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HRT Microgrants open in a little under 2 hours! (it usually fills up within seconds) next open period is September 1, 2021

"Everyone in our community who needs trans care deserves it. We don’t have a committee to determine who is more or less deserving, so applications fill up on a first come, first serve basis – with 75% reserved for BIPOC"

there are also resources for if you may not qualify this time around

💡As our community tackles the #RethinkDisplays challenge, we’re already seeing some amazing entries! This project uses #UV LEDs to draw on #phosphorescent glow stickers.
Submit your entry and use the #HackadayPrize to be featured→

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It's an absolute shame that this isn't a more widespread skill. Devs MUST be expected to find the right level of abstraction when speaking to folks who aren't in our specialization, or developers at all.

It's embarrassing how many devs think this is extraneous to their work.


I think that 20% of my job in DevRel is mostly just helping other teams speak like humans.


Less Statements of Concern, more punching fascists.

The grill lights at 1130. It's the Queer Pride Pre-party.

I spent parts of January working on a new kind of search engine. Instead of indexing the unfathomable internet, it focuses on enabling search for neighbourhoods of related websites—webrings, or other kinds of topically similar sites.

The search engine is called Lieu.
Try it out:
See the code:

Watched The Wandering Earth tonight. It was a smash up hoot and fun to see a different perspective on the "Earth in Existential Peril" genre.

Yes! I found a Philips Minitel terminal. It'll arrive next month.

andrew lee just seized over 700 channels on freenode because they mentioned in their topic.

This includes projects like openbsd, wikimedia, FOSDEM, etc. shows 720 channels that match what is being checked.

here's an example log:

boost this if you care about foss in any way.


Last two nights' meals:

Monday: collard greens and cornbread

Tuesday: Blue snap peas stir-fried with mushrooms and tofu

I am disproportionately annoyed by various mainstream media articles about the Freenode takeover referring to Andrew Lee as "the crown prince of Korea". Korea does not *have* a crown prince. One half is a republic and the other half is a dictatorship. Andrew Lee does *call* himself that, and he may (sources differ) be distantly related to the last actual monarch of Korea (Sunjong, deposed 1910). But it's a self-proclaimed title not recognized by anyone except, apparently, lazy journalists. Feh.

fed up with forced obsolescence and proprietary devices, am switching to a non-proprietary system that works on old devices and is compatible with a broad range of hardware from various vendors. the ui is not quite as foolproof, but it's not as hard as it seems. and it's just as effective, if not more so.

(going from drugstore cartridge razors to a double edge safety razor)


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