@hellocatfood @yaxu Hey thanks!! I was about to get started with the tutorial on the Tidal site, but it's exciting to see this course -- sounds like a straightforward way to support the project. Hold my samples, I'm going in

I really want to sit down and learn live coding with TidalCycles but currently need to devote my free time to activism against contact tracing apps :-(

Looks like Microsoft’s acquisition of Github was indeed nothing more than a move to lock more developers into the Microsoft ecosystem.

Women on Web, a non-profit organization providing support to women and pregnant people has been blocked by various ISPs all over Spain


#linuxfoundation 2007: we support Linux
Linux Foundation 2010: we support collaboration
Linux Foundation 2016: we support #microsoft
Linux Foundation 2018: http://techrights.org/2019/07/31/jim-zemlin-open-source-loves-microsoft/

@Olm_e @hellocatfood
you can check hellocatfood's feed on the birdsite to get all context you need (it's not pretty, just what you'd expect after reading this thread.)

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

Being a good developer isn’t about writing good code. It’s about making tools that improve people’s lives without compromising their rights, freedom, and safety.

"I need privacy. Not because my actions are questionable, but because your judgement and intentions are."

@epifn Yeah I feel you, the UI is pretty opinionated and the font was too light for my eyes.

There is however the great feature to use custom CSS to manipulate most UI elements (even toolbars), and it's easy to hack if you turn on debug mode in the preferences.

These are a couple of samples from what I have after an hr of tweaking, and my custom CSS is here: paste.tildeverse.org/?39b9d46b

You know what product packaging I like? Flour. It's usually just paper and adhesive, often unleaded, eminently recyclable or biodegradable. If want longer shelf life, you're expected to transfer it to your own non-disposable container. For whatever reason, the industry has never much felt the need to muck with that convention.

You've Got To Be Fucking Kidding Me With This, Charlie Brown

Zettlr seems close to your requirements, see also the Zettelkasten method

A lot of people claim that design is what makes big corporate platforms and apps successful but I'm skeptical. Maybe it has more to do with authority. Software that fits into a conventional idea of social order and patriarchy might be easier to trust.

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