New article up on https://pixls.us!
How to create camera noise profiles for darktable
Andreas Schneider walks through producing a noise profile for your camera to use in darktable (with their Profiled Denoise module). It's not as hard as you might think it is! :)
neat! a solitaire simulator. (works on phones too.)
I'm writing a guidebook for activism.
My insurance company hasn't paid my disability this year.
I'm being evicted.
I'm trying to somehow produce enough benefit to the community that people can risk spending their money, right now, to help me out.
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Wonderful to see a GIMP tutorial show up on a mainstream photography site. — https://www.dpreview.com/videos/6896182458/video-professional-photo-editing-with-gimp-on-linux
"But there are seven billion people in the world! I can't possibly stop to consider how ALL of them might interpret something!" "Ah, yes, there's no middle ground between 'taking personal responsibility for the thoughts and feelings of every single person on Earth' and 'covering your eyes and ears and yelling logically correct statements into the void.' That's a very insightful point and not at al...
"I've loved Creative Commons for years, and more specifically, the Flickr Commons. Hoping to invest here to empower even more."
via birdsite @ https://twitter.com/DonMacAskill/status/988205190825164800
SmugMug acquires Flickr. Whatever they do, I hope they keep the option to filter searches by #CreativeCommons licenses.
@jamey I started writing a Desktop Podcast app some months ago mainly as a playground for getting into programming.
It's written in Rust and uses Gtk+ for the GUI. It's where I experiment with stuff like Futures.
At first I tried using only the RSS spec, but it's ridiculous how few feeds respect it. A solid 2/3s of the podcast feeds I've tested are broken in some way unless you parse the Itunes Ext...
The app is usable, and hosted at the GNOME gitlab instance.
"The most striking thing about Android Go is just how much of it runs on Web technology rather than the Android platform. […] The best example is Google Maps Go, which is built entirely with Web technology. On our ZTE phone, the full Android version of Google Maps would take up 80MB, while Google Maps Go is 250 times smaller: 309KB." https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/04/android-go-review-googles-scattershot-attempt-at-a-low-end-android-os/
I have to admit, it's a bit bittersweet to see Google take the FirefoxOS playbook years later and actually succeed with it.
computer nerd, UX/interface designer, software developer, Free Software / Open Source advocate, photographer
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