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William Casarin @jb55@maly.io


terminal software is lindy: grep, curl, sed, the list goes on... Only gui examples I can think of is excel and word?

Achieving anything in life nowadays is 5% talent, 5% hard work and 90% not being distracted by the Internet.

#PostmarketOS is a new #GNU/Linux distribution that aims to provide a long term OS for mobile devices:

map (chr . (+1) . ord) "mob"

Mostly working now. Used my cal for the first time today. One thing I implemented that I think I like is that you're not bound to making timeblocks on arbitrary 15-30 minute boundaries. 5 minutes boundaries have less wasted time.

native apps will make a comeback once people realize that computers aren't getting faster, and the web is getting more bloated every day

Added edit mode to viscal, a timeblocking calendar I'm working on. Can edit timeblocks now.

xonsh is pretty cool. it's like if bash and python had a child.

@karen that's true but it's also insanely good for work. I used it at Monstercat for 5 years to process artist payments (which was kind of important to get right).

Now when I code in C, it feels very similar to the way I code in Haskell, except now I have a better mental model of side effects.

@kai it's all good, I got my notmuch filters set up.

how much am I going to regret this

or more generally: a central computer for the house with many light clients with direct access.

interested in trying this out one day with my son: wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/x

there is one desktop in his room (also my office). Would be neat if all you needed was an extra monitor, keyboard and mouse. I could work and he could play on the same machine.