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. »

Free software, post-RMS 

It is not exactly new story and I am not sure if this made the rounds in fediverse but a few days ago #archiveofourown won the hugo award on best related work. We have a huge #FLOSS community here but we don't talk nearly enough about this project.

#ao3 is an unique opensourced project that is not male dominated and also not started by people who were fulltime engineers but fans who decided enough is enough and we need to own our servers.

Congrats to Ao3!

#fandom #womenswork

Are you as surprised as I am to find out that the founder of 8chan is now designing libre fonts? github.com/ctrlcctrlv/

Help us put this account on the front page of the by boosting this toot. 😜

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RT @maxbraun@twitter.com
What happens if you train a GAN on the @eBoyArts database? Infinite pixel nightmares, that's what.
https://twitter.com/maxbraun/status/1137510117631389698

Inspired by a presentation by @aiscarvalho and @rlafuente, we ask you: supposing these 3 terms describe the same thing, which one would you prefer?

Shell script for collating/imposing a one-sheet mini zine layout from a 8-pages PDF document, using the Open Source command line tool pdfjam:

#!/bin/sh

input_pdf=$1
output_pdf="mini_zine-$input_pdf"

pdfjam --angle '180' --outfile /dev/stdout -- $input_pdf 1,8,7,6 | pdfjam --nup '4x2' --landscape --frame 'false' --outfile $output_pdf -- /dev/stdin - $input_pdf 2-5

inspiring use of automation for empowering citizens through existing laws (and loopholes) - browse the thread
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RT @jbrowder1@twitter.com
Big news! You can now sue anyone (in all 50 U.S states and 3,000 counties), fight corporations and beat bureaucracy with the DoNotPay App! All 15 of the new products are completely free. (1/15) https://www.donotpay.com/app
https://twitter.com/jbrowder1/status/1050032405568835584

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