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Hello! πŸ‘‹ πŸ˜„

I enjoy building tools as part of a community that empowers people to control and modify their digital workflows by tearing down the boundaries typically imposed by siloed applications from different vendors.

I am organising the Malleable Systems Collective, a community that catalogs and experiments with malleable software and systems.

Personal: convolv.es
Malleable: malleable.systems

For those in CS academia... Is there any reason to be an ACM member...? I assume your host institution provides access to papers, so you wouldn't need your own membership for that at least.

If you've tried to debug an optimised program and seen the line numbers all mixed up and all the interesting state "optimised away", then that's the kind of thing we're aiming to sort out.

With improvements like this, exploring program state can start to become something you can rely on, rather than it being a strange thing you don't really trust.

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For my next adventure, I am exploring reliable debugging workflows as a foundation for malleable software together with Dr. Stephen Kell at King's College London.

I had a great time the last 3.5 years at Element working on Matrix. The Matrix ecosystem is amazing. Definitely worth a look for both chat and more general async data storage.

Had a great time at my first EuroLLVM dev meeting! πŸ˜„

Lots of great discussions with SN Systems and others on ways to improve debug info.

Thanks to the LLVM Foundation and everyone else involved in running the event! πŸ‘

There was a blog post somewhere that turned me onto the idea of the Value State Dependence Graph as an IR and now I can't find it. If memory serves, it was generally talking about ways to view compilation as a search problem and had a list of interesting papers from the last ~20 years with brief summaries. Is this ringing a bell for anyone? πŸ€”

I hate capitalism because no one can just make cool things. Every cool thing needs to be monetized or people aren't able to work on it for long.

Dear #newhere, here's a tip: #Mastodon (and some other fedi server software) provides #RSS feeds for hashtags and users.

For example, here's mine:
https://mastodon.technology/@rysiek.rss

He're the RSS feed for the #introduction hashtag, as seen from the mastodon.technology instance:
https://mastodon.technology/tags/introduction.rss

I remember how a decade ago :birdsite: used to support RSS feeds for users. They killed it because that's not monetizable, or something. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

Well, fedi don't care. RSS is great for read-only following public stuff.

Every note taking tool/app I have attempted to use is lacking in _some_ way.

I have tried:
- org-mode
- various electron apps (obsidian, logseq, anytype, standardnotes.. probably others)
- tiddlywiki
- plain text
- paper (bulletjournal, index cards.. etc)

All I want is something that:
- powerful search
- [[]] style backrefs
- works on openbsd
- works on ios
- syncs without needing 3 apps and needing to manually merge things every day

What does everyone else use for #notes / #notetaking?

There are only a few days left to get tickets to the HYTRADBOI conference on Friday. If you can't make it, the videos will all be publicly available after the conference as well.

hytradboi.com

I'll be speaking at the new HYTRADBOI conference (29 Apr) about building collaborative, open software on Matrix. All of the talks sound super interesting, highly recommended! πŸ˜„

convolv.es/talks/room-to-grow/

I'd like to extract myself from Apple's ecosystem... What are good laptop options for development?

I do a fair amount of CPU heavy work, like compiling large projects, etc.

Framework seems like a good option, esp. for a longer device lifecycle. Any others I should consider?

Hello! πŸ‘‹ πŸ˜„

I enjoy building tools as part of a community that empowers people to control and modify their digital workflows by tearing down the boundaries typically imposed by siloed applications from different vendors.

I am organising the Malleable Systems Collective, a community that catalogs and experiments with malleable software and systems.

Personal: convolv.es
Malleable: malleable.systems

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