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Saw a blog post advocating for using a transparent gif to put spacing between two elements instead of margin. They didn't feel margin was *semantic* enough...

And an image is???

It probably got me more upset than it should have.

Had the idea to style my logo's alt text so if the img didn't load, the text would actually be a near replacement for my img. Mainly just setting font-size, color, on the img tag, and then also applying some adjustment with the :first-letter css pseudo selector. I feel like I could go more into this and it would be cool for other img tags too.

I'm looking for an instance to set up a social account for Not sure if there's one that it'd fit well with, or if I should stick to one of the big general instances, or run my own?

@YinzPittsburghers , @PixxburghGirl , thoughts?

Because none of those linked:


I try and do things as open source and privacy respecting as I can. I believe in taking nuanced approaches and setting a goal line and figuring out how to make progress towards that goal line. And I'm pretty open to talking about most things, so if you have a question, feel free to ask!

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Been a while since I did an , so here it goes:

Hi, I'm Zac. I'm a problem solver who crafts mostly (but not entirely) in code. I do product/project/software/consulting work through my llc, Gaze.Dev. I also work on housing data and tools locally as, which are generally meant to be whitelabeled and instance-ized(?) as a part of

Plenty of snow falling in Pittsburgh which means the sound of spinning tires and watching cars attempt (and fail) to get up the hill I live on.






Day 93 of the #100DaysToOffload Series:

It took me a couple years for GitHub inspire even a little bit of trust from me after the Microsoft purchase. That's gone now. Maybe permanently.

Three quarters of the way through removing the old caulk from one window. This is not as easy or satisfying as I thought it would be. I wonder if heating this with a blowtorch would make things better... Hmm. I probably oughtta not

I swear I've seen this before, in some sort of weird post apocalyptic movie. Or maybe in my dreams.
RT @doctorow
An abandoned potato sorting station near Krasnosilka, Ukraine with a unusual, cantilevered design. The concrete block at the end forms the counterweight of the structure, creating the impression it floats over the fields.

We found an open source license that Google is against so we're changing to it: Hello AGPL!

It helps prevent corporations from taking our code and selling it as a proprietary competitor.

No change to you as a Plausible subscriber or self-hoster.

PeerTube needs about 13k more to reach that €60,000 / Live streaming feature!

A free as in freedom decentralized video sharing and soon possibly even streaming platform.

The fine developers of Framasoft have a roadmap for version 3.0 of PeerTube.

It includes all the things one needs to ditch Youtube!

Read about it via link & please support if able. We are almost there.

#framasoft #peertube #stream #p2p #youtube #deletegoogle #libre @Framasoft #deleteYouTube

gross, pun 

My wife has meetings all day so I'll be unsupervised, and I'm feeling an ADHD hyperfocus situation coming on, so now I'm cleaning the porch, progressively moving everything out there, and cleaning the whole first floor.

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gross, pun 

Ugh, it would seem one of the cats had poop stuck/hanging from their butt and then left "skid marks" on throughout the first floor of our house. So yeah, I'm having a bit of a shitty day.

Me: What if computers are sentient and have feelings and moral status and every time you turn it off, they die

IT support: I don't know what to tell you, turning it off and on again is the first step in the troubleshooting flowchart

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