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I guess I should do an , given the influx of new people.

I'm Eric, I live in Ohio (it's approximately as bad as it sounds), I throw computers at people for a living, and I have a varied set of interests:

* is a big one for me, I post about it over on @bhtooefr
* , including , , , and
* , ,
* I have opinions on politics. Not very left by Masto standards, off-the-scale left by US standards.

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One thing I love about Mini-ITX: if you have choice paralysis, there's usually only one board that does everything you want, but that one board usually does actually exist

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97% of Auto Mechanics Can’t Work on Electric Cars, New UK Report Concludes - A possible Resistance to Adoption of EVs in the Industry? cleantechnica.com/2018/12/10/9

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Lets take a moment to talk about the many faces of Activity Pub (this network) Show more

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We need more feelies with our software releases, to be quite honest...

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@enkiv2 @mntmn I'm afraid it will only go downhill along the lines of "nah it's probably just Windows being slow cause it already is"
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The installer for DOOM (1993), when compressed, is 2.39MB.

Loading Mastodon in your web browser requires ~2.75MB of file transfers.

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Having some unused bandwith left? Help the #archiveteam to snapshot #Tumblr before it purges all naughty content.

All you have to do is run a VM on your system: tracker.archiveteam.org/tumblr

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Birdsite screencap Show more

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by the way tumblr's nsfw blocking algorithm is open source which means anyone can contribute to it as long as they think it'll be a good pull request to take in.

https://github.com/yahoo/open_nsfw

do with that what you will.
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shitpost re: climate change, uspol/rupol/saudipol/kuwaitpol, - Show more

climate change, uspol/rupol/saudipol/kuwaitpol, - Show more

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@Elizafox the funniest thing about the permanent record is that you still have to send in a copy of your paperwork every time you want something done bureaucratically

for being a system of permanent recording, it's pretty sucky at keeping records

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They always threatened to put our transgressions in our permanent record in school and I still wonder why that was supposed to scare us much as I did back then

Like what they just keep a filing cabinet of every student's records

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Imagine if everyone “generated” their power locally (thru renewable or other means). We wouldn’t lose quite so much in transmission costs. We’d also be a lot more self-sufficient and resilient against attacks to the power grid.

@nobody @TheGibson

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who the fuck decided to call them vampires and not hemogoblins

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