broke: a programming culture of everyone teaching themselves how to do everything and competing in a race to the bottom, creating fragmented and broken development processes
woke: a trade union that trains new people, sets industry wide labor and compensation standards, and builds standardized shared development tools and processes
Just received an old HP "thin client" computer from an uncle, with maybe one more on the way. The specs are here: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00590995
They're sort of bad, so no heavy applications/self hosting (probably?), but what sort of other things could I do with it?
Blog post on everything Tusky and rickrolling, a one-stop-shop of all of my rebuttals against the common arguments I've seen over the past week or so.
A smarthome concept that wasn't absolute hell: the mid-80s Soviet SPHINX project, based on the idea that there would be a central, modular PC and appliances in the house like the TV would connect to it via the LAN. Everything was designed to be easily-expandable or pared-down as needed. It was purely conceptual but the props looked cool as hell.
Works by surrealist artist Mary Alayne Thomas
-via #IsabellaChiappara, on linkedin
On the social function of multiplayer video games over telephone calls: https://kotaku.com/for-men-who-hate-talking-on-the-phone-games-keep-frien-1835277944
(I had no idea that so many registries were sprouting!)
In case you missed it, there's a free open Fediverse alternative to Reddit under construction called Prismo:
You can try the first instance at:
The idea is that each instance is the equivalent of a subreddit, dedicated to a particular topic.
Prismo federates with ActivityPub so you can follow Prismo accounts from Mastodon etc. (The federation isn't completed yet though, so some features are missing.)
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