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To all the ox-hugo users: If you have a public site with public Org source, would you like to be mentioned here: ox-hugo.scripter.co/doc/exampl ? :)

Watched the PG-13 movie "Alpha" with my 4-yr old son. He enjoyed the movie with legit questions like "Is he alone now?", "Where is his papa?", "Are those the bad guys? (People hunting the bisons)".

I think that showing him Planet Earth, etc. helped him deal with about a minute of bison hunting "PG-13 violence" in the movie.

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rel-me decentralised verification now works for mastodon - yay! Shame Google Plus broke it, and twitter needs a hack.

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There may not be a whole lot of areas where JavaScript edges out Python, but this is one. Behold:

Array(16).join('Theme song' - 1) + ' Batman!'

Credit: destroyallsoftware.com/talks/w

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Imagine showing up to starbucks with this fucker

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Useful keyboard shortcuts for the web client that aren't documented in the panel yet, courtesy of @Gargron:

gb -> blocked accounts
gd -> direct messages
gf -> favourites,
gh -> home,
gl -> local timeline,
gn -> notifications,
gs -> getting started panel,
gt -> federated timeline
gm -> muted users,
gp -> pinned toots,
gu -> your profile

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It's my first release with Gitlab (1.10.0).

@fdroidorg Not sure what I need to change on F-Droid, I was previously on Github?


TIL about the INTERRROBANG character โ€ฝ (Unicode 0x203d) thanks to the 99% Invisible episode 99percentinvisible.org/episode . It's pretty easy to add a custom binding in to add this character, and so I'll be finding every opportunity to use this char more!

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New from the GNU store: our Emacs "Auto-Fill Mode" mug! Please note that Emacs' beverage replenishment functionality is still undergoing preliminary testing. https://u.fsf.org/2nc https://status.fsf.org/attachment/481286
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Do any of y'all have a humans.txt file on your websites? Seems like an interesting/minimalist idea:

@axil I saw that you created the Hugo example for Gitlab pages ( gitlab.com/pages/hugo/commits/ ). So pinging you to learn more about how to create another example for Gitlab Pages. I would like to create an example for ox-hugo ( ox-hugo.scripter.co/ ). It uses Emacs/Org mode + Hugo to create a site.

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Highlight of the day: colleagues came over to ask me about a piece of code I wrote a few years ago, which they are now refactoring.

We looked at the code at my computer, and once their question was answered, they still stared at my monitor, and asked what editor I'm using, 'cos it looks awesome.

And #Emacs with my Brutalist theme sure does. Pictured below is the piece of code we were looking at, in Emacs, with writeroom-mode, my theme, and a search result highlighted.

Pretty sweet! (an open-source awesome language)* developers get full-time sponsorship from status.im: nim-lang.org/blog/2018/08/07/n

*: If you don't know what it is, I'd describe it crudely as statically typed compiled "Python".

@codesections I just read your post codesections.com/blog/netlify/. Interestingly I add the Netlify redirects to avoid that just recently[1] :)

I have a question though.. you mention the use of rel canonical to solve the lesser second half of the problem.. What is that second problem? Shouldn't just the redirects be enough?

Btw, I have grown to prefer netlify.toml over the _redirects, etc. cookie files; esp. for CSP rules.

[1]: gitlab.com/kaushalmodi/kaushal

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Hey folks using #Hugo to tag the static site generator at gohugo.io: the recommended hashtag is #gohugo.


There are a lot of things called Hugo, so #gohugo is the way to go! Please signal boost. ^_^

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The main problem with Github being bought by Microsoft isn't MS.

It's that in 2018 we still haven't learned that critical infrastructure shouldn't belong to one company ... and that we should avoid building single points of failure.

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For comparison, here's how I see it on Firefox Nightly:

If anyone is using Mac/Safari, and willing to help debug this probable CSS issue, can you visit scripter.co and confirm the font issue.. Do you see what someone reported as they see on Safari Technology Preview 11.2 (see attached). The site looks fine on Firefox and Chrome.

tildes.net/ feels really fresh and nice!