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It's frustrating when young people are so conservative about techniques. The school system often pushes a certain kind of conformity and from the other side the job market often instills the idea that one needs to have "skills" that can be reduced to standardized techniques. For me that means that a lot of 19-year-olds think I'm a crazy heretic when I suggest that you can make a compelling image without using a particular product from the Adobe Corporation.

C'est déjà demain !
Présentation du site web de la recherche Caveat et de l'une de ses trajectoires : Collaboration écotones. Avec discussion groupée autour de quelques extraits (en anglais).
https://www.facebook.com/events/942801872753169/

"Vice Magazine ... claimed a written agreement with a Mainland Chinese woman barring discussion of her sexual orientation and relationships was not “legally binding” so therefore could be ignored"

Holy shit, #vice.

https://medium.com/@therealsexycyborg/shenzhen-tech-girl-naomi-wu-part-3-defunding-deplatforming-and-detention-140fed4b9554

A countdown timer in terminal, did you say?…

(Just discovered it and it made me smile.)

https://github.com/antonmedv/countdown

Special Projects | Paper Phone
http://specialprojects.studio/project/paper-phone/

Literally copied that idea from the @screenless office by @KnowPresent and "sold" it to Google.

Dear design and gamedev mastofriends: Do you know of any map/tile/level editor which supports vector graphics?

They seem like a great tool for grid-based designs, but all game map editors I found work with bitmaps, not vector/SVG.

Is there any such tool?

When you're a renowned new media theorist begging for likes

Assange in Court.

I was deeply shaken while witnessing yesterday’s events in Westminster Magistrates Court. Every decision was railroaded through over the scarcely heard arguments and objections of Assange’s legal team, by a magistrate who barely pretended to be listening.

https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2019/10/assange-in-court/

#DontExtraditeAssange #FreeAssange #FreeChelsea #FreeOlaBini

The year is 2192. The British Prime Minister visits Brussels to ask for an extension of the Brexit deadline. No one remembers where this tradition originated, but every year it attracts many tourists from all over the world.

We've set up a Tilde-like server for our web design classes, and have just put up a HOWTO on how you can make your own with a Raspberry Pi: tilde.pt/~rlafuente/docs/howto

rms 

Wow, i think Im going to suggest to XR we design actions that comically fail because they make the front pages and get double spread features ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Dear fellow educators: Do you have any advice regarding self-hosting a server for students in a teaching context? Any no-nos or warnings from people who've been there?

We're now setting up a self-hosted tilde.club-like web server for teaching code and web design. We'd love any insight if you have it!

Openclipart.org has finally been [properly] replaced with http://freesvg.org

It's a site, based on Laravel, providing CC0 and public domain SVG files, including the 55,000+ we scraped from openclipart.org

#openclipart #svg #inkscape

You're all funny and all with your "how to exit vim" jokes, but please tell me how intuitive C-x C-c is supposed to be, emacs people

« Thunberg isn’t being applauded because she’s being taken seriously. She’s being applauded because she’s not. »

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