It has now been a year since we first created this #glimpse social media accounts! 🎉
Given no one expected us to last the summer (let alone produce a release) we think that’s something we can all be proud of. 🙂
Thank you to everyone who chose to support us. Given the very negative way a vocal minority of the free software community was behaving towards us, your kind gestures were much appreciated!
I turn on my computer to find my entire screen taken over by new app I never installed or asked for, and has pinned itself to my taskbar and made desktop icon. Should I run a virus scan? Is it ransomware?
Glad I mostly use Linux now, but I still have to duel boot unfortunately...
The #Welsh Alphabet #3
y has two sounds:
If there's only one y in the word, or it's the last one of words with more than one y, it sounds like a shortened "ee" like the end of "shabby"
dydd (day) sounds like "breathe"
if there's more than one y, the extras, not the last one, sound like "uh" as in brother, fun.
example "mynydd" (mountain):
muh as in mud
nith rhymes with "with"
The #Welsh Alphabet #2
Pronunciation is surprisingly easy because with few exceptions all letters are pronounced phonetically, exactly the same way no matter the context.
Once you've learned the pronunciation you will be able to read Welsh with few mistakes.
a as in can, map
e as in bet, shed
i as in pin, gin
o as in lot, hop
u "ee" as in queen, see
w "oo" as the 'oo' in zoo, moon
y has two sounds:
y has two sounds:
Yr Wyddor Gymraeg
The #Welsh Alphabet #1
There are 28 letters in the Welsh alphabet, 7 vowels, 21 consonants, and 13 dipthongs
Letters: A B C CH D DD E F FF G H I L LL M N NG O P PH R RH S T TH U W Y
Vowels: A E I O U W Y
Dipthongs: AE AI AU AW EI EU EW I'W Y'W OE OW WY YWY
I've written them in CAPS to avoid confusion, but when written the second letter of a two-letter is always lower-case, e.g. Llanilltud not LLanilltud, Rhiannon not RHiannon.
Just realised 'proper' isn't spelled properly 😂
This is a screenshot of a 100% crop btw.
#Darktable users I need help!
High ISO photos from my Nikon D5300 have a very obvious bright red pixel when viewed in Darktable (look center then left following along the black of the lens barrel). It's not random noise, it's there in the same position on all my photos going back years. I've never seen this in #Lightroom. I've even applied profiled denoise here (wavelets with HSV colour blend mode). There are other areas like this not shown here. What's going on? Is there a better denoise?
Do you use uBlock Origin? Did you know that you can use the Better Blocker block list on it?
Just add the rules from here:
PS. If you have other rule sets, I’d recommend not mixing them as we go to great pains to ensure that we don’t break sites while protecting your/our privacy. If you are mixing rulesets, we can’t help you if things break :)
#Apple refuses to add support for 16 web APIs for privacy concerns. I look at the list and I wonder - what is wrong with you web people? What are you doing? This is not the web I want. This is Orwellian and out of control. https://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-declined-to-implement-16-web-apis-in-safari-due-to-privacy-concerns/
You may have seen from 'news' sites, media, and even the #NHS bird-site themselves recently spreading the story that hand sanitiser in a hot car can ignite and cause fires.
Don't believe eveything you read! Question everything. Check the facts and verify your sources people! Don't fall victim of scaremongering!
Move your images to a #FOSS *community run* project instead! How? Simple:
1. Download your images: https://github.com/gitouche-sur-osm/mapillary_takeout
2. Upload to #OpenStreetCam:
3. Enjoy giving a giant, fat middle finger to #Zuckerberg. 🌻 🌈 🌻
4. Boost and have a nice day!
Patagonia joins growing list of companies boycotting Facebook ads
British farmers produce our food to some of the highest standards in the world and aspire to be net zero by 2040.
If you want to ensure that we don't import food into the UK which is produced in ways that would be illegal here, sign our petition https://www.countrysideonline.co.uk/back-british-farming/back-british-farming-our-latest-activity/food-standards-petition/
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