Really wish I knew more about #electronics to be able to manufacture this sort of thing myself. I don't think I have the time to learn.
Small electronic devices are part of our modern life. I'd be nice to be able to know how to jimmie a few things together.
What's the state of the art of "open source" hardware? "free software" hardware?
I want to buy a portable bluetooth speaker. Is there any that are "open source", where I could reflash the firmware? Easily upgrade/replace components? Something designed to be easy to disassemble? I probably won't reflash things, but I like the idea of "designed to be hacked"
Why are they called “queer hackerspaces” and not “haqueerspaces”
There's a pervasive liberal myth that the powerful care, or even want to know, what we think. It's the same thought process behind sidewalk protests, because the thing that *really* causes change is witty slogans on posterboard
These things have *never* worked, yet people still believe that all we need is a few more signatures and a few more protestors and then they'll crack. Why should they?
The only language the ruling class speaks is force. If you don't make it more damaging for them to keep up than to relent to you, they won't give a fuck
The EU Copyright Directive threatens OpenStreetMap. Find out more and how you might be able to help! https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/03/21/the-eu-copyright-directive-threatens-openstreetmap/
CW: Sexual Assault
If you feel like it's ok to depict rape for the sake of "realism" then you should ask yourself why you don't also want to depict diarrhea, which is also real. If your answer is "nobody wants to watch someone have diarrhea" take a moment to think about what you just said.
Email thread about adding LGBTQIA(?) points to #OSM and how they should be tagged
[Imports] Fwd: `lgbtq=primary` ? | Re: Import of information and care points in Catalunya, Spain
Ah, #Samsung are investing in some (decentralized) mapping tech groups again. hashtag mapzen
Hello from your friendly neighborhood Scotch-Irish American lady! Yearly reminder for this day: If you see someone going on about Irish slaves, tell them to shut the fuck up. 😘 🍀
An interesting proposal: "Freedom Software" as a term instead of "Free Software"/Open Source"
#FreedomSoftware #FreeSoftware #OpenSource
#TodayILearned that if you have a server with git installed and SSH access, you can use as a remote for your repositories very simply:
$ mkdir repo.git && cd repo.git
$ git init --bare
$ git remote add myserver ssh://username@myserveraddress:/path/to/repo.git
$ git push -u origin master