Interesting that these tech news outlets never suggest government regulation or anti-trust law as a solution to ISP monopolies...
Mastometa Show more
May as well drop a bomb right before going to bed.
I'm sure @Gargron, as a young, inexperienced developer, has made a ton of mistakes running Mastodon. Young humans do that.
Eugen is a person. A lot of people claiming to worry about "social media harassment" seem worryingly oblivious to that as they dogpile and heap on the negativity.
You're entitled to your frustration, but don't be the problem you claim to want to solve.
Keep it positive? #ForkOffTogether and make things better?
Thanks to everyone who gave suggestions for alternatives, if you have any more suggestions (or feedback on these alternatives) please reply to this post.
🎉 #Mastodon v2.4.1 is out: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v2.4.1
- Delete & Redraft for toots
- Improved e-mail validation to fight spammers
- Improved block/mute behaviours
- More unicode emojis! 🐺
- Important database schema fixes
- Performance improvements 🚀
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Sign your releases!
Anthony Bourdain on Kissinger Show more
Once you've been to Cambodia, you'll never stop wanting to beat Henry Kissinger to death with your bare hands. You will never again be able to open a newspaper and read about that treacherous, prevaricating, murderous scumbag sitting down for a nice chat with Charlie Rose or attending some black-tie affair for a new glossy magazine without choking."
If you're too poor for A/C, here's what I did when I was also too poor for A/C. Copper tubing attached to fan with zip ties. Plastic tubing attached to fishtank pump, submerged in beer cooler full of ice water. Cold water runs through the pipes and makes 'em frostycold, fan blows frostycold at hot people. Works pretty well! Lots of guides online on how to make one. Put a towel on the floor in front of it, lots of condensation.
This looks interesting....
GitPub - An ActivityPub based Git. https://github.com/git-federation/gitpub
More on this, from Motherboard:
"Paul Manafort’s Terrible Encrypted Messaging OPSEC Got Him Additional Charges"
Good to know: "Some messaging apps specifically protect against this scenario by not allowing backups. Signal or Wire, for example, don’t have backup features."
If Microsoft buys Github, there are alternatives.
It's been observed that Microsoft seems to be carrying out a strategy of controlling as many of the access points to the tech job market.
Statistician/programmer/PhD student currently living in SW Germany. From Western US originally.
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