For the tiny cross-section of folks who (A) follow me, (B) live in Quebec, and (C) care about urbanism: consider taking 15 minutes to share your thoughts on land use in the province. Let's ask for better cycling- and pedestrian-friendly infrastructure. https://consultation.quebec.ca/processes/urbanisme-amenagement-territoires?locale=en
To be clear: let's definitely do everything we can to slow down (and reverse!) climate change: reach out to your elected officials, fly less, eat less meat, drive less, etc.
But in the event that we fail, keep in mind that from a global perspective, "this too, shall pass".
"The desertification of the West is no more permanent than anything else on this planet of ongoing change."
Somewhat comforting perspective on the future of our species on this planet. A well-needed read following the IPCC report released today.
It's 2021 and there's a guestbook straight from circa 1999 on my personal website. I love it.
I wrote a tutorial explaining how to set it up on your own site. ✨
8 years ago, my digital life was almost entirely stored in Google data centers.
Today, I self-host a handful of services on a Raspberry Pi on my LAN and use privacy-friendly services. Small tech feels good.
I wrote a few words about the moving process 👀
cc @aral: I'm a big fan of your work. I donated to the Small Tech foundation recently, and you + Laura are an inspiration in this space. Keep up the great work!
“This page is hosted on a Casio fx-9750GII graphical calculator”
…And it loads faster than 99% of your privacy-destroying tracker-laden bullshitware.
@0066cc I really enjoyed your blog post about the ThinkPad X230 (I follow your blog via RSS). I previously wrote about the X220 in a similar way , so it's fun to see other ThinkPad X Series enthusiasts in the wild. Thanks for the write up, and enjoy your X230!
Apparently the new audacity owners are adding telemetry to it :/ This is....concerning. Especially because that PR discussion has _zero_ opposition to the feature being added
Cheapest way to ship something to Mars is to contribute to Linux or ffmpeg:
Accelerating commerce at Shopify. I (intermittently) write about software development, active transportation, and digital privacy.
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