The torrent for the final PDF and all the source/assets files of FLOSS+Art (2008), an edited collection of texts about Free/Libre Open Source Software (#FLOSS) and #art #music and #design , is once again seeded!
Big thanks to @hellocatfood who motivated me to do so :)
>The story of JSLint is held up as the poster-child of how silly ethical licenses are. The library’s license included the term “The Software shall be used for Good, not Evil”, which was claimed to be pointless and unenforcable because it was so vague. And yet, IBM was sufficiently scared of the possibility of legal trouble that they asked the JSLint author for express permission to use JSLint for evil.
Using an ethical license might result in confused people asking you for permission to do something you specifically said not to in your license?
Found this old story while looking up on ethical licenses: https://wonko.com/post/jsmin-isnt-welcome-on-google-code
How a Google Spreadsheet Broke the Art World’s Culture of Silence
"Nearly 2000 museum workers have shared their salaries online – the vast inequity is difficult to ignore (...) The rollercoaster take-up of the spreadsheet to nearly 2,000 entries in less than a week clearly demonstrates that there is a thirst for more transparency." 📑
@cwebber Not going to give you shit about missing promised deadlines. I am instead going leave this here in case it inspires: aim for the stars, and you will at least not shoot yourself in the foot.
Choosing your online teaching platform has huge consequences on pedagogy. https://constantvzw.org/site/Dear-student-teacher-worker-in-an-educational-institution,3347.html
I will be doing a little presentation about teaching design with #floss software for the #lgm2020 online conference. Starts at 12:30 CET:
Women on Web, a non-profit organization providing support to women and pregnant people has been blocked by various ISPs all over Spain
Introducing Inkscape 1.0! After a little over three years in development, we're excited to launch this long-awaited version for Windows and Linux (and the macOS preview) Watch the release video (inkscape.org/release-video-1-0) and download it here: https://inkscape.org/release/inkscape-1.0/
Note: If the download link doesn't work, check back a little later. The files are being propagated across our CDN.
While putting Debian to revive an old Thinkpad, i now have 3 first steps before anything else after install:
1. Move to the "testing" sources and dist-upgrade
2. Set up sudo
3. Set up font-manager (ty @rra!) and disable the dozens of Noto fonts that make font menus unusable
Making games at sea – Hundred Rabbits and how they build games by boat
Welcome to post.lurk.org, an instance for discussions around cultural freedom, experimental, new media art, net and computational culture, and things like that.