the funny part: life didn't create lemons
humans cultivated them by crossbreeding, they never existed in nature (honestly, the path to seeding for something so tart would be highly contorted anyway)
if humans give you lemons
you make those lemons combustible and you send 'em back
ask for people's manager
MAKE PEOPLE RUE -- oh never mind
specifying negative css animation delay to start them half-way (i.e. started in the past) is blowing my mind. that's some clever spec design
Apropos technological third world country: Germany is having elections soon and their vote counting system doesn't have any security features what so ever and can be hacked by anyone. The password is "test". Their backup plan: use the phone for transmitting the results. 🤦♂️
A medieval historian believes the Voynich Manuscript is a medical manual but with the index cut off.
you've been hit by / you've been struck by / Show more
a dumb terminal 🖥️
Waking up so early that people wonder if you just woke up and began working off the bat or pulled an all nighter
Remember that they control you and decide what you read for your safety.
Don't turn mastodon.social into a closed space that accepts certain orientations eexclusively, creating walls is better left to zionists and trump supporters. Keep birdsite drama there, fuck walls.
Let's not try to import "Twitter culture" here, even from "left Twitter."
You'll find that Mastodon is its own beast, with a very different landscape, and very weird customs. It's quite refreshing.
* read timeline *
* see a bunch of people making political statements *
* close mastodon *
the most important ways in which instances differ from each other are:
- moderators and moderation policy
- the public timeline, i.e. connections to other instances. some instances connect with new ones automatically, while others do it manually and are more selective
- the local timeline - basically, your instance neighbors!
#Mastodon v1.4.2 released with many important bug fixes as well as features, such as customizing web UI columns and deleting your own account
Upgrade notes: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v1.4.2