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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.

Addressing the elephant in the room but it's a literal elephant and you are talking to it

Being able to build the official Mastodon app for iOS in xcode and play around with it in an emulator to the see the results of weeks of UX and engineering work is a pretty amazing feeling

"How I cut GTA Online loading times by 70%"

nee.lv/2021/02/28/How-I-cut-GT

Turns out it's inefficiently parsing 10 MB of JSON every time you load the game

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the Dab is older than you think, but in 1951 they called it space fear.
#meme

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i have deep respect for my friends the scientists. it is difficult and important work they do, slaving away in the lab, trying to make the electrons Fuck

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Moon!!!! So lovely!!! And sunset!! What another beautiful evening!!! (More description on the images)

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1. New VC-backed startup enters the scene
2. People flock to it
3. They discover it’s a surveillance capitalist (and still have no clue what that is)
4. They’re shocked (because, see 3)
5. It’s too late, they’re too big and they’ve exited
6. Goto 1

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inc.com/jason-aten/clubhouse-i

#SurveillanceCapitalism

"Remain Calm: the fox is still in the Firefox logo"

blog.mozilla.org/firefox/the-f

I have seen posts getting this wrong even on here.

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I think that in general, machines should go "thunk". when you flip a switch? big honkin thunk. if this doesn't happen, then I don't trust them.

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Lazyweb, I'm listening to The Weeknd's Blinding Lights, and I know _for sure_ I've heard that synth beat intro before somewhere before. Question: where?

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Ever see a good toot, follow the account, then you see “RT @someone@twitter.com blah blah” and feel personally betrayed?

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