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so have you heard of this cool new thing called RSS? it’s like podcasts but for articles. you should check it out!

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Twitter is down globally now, and this is exactly why I think everyone should at least learn the *basics* of HTML and have their own website.

I know I'm preaching to the choir given the vibes of this town, but still.

(some) Hills I'm willing to die on:
- People should have their own websites
- Everything would be better if we focused urban planning around bike and public transport infrastructure

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take care of each other, always. all we have is each other ❤️

: «Everything Everywhere All at Once» (2022) directed by Daniels.

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“Installing a Design System for Your One-Page React Static Site in Only 13 Easy Steps”

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Inspired by my recent Print Gocco teardown, I spent a few weeks adapting this 1970s DIY printmaking technique using modern and/or everyday materials.

My adventures in what I'm cheekily calling "mimeoprinting" can be found here: nobadmemories.com/blog/2022/05

«When we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it be such work that our descendants will thank us for.»

― John Ruskin

I am here, once again, listening to the Donkey Kong Country (SNES) trilogy OST. This while I'm trying, once again, to start my writing journey with Obsidian.


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Software Doldrums
by Rek and Devine of Hundred Rabbits.

This talk, which was featured as a keynote at LibrePlanet 2022, is about the dangers and shortcomings of relying on always-online proprietary platforms. Hundred Rabbits will share how they reimagined their software to encourage the reuse, repair and maintenance of existing hardware.


Impressive what people can achieve with just 2 weeks and fundamentals. Again, +30 people learned an introduction to Python and made their way through a hackathon, making really good projects.

What I'm always thiking about with this experience is... how it constantly feels like it's a moral obligation for me to find a way to share the little things I know, generally speaking. Knowledge can never end.

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And just like that, in 2 weeks we taught +30 people an introduction to programming with Python. And after three days of a hackathon, two groups of participants received a little bit of funding to work on their ideas. I can't really explain how proud I'm feeling right now.

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i've tagged out 600+ open source, experimental and tiny tools by their qualities and built a new website for sorting through them!

these are all tools towards joyful digital creation, with the goal of enabling working entirely outside of proprietary systems- moving instead from one hand-made software to another.

(the list takes submissions if it is missing yours >:))


: «Nightcall» by Kavinsky feat. Lovefoxxx.

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O lord deliver me from straightforward programming concepts that still take hours to understand because nothing is named in a way that makes sense

Gentle reminder to drink enough water, to eat veggies and fruits, to get enough sleep, and to be kind to yourself.

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