Mastodon internal dev politics Show more
Clickbaity title, but interesting account of how Mastodon development workflow and the associated power struggle.
Tech stuff: git and dotfiles Show more
The command git-subtree is so cool, esp. for my current need to modularize my monolithic dotfiles repo. I managed to split
my vim configuration into a separate branch.
"git subtree split -P .config/vimrc -b vimrc"
If you want to try it, do it in a clone - so you don't break things.
In this edition of WTF #Python, we present to you...
A comparison of messaging software Show more
With all the recent news about WhatsApp and FaceTime, I thought this might be of interest. (I am not the author/curator)
"Parties not wishing to be blocked by this policy should stop tracking Firefox users across websites."
climate crisis / deforestation / solarpunk Show more
FB mention, Instagram deletion Show more
Computer Humour Show more
ME: Right, time to get working on a second draft of this important paper.
COMPUTER: BWAHAHA! DISK ERROR! I no longer boot!
ME: Dang, good thing I have four backups of that stuff.
COMPUTER: THAT'S RIGHT, KNEE- wait, what?
ME: And this computer has my home directory on a RAID1, so I don't need them.
COMPUTER: ... Who does that?!
ME: Maybe I'll use this as an excuse to switch back to Debian. I bet I can work on the paper during the install.
COMPUTER: I need to up my game.
Bye bye LaTeX Show more
UPDATE: Now this is available as a simple webpage
It is #thesis time! Time to put the talk into practice.
Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger
(submitted by tysone)
Hey fellow Mastodonians!
I know mean well when you add a Content Warning (CW), but please be a bit more descriptive (say 3 or more words).
Some of us unknowingly click it because we can't bear the suspense, and the CW does not have the intended effect.
#TLDR: You should use ...
> ... CW's (content warnings) that are accurate and descriptive enough
Politics Show more
I feel that applying a CW on something like Politics, makes it more of a clickbait and one becomes more inclined to read it.
If you are reading this, then it is true. And yes this was just a experiment. Apologies.
If you agree, mark this as "Favourite" , so I know.
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