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🐦🔗: twitter.com/oydorgtr/status/13

Because of the 's new user agreement, a new Turkish, allegedly government-oriented microblogging platform, called Yaay's advertisement started to pop up on my feed recently. A couple of my non-tech friends asked me about that, and, as a result they are currently signing up as new mastodon users 😎 😂

Additionally. The opposite is also happening: People love to advertise projects which actually had been done already (or stayed orphan due to lack of interest by community) by other members, because the new maker is more popular.

It was not like this until a year or two ago.

The hype train(!) took over, but it's unsure whether the train's path is correct or not.

As a technical team leader, and with 15 years of community manager experience, this discourages me to contribute.

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One of the biggest concerns that I have of Turkish Software Community is that, either nobody says crap to crap because the crap's maker is somehow friendly and popular, or people bash a target (a person, a project etc.) unnecessarily harshly, because it's the trend.

I was pretty fed up with the behavior of 'df', so I wrote my own diskfree tool.

It's called 'duf', it's written in #golang, and you can get it here: github.com/muesli/duf

On ArchLinux, you can simply install 'duf' from the AUR.

This may be the actual reason of the outage, in that case this affects most of the Eurupe:


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While using a private SOCKS proxy, I did access to Twitter and mentioned about it (Twitter was one of the affected sites), and I thought this is a chance to self-promote my mastodon URL, and @gokmen started following me.

The funnier thing is that, due to this outage, I couldn't reach to his Mastodon instance neither and follow back without VPN 😀

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Turkey's internet is currently struggling from a serious outage. Various social media platforms cannot be accessed, and the traceroute gets stuck on Turk Telekom (the main ISP of Turkey), so it's a national isp issue (every ISP goes through Turk Telekom while the request is goind abroad through hops).

I was quite sceptical before making a 40% keyboard, but after programming, I'm in love with it! I'm still using Turkish layout with my 40% handwired mechanical keyboard, which is considered worse for programming comparing to English. However, since I've moved almost every special characters to layers, and with the new muscle memory I've developed for them, it's even easier for me to code in 40% than fullsize Eng layout.

This describes why 40% is possibly better for you:


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There was a discussion about lingual layouts today in my Twitter feed. For , don't stuck on ideas such as "one language's keyboard suits better for ". It's all about the layout itself, and how easy you reach these symbols, and how very little muscle movements you make.

Ideas of lingual keyboard layouts, such as "English layout is better than Turkish layout for programming" becomes obsolete with smaller s which you can program and make your own shortcuts.


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