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    I’m exactly like you and looking for exactly the same kind of device : very good (ortho) keyboard, small screen (e-ink for better visibility in the sun and battery).

    I’ve written about my quest here : https://ploum.net/the-computer-built-to-last-50-years/

    Unfortunately, I’m really angry against Astrohaus for the Freewrite. Their software are a shame, force using a proprietary cloud and are full of bugs. My Freewrite, despite its weight, have no more battery than my laptop. The traveler has a very very bad keyboard to the point of making it unusable for me (I had to send it back because some keys were always quadrupled. Now, the space is only working if I press it really violently). See gemini://rawtext.club/~ploum/2021-10-07.gmi

    Placing all my hope on the MNT Pocket even if I would need to adapt my layout to the keyboard. Hoping to see an eink version soon to use with only a terminal. Neovim, Neomutt and Offpunk are all I need 95% of the time ;-)

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        Count me amoung the small device lovers. The Reform looks amazing and I wish I could justify that cost right now.

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          Thanks for posting it here <3 <3 <3 PS: I’m the author, AMA

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            i know there are some smol computer lovers around here 👀

            that reform looks gorgeous

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              There seems to be a bit of that going around lol

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                of course it was only this morning that I realized this was a link post and not a question ^^”

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                  I’m definitely an Emacs user! Right now I currently use the following in Emacs: EMMS+Elfeed - for podcasts and RSS feeds Elpher - Gemini and gopher browsing Circe - IRC client! Mastodon.el - Mastodon client Nov.el - Epub reader Dired - Directory browser Orgmode - Lots of stuff lol Diary mode - Journaling! And yes, I use it as a text editor too.

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                    Hi, I am!

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                        yes! hi

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                          I have a quibble about this statement about 1-based indices

                          When a baby completes its first roundtrip around the Sun, they’re one year old, not zero years old.

                          Counting our ages is one instance in which we tend to start counting at 0 (like C) rather than 1 (like Lua) a newborn baby is 0 years old. We don’t phrase it that way, but they are a year away from being one year old, so they must be 0.

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                            Atari st was my first computer. As far as specs go, i think the amiga had it beat in most categories. I believe it became the de facto home recording pc solely due to its built in midi port, which led to a lot of sequencing software (like c lab and cubase) being written for it.

                            A while ago, i read an article where someone recreated a typical late 80s / early 90s home recording setup, with the atari st at the center. I hope i didn’t lose it. But if i find it again, I’ll post it here. Very neat to put yourself in the mind of a musician back then, and approach recording in a totally different way than we do now.

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                              Aren’t people who don’t use tilde.news just terrible? Is it working? Are you engaging with this comment? ;)

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                                Amazing. Loved this game as a kid.

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                                  i am guilty of this - i’m even doing it right now! the big social media sites are our outgroup, right?

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                                    And there’s Mailrise — an SMTP gateway for Apprise notifications: https://github.com/YoRyan/mailrise

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                                        A drinking game, huh? Interesting

                                        Basically you have substitution rules like multiple of 3 == Fizz, multiple of 5 == Buzz. Then each person says a number, going in a circle clockwise. If you mess up and don’t appropriately say Fizz or Buzz, you have to take a shot.

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                                          Not in this article, no. But I’ve heard FizzBuzz described as a game before. The first time I ever heard of it was in some beginners programming tutorial, years back, and it said something to the effect of “Let’s teach the computer to play the children’s game FizzBuzz”, and I had never heard of it.

                                          A drinking game, huh? Interesting