Gee you can't tell how much user interface designers hate scrollbars until the scroll-wheel on your mouse dies

@aerohead well that just makes the most sense. I really did hope the orange man got it in the neck though

Yes I’m posting toots because the bad place is over capacity

political content in the us context 

Anyone know if the bad man has died

climate crisis 

Not really kidding about despair, either. I was close to spending the whole day stifling tears at my desk.

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climate crisis 

In a fit of existential despair I began donating to the Australian extinction rebellion movement today. It seems like the Communists doesn’t like them much but I can’t tell if that’s just because Australian reds are allergic to successful political action

privacy is your local scope where you perform your local reasoning

maybe people who don't think privacy is important are okay with programming by only mutating global variables

@mikelynch I remember a few years back of an idea of creating a musique concrete accompaniment of the Apollo 11 mission for the 40th anniversary. I should actually do it this time ... when my Mac gets fixed

This is kind of niche hilarity but I can’t believe the creator of Textmate wrote, released, then immediately abandoned a fork of the Jekyll CMS in October last year

So how small a VPN can you get away with hosting a super tiny mastodon instance?

the second funniest part about the Pagliacci joke is that the doctor is abysmal. Imagine seeing this dude:

YOU: I have depression

DOCTOR: I dunno, go see a fuckin clown or something

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@mikelynch for me it's Usenet -> comments sections of good blogs -> Twitter -> Pownce (sigh RIP) -> Twitter -> ????

Just reminding myself that Mastodon is a far nicer platform than the birb site

I love the way @tootapp handles scrolling and loading more content. Depending on the direction of your scroll it’ll load the most recent, or the oldest content. Clever and useful.

@liamvhogan @thewetmale @ben_hr I like toot app, it's pretty cool, you probably haven't heard of it

Americans are asleep. Post pictures of Australian wildlife.

Baffled by random hostilities 

There are just clearly very different tempos at which news about people arrives. 100 people I follow on the bird site still follow Graham Linehan and he's gone full-blown exploding transphobia

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