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There were indications that Sir Charles had resided at Baskerville Hall if she really had been, for a little embarrassed.

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Hot take:
"anti vaxxer" is way too benign...
Let's call them "plague revivalists"

This new "feature" in Android P where the volume buttons control media by default and not ring/notification volume is endlessly annoying.

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New Episode of Destination Linux is OUT! New Episode and New Release Day!

With help from the DL Patrons we've switch the release day to Wednesdays instead of Fridays from this episode forward.

youtube.com/watch?v=51wfc68qG9

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The mastodon bump is real.

Hackers.town is now processing 200000+ transactions per day.

Glad I upgraded last week!

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Happy Birthday, Debian. 🎂 🎉 🎈
25 years old.

Ian Murdock announced #Debian on August 16th 1993. The first release, 0.01, was made the next month, on September 15th.

Congratulations & thanks to the Debian volunteers, past and present, for making it such a fantastic distro. Here's to the next 25 years.

debian.org/doc/manuals/project

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I'm glad to see a lot of new people coming from birdsite getting excited about features like CW and privacy levels for posts. There's also image descriptions, delete & redraft, and a whole bunch of other cool stuff!

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Changing random stuff until your program works is "hacky" and "bad coding practice", but if you do it fast enough it's "Machine Learning" and pays 4x your current salary.

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@ryan659 in some alternate universe where my entire workflow isn't html already, maybe that makes a difference to me. I'm fine with using html renderers because they work for me in my actual job every day, in practice, in the real world.

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"Native" apps are those I spend approximately 0% of my time in on desktop.

My email, text chat, video chat, bug tracker, and code review all run in a browser. My editor runs in an embedded browser (Electron). My source control and remote logins run in a terminal.

Escape to games? They run full screen and do their own cross-platform UIs too.

I guess what I'm saying is, using the "native toolkit" is overrated in terms of what it takes for users to get their usage done.

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speakerdeck.com/skepticfx/vora very interesting technique presented on an evolutionary attack on OpenVPN tunnels being used to access plain text web apps.

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we're back up; all services except federated IRC should be operational.

please alert ~vilmibm if something is down that shouldn't be.

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Doing my best to stay off facebook and the rest of the mainstream social media sites. It's an interesting challenge, since most of my friends and family aren't on the independent services, like Mastodon.

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Monday thougts on people on social networks 

I don't like when people contsantly post something 20+ posts per day. In any social network. Because it makes me overwhelmed with information. Which, also, is pretty irrelevant and have no interesting information. And I start spending about 20x time scrolling through the feed to keep myself up to date.

So I mostly unfollow such people, sorry for that. I just don't know the reason, why some people constantly post a lot per day. Don't you have other things to do?

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@zxcvfdsa @am1t One of the nice things about Mastodon is that you can just join an instance of like-minded people and feel confident that there's no algorithm deciding that you should be seeing content from people you don't want to!

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