Been using FlorisBoard for a week or so now, after previously using net-blocked Swiftkey. It's certainly the best FOSS keyboard I've used!

It's in Alpha,so doesn't have everything you would expect, but does have cool features!

- Dynamic color theme for each app
- Intuitive cursor control
- One handed mode
- Gestures

It doesn't have auto-complete/suggestions yet, but I'm taking it as an opportunity to improve my spelling. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

And another vibrant episode filled with good vibes for our dear friends of #fediverse ๐ŸŒบ Enjoy your Sunday!

๐Ÿ’Ž MailTape 444(!) with 79.5

Based in New York City, 79.5 is headed by vocalist and pianist Kate Mattison. 79.5โ€™s rousing selections, carefully chosen for you, are songs frozen in time: immune to the rushing world around us and taking tender root within our hearts.

๐Ÿ‘‰ #music #playlist

wondering if Ian M. Banks' spaceship names were inspired by how they name Scottish snowplows

uk lockdown, disability activism 

on the anniversary of the first uk lockdown, i want to again shout out this compilation of texts and images by disabled scottish artists, Not Going Back To Normal

I assumed that if GPT-3 generated pickup lines, they would be terrible because they would be something like human pickup lines. Instead, they are terrible for more delightful reasons.

Fediverse friends and followers from around the world, I have a huge favor to ask!

If you are out for a walk or drive and you spot a payphone, would you mind sending me a photo of it? (DMs are always open) I will feature it on my #100DaysOfPayphone thread over on the birdsite and of course give you credit.

When I started this a couple of weeks ago I didn't realize all of my old photos from before 2018 are gone, which means the hundreds of old phone photos I had taken at one point are also gone. But maybe this opens an opportunity to see payphones from around the globe.

This could be a payphone that you spot in the wild that still exists (thank God there are still some of those out there) or it could be a photo you took in the past of a phone that may or may not be there anymore. But please, let me see your payphones!

If you have photos of other cool phone equipment or phones that aren't payphones, they won't work for the #100DaysOfPayphones thread, but I encourage you to send them my way as well. Phone related stories? I'd love to hear them! Please help me spread this around the world!

All payphones are acceptable, but I especially encourage you to send in any photos you have of payphones from countries other than the US or phones that are unique in some way. Also, PLEASE boost this toot and help me get this call for help out there! Thank you! ๐Ÿ“ž

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With the #Campersites contribution theme on #MapComplete, there is now an even easier way for #campers to contribute #OpenStreetMap data related to places to sleep, to dump waste, to get provisions, etc.:

(Via #OSM Diaries:

Of course, itโ€™s not unexpected that a map of sea #beacons makes continent outlines visible (itโ€™s what theyโ€™re for, after all). What is fascinating is there is enough #OpenStreetMap data to make a map so accurately detailed. And a colorful and visually pleasing result. #beaconmap

(Via #WeeklyOSM:

We interrupt our regular #TILvids video of the day to bring you an important PSA. TILvids has no video ads and runs on donations. Find out how to help support the community at the link below! ๐Ÿ“ฃ


reposting some splash screens for imaginary software because why not

I was recently invited to share what my typical day looks like. It took some time but I finally hit the "publish" button!

Instance admin just lost their job, might need help is one of the largest and nicest instances on the Fediverse, run by an enthusiastic admin called @stux

Unfortunately Stux has today found out that they are fired from their day job ๐Ÿ˜ž

However, by happy coincidence, Stux had just set up a hosting company. If you need web hosting, domain names etc please consider using Stuxhost so that Stux can continue working:

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