when bringing material efficiency and elegance in what I do.
An enthusiast about FOSS, the UNIX philosophy, nature and spending too much time being an information sponge.
Not used (at all) to be part of any online community, I'm excited to be now part of the fediverse!

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"Believing in the good of humanity is a revolutionary act – it means that we don’t need all those managers and CEOs, kings and generals. That we can trust people to govern themselves and make their own decisions."
-- Rutger Bregman

paulitaylor.com/2022/01/21/can

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After the final days of xmas holidays and some much needed family/quality time, at last I can find some time to catch up some more to 😁

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Remembering Aaron Swartz, who died on this day, a victim of the copyright system https://walledculture.org/remembering-aaron-swartz-who-died-on-this-day-a-victim-of-the-copyright-system/

By @glynmoody

Aaron's face gets thrown around the internet to prop up campaigns and etc, but it's important to remember that Aaron was an activist for digital rights, and was bullied into suicide by a system that wanted to punish him for his activism. He was also a human being with friends and family who loved him dearly.

Sure it has its quirks. Sure Google's hold is scary, should be watched and may be a reason to stop using it in the future.

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I've been really enjoying using Go the last couple weeks. Its simplicity feels good.

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how come the retort is always "if you don't want companies using your code, don't release it as free" and never "if you don't want your code to break, don't pull code from an internet rando"

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climate, webdev, rant, looking for something else 

I hate my web developer job. No time for unit testing, no time for documentation, no time for creativity or nice algorithms.
Just use whatever trendy JS {front,back}end framework, ship high bandwidth, heavy, soulless sites in no time.
The mere consciousness of it from my colleagues are jokes between two crypto bs talks. The climate catastrophes ahead are literally a joke to them.
I hate that I contribute to this and I want out.

Does anyone here have experience going from this kind of job to a more engineering-focused, ethical one? Tips? Interesting reads? I'd love to hear about it!

Boosts are appreciated!

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Just discovered that one of the people behind Kryptic Minds is still making music, under several names: Future Materials, Mønic and in a group, Cub

store.osirismusicuk.co.uk/albu

After a month of using Kakoune I'm feeling confident enough with it to use it as a daily driver. I feel better with its principles and configuration than that of vim

My first smartphone was a Palm Pre 2 and I've always felt nostalgic for it
Recently I found one in good shape for very cheap. It just got in the mail today and it feels as slick as 10 years ago

Finally attending this year, I'm reading the schedule with stars in my eyes

Hello, I'm 1frn0 (pronounced inferno in my head).
I'm a dev, thriving when bringing material efficiency and elegance in what I do.
An enthusiast about FOSS, the UNIX philosophy, nature and spending too much time being an information sponge.
Not used (at all) to be part of any online community, I'm excited to be now part of the fediverse!

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Welcome to post.lurk.org, an instance for discussions around cultural freedom, experimental, new media art, net and computational culture, and things like that.

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