@gudenau Not sure – my app also didn't have the refresh button, so it could be a limitation of the mastodon API? I'm not sure.

Sorry for the delay on these shoutouts this month – things have been ✨ very busy ✨ at work but our project has wrapped up now!

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@gudenau hitting the refresh button in the web interface updates the numbers. I think Mastodon relies on these manual updates to refresh distributed poll results.

@naufraghi the other week I had to write a sed script that worked on both macOS CI and Linux CI machines. I nearly died.

ah the old "append `; say done` to the end of a long-running command" trick, works every time

the Missouri governor view source hacker thing 

it is not anything, I retract my toot

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the Missouri governor view source hacker thing 

“The Right Click of History”

is that anything?

@bclindner I got "nice" headphones in the past year and was blown away by the difference made from standard smartphone ear buds

I just need DKC 2's soundtrack on repeat forever now

*voice of that incredibly australian dragon from the smoking raisins musical episode of clone high*

"never played undertale??!"

@CodingItWrong @Gargron seems fine to me? On web and third party clients. Send a screenshot?

Technically I’m not included in those figures because I moved to New Brunswick from another country last year, but whatever.

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@rysiek tech researchers pull this all the time. One team from a decade ago used small edits to hundreds of small wiki sites as a P2P transfer protocol, without asking lol

@rysiek someone using Georgia Tech’s security research office’s name in the email address username (not domain) is signing up with sequential usernames. I emailed the first address telling them to stop and it stopped, so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Georgia Tech Security Researchers Stop Spamming MastoTech Signups Challenge 2021 ✨

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