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New to this instance but not to . Used to be @cybette but that instance went offline since beginning of 2019 with no way of contacting the admin. Thanks @xvilo for the cordial invitation and here I am! I get another chance at , not sure what else to write, as all I really want to do is reconnect with people and resume the conversations.

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Our beloved friend #FOSSASIA maintainer Areeb Jamal passed away this week due to the lack of oxygen...He was one of top #opensource contributors in #India he touched so many lives...he was too young to leave us. I wish he would receive the recognition he deserved

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How to rebase to Fedora 34 on Silverblue

"Silverblue is an operating system for your desktop built on Fedora. It’s excellent for daily use, development, and container-based workflows. It offers numerous advantages such as being able to roll back in case of any problems. If you want to update to Fedora 34 on your Silverblue system, this article tells you how. It not only shows you […]" #bot #opensource #Fedora

package 3.3.0 is now available. The update contains bugfixes and new, backwards compatible
features in the contained collections.

Some background on version 3:

Are Finnish potatoes gilded or something?

(Searching for new/young potatoes yields imported ones at 2€/kg and domestic ones at 30€/kg. Not a typo.)

There's a lot to see and discover at this week, and
this post outlines the virtual booth action that will take place in Community Central!

Register for free:

It's been exactly one year since we published the first issue of newsletter for the developer community. Now we're at issue 24! I've been able to churn out these packed issues every couple of weeks (only missing an odd week here and there) thanks to my team and the . How are we doing? What would you like to see more of? Let us know!

After so long, I still think "viral" whenever I see/hear "virallinen" 😳🤭 (it means "official")

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From band geek (secondary/middle school) to computer geek (junior college/high school). It's fascinating how those years strongly defined my identity and passions.

(find me with alt-text)

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Taking a trip... down nostalgia lane. Here are my Sec 1 (grade 7, middle school) and JC2 (grade 12, high school senior) class photos.

Can you spot me? (Hint, same relative position in both pics.)

Yearbook archives from National Library Board, :

"A competition to choose 'the voice of Tramway' is currently underway until 24 April with the public selecting the announcer to record the automated announcements passengers will hear on board the city's trams."

Listen & vote:

"Tampere tramway ahead of schedule and under budget"

Seen live previously:

2003 - Little Rock
2006 - Dallas
2007 - Oklahoma City
2017 - Helsinki Vantaa

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@cybette It was a Thomson MOS 5. It was the standard computer installed in all schools in #france to teach kids the basic of programming. I remember just drawing shapes with logo language on a monochrome screen

" is real, and girls, adults, and gifted students can have it too."

(maybe time to get diagnosed and get medication to help - even if it doesn't help with everything, but at least make daily life less of a struggle...)

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"It's like your brain keeps switching between 30 different channels and somebody else has the remote."
"It's not one program in our brain that works differently, it's the whole operating system."
"The reason I ran late all the time wasn't because I didn't care, it's because 'ers have a skewed sense of time."
"It's not people being lazy or not trying enough, it's kids and adults struggling to keep up with a brain that doesn't always want to cooperate in a society that wasn't built for them."

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