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I want to tell @Gargron that although Mastodon isn't perfect; no software is, it's pretty darn good and I thoroughly enjoy using it.

@Gargron Just finished watching . I can't help but be *so* glad that Mastodon exists. Thank you. A thousand times, thank you.

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Learn Python by creating a video game

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I really like for an e-mail provider, but it dawned on me this morning: the main page has in large letters "Secure and private e-mail", which is ironic, because e-mail, by its very nature, is neither.

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Those who oppose #EndToEndEncryption oppose privacy, human rights, personhood, and democracy.

They are not your friends.

They are the ones who want what the Stasi never had: eyes and ears on everyone, all the time.

You lose this battle, you lose it all.

Today I learned that in 3 that True + True = 2. Weird.

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It is not every day a friend mails you a hug.

I received one today, carefully packed in an envelope, and protected by bubble wrap.

One can never be too careful when transporting precious things.

Now to figure out where to put it.

#SmallStories #IHaveTheBestFriends

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I was today years old when I learned that the Americans call refrigerators with side-by-side doors "french door refrigerators."

Guys... In France we literally call them "American refrigerators."

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This is verbatim a conversation I had with the kid today:

Me: Oh look, a new dessert place!

Tek Jr: The sign says "and shoe repair?"

Me: It's dessert so good... that it heels the sole.


Me: I toed you I could do this all day!

Tek Jr: STOP

Me: Why, are you getting mad? Am I your arch nemesis?


Porting the identity services from to . The more I work with Go, the more I'm discovering that its "Zen simplicity" is really annoying sometimes

As much as I *really* don't like as a person or President, I would like to to see him make a full recovery (and hopefully be a little more humble afterward).

How you treat people you don't like is a measure of your own character.

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Let's all remove vowels from the word "gemini" to make the names of our gemini-related software /s

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My kids thought I was crazy when I was excited to open the new wireless router I ordered this week. My wife just said, "Leave him alone. You know how he gets." It's nice when someone really understands you.

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"#jq is a command-line JSON processor. It's like sed or grep but specifically designed to deal with JSON data. If you're a developer or system administrator who uses #JSON in your daily tasks, this is an essential tool in your toolbox."

This seems appropriate for someone...
#jq #linux

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