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[Mod] What is your vision for asklemmy?

Hey! Back after a large break from lemmy and after returning to the community it seems it is more advice focused: what is the best way to learn programming vs story focused what is a bad mistake when you started programming. …


Am I overthinking about the world?

Disclaimer: think that this is a 7yo posting here, who doesn’t understand about politics or economy, it’s just someone who is hopeless and frustrated about our society. Also, English is not my main language, sorry in advance. …


Why did SDL change from LGPL?

Apparently SDL-org changed the license of SDL from the LGPL (a copyleft license) to zlib (a permissive license).[1]

  1. Older Releases (Check the license in versions before SDL2 and 1.3.) ↩︎


What are some interesting/useful home automation and customization ideas?

Of course given that this is posted to, I’m expecting a bias towards FOSS/etc. projects like Mycroft AI or towards DIY projects over Amazon and Google microphones and insecure IoT junk, but still list those other ideas regardless as the idea itself can be useful or even replicated with othe…


Why aren't non-reproducibly-built binaries of GPL-licensed software considered undistributable?

Reading the rather disturbing (albeit refreshingly honest, compared to some other distros) answer to the FAQ “Can Slackware be recompiled from scratch?” got me wondering… …


Reading the comments, I saw one commenter giving really good counter arguments, their name is Lauren Young…


Thoughts on trait-selection abortion?

Bad idea to ban trait-selected abortion, IMO; but I would just allow it as some people would just do abortion on their own anyway. …


What thoughts go through your head when you hear someone refer to left-leaning individuals or policies as "liberal"?

Whenever I hear someone use liberal to describe someone or something that is left leaning I just get the sense that their politics are too US-based and kind of roll my eyes because that’s not really what liberal means. Is this an appropriate reaction or should I get off my high horse?..


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