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Did you already see the insanely beautiful Map of the #SolarSystem by Eleanor Lutz? 🌌

She published the #python code and a tutorial on how she made it. ❤️

github.com/eleanorlutz/asteroi

In the recent months I've worked on a desktop version of . This is my first demo video showing the progress I've made so far:

scitech.video/videos/watch/917

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ICANN granted Amazon.com the domain '.amazon' today, rather than the entire geographic region of the Amazon Basin.

Acts like this are colonial, obviously, but also a slap in the face to early internet promises of global representation + shared power. Its really sad.

mashable.com/article/amazon-do

#GAFAM #GAFA #amazon

(via everest-pipkin.com/ , thanks ! )

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Always wanted to create a Gtk Application using Python, build it using Meson, package it as a Flatpak and submit to Flathub?
Here's the first tutorial for you belmoussaoui.com/2019/05/13/ho
We will be building a Todo application. Feedback is appreciated!

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Oh hey, I should post this here too! I made a CSS-only async chat by using background-image requests to send data and long-running http requests to return it.

github.com/kkuchta/css-only-ch

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Katie Bouman, the scientist behind the first image of a black hole. Katie created an algorithm that made the image possible #WomenInSTEM #womensart t.co/anjif88j52

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@kuketzblog @Digitalcourage Demnächst wird ein Artikel von @nicoalt erscheinen, indem nochmal ausführlicher darüber berichtet wird.

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@kuketzblog @Digitalcourage Wir stimmen zu, Software sollte möglichst immer reproduzierbar gebaut sein. Aber Achtung: Entgegen des Zitats ist Software bei #FDroid und #Debian nicht immer reproduzierbar gebaut.

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Seit die #Urheberrechtsreform im EU-Parlament verabschiedet wurde, sprießen Europaweit TOR Nodes. Bis zum eigentlichen Einsatz von #uploadfilter könnten es viele mehr werden ;)

Da kann die #ContentMafia am Ende auch nicht viel gegen machen, hauptsache #Artikel13 haben wollen.

Creí un deck para : en frases

nico.dorfbrunnen.eu/es/2019/ar

Traduje la traducción alemana original a Español e Inglés. Espero que así más gente pueda aprender el Árabe con este deck.

I've created a for : in sentences

nico.dorfbrunnen.eu/en/2019/ar

The original German text got translated into English and Spanish, in the hope that it's useful to even more people.

Ich habe ein Deck für erstellt: in Sätzen

nico.dorfbrunnen.eu/2019/arabi

Die deutschen Texte sind außerdem auf Englisch und Spanisch übersetzt.

It's easy to modify apps to include malware before they are published on those platforms. Therefore, users have to trust publishers. This is where reproducibility comes into play.

Draft text of images for visually impaired:

Free Software is a great thing, because it allows users to check that apps are doing what they pretend to do. But almost nobody compiles apps themselves. Instead, binaries are used which in case of Google Play or Apple's App Store are built by the apps' developers or in case of F-Droid come from the project itself.

Writing about on the road couldn't be much better than with and which generate a lovely preview and sync my drafts across all my devices. Thanks so much to their developers!

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Earth isn't the only planet with aurora. Aurora have been observed on other planets such as Saturn, shown here (Hubble image)

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