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More to the point, if someone needs to be pre-emptively shielded from all negativity, they may wish to put the computer away.

Nick Jr., Noggin, and Sprout are still broadcasting for their convenience.

If he pulls this off correctly, we may eventually have a half-decent decentralized Discord-shaped object

mastodon.social/@Gargron/10349

The perfect gift for that someone whose password reset answers you just can't guess.

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Client it is. Triggering people who get triggered by their public posts being public will come another day.

Client will be:
1) PyQt5. Cross platform. No Electron.
2) tabbed, QTreeView. Very high density. Should be unique. Meant for power users.
3) multiple accounts, of course!
4) Open a unified timeline, individual timelines, instances' public timelines, in tabs
5) Tor support, per-account
6) User agent can be changed, so nobody can punish you for using r000t's software
7) Requests?

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PSA: Windows 7 end of support means: Scavenge all the 'old' computers! It be raining computing devices (prolly also a lot of data because newbs) which can be transformed with a single USB to a fully fledged linux workstation! i3-i5 intels for the grabs, if you're lucky i7!
Think: Companies, Libraries, Schools and Most of all Government institutes (they prolly be dumping their XP boxes and having a hard day finding out that their new integrated systems now function on 7 and need 5 years + millions to get to run on 10)

Free!!!! OEH! and if you're really lucky, they be thinking that they need new monitors too, because of win10 :blobcatgooglytrash:

People who obsess over software licenses: have you seen this new "non-violent" public license?

thufie.lain.haus/NPL.html

I have a question: If someone uses this license for software that includes GPL'd code, isn't that a violation of the GPL? This license puts arbitrary restrictions on what the software can be used for, which, seemingly, simultaneously violates Freedoms 0, 2 and 3

Seems like, if an NPL'd piece of software is used by, say, a defense contractor, and there's a suit, author loses

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My dream for Mastodon is for it to be a viable choice as a publishing platform for any creator. In other words, for people to not feel like they're locked in to Twitter or Instagram if they want to be professionally successful.

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alright I'm either making a scraper or I'm making a decent fedi desktop client

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The Fediverse grants NO expectation of privacy.

Your Privacy is as good as your opsec.

We aim to change that.
#ProjectONI

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⚠️ OFFICIAL FEDIVERSE PRIVACY WARNING: PUBLIC POSTS THAT YOU HAVE POSTED PUBLICLY TO PUBLIC TIMELINES FOR THE PURPOSES OF PUBLIC CONSUMPTION BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY HAVE BEEN CONSUMED BY THE PUBLIC AND MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ⚠️

Reply: "Isn't there some way we can make that illegal?"

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Different take on resolutions:

Don't wait for a new year to make a change you want to see. Change yourself now if you want to make an improvement. Go for incremental improvements that add up, no need to do all the things in a major version update.

I don't do resolutions because I don't need a calendar day to make an excuse to get off my butt and improve something.

Ironically, though, it'll probably still be faster to buy it from "my guy" for at least a few weeks.

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Someone write me a bot which posts this link hourly until the complexity epidemic is over

tonsky.me/blog/disenchantment/

Then all software developers see nothing but this until they fix their fucking shit

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@requiem @vertigo y'know how watchmakers use the term complications? I think in computing we should adopt frustrations.

I am very happy that I can now buy known-to-be-good, laboratory tested, fully auditable, and **reliable** cannabis from a store, that has set hours, and set prices.

It's very difficult to treat a medical condition of any kind with product that changes each time you buy it, you know nothing about chemically, and have to negotiate a location to buy it over a period of hours.

Had to fight through some news crews on the way out, but I got my drugs!

Oop. Line's in the back now.

Sprinted for it. Now I'm 3rd in line.

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