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it occurs to me that what in IT we call "security" in most other engineering disciplines would be called "basic safety engineering", or even, "material science"

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Pixelfed announces Pixelfed Labs, launches new initiatives

Pixelfed, the federated, open alternative to photo stream apps such as Instagram, announced recently that they will be launching a community org and incubator dedicated to a number of initiatives. Dan, the project lead and main developer, had this to say: “Pixelfed Labs will be establishing working groups to tackle a wide range of issues […] wedistribute.org/2019/03/pixel

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Is there a fediverse newsletter or long-form blog about news?

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Atom feed with recently released #Rust crates (with slight antispam filtering applied by crates.rs)

crates.rs/atom.xml

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@thinkMoult I've seen gettogether.community/ mentioned as an alternative before, never used it though. Heard some positive things.

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Dear #lazyweb, is there an #opensource equivalent to meetup.com? I'd like to organise a local meetup for #openstreetmap members and would like an easy platform to see attendees, set venue, etc rather than spamming the Australia wide mailing list.

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Auf der Suche nach einer messenger, whatsapp, hangouts Alternative bin ich auf gestoßen.

Jemand bereits Erfahrungen und Meinungen dazu?

Searching for an open and free messenger and stumbled upon Jami.
Any experience and opinion on it?

==> jami.net/

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If you post an article even remotely date-sensitive, please include the publication date somewhere in or around the article. In fact, add the date even if it doesn’t seem relevant, because it is always relevant.

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It's funny how common round UI elements have become. Round avatars are widespread, and Android is moving to round app icons.

It's especially odd when so many UIs are built on a grid. You necessarily waste space with circles.

Are they more ergonomic for fingers, somehow?

Wer von euch hat „appsen“ im aktiven Wortschatz?

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Can anyone recommend a search alerts service that is foss and/or not run by Goog et al?

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Airbus stellt den ein. Und just eben macht ein frisch zugelassener (für All Nippon Airways) seine Testrunden über Norddeutschland. Fällt doch immer noch auf, wenn das Ding über einem fliegt.

In a recent git commit, in a code base not too far away:

+ return True # this is the force...

Git checked out 's cargo. A `cargo test` and some minutes later I had almost 10 GB less drive space. Phew. So much for working on “a little patch” … 🦀

FaceTime in der S-Bahn. Freue mich schon, wenn sie endlich mit Hologrammen quatschen können.

K1 importiert Wörter und benutzt sie exzessiv, diese Woche: „Rauschebart“.

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Looking for if any spouse's of a geek would would be willing to come on Noah's radio show to tell what it is like to live with a geek.
The show happens on Tuesday's 6pm CST or 12am GMT.

Interested hit me up.

JIRA … is stealing my keyboard shortcuts; is not actually using them itself; has no (findable) way to disable this "feature"?

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Here's a fun TIL: Because the ratio of terms in the Fibonacci sequence approaches phi, and because phi is close to the ratio of km to miles, you can approximate conversion between distances with adjacent Fibonacci numbers.

So 2 km ≈ 1 mile, 3 km ≈ 2 miles, 5 km ≈ 3 miles, 8 km ≈ 5 miles, 13 km ≈ 8 miles, etc, etc

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