@redstarfish @CantCodeYet It shouldn't be difficult. I tried to keep the dependencies as minimal as possible. I haven't used guix yet but I'm happy to lend a hand if you run into any trouble

@kelbot I feel like this might be something you'd dig for the . It'd be a reasonable way to browse youTube with a text-based browser and save on battery life.

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Today I pushed up the code for the first version of a new project - youTranscript - a light-weight frontend for youTube that shows you the transcript of a video instead of the video itself.

github.com/thavelick/youtransc

This is useful when you just want to skim a video and don't want to watch a 30 minute video when you just want to find out the answer to their click-bait headline.

Thanks to @twizzay for the idea on this one.

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even work? I've been trying to watch videos on @tilvids (tilvids.com) all day and every video seems to download maybe the first 15 seconds of a 8-10 minute video before grinding to a halt. No matter how long I keep the page up, it never really progresses. Every video I try only has one peer and has the same behavior.

Am I doing something wrong? Will this not work right with qutebrowser? Do I need internet with better (currently 5Mbps) upload? Is the server just saturated?

I just, briefly, mixed up Margaret Thatcher and Margaret Atwood. Whoops.

@craigmaloney thanks for all the comics you post. You've reminded me how much I enjoyed them since I quit reading a paper newspaper. My life needs more than just xkcd.

I kind of wonder if we should start calling it Right to Repairable instead of Right to Repair. It's a product design issue, not an access to specialized tools and knowledge issue

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This is both ridiculous and fascinating. "Apple shipped me a 79-pound iPhone repair kit to fix a 1.1-ounce battery": theverge.com/2022/5/21/2307905

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Sad to see that is going away..
I started to use it last summer because it was basically the only MUA that supported VMC/BIMI (that's how I discovered it), and I just liked it more than k9-mail.

However, thanks to google unreasonable crap - the development has now stopped.

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I’ve always thought “Believe Women” applied in a specific context. If you’re a first-line responder: a support-line, an emergency room, a first-contact in law enforcement in conversation, or even just a friend she trusts, then yeah, that’s when you believe. It’s not the time and place to express doubt.

Someone comes in bleeding & crying, you don’t interrupt the story with a bunch of “did he really?” or “is that ketchup?”. Be a mench.

https://idiomdrottning.org/believe-women

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I hope that when people see posts about my old 2DS, other people Palm Pilots, the instinct isn't "I need to go shopping for one of those" but instead is "How can I find more user for what I've already got lying around at home". Show your junk drawers some love ♥

I enjoy programming much more when I can just use standard libraries. This week at work, I'm thinking I can drop 3 pip dependencies (rather than a painful upgrade of them), and replace them with 100-200 lines of calls out to the python standard library. And I'm actually learning a thing or two.

Reading Jeff Ryan's book on the history of Nintendo, Super Mario, I learned the Japanese phrase "kareta gijustsu no sujhei shikou" which roughly means "applying old technology in new ways". Sounds like

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Our brains literally evolved to NOT pay attention to boring stuff

We are forced to do boring things because that keeps other folks wealthy

The reason why you want to do hobbies all day is that you were supposed to be an artisan

Artisans were once seen to be the clearest sign of civilisation, not a burden

We have enough food now that all humanity could master the lyre

But we have chosen coin

and coin does not sing

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It used to be (more) common for people to write HTML in a way where it would (also) look good in a Terminal based web browser.

It used to be (more) common for people to write HTML & CSS in a way where it would (still) look good if the CSS was not applied.

It used to be (more) common for people to write HTML & JavaScript in a way where it would (still) look good & (still) work if the JavaScript wasn't executed.

Those don't seem to be the norm nowadays.

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Any tips for music making on Linux? I'm trying to record my guitar and add virtual instruments like drums.

So I found this blocklist of sorts: peertube_isolation.frama.io/li but they don't seem to actualy list any peertube instances that use it.

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does anyone have tips for browsing peertube? The intances I'm stumbling through seem to have an awful lot of racism and conspiracy junk that'd I'd like not to see.

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