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Spurred by the advice of @Wintermute_BBS , I managed to get a Sharp PC-1403 handheld computer in my vintage collection. At an adorably smol size, and with BASIC and a dot matrix readout, it reminds me of a baby Model 100. So far, it seems to work without issue, and I've taken the time to open it up (which I'll show later on) and even make a couple BASIC programs. I'm glad I have this fren in my collection.

#vintagecomputer #retrocomputer #vintage #retrogaming #hobby

happy I could help with a purchase advice. The 1403 is special in that you can actually address the individual pixels of each segment. More info here:

http://www.cavefischer.at/spc/html/Info_PC-1403H.html
and here:

https://edgar-pue.tripod.com/sharp/pc1403.html

Yong engineers and students made use of this feature and created simple games, one notable example is "Slalom WM 98" (http://www.diemayers.info/download/pc1403.txt)

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Solargraphic Analemmas

Image Credit & Copyright: Dawid Rycabel (Pinholove)

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap220702.html #APOD

#APoD

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soldaten: tragen flecktarn-uniform um im ร–PNV nicht kontrolliert zu werden

ich:
person trรคgt im bus ein kleid das das selbe muster hat wie die hรคsslichen sitzbezรผge
๐Ÿ˜ฑ die beziehen die Sitze mit Eichkat3r-Fellen?
ja genau

deswegen sind bustickets auch so teuer

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Wir wissen, vor uns liegt die tรคglich greifbarere Apokalypse, aber handeln weiter so, als sei es nur ein vages Szenario. Der Grund, warum wir statt einzulenken weiter zรคh den MaรŸnahmenlimbo ausloten ist: Nichts tun kostet politisch wie praktisch bis zum Einschlag am wenigsten.
Cartoon Zeichnung. Wir sehen die Titanic bei Nacht auf den Eisberg zulaufen. Text Ausguck: Eisberg! Eisberg!! EISBERG!!! Text vom Oberdeck: Vor dem Abbremsen sollten wir erstmal zweifelsfrei beweisen, dass es รผberhaupt Eisberge gibt. Textzeile unten: Aktueller Stand der Klimadebatte

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#Sfconservancy has an important article.. Give Up GitHub: The Time Has Come!

https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2022/jun/30/give-up-github-launch/

Discussed at HN: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=31932250

> The #FOSS development methodology is #GitHub's product, which they've proprietarized and repackaged with our active (if often unwitting) help

There's work to do. We have an answer and it has the #Fediverse right smack in the middle of it:

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ #ForgeFederation

Read the report just published by @dachary

https://forgefriends.org/blog/2022/06/30/2022-06-state-forge-federation/

Then hop on the chat ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ

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@Humane Tech Now @Loรฏc Dachary I think nobody will move off of #github as long as there is no #federation support in any of the #selfhostable alternatives!

As soon as there is, I think people will start moving away. Not many, but some. Federation is a must-have, because otherwise creating accounts just for reporting a bug is just too much of a task for the average user and sometimes even for more "advanced" users. I certainly would be much happier if I could just use my own instance and create a bugreport/issue/etc on some project hosted somewhere else!

Of course, #sourcehut does already provide everything we would need. Also, Email is THE workflow with #git IMO. But I acknowledge that its just not enough for most users and they want some kind of #forge and bling-bling website like github. I do not blame them.
Ah, I still created a @Codeberg.org account earlier this week and am in the process of moving everything away from Github.

My projects are small and do not have a lot of interaction, so its easy. Federated Bugtracking would be awesome that's true. But until this happens, I'll gladly start to move anyway.
@Matthias Beyer @Loรฏc Dachary @Humane Tech Now
Do I have a surprise for you ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

@codeberg is a #Gitea instance, and hence will be among the first to have federation support..
where are you going?
if pull requests were part of git instead of being slapped on in proprietary ways, life would be much better. Git itself is a great model of decentralisation, but the "fluff" is different from one hosting service to the next.
As far as I know, they are not. Commits and branches are, but pull requests are implemented in different, and mostly incompatible and non-portable ways across hosting services like Github, GitLab, Bitbucket, Azure DevOps, etc.

If PR's have recently became core git functionality, please point me to the appropriate documentation, because that would be a very exciting step in the right direction!
@szakib @Humane Tech Now @Loรฏc Dachary git request-pull --help - https://git-scm.com/docs/git-request-pull

They were not invented by github or some other company, they were there from the beginning! ๐Ÿ˜‰
Yes, this does exist, but what it does is "Generates a summary of pending changes". When people talk about pull requests, they primarily mean the discussion around the code, the approval process, etc. This is only step 1 of the workflow. Even in Linus's original idea, step 2 is to start exchanging e-mails with people, not issue any git ... commands to comment/approve. Merging the code is the next thing that is inside Git.
@szakib @Humane Tech Now @Loรฏc Dachary that's because git is intended to be used in combination with email. git is federated, email is federated. You don't need more.
@Humane Tech Now @szakib @Loรฏc Dachary of course "you don't need more" is a stretch. Today you need CI, CD, etc ... but for the sole purpose of development, you only need those two.

#sourcehut is build around that idea and it is great IMO.
Yes, I understand that. :) But even e-mail is not part of Git.

What I originally meant is that the PR discussions and workflow should live inside the repo and the tool. ie. when you clone a repo, you get all the historical PR discussion/approval details too. When you want to comment/approve you issue a git XXX command the same way as when you branch or commit.

This is the dream. :)
@szakib @Humane Tech Now @Loรฏc Dachary I actually worked on something like this during my time at university (but as these things go: it stalled pretty quickly) -> repo is here (at my co-authors account) https://github.com/neithernut/git-dit

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Do you know about #StreetComplete "quests" for #OpenStreetMap? It gamifies OSM editing, and encourages users to improve nearby features.

Contributors may include photos to their notes. However, as soon as notes are closed , the photos are also automatically deleted.

Curious? NotesReview [0], can find and display these photos.

Sadly, the photos are not openly licensed [1] , and are only meant for use by the original contributor.

[0]: https://ent8r.github.io/NotesReview/?view=map&query=Photo
[1]: https://github.com/streetcomplete/StreetComplete/issues/3714
source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:StreetComplete-5-mapWithNotes.jpg
source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:StreetComplete-6-addNote.jpg

I also did not know this. Anyway the photo's resolution is way too small to make a meaningful use of them anywhere else
For some, the resolution is not a problem, but using it for something else, for example, extrapolating additional information from the photo.

If the license of the image is not OSM-compatible, then strictly speaking, nobody other than the owner, can use it.


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๐Ÿ“ข Any volunteers for discussion in old #digimode ?

Rendezvous every day at 19:00 UTC on

๐Ÿ“ป 3.980-3.983 MHz
๐Ÿ“ป 7.040-7.043 MHz
๐Ÿ“ป 10.142-10.143 MHz
๐Ÿ“ป 14.070-14.073 MHz
๐Ÿ“ป 18.103-18.104 MHz
๐Ÿ“ป 21.070-21.072 MHz
๐Ÿ“ป 21.085-21.087 MHz
๐Ÿ“ป 24.920-24.921 MHz
๐Ÿ“ป 28.070-28.073 MHz
๐Ÿ“ป 50.305-50.307 MHz

in USB on all bands.
Generally, #PSK31 at the beginning of each frequencies range and #MFSK #Olivia #Hellschreiber ... at the end

Share this announcement !
Digimode waterfall


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https://cloud.tomasino.org/apps/forms/KakFXPSpgj5WD9zq

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 https://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
If my responce came then it probably came twice and you may have more doubles like this too, as I read it's not just me who was not sure if sending worked as nothing changed after clicking it. But still pretty impressive.
I'm not sure. I just took a peek at the totals. I'm calling a few more days before I'll dig into the data




Don't want to wait until Mastodon Groups are coming? Well, they are here already!

tootgroup.py 1.4.1 - fixed compatibilty with Friendica 2022.06

https://github.com/oe4dns/tootgroup.py


Alle รถsterreischischen Amateurfunkrelais (FM und D-Star) zum Importieren in einen Icom IC-705

https://codeberg.org/OE4DNS/IC-705-Memory-Channels-Austria

Nur falls jemand danach sucht!

!Metafunk โšก

EDIT: Und weil Github nicht soo leiwand ist, gleich noch zu Codeberg umgezogen.
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RT @Muschelschloss
Natรผrliche Mรผckenfalle. Die Mรผcke landet auf dem Salz und denkt, dass es Zucker ist. Sie bekommt deshalb Durst, sucht Wasser. Im Deckel ist aber Rum. Die Mรผcke betrinkt sich, stolpert รผber den Stock und schlรคgt mit dem Kopf auf den Stein und ist mausetot.
๐Ÿ˜‹

Ich verspรผre gerade das Verlangen
1) Salz zu schnupfen
2) in eine Zitrone zu beiรŸen
3) Tequila รผber meine Schulter zu entsorgen
Die Zitrone muss doch ins Auge. Das weiรŸ man doch ๐Ÿ˜‚ @elchverleiher

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I am proud to let you know that my game

-=POCKET QUEST=-

a tiny, little text adventure game for the Sharp Pocket PC 1403 / PC 1248 has now been released to the public!

You may find the code and *.WAV files (to load into your device) in this GitLab repository:

https://gitlab.com/ufud-org/pocket-quest

#sharp1403 #sharp1248 #pocketpc #BASIC #coding #game #textadventure #programming
Photo of a Sharp Pocket PC 1403 lying on a wooden desk, showing the "-=POCKET QUEST=-" title screen.

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I guess I'll need to collect one of these little vintage computer frens now!
try hunting a 1403 or 1248. they both aren't rare and don't cost too much.

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"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."

Arthur C. Clarke

"Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced."

Barry Gehm

"Any technology, no matter how primitive, is magic to those who donโ€™t understand it."

Florence Ambrose (Freefall, Stanley)

"Itโ€™s still magic even if you know how itโ€™s done."

Terry Pratchett

One of these games that I somehow missed. It's been on my todo list for a very long time now
When you can *hear* screenshots.

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A small update to the alternative #PC operating systems list beside #Linux and #BSD - If you want to try something #new and use either way and only #basic functions & programs on your #desktop, you might want to try these:

๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ https://serenityos.org
๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ https://www.menuetos.net
๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ https://www.redox-os.org
๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ https://www.haiku-os.org
๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ https://nakst.gitlab.io/essence
SerenityOS screen shot

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Alt und langweilig: Astronautin verkleidet sich in Star Trek-Manier auf der ISS.

Neu und aufregend: Astronautin stellt auf der ISS das Bild eines SciFi-Films nach, in dem es um eine Astronautin auf der ISS geht. ๐Ÿคฏ

Well done, Samantha Cristoforetti!
Samantha Cristoforetti in TNG-Star-Trek-Uniform im fensterreichen Cupola-Modul auf der ISS, hinter ihr schwebt eine Dragonkapsel.
Screenshot aus dem Gravity-Film mit Sandra Bullock, wo sie in Shorts und grauem Shirt auf einer Raumstation schwebt. Darunter ein Bild von Samantha Cristoforetti in gleicher Kleidung und Pose auf der ISS.

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Looks like they've finished clearing out Computer Reset
Panoramic views of the inside of Computer Reset now and before it was cleared out. There used to be hundreds of boxes piled up haphazardly everywhere but now it is empty

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RT @nblr@twitter.com

Happy birthday X!
(X as in X11, as it's been called since 1987)
38 Years.
Feel old?

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: https://twitter.com/nblr/status/1538336011213754368



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I am releasing a new project to, hopefully, make some money so that I can support our TROM project and myself. This is it -->> https://webape.site/



So. I provide managed instances for Mastodon, Peertube, Nextcloud, Friendica, and a few other services. On top of this I am making any kind of website in Wordpress. This is my "skill" and so I will try to make some money like this. I have to, I have no choice.

But listen.

I am not making a "business" out of this. I want to do a decent job at it, so I will only take 20-30 projects. Enough to sustain myself and have the time to focus on TROM, plus be able to properly manage these paid-for websites.

I tried to provide really cheap and very "tempting" offers, if anyone is interested, since I will only post once about this on my profile, the rest go on the Federated profile of the project -->> https://social.trom.tf/profile/webape

Here is what I offer:

Mastodon:


Peertube:


Nextcloud:


Wordpress:


I can setup huge instances up to 25TB of diskspace. And provide support over email or chat (Matrix).

If you think anyone may be interested, give it a share.

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heads up: siteโ€™s not loading for me at the moment.
Yup, thanks. I am aware of it. For the past hours the hosting provider seems to have had some technical issues. Works now but not sure what the issue was/is.
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The hosting provider where this website is hosted, is experiencing temporary problems so WebApe may not be available right now. So everyone knows.

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Hilf mit #Chatkontrolle zu verhindern & zeichne unsere Petition. Nur mit einer starken Stimme auch aus ร–sterreich kรถnnen wir das geplante Gesetz verhindern. Noch hat ร–sterreich keine klare Position dagegen. https://actions.aufstehn.at/chatkontrolle


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Someone had a granite headstone made for Internet Explorer and placed it beside a tiny church on the rooftop of a cafe in Gyeongju, South Korea: https://m.clien.net/service/board/park/17331335
A simple dark granite headstone on top of a lighter coloured slab. It is engraved with the Internet Explorer "e" logo, and the following text:

Internet Explorer
1995.8.17 - 2022.6.15
He was a good tool to download other browsers.

There is a bouquet of roses and a bowl left by the grave.
A wooden board church, about 11 or 12 feet tall, 3 feet wide, and 10 feet long; with a thin cross on top of a small belltower, in a yard of white rocks with larger stepping stones. There is an iron fence around the edge of the cafe roof, strung with lights. Buildings and foothills can be seen in the distance. Internet Explorer's grave is on a patch of grass beside the church.

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I was today years old when I figured out how and why to use a "Match" line in my ssh config instead of "Host". I'm kind of low-key angry that every ssh guide tells people to use Host instead of Match now.
(welcome to toot number 1000 in my series of toots in which I write "today I learned X" and then immediately afterwards realize that I didn't explain what I learned in my original toot)
Also can use wildcards when using match. Really useful if you got a bunch of hosts like pi1.local to pi5.local that need the same configuration.

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๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿšจ Erschรผtternde Nachrichten aus London:

Die britische Regierung stimmt der Auslieferung von Julian #Assange in die USA zu. Dort droht ihm die Todesstrafe. Ein schwerer Schlag fรผr #Whistleblower, Journalisten & die #Pressefreiheit.

#FreeAssange!

https://www.patrick-breyer.de/piratenpartei-prangert-assange-auslieferungserklarung-an/

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๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿšจ Shocking news from London:

The British government agrees to the extradition of Julian #Assange to the USA, where he faces the death penalty. A huge blow for #whistleblowers, journalists & #pressfreedom.

#FreeAssange!

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2022/jun/17/julian-assange-extradition-to-us-approved-by-priti-patel


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Liebe #Ampel. Wir alle wissen, dass #Assange (und Volunteers) Kriegsverbrechen von USA-Truppenangehรถrigen รถffentlich gemacht hat. Ihr als Bundesregierung MรœSST Euch jetzt dafรผr einsetzen, dass er frei gelassen - und auf gar keinen Fall ausgeliefert wird. #FreeAssange

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Leaked #NASA photo of the Sun being taking away for nighttime maintenance.

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Content warning: chatcontrol, eupol

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Your router, your rights:

1\. you have the right to use your own router

2\. you have the right to reconfigure your router & install software of your choice

3\. you have the right to require support from providers, even if you don't use their router

Assert your rights! Get your Router Freedom stickers (free if you live in Europe).

https://fsfe.org/contribute/spreadtheword#device-neutrality

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Immediately ordered.
The problem is that in most cases support from the ISP is to incompetent.
When I called Telekom, they insisted on a router model from their dropdown, even though mine is a generic x86 PC w/ #opnsense .
And I had to explain them what dual stack is.

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Extra fรผr euch (aka โ€žIT-Bubbleโ€œ) hier auf Mastodon haben wir am 1. Juli einen Gig bei der โ€žBunten Nacht der Digitalisierungโ€œ in #Karlsruhe klargemacht. Wir spielen zwei kleine&feine Sets bei #Vector Informatik um 17 und 19 Uhr, ihr dรผrft euch in der Zwischenzeit frei bewegen. ๐Ÿ˜˜ #DigitaleNachtKA https://bunte-nacht-der-digitalisierung.de/details#65

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Und wรคhrend eurer Sets dรผrfen wir uns nicht bewegen? ๐Ÿ˜ณ
Nur die Hรคnde. Zum Klatschen.

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