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Its remarkably less outrage-inducing to read the text-only forms of national news sites. Also its a cool excuse to use a curses based web browser.

$ links text.npr.org

$ links lite.cnn.com

The most efficient, expressive lanauge ive ever used is the one inside jq. 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 github.com/torvalds/linux/comm

Better a few years late than never.

This USB-C to *cigarette lighter* cable is an amusing mix of old and new.

@TheKinrar suggestion for instances.social, assuming it updates the total user and toot count for each site - the front page could chart a federation-wide user and toot total over time.

archive.org/details/oldtimerad is a treasure trove of culture from when the radio was less music and more spoken word.

some ui tweaks. need more of a plan to make the next significant step in usability. things are stalled at the moment. donpdonp.github.io/zootdeck/

In 1969, Apollo 11 was 9 hours into its mission and about 6 hours into its 3 day drift through space to be caught by the moon's gravity at the end of the journey. The ship had a sextant on board with this chart of 30 pre-designated stars to use as a guidance check.

new alpha release for zootdeck today. a column of toots has a new mode: pictures only. donpdonp.github.io/zootdeck/

ps. Mastodon's "Delete and Re-Draft" is the best.

Apple AirPods are a VR Headet for the ears.

A good night's sleep last night. The verical SP02 lines are taking the sensor on/off.

getting some amazing reults from icecondor location plus an irc bot query to openstreetmap data. shop=bicycle, amenity=bar, amentiy=bicycle_parking

Its nice to see another location based AR-ish game, even if it is from Niantic and plays like a slot machine. The dream of such games was described in 2010 as Shadow Cities and we're still waiting for it, imho.
youtube.com/watch?v=Q_8rrcsYK4

Day 1 of the 3 day drift-phase to the moon, Apollo11 astronauts continualy use the "Space Sextant" to double-check the course correctness. A pre-defined set of reference stars were used.

hq.nasa.gov/alsj/a11/A11StarCh

A good animated mission overview of Apollo 11 in this video as the time-synched replay (apolloinrealtime.org) puts the CSM/LM at the start of its 3 day journey to the moon.

youtube.com/watch?v=OCjhCL2iql

10 hours into the 9-day Apollo 11 Mission of July 16, 1969. Landing on the moon happened 102 hours into the mission.
apolloinrealtime.org/11/

looking forward to the mastodon 2.9 update for its two-column view.

Another alpha release for linux. oauth UI is better.

would love to know why gtk_widget_hide() then show() displays an empty window.

donp.org/zootdeck-2019.06.13.t

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