Its been 3 weeks so far in Guadalajara. I learn a little more Spanish every day. I'm still avoiding coworking places due to covid, so its tough to meet people. On the plus side I'm getting project work done that's been ignored for years. Also I understand what good tortilltas and good tacos are now.
Ranked Choice Voting is happing this year, in this USA presidential election - in Maine. Thats a huge deal to set a precedent for the other states. RCV gives minority parties a chance. Here's what the ballot looks like in Maine. https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/upcoming/yorkRCV11-20geneleballotsample.pdf
if you live on the commandline, the weechat-matrix plugin is alright and definitely helps with the transition form irc to matrix. I just found a native (go) terminal based matrix-only client and my first impressions are very positive. https://github.com/tulir/gomuks
Just look at this picture - the flag waving in the wind. A shining aluminum rocketship. The sparks from welding another panel. All against an autumn Florida sky. This is right out of Armageddon except its real. The Starship Orbiter has 3 Raptor engines and is a self-landing cargo and crew vehicle capable of orbiting and re-entry.
11 lines of code for the function signature of a (presumably) complicated function. wow. #rust
I find this video encouraging for a open-source clone of the Anki Vector with an esp32.
Storj, while open source, has a top-down enterprise-feel in how it does things. Sia is extraordinary in its free market approach, though rebuilding the blockchain seems possibly unnecessary. https://siastats.info/storage_pricing
The most efficient, expressive lanauge ive ever used is the one inside jq. https://stedolan.github.io/jq/manual/
fans of @PINE64 be on the lookout for the Pine A64 timer patch in linux 5.1 config: SUN50I_ERRATUM_UNKNOWN1 https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c950ca8c35eeb32224a63adc47e12f9e226da241
Better a few years late than never.