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Sorry but.. Any recommendations for a linux compatible colour printer that won't cost the earth to run? I really have no idea how to start.

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Rates / Process:
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Music for video games, podcasts, comic books, pinball, animation, web series, film...

Ok, got to give this addon a try! Automatic reader view on pages you configure. Maybe that will get rid of a lot of ads and cookie consent ugliness.

addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

Hi folks,

A colleague of mine is running a survey on Sustainability in Software Practices.

If you are a "software practitioner", it would be great if you could complete it.

Thanks, and boosts welcome!

glasgow-research.onlinesurveys

[BLOG] Installing Two-Way Radios in my Car

This was a fun little project that took months of planning (since I had no idea what I was doing) to add amateur and CB radios to my car:

blog.yaakov.online/installing-

The Museum of Other Things

A collection of things people make for their own use, and which are both unique and rarely seen outside the home. Each item includes an interview with the owner about how it came to be.

Most of the collection is vintage Soviet Russia when supplies of all kinds were tight and ingenuity was free.

otherthingsmuseum.com/collecti

I love #Mermaid graphs but I would love them even more if they could be generated without #JavaScript. Can't find any library (#Python, preferably) that could do this.

Anyone knows of one?

cloud.tomasino.org/apps/forms/

I've put together a survey about the Small Internet (#gopher, #gemini, individual webpages, small community sites) and I would love your input. If you are a small internet user, please spend a few minutes and fill in your thoughts. I'm especially interested in the open response questions. This will help inform an upcoming conference talk I'll be giving at mch2022.org

Also, please boost this on fedi as much as possible and feel free to re-share on other social networks and in other communities. The more responses the better.

#smallweb #smallinternet

There's a new wave of retirements that'll be hitting the job market soon and I just wanna say: bring back apprenticeships. Bring back 0 prior experience with the opportunity to grow and teach others. Ya.

It's the solstice! The shadow of the gnomon in the #sundial at work is tracing down the outermost line. Through the day it will go across the ground and then back up the outermost line on the other side.

Mastodon – Simplified Federation by @rugk makes remote follows less cumbersome by automatically entering your Mastodon account details and puts that functionality where it should be: in your browser.

You can get it for Firefox from:

addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

#mastodon #remoteFollow #federation #usability #tip #firefox #extension

@bouncepaw @neauoire @akkartik What if a single html file is the wiki and your browser the IDE? how do you like that? feather.wiki/ :flan_cool:

RT @pickover@twitter.com

Mathematics, physics, biology, alien life.

"The behavior of ball bearings as they self-assemble under an electric field. They seem alive, reaching for each other to form emergent structures." Source: bit.ly/3MJ6Zt8

Great post explaining how indexes and transactions work. What really happens when you execute your SQL query?

architecturenotes.co/things-yo

“That's not accessible!” and other statements about accessibility - Hidde De Vries: hidde.blog/accessibility-objec

Have you tried the LibRedirect browser add-on?

It automatically redirects you to FOSS, privacy-focused Alternative Front-ends of big-tech sites/non private platforms.

There are alternative front-ends to YouTube, Twitter, Medium, Instagram, TikTok, Reddit, etc.

Each of these sites has a list of Alternative Front-ends' servers which you can select for the service to redirect to. You can also add Custom Instances.

So, when you click on a YouTube link, say youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXc it automatically redirects you to invidious.snopyta.org/watch?v= for example.

Firefox Addon: addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

Chromium/Chrome/Edge: github.com/libredirect/libredi

LibRedirect git link: github.com/libredirect/libredi

Do check it out, it's fun and has a lot of interesting sections in it.

#LibRedirect
#Privacy
#AlternativeFrontEnd
#FOSS
#AddOns

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