alex @alex@memoryandthought.me

Okay Ensime makes writing Scala in NeoVim as good as an IDE as far as I'm concerned. Which is good because I've yet to find an IDE which doesn't make my skin crawl.

"serverless computing" is a stupid term. It's like calling Uber "carless driving".

Just because you don't control the infrastructure doesn't meant it's not there or that it doesn't affect the way you build your application.

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I notice there's a banana pi router which could be a router/server combo, but really I'm more interested in librerouter as an open hardware low cost router with possibilities for using non-wifi frequencies.

https://librerouter.org/article/the-librerouter-is-almost-out-who-wants-one
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Federated podcasts, maybe @funkwhale could support this?

I would listen to an ActivityPub Podcast, get the latest news on new projects and maybe they could interview developers/users. #activitypub

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Any ideas how well the fediverse does with screen readers? What's the blind user experience like?
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oh this project is partnering with the Dat Project.. interesting:
Stencila
"open source office suite for reproducible research"
stenci.la/

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Wanna chat about Calendar.social development? Come join the Matrix room at matrix.to/#/#calendar-social:p (IRC bridge coming soon)

Today I felt like I needed to change things up in my life a bit. Time to get out of the rut I'm in.

I've changed my terminal color scheme from solarized light to solarized dark.

w3c-ccg.github.io/did-spec/ looks like a pretty comprehensive solution to identity in a federated , decentralized world. But I think we're probably a ways away from implementations and integrations.

I'm really excited about all the activity in the federated, self-hosted space. However, I feel like there's still a missing piece around identity. I don't want to have to create a new user every time I want to use someone elses shiny new federated event sharing application or what have you.

There don't seem to be any great self hosted OpenID providers out there and OpenID only solves the authentication part anyway. Maybe I've missed some obvious solutions?

Sadly I still have to use FB messenger to contact some subset of my social circle and every time I use it it fills me with rage. Partly because it's a centralised service when it really shouldn't be but also because it just doesn't really work in Firefox on Linux, it chews up CPU and freezes for seconds at a time. At some point I'm going to investigate bridging it to my synapse server but for now I'm just going to complain a lot.

Won my fight yesterday, feeling a bit delicate today but happy. Looking forward to putting back on all the weight I had to lose for it.

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Just yoinked myself a Reform beta 3 kit to play with. Awesome project by @mntmn with lots of potential based right here in our own back yard in the EU :)

(This one’s for developers… so if you’re looking for something to tinker with and explore future possibilities, check it out!)

shop.mntmn.com/products/mnt-re

#ethicaltechnology #ethicaldesign

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The world is terrible and everything is scary, but don’t forget love. It’s still there and it’s still beautiful. We’re all scared and angry and tired, but don’t forget to love yourself and let others know that they’re loved.

Take care of yourselves and each other. Be kind to yourselves and to those who deserve your kindness.

#mastoart #queerart #polyam #polyamory

Really basic personal site up and running memoryandthought.me

At some point I'll put some content up that isn't years old.

Tomorrow I'm fighting in my second amateur MMA fight, at 66kg, which is uncomfortably light for me. Right now I'm super dehydrated and really *really* miss carbs, can't wait to get the weigh in done tomorrow and start eating again.

Okay finally got taskwarrior setup syncing across my phone and laptop. Now I can add a task for 'write Taskwarrior clone in Rust with better syncing solution'

I like the idea of Taskwarrior but I really need my todo lists to be on many different devices and the Taskwarrior sync server is just a mess. Setting up sync is horribly, pointlessly difficult.