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wo will $mensch heute seine sticker drucken lassen?

qualität ist wichtig, preis sollte ok sein und am liebsten eine firma wo leute arbeiten die man unterstützen mag.

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In your opinion, which Linux distro strikes the best balance _and_ high levels in all four:
- easy for first-time Linux users
- accessibility features are functional and not an after thought
- inviting to contribute and be a part of the open source community
- allows for tinkering by exposing things, but doesn’t make things difficult or unnecessarily complicated
Boosts appreciated.

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Hat sich hier schon mal jemand näher mit dem Thema Personenerkennung aufgrund der Skelettstruktur beschäftigt? Ich hab da zwei bis drei Fragen dazu.

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european citizens' initiative for universal basic income, :boost_ok: 

for anyone that hasn't seen this:
there's an ECI for establishing universal basic income throughout the EU
if you're eligible to sign it (are an EU citizen) i urge you to do so

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Die beiden Server Racks in #Freiburg sind weiterhin verfügbar und müssten noch in diesem Monat abgeholt werden. Wenn sich kein*e Interessent*in findet, werden sie leider verschrottet. 😢

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Is anyone no longer using their 3.5 anymore? The for refugees and asylum seekers is interested in donations! DM me!

Boosts are appreciated..

Redraft, because toot was follow only - now
:hacker_p: :hacker_u: :hacker_b: :hacker_l: :hacker_i: :hacker_c:

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btw, ich brauch 1 Job, in Wien. Hab so ein IT-Kolleg grad fertig. Mag Linux, abwechslungsreiche Dinge, Rätsel lösen. Hab ein paar Cisco-Zertifikate, kann ein bissi programmieren. Ich hab sicher keine Erfahrung mit exakt diesem einen Tool, aber ich kann ja Zeug lernen und tu das auch gern. Und am liebsten tu ich nicht mehr als 30 Stunden arbeiten, aber ich bin da, ähem, flexibel.

Lasst mich bitte wissen, wenn euch was unterkommt, was ich vielleicht nicht über die üblichen Seiten finde, ja?

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Yes, I'm asking for help, and it's hard: Rebooting my Life (long) 

TL;DR: I survived a ridiculous run of overwhelming, life threatening BS and need help rebuilding myself to live in the "real world" that I keep hearing about.

I could write a novel about things that have gone wrong in the last decade, so I'll give a still-brief sum up: about 10 years ago I survived Stage IV and II cancers with about a 30% survival chance. I worked full time through all of it. After recovering my ex took nearly everything I owned after we moved to their family home after I lost my job. On the way back to family, my car died and I had to sell it for food/shelter after which family took me in. I have been without work, permanent housing, and income for 4 years. I'm done listening to people who have convinced me that I'm a failure and should just give up and live with my emotionally abusive family.

A while back I asked for help on a kofi to get my hosting costs covered for professional / self promotion, portfolio building, and learning. I'm asking again for funding to get the next items to pull myself up: Educational books, related software, and maybe even a phone that doesn't randomly reboot and hosting isn't bottom tier.

I have a kofi, and while the page itself focuses on my music goals what I'm really shooting for here is getting into InfoSec and/or DevOps.

Please feel free to pass around and drop some coin my way. I'd really appreciate it.

Thank you for reading this, donating, and boosting.

FOSS vector graphics application "VGC Illustration" is now 100% funded for a 1.0 release in july 2022! Thanks everyone for spreading the word, I'll cut back on commercial content now again. (*/▽\*)

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Fresh conspiracy: American synthwave artist Scandroid (aka. Klayton) has infiltrated the austrian government, posing as health minister Mückstein. :unacceptable: Photographic evidence attached.

Here's an opportunity to write some FOSS graphics history, everyone: "VGC Illustration" presents a technologically novel - and having tried it I will say *artistically superior* - approach to illustrative vector graphics. It's developed by a 1 (soon 2) person team that has serious industry and technical research credentials (Pixar, Siggraph) while at the same time being fervent open source lovers and actually developing their research as FOSS since years. Boris (the lead dev) has now fully dedicated his life mission to making VGC Illustration (and soon Animation) a sustainable open source business, and all he's asking for is pretty much peanuts considering the magnitude and scope this could soon have. If the kickstarter (which started only an hour ago and is already 10% funded!) does not work out, VGC is probably dead, so I think this is a lifetime opportunity for us to give support to establish a new powerful player and unique technological cornerstone in FOSS graphics. To conclude: Please, for the love of FOSS, throw money at this! :)

I don't know if this is just my system, but in the last months has crashed on me so often - with the most basic of tasks - that it is really turning into a fundamental problem of missing basic reliability for me. :/ And it really pains me, because at the same time they've made leaps in the overall roundness of the software and more than ever I feel that inkscape is something I can get behind and recommend to friends which are not free software activists but just want to get stuff done with a software that feels nice to use.

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:telecommuter: I am after your thoughts, takes and impressions:

How has hacker culture changed since the lockdown(s) of last year?

What new projects have hackers taken on? What engagements have intensified, which have waned or withered?


Me: "I want to buy a half-pedalling capable foot pedal for my Doepfer midi keyboard, which one can I buy that is compatible?"

Doepfer: "Ehh ask dealer, here's a datasheet for the compatible electrical specs"

Local dealer: "Meh ask thomann"

Thomann: "Meh ¯\_(ツ)_/¯"

Roland: We don't do electrial specs in datasheets for our products! ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Yamaha: We don't do electical specs in datasheets for our products! (ʘ ͜ʖ ʘ)

For f*ck's sake ... (-‸ლ)

Been doing some "creative coding" research for a freelance job lately, some intermediates attached! In these images the overall shape is based on 3 manual grease pencil strokes drawn in Blender, exported to JSON via python scripting, then imported into my custom javascript codebase. The lines themselves are generated by a parametric wavefront of particles which - with varying bias - follow 3 attractors that move along each of the 3 base strokes. Additionally a texture of OpenSimplex noise is repeatedly sampled at each particle location to create microdisplacements along each particle trajectory. Shoutout to Blender, and especially – I stand humble and unworthy of your free software goodness. ( ◡‿◡ *)

Not winning the inking olympics with this, but it should do :) Feel like coloring it in krita, but will have to wait until pacman unbreaks some of my applications on arch again (;´༎ຶٹ༎ຶ`)

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