If you want well-formatted, public domain e-books, standardebooks.org is the place to go.

...using google translate app with camera to understand the untranslated options in ereader device


#fediverse in 2019

In 2019 the number of fediversed registered accounts increased from 2.500.000 users to roughly 4.300.000 – about 🎉 1.800.000 newcome

Five networks growing most rapidly in online server numbers in 2019 were:

#Pleroma +182
#Mastodon +159
#Writefreely +147
#Pixelfed +73
#Peertube +63

@WandelStock inderdaad, dit keer kon ik nog doen alsof ik niet uit NL kwam en toen "mocht" ik het boek aanschaffen.

I get a book gifted, yay! but paper...

...so ebook, need to rebuy it, fine..

eh, dont want / cant read DRM-ed stuff on my ereader... now what?

...ah, watermarked epub, noice....gimme

can only pay by paypal, oh well, for this time then....

entering every detail to get payment through.....

you are in NL, we can't sell books there...

I'm really enjoying maps.openrouteservice.org with the topplus map rendering.
Very effective for route planning.

Contemplating an note 2 device. Any useful insights?

- read and annotate PDF (scientific, programming, reference)
- "normal" book reading
- longer text writing (with external BT/USB keyboard)
- sketching of technical prototypes

@cwebber sounds like that paradigm does not fit your style ;-)

@jle that is a statement of a fact though, not an opinion

Opinions, popular or not, form the discussion whether those usecases are just or properly chosen/executed; depending on criteria.

Also, it's often very hard to have a reasonable discussion about it.

Required for any programmer.

Watch it when you have 2 hours of time; it's most effective to watch in one go:


@emsenn running on thinkpad t510 fully specced. It's network bound performance by the looks of it, but I haven't profiled

i should be firmly in the 'long term' group with over 30 years of emacs usage, or is that still in the 'moderate' category? ;-)

I really want to like magit forge in ; it's so nicely integrated, but it is way to slow to be practical for me.

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