At the end of this path is the Brooklyn Promenade, a pedestrian space with stunning views of downtown Manhattan. The city wants to remove the promenade and put the BQE in its place. Why not just ditch the BQE?? Routing highways through residential areas is backwards.

Meanwhile, here's the city of Amsterdam tweeting about their plan to eliminate 7k-10k parking spaces in favor of pedestrian and cycling infrastructure. ❀️

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If you want to use a yubikey for ssh'ing and for pushing to GitHub, I wrote a guide for getting that to work (after spending a lot of time cursing at gpg tools)

The year is 2019 and I can’t buy a good majority of consumer technology because we lack privacy legislation and consumer protections. Example: it’s absurd that my TV came with spyware that can’t be turned off or avoided; I had to stop it from phoning home at the network level. It also came with an arbitration clause and a clause waiving the right to a class action lawsuit.

Who all's on pixelfed? I just registered an account and it looks mighty nice -- basically just like instagram, but you can actually make posts from a non-mobile device. This is going to be an easy switch πŸ˜ƒ I'm (at)holly(at)

:blobnotlike: blocking ads is evil grr
:blobuwu: HTTP is a pull-based medium. it is within the original philosophy of HTTP to selectively pull the data, for example, a device that doesn't support images won't download them. by circumventing ad "blocking", you are spitting in the face of HTTP. a more accurate term would be ad rejection. ads are not "blocked", they are simply not asked for.

Downloading all my Kindle ebooks and turning them into .epub files, on macOS:

It took several hours (including wait times) and I'm still not 100% done. Hopefully, like, 95% done.

Just discovered that in Safari if you push a tab all the way over it icon-ifies it. Handy πŸ™‚

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