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Because if the pandemic the Berlin Philharmonic is not going to have an audience tonight, and instead will be streaming online live (for free)! The concert is at 8 pm Berlin time today with two repeat performances tomorrow (8pm) and Saturday (7pm).

8 pm on Berlin is 3 pm in the East Coast US.

berliner-philharmoniker.de/en/

We're getting there; today's
@kde Neon OS image for the #PinePhone features ~10 hours of battery life! Further power efficiency improvements are expected soon™. If you've got a BH phone then give it a spin. Link: images.plasma-mobile.org/pinep

⏰ LAUNCH DAY! ⏰ Okay, I have until May 1st to fund my book "Bye Bye, Billionaires". Please help in any way you can, even if it's just a share!

It's a book about capitalism, and what's wrong with capitalism, written in plain English.

indiegogo.com/projects/bye-bye

Are you interested in a federated alternative to Goodreads that doesn't use Amazon?

because I'm making a federated alternative to Goodreads that doesn't use Amazon

github.com/mouse-reeve/fedirea

If people want an open network, stop shit-talking open things 

I hear tech folks saying that RSS is dead, and people on social media saying that blogs are dead.

The problem with this is twofold:

- RSS is doing just fine, and not even remotely dead

- Blogs are doing just fine, and are not even remotely dead, either

There's this strange sort of defeatism around. "Well, we lost, so what can you do". Um, not undermine things that still work and are actively being used? Support them as well?

ok, postmarketOS with phosh picked up my #pinephone SIM and connected the modem all on its own, dialed a call (still no call audio), and did the right thing sending and receiving SMS.

things are getting good in open source phone land, folks

2nd Semifinal of the 2nd Programming Language World Championships! #plwc2020

Lua convincingly defeated Visual Basic, JavaScript and Go to make it to this round, whereas C beat COBOL, Perl and Bash.

Who will make it to the big final?

1st Semifinal of the 2nd Programming Language World Championships! #plwc2020

Python advanced to this round with wins over Object Pascal, Fortran and Lisp, while Rust battled it out against Julia, Ruby and C++.

Who will make it to the big final?

Mama why is there autoplaying video under my bed

Shhh my little one. Because we all made a terrible mistake and the bad things came.

Don't make a sound or it will eat you.

Sleep well.

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Me, looking at daughter working on 500 piece jigsaw puzzle: Why create work for yourself?

She: you’re the one who codes in lisp

"Maybe this is easier to explain in person."

Maybe.

But you know what?

I also like it when you type it out to explain.

(1) It makes you sit down and write out the details.
(2) It gives you more time to collect and organise your thoughts in a presentable way.
(3) It leaves a written record of the explanation.

I know it's more work to communicate in writing, and I know it takes more time. The end result is often better for it, though.

Paper is patient. Well, textboxes are patient.

Ye has entered the country!

All that's left to see is how much mercy will the gods of the Croatian customs office show to us poor, mortal souls...

I can't wait to get my #Pinephone so I can text people "GNU phone, who dis?"

This looks like a cool project.

"The Open Book aims to be a simple device that anyone with a soldering iron can build for themselves. The Open Book should be comprehensible: the reader should be able to look at it and understand, at least in broad strokes, how it works. It should be extensible, so that a reader with different needs can write code and add accessories that make the book work for them."

oddlyspecific.org/book/

#TheOpenBook #OddlySpecific #Arduino

Ye has shipped!

I forgot how it feels to be excited about a piece of hardware. Having an actual, proper GNU/Linux distro on my phone is a long-time dream of mine, and I'm really hoping that the community manages to pull through.

Yay!

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