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Nice to meet you! My name is Gueorgui, and I'm a photographer, designer, and engineer living and working in London, UK after living in Russia, France, Germany, and Japan.

In my work life, I'm running a tiny creative studio called A Possible Space ( together with my wife.

I'm interested in the intersections of art, tech, society, and in working for an ethical, sustainable future.

In the first version of this toot I wrote "I'm not a stereotypical Arch nerd", while I actually meant "I'm NOW a stereotypical Arch nerd". Unconscious denial!

I'm now a stereotypical Arch nerd: I'm running i3 with a customised bar (polybar), and I'm loving it. My x230 runs super fast, and I feel less restricted by the tiny screen.

Using Iosevka for now. It looks great and a nice side effect of a narrow font is that I can have 4 columns of Emacs buffers open on my big screen instead of 3, and 3 instead of 2 on my small screen 👍

Programming ligatures in fonts such as Fira Code is another thing I don't understand the utility of. Sure it looks a little prettier, but... Maybe it's because there are way too many abstractions in programming work already (React, I'm looking your way).

@gueorgui I use the CJK variant of Iosevka, Sarasa Gothic. It’s a narrow, somewhat-slab serif face similar to Pragmata Pro or Input Mono.

@somnius @gueorgui I love SF mono from Apple, and have installed on all my linux machines

@gueorgui I'm a huge fan of Fira Mono & Fira Code! The latter has some fancy ligatures that make things look real nice.

@gueorgui So far I'm really enjoying Input ( It's not free-as-in-freedom, but free-as-in-free-beer for personal use.

In the end, font designers are still designers, and if possible they deserve support too :)

Without thinking too much
programming :
- Gintronic (commercial)
- IBM Plex (free)
UI :
- Supply (free for personal use)
Body :
- GT Pressura (paid)
- IBM Plex (free)

Let's hear it — what's your favourite monospace font (for terminal, text editors, etc)? Something else — reply please. Boosts welcome!

Legendary Apollo project programmer Margaret Hamilton, next to a printout of the node_modules directory listing for her first Hello World react app

Spent 2 hours debugging some Ruby code, and the issue was that I wrote a lambda as `lambda(x) { ... }` instead of `lambda do |x| ... end`.

This is because my original code was `-> (x) { ... }` and Rubocop complained that I should be writing `lambda` instead of `->`.


My favourite thing about software development: try the exact same thing twice in exactly the same environment, get two different results. I think it's a sign that I should stop here for the day 🤪

Huh, this is weird — I took this picture in landscape mode, not sure where the white margins came from. How can I help track down this bug, @JPEG ?

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