Do you like Mastodon, but wish there was a privacy option to only post on your home instance without federating?
There's a fork of Mastodon for that called Hometown:
You can still post normal posts that federate, but Hometown also lets you post non-federating posts if you prefer.
It also has other differences such as rendering full articles from Write Freely (and other federated blogging services).
It's by @darius
Apple's "product launch pageant has become a parody. Time to call it quits." write Charlie Warzel for NYTimes Opinion:
"The entire event is at odds with our current moment — one in which inequality, economic precarity and populist frustration have infiltrated our politics and reshaped our relationships with once-adored tech companies… Serving journalists pastries topped with gold leaf doesn’t do much to help either."
also: 👀 "We'd like to thank two new sponsors of Rust's infrastructure who provided the resources needed to make Rust 1.37.0 happen: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure."
reminder that I wrote a whole blog post on my automated todo list rewards system blog https://blog.alicegoldfuss.com/automating-my-todo/
As a Rock main, it really feels like Paper is overpowered.
Scissors is just fine though
OK what is the most pain-free way to get a basic Python 3 coding environment (read: a terminal command to run on basic .py files) set up on *Windows*?
(1) I assume it's Windows 10, but I'm not sure right now
Someone from Cisco went on stage to propose weakening TLS 1.3 for "network-based security solutions" (enterprise spyware).
There was a long line at the mic of people pushing back on it... I almost felt bad for the poor speaker 🙂
Geek in Seattle. Still testing
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