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What is connected like this? Why is it connected like this? Can i touch it? Can i pour water on it? Should i do like this?

I often see it in Germany around railroads

Der fediverse, I am looking for practical resources, experiences, stories about

It looks nice. Any ideas?


Benno Rice's latest talk from is up, and it's called "What Unix Cost Us" -

This is an excellent talk:

* "Everything is a file" actually leads to shitty APIs.
* We are not on PDP-11 boxes anymore; C doesn't cut it.
* What is the Unix philosophy, anyway?
* "Be excellent to each other" is not a good code of conduct.

(If you are unaware, Benno is also the author of "The Tragedy of Systemd", another excellent talk.)

I' d like to get a tree represented as a nested list starting from a tree-il (obtained from a file in the guile-json project)

I' m confused about how to use "tree-il-fold"

I have an intuition but I' m not sure

I' ll try in the coming days but I could use an example


i hate when adults label certain kids as bad. they're not "bad kids"; no kids are "bad kids" they're usually just poc or neurodivergent or queer kids you took the liberty of labeling a troublemaker

Against the Cult of Apple:
Hostile to customers and in thrall to China, the beloved company doesn’t deserve a pass. (Cory Doctorow)

#TechGiants #CultOfApple #CoryDoctorow

A Twitter user pointed to me that my software CryptoDonate is used in a neo-nazi website. The widget had a linkback to my blog.

I DON'T want my software to be used for evil or support hate.

It is Open Source and free for anyone to use. As an Open Source dev, what can I do ?

We're down to the wire,so we wanted to let everyone know that you have until 2020-01-15 23:59:59 in AoE (Anywhere on Earth, UTC-1200) to help us make the last US$17,938 for our big annual match challenge. Let your donation to us count twice by giving now! Less than 40 hours left!

should I organize a which issues should I propose to the partecipants ?

OK everybody, we have just 2 days to raise $17k. We have no marketing or campaigns staff @conservancy so we count on you to spread the word. Please help!!

tech, accessbility 

I received an email from Google Maps

"A summary of your trips in 2019"

It's astonishing

There' s all, from small details like trips to the movies and meeting with people, trips to the beach, the trips to the sessions with my therapist

to medium trips like rides in Apulia with a friend last summer

to more subsantial travels: to Frankfurt, Athens, Palermo, Reggio Calabria

it's breathtaking

if you want a nice garden, you've gotta pull some weeds.
if you want a nice community, you've gotta kick out assholes.

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