Pinned toot

I realized many of my favorite games are basically about managing technical debt:

- Tetris
- Lumines
- Splatoon 2: Salmon Run
- CSS

The FOSDEM devroom's have been announced and Open Source Design will be there for the 7th year running (or possible 8th?!)

fosdem.org/2022/schedule/track

Please check out our blog post on how and when to submit your talks to the devroom: opensourcedesign.net/2021/12/0

making a computer program: easy

making a good computer program: absurdly difficult

My markup language for #GTK4 is ready, and I'm eager to hear your feedback! Is it something you'd use in your apps? What features would you like to see next?

jwestman.net/2021/12/02/introd

2021: scammers are copying websites from well-known news outlets and buying Facebook advertising space. Don't say victims are dumb, this is pretty convincing.

The recording of yesterday's livestream is now available. youtube.com/watch?v=sSQWPZnVY3

If you couldn't attend our Unboxing Penpot Beta event and missed our live demo, watch it now because it has a lot of good stuff about the future roadmap too.

You might not like it but this is the most optimum layout for programming

Something I learned the hard way in the past decade of building software is that if a designer did something non-obvious then there’s probably a constraint there you’re unaware of

Christmas is coming so with it I post my favorite meme for the occasion.

@freedcreative

"More than 5.7 billion vaccine doses have been administered globally, but 73 percent have been in just 10 countries. High-income countries have administered 61 times more doses per inhabitant than low-income countries. Just 3 percent of Africans have been vaccinated." un.org/sg/en/node/259385

Fuck...

Before: “All these idiots don’t understand that the internet can’t just go down, it’s a network made up of lots of computers. Nobody runs the internet”

Today: “oh no <enter cdn name here> is down and half the internet died with it”

An international organisation of 2.5 million nurses has filed for a UN investigation of human rights breaches by governments roadblocking vaccine patent waivers, and hence global access to vaccines:

twitter.com/ProgIntl/status/14

They're also trying to gather 100k signatures on a petition they can then take to the UN:

covid19criminals.exposed

What does *really good* look like for the future of #foss ?

from kids to old folks: easy to use

inclusive in language, culture and abilities

objective map of the digital ocean

integrated mobile, home, cloud

machine learning we control

collective evaluation of nodes / behavior

healthy economy for developers

built-in support for local economies

frugal with computing resources

beautiful, in the way only honest things are beautiful

#opensource

the digital future we deserve(TM)

Reminder that the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Creative Commons, and The Internet Archive are all shilling cryptocurrencies now.

lol a news site started just selling ads themselves instead of using targeted bullshit and made so much more money wired.com/story/can-killing-co

Neural net generated ingredients list 

My hobby is getting neural nets to complete lists because even the advanced ones make it weird.

aiweirdness.com/gpt-3-it-cant-

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