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.
Learn Python by creating a video game https://buff.ly/2IBE7ak @firstname.lastname@example.org
I really like #MailFence 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.
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 #Python 3 that True + True = 2. Weird.
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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.
Tek Jr: OMG STOP DAD
Me: I toed you I could do this all day!
Tek Jr: STOP
Me: Why, are you getting mad? Am I your arch nemesis?
Tek Jr: STOOOOP
As much as I *really* don't like #Trump 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.
"#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."
Facebook was purposely engineered for growth, engagement, and addiction. Am I surprised? Not in the least.
This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!