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Hey new mastodon.social users! A few suggestions for better homes: Show more

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new users, looking for apps? some alternatives to the web app: Show more

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Heeeeeere's the new Mastodon Flat CSS (MFC) theme!

Userstyles: userstyles.org/styles/153362
Github: github.com/trwnh/mastodon-flat

You can now select either "Midnight Blue" or "Clean Slate", OR create your own custom palette!

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ugh i really hope crossposters don't slowly choke mastodon like they did to diaspora*

if you're just crossposting everything you tweet on birdsite then what even is the point of making a mastodon account? that's glorified spam at worst, and a recipe for abandonment.

honestly my spring-2017-era setup was cable management goals

a real powermove is to not put your desk up against a wall

this is probably unrelatable to like 99% of y'all lmao

i just really feel content when i see good self-justifying design idk

like i really wanna see someone work a crt streaming setup into their desk. the closest i've gotten was to take my 3-monitor and just replace one of the side monitors with my crt, then put the mixer next to that idk

i feel like audio production optimal layout is closer to being a solved problem than anything else -- center monitor flanked by speakers, equipment rack mounted under the stand or w/e. that's good shit!

anyway i wanna see more utilitarian setups and odd monitor layouts that are geared toward actual workflows instead of looking cool when you show off your "battlestation" or whatever

one time i saw a youtube video of a really weird triple monitor layout and the guy said it was that way bc they did a lot of CAD work and unf yes more of that kind of showing off please!!!!

like, the higher up you have to look, the smaller i'd make that monitor

my main row is 20" / 30" / 20" PLP with the dell 3017 in middle and 2007fpb on sides. i used my old lg 24" 1080p on top for glanceable info but i ended up taking it out, partially because it wasn't terribly justified, partially because i needed to use it elsewhere

if i had to re-add a 4th monitor to my desk setup i'd make it an ultrawide so that it wasn't as tall. and i'd even consider putting it *below* instead of above

it looks cool but the ergonomics are terrible

which really seems to be a good summary of the "gamer" aesthetic: all looks, questionable function

overhead tvs are a terrible idea and it boggles my mind that it seems to be a trend

i can understand a glanceable monitor above your main one / main row, but like, mounting an entire tv above your setup? that makes my neck hurt just thinking about it

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david hayter has blessed/cursed me with this meme

me:

my brain, every 2 minutes, in solid snake's voice: "dummy thicc!"

i cannot get over the concept of hearing solid snake's voice say "dummy thicc"

If we built hardware the same way we build scientific software

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