Saturn is so beautiful that astronomers cannot resist using @NASAHubble to take yearly snapshots when it's at its closest distance to Earth. But these images are more than just beauty shots: they reveal exquisite details of the ring system & atmosphere: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/saturns-rings-shine-in-hubbles-latest-portrait?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=73647650
Implemented the ability to determine a users language preferences and also filtering by site language in the webring.
"Question the necessity of each instruction in a time-critical piece of code and each field in a space-critical data structure."
So many gems in this article
Webring just hit 100 sites. ✊
At times I wish we had instance only posts. I know that some forks, like hometown, have that. @somnius is that ever something we'd consider?
"... NPM will intervene to make sure that the interests of companies are protected. The open source license that took a political stand is reverted to one that’s loose and company-friendly. The message is clear: keep working for free. Don’t quit: that would be irresponsible. Don’t protest: that’s disruptive. Your power, your control of your work, will disappear if you try to use it."
Some really great functional programming concepts explained in this video. I wish I would have seen this a year ago when I first started with Scala.
It’s still very WIP, and it will probably break several times a day since I keep messing with code I don’t fully understand, but here’s my ongoing attempt at changing the Hallway into a personal microblog:
It includes a grid-like display, a tiny PHP backend for easy posting and editing, image support, and various small tweaks. It’s far from being finished, but I enjoy using and modifying it a lot.
Added a password to keep it restricted to merveilles folks. Sort of just wanted to create a channel since I've never done it before. Shoot me a PM if you want the password to join. It would be fun to occasionally jump on and chat with folks.
Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.