Bharat Tyagi: GSoC 2024: Week 3 Report

It’s been a while since I have given any updates, so here we are. I listed down the demos that needed to be ported according to their length (S, M, L depending on the Lines of code) I planned to work on 3 demos daily, 1 LOC type each, which was different from how it panned out. I … | Continue reading


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Tamnjong Larry Tabeh: Understanding “Leading Questions” in Usability Research.

I’m in my internship's 3rd and 4th week, “conducting a series of short user research exercises using a mix of research methods”. Today, I want to talk about “leading questions,” a term that fascinated and confused me. I heard of the the term “leading questions” during the 1st wee … | Continue reading


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Tamnjong Larry Tabeh: Hello Planet Gnome!

Hello World! My name is Tamnjong Larry, and I live in a moderately sized town in Cameroon called Bamenda. My primary experience in the tech field has been in backend development using .NET and Java. Despite my focus on backend development, I believe the true magic in software hap … | Continue reading


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Bharat Tyagi: GSoC 2024: An Introductory Post

From Me to You I’m Bharat Tyagi, a third-year Computer Science student. I enjoy exploring things which is probably why I am here, writing this post for you all :). I’ll be working on Workbench this summer with my mentors Sonny Piers and Lorenz Wildberg. My Journey with Linux and … | Continue reading


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Tanmay Patil: Acrostic Generator: Part one

It’s been a while since my last blog post, which was about my Google Summer of Code project. Even though it has been months since I completed GSoC, I have continued working on the project, increasing acrostic support in Crosswords. We’ve added support for loading Acrostic Puzzles … | Continue reading


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Getting an RSS feed from any website.

© Rob McDonald RSS is a trendy topic among tech circles, it’s coming back from time to time without a breakthrough but still, it’s a technology used. Unfortunately, a lot of websites don’t offer RSS feeds anymore. Big web players like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are promoting … | Continue reading


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Marking the Web’s 35th Birthday: An Open Letter

Collaboration, compassion, creativity - 3 C’s were Tim Berners-Lee's original intention for the web. | Continue reading


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Protocols: Clojure’s Polymorphic Magic

In this post, we will try to understand how protocols work in Clojure. As an example, we will see how clojure/core.cache, a well-known Clojure library, implements caching algorithms using protocols.Polymorphism In ClojurePolymorphism is a design principle which proposes using a s … | Continue reading


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thi.ng user survey 2024

Long time no see…It’s already been almost 9 years since the last user survey for thi.ng projects and there’re literally almost 200 new libraries which have been added since. Please help me/us to get more insights into your own experiences, your interests, hopes and pain points —  … | Continue reading


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TDD: Writing Testable Code

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10 Interview Questions Every JavaScript Developer Should Know in 2024

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Gurmannat Sohal: A Reflection on the LFX Mentorship Program

The opportunity to participate in the LFX Mentorship program this Fall has been inspiring and satisfying. This blog captures my three-month journey- the highs, lows, and lessons learned during this enriching experience.What is the LFX Mentorship program?LFX Mentorship is a progra … | Continue reading


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Tom Whitwell’s 52 things I learned in 2023

his annual post is always an interesting and entertaining collection of facts and discoveries # | Continue reading


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You are what you can risk

How you can grow using the asymmetries of riskContinue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


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Pratham Gupta: GSOC 2023 Final Report

This is the final report for my project. Here i will be explaining about the method we took to find anagrams.GNOME Crosswords EditorAlthough still under development, Editor is a important part of Crosswords application for GNOME. It allows us to create basic crosswords with grids … | Continue reading


@medium.com | 9 months ago

Pratham Gupta: GUADEC 2023 in Riga, Latvia

My experience atGNOME Intern Lightning TalksThis summer I traveled to Riga to attend my first international conference, Gnome Users And Developers European Conference (GUADEC) 2023 and true to its promise, the experience that unfolded was nothing short of amazing.Well, it began w … | Continue reading


@medium.com | 9 months ago

Tanmay Patil: Acrostic support added to GNOME Crosswords

It has been quite a while since the last update, and we’ve accomplished a lot since then. I’ve also completed finish my GSoC project, which adds Acrostic puzzles support to GNOME Crosswords.After implementing cell selection for ClueGrid, I added other signals ie. guess and other … | Continue reading


@medium.com | 9 months ago

The State of Seed Stage Funding to Underrepresented Founders

“White women founded companies comprise 79% of reported early-stage VC dollars going to underrepresented founders and 64% of investments made into companies with underrepresented founders by deal count. Ecosystem-wide, we need to up our game by investing seed money into a broader … | Continue reading


@medium.com | 10 months ago

A Spin Around the Globe, Software vs Hardware, and a Crisis of FLOSS

Dictator Book Club: Putin — I just find this quote incredible. I learned so much about the late USSR and early modern Russian regime…Continue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


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How to Read Well, Deep Dive into SEO & Oaks Plus a Funny Platypus

Plus why Japan does not have nuclear weapons…Continue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


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The Future of Programming: AI and Interface-Oriented Languages

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The Power of Place, Optimistic Nihilism, and a Calm Way to Task Manage

Plus a dash of AI and how to forage in Los AngelesContinue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


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Why Not to Buy a House, The Newest Social Media Wins, and Rediscovering Craft

1. Netflix’s New Chapter — I am nursing a growing obsession with Netflix. First, their offices out here are just stunning. Anyone that can…Continue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 11 months ago

Tanmay Patil: GSoC Update: P̶l̶a̶y̶A̶n̶s̶w̶e̶r ClueGrid (almost done)

This will be a short one but it took significant time to get things done right.Renaming PlayAnswer to ClueGridI made an initial change by renaming “PlayAnswer” to “ClueGrid” since we utilize a similar grid (image below) in the crossword editor and it sounds more appropriate. The … | Continue reading


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Threads: A Great New Social Home for Developers

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The Twins of Rest and Play, Global Standards Diets, and Layoffs

Plus being yourself in your art and why we need filesContinue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


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Tanmay Patil: GSoC Update: PlayAnswer widget (wip)

After dedicating first two weeks of work to libipuz, it was time to shift our focus to the UI part of the Application.DiscussionTo create the PlayAnswer widget, we had two choices: either inherit from the PlayGrid or design a container that includes a PlayGrid as its child. Ultim … | Continue reading


@medium.com | 11 months ago

Tanmay Patil: GSoC 2023: Week 1 & 2 Report

ProjectAdding Acrostic support to GNOME CrosswordsMentorJonathan BlandfordWeek 1The first thing I did was fix libipuz #22. Earlier across/down clues were hardcoded in the ipuz-cell. Due to this, we would do an if-else check on across/down clues based on their direction in other p … | Continue reading


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AI Programming for Absolute Beginners

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Gotam Gorabh: GSoC 2023 [Week 2 Report]: Add “Remote Desktop” page into the system panel

Project Title: Create a New “System” panel in GNOME SettingsMentor : Felipe BorgesContributor : Gotam GorabhIntroductionImplementing Remote Desktop page will allow users to access and control a computer or a desktop environment remotely from another location. It enables users to … | Continue reading


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Demystifying AI, Quora Kills Personal Moats and Compounding Crazy

Plus more self help books from my breakup era and a note about the venerable WebAssemblyContinue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


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What the Age of Extinction Means... For You. | Continue reading


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Gotam Gorabh: GSoC 2023 [Week 1 Report]: Create a New “System” panel in GNOME Settings

Project Title: Create a New “System” panel in GNOME SettingsMentor : Felipe BorgesContributor : Gotam GorabhIntroductionThis summer I’m working on a project titled Create a New “System” panel in GNOME Settings, which aims to create a New System panel. This blog summarizes my prog … | Continue reading


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Preparing for the Unpreparable: A Step Away from Predicting the Future

I’m learning about responsibility, 20 some years to lateContinue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


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The Dangers of Google’s .zip TLD

related: badidea.zip links to a ZIP file called badidea.zip containing a QR code that points to badidea.zip # | Continue reading


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Pratham Gupta: Test story

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Last Month I Learned: A Recap of the 17 Articles, 4 Books, and 1 Product I Found

What I learned in a month of wandering the US trying to find myselfContinue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

The UX Research Reckoning is Here

“It’s not just the economic crisis. The UX Research discipline of the last 15 years is dying. The reckoning is here. The discipline can still survive and thrive, but we’d better adapt, and quick.” #Technology [Link] | Continue reading


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Anatomy of a SudoLang Program: Prompt Engineering by Example

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This is why it's such a crime that the NYT got rid of Donald MacNeil. This piece belongs in the NYT, not on a Medium site that almost no one sees. | Continue reading


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The Mother of All Pivots

The name of the podcast I co-host with Kara Swisher is “Pivot.” I don’t like the name, but I’ve had my hands on the wheel for so long at my… | Continue reading


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The Art of Effortless Programming

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Guardrails

What won’t work is fake regulation | Continue reading


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In solidarity with NPR, I am pausing my use of Twitter. On April 12, 2023, NPR announced that they are suspending their Twitter accounts in… | Continue reading


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Scarcity

Scarcity is key to irrational prices. | Continue reading


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Office Hours

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Unit Testing ChatGPT Prompts: Introducing Riteway for SudoLang

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My Fledgeling Thoughts on AI and Disloyal Depositors at SVB

Plus what if your OS was a calendar? And how big of a team do you really need?Continue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago