Show newer

Oh wait, M-x tab-bar-mode does that, without nuking your tabs. Sold.

Show thread

Every time I hear about Emacs and tabs I've thought "who cares?" and never looked further. Thanks to Mickey Peterson's latest summary though (, I finally tried... and it's actually quite good! I have a lightly-customised escreen configuration I use, but I might just replace it with tabs (particularly if I can figure out how to toggle display of the tab-bar itself).

All I use escreen for is windows and different stacks of recent buffers, so I'm not hard to please.

I just randomly started (did NOT finish) cleaning out or fixing broken feeds in Newsblur.

1. Wow I subscribe to a lot of feeds.
2. Good lord do links bitrot. Without hard data, I'd say 50/50 the site just disappeared vs blogging software changed and the feed URL with it (a depressing number seem to be on Medium)

"DRM is a bit like ransomware, in that it encrypts data and demands payment to un-encrypt (decrypt) it. The main difference between DRM and ransomware is that ransomware is less particular about which files it encrypts — while #DRM (usually) only affects files that you legitimately purchased." ~ figosdev

Having said that, I did manage to overlook that exporting my follow-list and re-importing was also required.

Show thread

My hobby project (to eventually involve ActivityPub) is in Elixir, and I'm loving this deep dive:

First post: moved account from (with no posts) to .technology, since that's what I'm hoping to focus on here.

I had to read the docs a few times, but loving that this is possible:

Mastodon for Tech Folks is shutting down by the end of 2022. Please migrate your data immediately. 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!