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I'm slowly moving towards owning all my music though, and I much prefer local playback over streaming.

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No feeling worse than when you're singing along to a song and it suddenly stops because of your internet connection...

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Cool cool, @Gargron moving all @Mastodon project discussion behind a proprietary walled garden that requires agreement with Microsoft terms of service (and their analytics tracking). Now THAT makes a ton of sense. 🤦‍♂️

#MastoAdmin #Mastodon #OpenSource #FreeSoftware #FLOSS #privacy

discourse.joinmastodon.org/t/w

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What keyboard layout do you use on your phone?

My favourite wordle-inspired game I've found so far is Semantle, where you're told how semantically similar your guess is to the answer.
Got today's in 22!

semantle.novalis.org/

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I am usually the one willing to give second chances, but what is even going on?

Working with , of all people?

blog.mozilla.org/en/mozilla/pr

And now another fire alarm at 6am! I had just gotten back to sleep and everything too...

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Just had a fire alarm go off at 4am, not how I wanted to wake up this morning 🙃

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The Simple Mobile Tools family of apps recently added their own keyboard too!

It shares the name "Simple Keyboard" with the already existing FOSS alternative tho, which makes things a little confusing...

Still, a new keyboard app is always welcome!

github.com/SimpleMobileTools/S

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A lovely trance techno marching band.

Yes, a band. Acoustic. Tubas and saxophones and stuff.

youtube.com/watch?v=GeqCPGujns

Had to write what was essentially a blog post for one of my uni modules, decided I'd stick it up on my actual blog too.
So here's a blog post recommending you play FTL: Faster Than Light.

mck.is/blog/2022/i-love-ftl/

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Do you perform any signature checks or malware scans on third-party packages/libraries that your project pulls?

A second blog post! Been learning JavaScript recently, and it turns out I like it more than I thought I would.

mck.is/blog/2022/i-kinda-like-

Also, turns out I don't actually hate javascript - it's far from perfect, but it's also pretty nice to use

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