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Hello new folks! ๐Ÿ‘‹ Since everyone is doing it, I'll post another . I am relatively new to Mastodon myself, but I've found a community here that is welcoming, tolerant and friendly. Hope you'll have the same experience.

I toot about , and general related topics.

I regularly look through the tag for new people with similar interests, but if I miss you, give me a follow or send me a message, and I'll follow you back. ๐Ÿ™‚

I have a tenuous relationship with most static analysis tools, but I really like shellcheck. Bash has so many gotchas, its nice having a tool that remembers all the esoteric constructs for me, because heaven knows I won't.

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Great article by @jerry

"We have to accept that there *will* be electronic voting. We have to accept that our refrigerators, toaster, toilet, and gym shoes *will* be connected to the Internet some day, if not already. We donโ€™t have to like these things"


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Not to count my chickens before they ๐Ÿฃ, but I think I /may/ have avoided financial ruin today! Hopefully I can get some ๐Ÿ’ค tonight for the first time this week.

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RT @levelsio@twitter.com: Internet speed vs. murder rate.

Just received a password reset request from my domain registrar which I didn't initiate. ๐Ÿ˜ถ

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Had a moment of panic when I couldn't remember the password I used to encrypt my phone backup in iTunes. Turns out it was a randomly-generated one that I saved in 1Password 2 years ago. Thanks past self!

Also: "I hate how loud this MacBook Pro keyboard is!" is a sentence that no human has ever uttered. But, congrats on making it quieter, I guess ยฏ\_(ใƒ„)_/ยฏ

Even if Apple fixed the dust issue in the newest MBP (they are explicitly saying they didn't because there is no dust problem, silly ๐Ÿ™„), I still don't want a "butterfly" keyboard. I'm not even particularly fond of key travel; I *hate* mechanical keyboards. However, there needs to be *some* travel. It is so sad to me that Apple has ruined what IMO was the best keyboard on any notebook computer ever.

Handed my iPhone in today to have it's battery replaced and now that I've been without it for a few hours, I've already noticed how dependent I am on it. This week is going to be interesting ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

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Also, from experience, Turbolinks works great with Elixir's Phoenix framework. And Stimulus should too, in theory.

The few times I've tried to write single-page apps, it has always been a huge PITA. This post does a great job of advocating for the traditional server-side rendering approach instead and augmenting your server-side logic with bits of JS here and there to improve user experience, which IMO in the right technique for most web apps.


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I don't know what they are selling here, but this is a really interesting perspective on how the blog may be (partially?) responsible for the death of the weird web that we so often lament.


Firefox and Chrome have removed Stylish from their add-on sites. I am pleasantly surprised that this happened so quickly.


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Apparently the publishers are going bananas about #Wikipedia involvement in #Art11 #Art13 #saveyourinternet. They sent this to ALL MEPs:

I find it absolutely hilarious!

Someone stole a SIM card from a dead bird's tracking device and racked up almost $2,700 in charges. I don't know whether to disgusted or amazed at their ingenuity.


Does someone know what the deal is with counter.social? Do they not federate with the rest of the fediverse?