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Heyo! I'm Lains, and I'm an App Developer, technically a Lawyer, and certified to work on anything UX design. I am more active online though than offline!

Currently in Computer Science university, I'm interested in app development and robotics for a sci-fi ecofuturistic world where nature and tech are in unison.

My web portal is lainsce.us

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Can we please, please – PLEASE! not make the nonsensical US date format month/day/year the default in applications? 🤦‍♂️

PRE 👏 TTY 👏 PLEASE

And to all users of that format: it makes no sense, it's counter-intuitive, it makes collaboration frustrating, it introduces inconsistencies and errors... Just stop. Please. Use international standards.
(And don't get me started on your other units of weights, volumes and distances. Bloody hell.)

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Merveillites, any tips to avoiding burnout or disinterest to continue to do something? :moar:

Today marks 1 year and 9 months of studying Japanese alone. Almost 2 years. Time flies. 🦾

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This [Google's new web standard] threatens to change the web from a hyperlinked collection of resources to opaque all-or-nothing ‘blobs’ (like PDFs or SWFs).

techradar.com/news/googles-new

Fiddling with Plan9 on a VM...

This really feels like a OS of the future. I love how none of the Acme commands have names that correspond to what eventually became common terms like Copy, Paste, etc. Instead it's Snarf, Zerox, etc.

Question: is there some sort of "dock" or "panel" for Plan9?

@neauoire 's struggle with more faux ease-of-use has set in stone my theories that modern OSes have to have a paradigm shift from windows and panels, to something akin to Mercury OS - [mercuryos.com/] in UI.

Something that guides you and organizes things for you in a distractionless and focused environment free of cruft from old 80's GUI conventions fossilized in our GUIs today.

Imagine something like this, with the futuristic aesthetic of Merveillan projects?

Wondering how to inject a div with a class to my sidebar links to pages on my site, so that they are inside a dropdown when on mobile... 🤔

lainsce.us/src/solo

Finally made a page for my own Design System that I'll use on my apps, and hopefully inspire others.

What's with most stuff redesigns and the fear of sane (8px) border-radius? 🤔

Today I deprecated and archived many apps simply because they were overwhelming me.

lainsce.us/src/logs/deprecatio for details.

Idea for Merveilles: <img> elements are grayscale until hovered or expanded. 🤔

Have you guys heard about Blloc Ratio? It's a launcher that was in a focus-oriented phone the Z18 by the same company; and now via an invite-only basis, they're expanding the launcher to more phones. And the UI and workflow seem very very Merveillian.

Their site: blloc.com/

And I should add that paying for my apps on elementary OS's AppCenter also counts as a gift today.

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Today is my birthday!

I have a Patreon (patreon.com/lainsce) and Liberapay (en.liberapay.com/Lains/) they're there if you wanna send a money gift to me.

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Heyo! I'm Lains, and I'm an App Developer, technically a Lawyer, and certified to work on anything UX design. I am more active online though than offline!

Currently in Computer Science university, I'm interested in app development and robotics for a sci-fi ecofuturistic world where nature and tech are in unison.

My web portal is lainsce.us

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SponsorBlock is crowdsourced extension for skipping sponsored blocks in YT videos 💚

Let's kill adds industry!

addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

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We have resolved our patent case with Rothschild Patent Imaging. We thank our pro-bono counsel - Shearman & Sterling LLP for representing us.
gnome.org/news/2020/05/patent-

#FreeSoftware #OpenSource

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