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Been looking into buying some inline skates for outdoor fitness, and I'm overwhelmed with options. Think I've settled on the Powerslide Next 110s, but it'll be a while before I can justify the price. Anyone here have opinions?

This Sunday, September 22, 10:00 EST (14:00 UTC), will enter a maintenance window to transition CDN providers away from Cloudflare. This transition should "fail fast", so if it doesn't work, we can revert the change right away to restore functionality.

Expect intermittent downtime while we perform server reboots.

closing vim is easy, you just wait for the next windows update

Facebook just launched yet another product with a camera to put in your home. I can't imagine who would want to let the king of privacy invasion into close quarters.

Why is it legal to use government funding to perform research and then charge for access to the results of the research?

We need some Jetpack Joyride, Doodle Jump, and Tank Wars on Nintendo Switch. Somebody make that happen.

Apple TV+ on the other hand… There’s a lot of competition there.

I don’t know how many people will pay for it, but Apple Arcade is certainly an innovative idea. Subscription gaming isn’t new on desktop or console, but bringing it to the mobile space provides a huge untapped market.

One of the nicest things about having a dedicated workspace is that my MacBook is constantly plugged into Time Machine now.

Weird that @SlackHQ would decide to partner with @zoom_us after they were caught installing malware on MacOS devices.

Do people on Twitter retweeting the “SHARE THIS AND I’LL GIVE YOU MONEY” tweets really think they’re going to get money?

Love the advice shared here:

Engaging with others online in meaningful ways is better for everyone.

Still wondering about this whole "Two Factor Auth” thing or looking for a way to teach someone about it? I moved my old Medium article to my new blog:

I would pay good money for a VR release of the Mass Effect Trilogy.

I'm continually impressed by the community on It's hard to find a kind and welcoming group of folks on the internet, but they've done it.

Mambo No. 1 was written in 1923 and is almost unrecognizable compared to its modern counterpart. Instead of talking about Monica or Erica, Lou Bega I (1895-1959) instead wrote about having "A little bit of Myrtle in my life" and "A little bit of Agnes by my side". Additionally there were no references to "gin and juice" or "liquor stores" as prohibition had been in effect for 3 years at this point.

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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! We adhere to an adapted version of the TootCat Code of Conduct and have documented a list of blocked instances. Ash is the admin and is supported by Fuzzface, Brian!, and Daniel Glus as moderators. Hosting costs are largely covered by our generous supporters on Patreon – thanks for all the help!