The term "Procrastinator" triggers me.

I prefer the term "JIT Person", thank you.

Bird box sounds like a subscription mail service that sends you a bird every month

By the way, I also used this previous toot to test fetching new toots by "pulling to refresh" with the trackpad (or mouse wheel), and it works!

After fighting with NSTableView for some hours, I announce that nothing has changed! ๐Ÿ˜‚

(Visually, that is, but now the toot cells are reusable! Which means that I can display as many statuses as I want and the UI framework [Cocoa] takes care of ensuring I only initialise as many views as necessary to perform fast scrolling.)

Help, cat has fallen asleep right in my face and I canโ€™t get up.



Nothing I can do... ๐Ÿ’ฏโ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒ‘โค๏ธ

Sol 46: Instrument Context Camera (ICC)

Taken on: 2019/01/13 06:09:56

Sol 46: Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC)

Taken on: 2019/01/13 03:49:59

Wendy Carlosโ€™ rendition of "Jesu, Joy of Manโ€™s Desiring" is so so good.

What's up with these video players nowadays that will start buffering from the beginning if you drag the progress knob to the start? YouTube, Vimeo, and others do that! Come on, guys, we had that part figured out in 2009.

:blobnotlike: blocking ads is evil grr
:blobuwu: HTTP is a pull-based medium. it is within the original philosophy of HTTP to selectively pull the data, for example, a device that doesn't support images won't download them. by circumventing ad "blocking", you are spitting in the face of HTTP. a more accurate term would be ad rejection. ads are not "blocked", they are simply not asked for.

@Gargron There was a pretty major fire overnight. The damage is still being assessed.

Friend sent me a picture containing only this text:

quick while the government is shut down letโ€™s all switch to metric

I wholeheartedly approve.

My favourite Brazilian musician just released a new album and I'm in love with it already. ๐Ÿฅฐ

wow, this is a new one

if you need my โ€œpersonal dataโ€ to pay your staff then you need to find a more ethical fucking business model

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