🙌 Liked: Search Chicken documentation
🙌 Liked: romeovs/creep: a pretty sweet 4px wide pixel font.
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Made some new friends.
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🙌 Liked: Where are the non-English programming languages? Thoughts prompted by a small but mighty bug -- Piper Haywood
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🙌 Liked: Getting STRONG -- Piper Haywood
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Haiku and You (well...me)
This evening I installed Haiku in a vm. I’ve had a fun few hours playing around with it.
I don’t know heaps about it, but love to play with weird little operating systems like this.
It doesn’t seem as wildly different from contemporary OS’ as something like Plan9. There are some things that it does differently. Mostly these things are ergonomic in nature — like the deskbar (little application launcher/file picker in the upper right).
I’m excited to keep exploring this OS — maybe try to do some dev. on it in the coming weeks, even?
For more info on it, check out part 1 of this currently in process review: Haiku Alpha 1: Rebirth of legend (Part 1 of 5: Startup and first look), on the blog Isometric Leaves, “the place for BeOS and Haiku enthusiasts!”
Fraidycat is a minimalist feed reader by Kicks Condor. With it you can subscribe to a variety of different sorts of feed (not just RSS). It only works in the browser/on desktop, and doesn’t re-present the content. It simply shows you what feeds have updated and offers a link to the updated content.
Feeds can be set to be polled in real-time, daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly. And there is no concept of a feed being read/unread — it is simply data floating by. Rather than my RSS habit requiring me to manage yet another inbox, it is now a sortable feed that I can dip into whenever I want. Less inbox, more river.
I’m probably going to keep Miniflux kicking around because I love it and RSS is weirdly integral to almost all computing tasks I do, both personal and work-y in nature. Also — just because I’m gushing about RSS stuff — huge shout out to RSS-bridge (don’t miss the rant) that lets me turn things that are otherwise trapped in walled gardens without RSS feeds out into beautiful RSS feed butterflies, flitting to my feed reader, be it Miniflux or Fraidycat.
Knuckle Tattoo: RSS4 LIFE
I in life should maybe be a
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Last night I had this strange realization that the house we currently live in is the first place I’ve lived since probably high school where my eyesight has been good enough to mean I don’t need know the number of paces between each room. I feel weirdly floaty in this place, and wonder if it is because I have much less of a tactile relationship with the space than previous places I’ve lived.
Edited to add: I found a pretty solid solution in markjs.