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some projects I'm working on (pinned post) 

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Hello World! 

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Remember folks, a pretty Code of Conduct means **nothing** if you aren't willing to back it up.

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Did you know: when a complex chunk of code works for you the first time, it means half a dozen bugs mysteriously appeared in a project maintained by someone living halfway around the world.

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@vecna is it really self hosting if you use somebody else's network?

Is it really self-hosting if you do it on someone else's computer?

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Millennials killed the spam call industry by simply not answering their phones if they don't know the number

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hot take 

This isn't about Glimpse. Glimpse is an actual good example of this.

Mostly this is about cryptocurrencies where everyone has to make their own, mostly because they can and might make money doing so.

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I need to fix my IceCat config. I have a permission issue preventing it from accessing its own files or something.

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Maybe the USA should ban export of pepper spray to the USA.

Just a thought.

I'm looking for a general purpose URL rewriting extension for Firefox so I can set an arbitrary list of URLs to automatically modify. Does anyone have a recommendation for this?

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If you like to use #Wire as a secure communications tool, you might want to reconsider. blog.privacytools.io/delisting

Thanks to @oldvetcodes for providing the link. 😁 He gets the cred for this post.

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thanks bro, now I know that linux t-shirts are cultural appropriation and oppression I will go back to windows I GUESS °

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It's funny to me when Linux asks for my Full Name when I'm creating users

Not this time, NSA

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your regular reminder that censoring words l*ke th*s is actively counterproductive because it bypasses the filters that people set up for themselves

to take an innocuous example, if i use filters to block the word "orange", and you write "or*nge", you have now ensured that i will see a post that i have explicitly tried to get out of my timeline

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@kirschwipfel I've been coming across more and more cases where people don't even know they are running these trackers on their sites. They reuse themes or scripts they copy and paste from elsewhere to add something to their site, without any idea what they contain. This is part of my motivation for the #MakeJavascriptOptional campaign, just getting people to think deeper about the minimum their site really needs to serve to users to do its job.
@aral @Mastodon @Gargron

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The way tech people talk about design is wild. It's like they don't understand what design even is.

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