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Four years ago to the day, I wrote a guide to hacking SerComm cameras. shkspr.mobi/blog/2013/11/hacki
Today I'll be publishing how to get root.

I've been writing about . In today's rant - the post office use Lorem Ipsum for their alt text 🤦‍♂️
shkspr.mobi/blog/2017/11/noli-

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Really enjoyed @Edent blog post about a mysterious ú printed on a receipt. And saw they were already on mastodon from a mastodon icon on the bottom of their blog. I think that's the first I've stumbled upon.

mastodon.social/media/CJcxBYEZ first Alexa skill to be published!
You can now get the UK flood forecast as part of your flash briefing.
Will blog imminently.

Some of these look gorgeous. Not quite what I was hoping to do - but a delightful accident. mastodon.social/media/UmJ1e3LB

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Tusky is finally back in the main F-Droid repository! f-droid.org/repository/browse/

You can just as well search for "Tusky" in the F-Droid app to find it.

Trigger Warnings and Content Notes. Does anyone have good icons that I can use in a presentation to show various things which people may want to be alerted to?

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This piece of public speaking advice from @Edent might be my favourite public speaking advice ever.

Morning gang!
I've been ranting about Amazon's developer experience for Alexa Skills.
shkspr.mobi/blog/2017/05/amazo
Basically, it is RUBBISH! A terrible experience trying to get multiple Amazon accounts talking to each other, out of date tutorials, and extremely limited options.
The Echo / Dot think is a fun toy, but a right pain to develop for. Pretty hard to use as well.

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@internetofshit@twitter.com is pretty funny but I'm getting increasingly annoyed by them ridiculing things that are actually helpful for disabled people.

Does anyone have an EASY tutorial for setting up Alexa skills?

Related, is anyone using the Amazon Echo for anything interesting? The music and news stuff is very dull, but I like the light switch integration.

With the help of the marvellous @tink I've added some cool accessibility features to my contact site.

edent.tel/

Now has proper ARIA roles, more semantic markup, and better title text on SVG.

I still need to work out if it is possible to have the 中文 read in English.

THANKS!

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THANK YOU. WEBRINGS.

THAT WAS BUGGING ME.

Okay, so like webrings but for Patreon. We need to do that.

So I can see & post toots in China, but images are blocked.
Using Tusky & mastodon.social - where are the images served from?

I love being in China, but this jet lag is insane. I've managed 8 hours of sleep and feel more tired than I did last night!

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@w3c advisory committee meeting now kicking off in Beijing with an open day.

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Okay, my new Mastodon instance is live! Since @Mus made oulipo.social where you can't post the letter 'e', I am proud to announce:

DOLPHIN TOWN!
dolphin.town

A Mastodon instance where you can only say the letter "e". Follow me there! I'm @e

mastodon.social/media/LJI3bE6p

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Must get really complicated if someone accidentally kills a lot of crows at once.

"It's a murder of crows."
"Allegedly."
"No I mean it's a lot of crows. a murder of them."
"It's too early to tell. Could be crowslaughter."
"A group of crows is a murder."
"Are you saying it's impossible to murder just one crow? That's disgusting. They're not Pringles."