Idea: voice chat clinic where you can jump on with whatever setup you have and get recommendations as to what's wrong (bandwidth, mic position, distortion etc)

I got a new weekend mapping theme: #wetlands !

I used to map lots of waterways, and with earphones on, end-up in a zen-like mapping trance for hours.

Mapping #mangroves and #reefs now gets me on that kind of groove.

The #Philippines is archipelagic, so we have almost endless coastlines 😄 , but the challenge goal is to fix mangroves named "mangroves", and then, maybe, map the vicinity, too.

Wanna help? Try out:

BOATY MCBOATFACE: [meowing fervently at nothing in the next room]
ME: hey Boaty are you having an experience
BOATY: [meowing intensifies]
ME: are you experiencing the world, Boat
BOATY: [meow timbre shifts chaotically[
ME: Boaty are you confronting a newfound awareness of the finite self as distinct from an indifferent universe

Let's play a game, to help some of the newcomers make connections: name subjects and topics that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same.

#silentfilms / #silentmovies
#snailmail / #letterwriting

i'm looking for a job.

i'm a mathematics student at galatasaray university in turkey. i've discovered latex typesetting system ~4 years ago. in that time period, i've written my lecture notes, real-time. i've learned about plotting and drawing with tkz-euclid and tikz.

if you are in need of someone to type a thesis, an homework; to draw and produce graphics, plots, etc. please contact me, i'm open to communication and i'll inform if i'm able to get the job done.

#job #latex #typesetting #tikz

I discovered this a while ago, and I have yet to be contacted by vendors about this. I am making public CVE-2022-23835: A security analysis of Visual Voicemail

Detailed analysis:

Thank you to CERT/CC for your help in trying to contact the vendors, in CERT/CC, it is filed under VU#383864.

There was a huge shivering line waiting outside for covid tests at #ethdenver so I bought $6 stepladder and street preached at them about their sinful use of centralized services like github

"If you want to write fast software, use a slow computer" - Dominic Tarr

I have always loved this quote and lived by its message long before I found it so succinctly put. Thanks again, Dominic.

a good thing to do when someone mentions they went to Harvard is to screw up your face for a few seconds and then say "oh, is that the one with the yard"

you can also do this if someone is from Scotland

I made a version of Wordle without the letter E, for the crowd:

(It's a fork of chordbug's "hello wordl" repo.)

I should use mastodon more. I think my problem is I don't know where to find content. What are some good feeds to follow if I like #forth #retrocomputing or #programming ?

Inspired by @mz I've finally managed to flash #mobilenixos to the #pinephone which I didn't use since autumn. Well, it works, although not exactly usable as a phone, at least in the example Xfce configuration. Actually I was surprised that Xfce is *theoretically* usable on the mobiles - it has an on-screen keyboard, a touchscreen mode for mouse and can position windows fullscreen by default.

Enjoy frustration?

Someone made a clone of Wordle that doesn't pick a hidden word, it just strings you along until you've eliminated all but one possible answers.

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