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@grainloom Not yet, it doesn't. That's a good point, feel free to file a feature request.

Given it now needs a tweet archive, I was considering it implicit that users would download a backup themselves.

Wrote a bot to delete your old tweets:


It was inspired by this post from Vicky Lai on making her tweets ephemeral: vickylai.com/verbose/delete-ol

Want to know what took me the longest? All the hemming-and-hawing about testing it on my actual account.

And I'm a nut. No wonder people have a hard time deleting Facebook.

Wait, what. Windows 10 sends info on USB devices plugged in directly to Microsoft?

And it does that using pure HTTP?

You gotta be kidding me.

@yogthos But it's not that it doesn't warn you. It's that the implementation still forwards the last enqueued messages _before_ warning you (which I agree doesn't make sense).

That's why the description doesn't fit - it makes it sound like, by default, anyone can impersonate people on WhatsApp unless their target changed the settings.

@yogthos "For one, users are not warned by default when someone else is impersonating the people with which they’re communicating."


I know what they're trying to say, but that's a terrible way to say it, and an excellent way to show the writer is just parroting what they heard.

Matrix developers have confirmed that a secure chat app developed by French government will be based on the Riot client.


Back when I first heard about netbooks, I thought "of course you have great battery life, you're running nothing but a browser!".

Fast forward to today and, other than compiling, the main battery drain on my laptop are and , even when open on an empty tab.

Just looked into build and dependency management.

Say what you will about the vagaries of makefiles, Dude, but at least they're an ethos.

The French government plans Matrix-based e2e encrypted communication across all entities by forking @RiotChat:@twitter.com clearly the way to go! :) twitter.com/nextinpact/status/

Experimenting with on macOS and I suspect I'm missing something. I'm using core 0.18.0 and browser 0.26.1.

When my default browser is Chrome, things mostly behave as expected - I can sign into applications after creating a local account.

On Firefox, I keep getting that I need to setup Blockstack to sign in, even if I just created an account.

On either case, it looks like I need to restore my keychain if I exit the browser and clean cookies.

Any pointers?

Most importantly, stop putting institutional events on Facebook, stop using it at universities, stop making participation in Facebook mandatory through your institutional, organization, and activist roles. You can be online, and social, and connected without supporting Facebook.

Does your own household recycling matter? No. We do it anyway and hope that as a society we'll all do it. Does your boycotting of corporations that support evil politicians matter alone? No. We do it anyway and hope many will join us. Boycotts work as a tactic. Boycott Facebook.

@newsbot @yogthos There's a few image files tripping Github into thinking there's Brainfuck involved. 😂