#YoutubeRant 

OK. Now. Honestly. Seriously. For real: Did you – E V E R – really "forget" to subscribe? Did any reminder – E V E R – make you rethink your choices? How DARE those people to "remind" me of something that I passionately and purposefully decide NOT to do? The hubris! 😡 What makes me sad that by now it degraded to an emotionless set phrase everybody uses. 🤢

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Has the audacity fork not taken off? The homepage has no binaries and the chatroom kicks all matrix-only users. 🤨 On the bright side there are 6 rooms in the linked matrix space YAY! :awesome:

…anyhow, I don't even find binaries on the homepage… sad.

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Checking if I had "Trump starting a Mastodon server" on my bingo card

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What's new? 👉 Explore our libraries & templates!

And find out how you can contribute by sharing yours.

We build this community together ❤️
penpot.app/libraries-templates

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Material Maker - an open-source procedural PBR material authoring and painting program ha just had a new release!
github.com/RodZill4/material-m
#MaterialMaker #GodotEngine #PBR #GameDev

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Last week I shared my first prototype designed in @penpot with a client and it worked seamlessly.

I'm excited to move more and more professional work projects from Figma to Penpot

#FreeSoftware #LibreUX #UX

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I am sick and tired of constantly reviewing settings in web browsers to see if they have snuck in some new tracking mechanism that I get to disable because "your privacy is important to us".

I am sick and tired of all the black UX that goes into this, like opt out instead of opt in, or at least providing top level choices like, say, Fuck NO I'd NEVER EVER Like You To Track ANYTHING Now And In Every Perceivable Future. Like sync'ing every setting in your profile except tracking related settings, because hey that way you might by mistake opt out of tracking on another installation where you really wanted to be tracked. The list goes on and on.

Browsers are critical infrastructure and clearly an open source stamp on them fails in itself to provide any meaningful shield towards capitalist subversion.

I'd like a browser with a license that explicitly rules out *any* kind of commercial entity or interest contributing or directing development.

#surveillancecapitalism

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Since this week my course about using #freesoftware in #art & #design is online in the course catalogue of Bauhaus-Universität-Weimar:

uni-weimar.de/qisserver/rds?st
(click the 🇬🇧 flag on the top right to see the English version)

Thank you so much #fediverse for contributing your feedback, thoughts and suggestions! x*

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I just competently nuked a big mindmap with by not being aware of its "auto-save-on-exit f e a t u r e".

Somehow my root node got deleted and instead of messing around to get it back I just wanted to revert. Closed without saving. Opening the file I stared directly into total Nirvana.

Are. You. Kidding.

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Weekly-ish recap: new @inkscape and Octo4A releases, VCV Rack v2 source code release, and a massive news post from Yorik van Havre on new @FreeCAD features for architects incl. initial Topologic support.

librearts.org/2021/10/week-rec

Featured #b3d artwork by Joshua Jay Christie

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#Gaming : What's this sorcery !? 🤯 I just found « q1k3 », a javascript version of #Quake for only 13 Kb ! phoboslab.org/q1k3

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I'd pay a monthly subscription to keep Facebook offline.

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“A major French report released Tuesday found that an estimated 330,000 children were victims of sex abuse within France’s Catholic Church over the past 70 years, in France's first major reckoning with the devastating phenomenon.“

inkl.com/a/kPnWxZtjBoj

The difference between the Catholic Church and a pedophile ring is that you’re not told to respect pedophile rings and they’re not allowed to run schools.

#religion

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Once more for the folks on the fediverse: speak up, make some noise, tell orgs/companies that you value your privacy and don’t want it violated. If their business model isn’t based on violating it (like Google/FB/etc.) and they’re intelligent (and understand a competitive advantage when they see one), they’ll respond positively and you’ll affect some positive change. It all adds up. Don’t stay quiet. Don’t resign yourselves to the shitty Silicon Valley status quo.

twitter.com/aral/status/144536

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Found an insightful essay, almost a manifesto for game development. Focus on scaling, staying human and dreams.
I read it as parallel to architectural design, as on this level of values and abstraction principles stay mostly the same. Thanks Melos Han-Tani.
melodicambient.neocities.org/p
#games #design #architecture #longread

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Goodbye, passwords in OnionShare! The new version (out today!) replaces HTTP basic auth with private keys. Check it out. micahflee.com/2021/09/goodbye-

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