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Starfleet UX designers learned that if they didn't make some bridge consoles explode, captains would ignore damage until the shields failed.

As a physics major and a trans woman this is the perfect way to explain redd.it/8yp5tf

@downey

A fully decentralised application on a decentralised network architecture offering fully encrypted, pseudonymous communication.

So that it can't be stemmed or hijacked by kleptocrats and authoritarians.

We mostly have the rest already.

2 highlight: You can now selected your favourite style in the settings! 🤠🤩😎😍👾🤖🤓🐱‍🐉🦄

Reclaiming RSS

“Before Twitter, before algorithmic timelines filtered our reality for us, before surveillance capitalism, there was RSS: Really Simple Syndication … As we move away from the centralised web to the peer web, it’s time to rediscover, re-embrace, and reclaim RSS.”

ar.al/2018/06/29/reclaiming-rs

#ethicaltechnology

I got my first post solar panel electric bill. It's for -56 dollars.

I can leave it as a credit in case we use more power in another billing cycle or if the credit is over 50 dollars I can ask for a check.

@mallaidh sorry I followed you without asking first I always do that before noticing

I wish my client allowed me to retract a follow request

Anyway you just seem like the kind of person I want to follow---I'm just a lurker tho

Aside from keeping patched and up-to-date, what are your tips and techniques for staying secure on Android device?

#qotd #android #security

hot take:
documents should never have an embedded turing-complete language that runs automatically or without the informed consent of the user.

wtf is up with this design pattern on web apps where there are huge text fields for username and password on the home page and so you type in your username and password only to realize that the button below it says "Create an account!" and then you have to hunt for the tiny "ˢⁱᵍⁿ ⁱⁿ" button in the upper right-hand corner in order to actually sign in to your existing account?

@natecull i don't know if you will find this interesting or not, but did you know there is currently an outstanding proposal (which looks like it will probably find support) for encoding PETSCII into unicode: unicode.org/L2/L2017/17435r-te

Pinafore is now on Mastodon! (How meta is that?)

Follow this account for updates on pinafore.social, and toot at us to report bugs or ask for features.

Proof this is us: github.com/nolanlawson/pinafor

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