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The mastoverse, as part of an assignment for a uni subject. More visualizations soon

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I've opened a backup account at @fdavidcl in case something breaks here at mstdn.io. No need to follow me there now, just a PSA.

Also, friendly reminder to export and backup your account data from time to time.

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@lights_rage And it's not just *a* couple, but the artists Sebastião Salgado and Lélia Wanick Salgado. They're amazing.

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RT @[email protected]
A couple decided to rebuild their deserted piece of land of 600 hectares in Aimorés, Brazil.

They planted more than 2 million tree saplings. As a result, the site has 293 plant species, 172 bird species and 33 animal species, some of which were on the verge of extinction.

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No matter how many times I go to Tarifa, the south of the south of Spain, it always surprises me when I see Morocco there, closer than I always expect.

14.4 km. That's the distance between Europe and Africa.

(Photos by @polarhare)

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It's official: I'm actively looking for a new job.

Either remote or in Granada, Spain. I could consider something in Sweden, också.

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~ Computer security tips from the year 2035 ~

Never memorise the characters that comprise your password as this could be picked up by a nearby device with Facebook thought-to-text activated

Instead, focus on using muscle memory alone to hit the correct keys in the correct order

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Software is like running a french bakery.

It's a pain to make.

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Do you happen to know any remote-friendly company that could hire a Scala (and Elm) developer that has also worked with C, C++ and Python? And that could be happy to learn anything new?

It's not immediate, but I may start looking for a job soon(ish), so feel free to boost!

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I've made both such a HORRIBLE and AWESOME prototype in python, it's call "py2sh", you give it whatever python file and it will allow you to call every function of this file directly from the cli will allowing you to parse arguments.

This is like a python-shell bridge :p

(and I have way worst ideas for that)

Oh and it's only 32 lines of #python code x)

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Humans, in one form or another, have been on Earth for maybe 2.5 million years. The Andromeda galaxy is 2.5 million light years away.

Under dark, clear skies, you can see the Andromeda galaxy with your own two eyes. If you do, you’ll be looking at light which has been travelling through space for roughly as long as our genus has existed on this planet.

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Just had a look through #uBlockOrigin's readme, and I love them, such a good bunch of humans.

"[...] it's important to note that using a blocker is NOT theft. Don't fall for this creepy idea. The ultimate logical consequence of `blocking = theft` is the criminalisation of the inalienable right to #privacy."

Wanted to give them money, but:

"Free. Open source. For users by users. No donations sought."

✊ 🌈

#advertising #surveillanceCapitalism

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I just learned that Eric S. Raymond, the proponent of the "open source" term (which tries to kill the "free software" term) is a gun nut (his words, not mine): catb.org/~esr/guns/

Disappointed, but not surprised.

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Did the European Parliament just outlaw the only Europe-made social network with #Article13?

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This is my program trying his best to do lowpoly art. For now is very slow but I guess I should be able to speed it up. I have some variables to adjust how it works so It has margin to improve Images by aldrisuganda and themcny @ unsplash. The algorithm is based on this cjqian.github.io/docs/tri_iw_p

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