Nuclear hot take, mastodon meta Show more
If mastodon.social silenced bofa.lol, that is actually fine and exactly the way that federation is supposed to work. People can moderate their own communities. I know plenty of anti-capitalist, leftist instances that have also silenced both bofa.lol AND mastodon.social because they aren't interested in that content on their big tl necessarily.
We will have to get used to instances silencing other instances. It is part of what makes federation great, actually.
I just cut the time it took to run a series of database changes in half.
`INSERT ... SELECT ...` saves the day.
Lesson (re)learned: Don't return data to a different server if you just want the database to do something with it. Just do it in the database.
In my defense, this was a non-obvious case of copying a large set of rows and their columns into one row per original column in a different table. Don't ask.
emojis Show more
That moment when you realize that following someone on an instance that has fewer rules than yours could some day lead to an embarrassing work situation when they whip out their 🍆 emojis and 💦 all over your home timeline.
hot take Show more
Take hot things carefully. They're hot. They could burn you.
food, fitness Show more
When it comes to protein intake, I don't mess around.
A little known fact is that Jeff Goldblum worked for a short time as a web consultant. Truth.
This is a video of one of his discussions with stakeholders after someone suggested using EAV:
Hey! You know what I just noticed!?
The outrage culture from bird site followed us onto here! Maybe shitty-discourse isn't the result of the platform or it being distributed or not... maybe it's rather about the amount of people screaming to be heard at the same time!? 🤔 🤔 🤔
And last night there where a lot of people wanted to be heard... and now they are all waking up again!
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