if you make a joke on Mastodon, no matter WHAT the content is, after 50+ boosts people will appear in the replies that take it completely at literal face value.

you could post "a man walks into a bar, says ouch!" and if it receives 50+ boosts, then you will begin seeing replies like "THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN STEEL BAR PLACEMENT IS DEREGULATED BY PROFIT DRIVEN CROOKS!"

this theory is commonly known as Eugen's Gambit. and i love it.

TIL Alice in Wonderland has a "translation" for the International Phonetic Alphabet.
It arrives today.

@espectalll I would authentically like our family's dog better if he were written in Rust

Idea: ActivityPub powered kanban board.

I really wanna try this.

Things that don't mean you're insecure:

✅ taking selfies
✅ posting about your successes
✅ being a perfectionist

Things that do mean you're insecure:

🛑 submitting personal information over a http request

They're good to have, but there are SO MANY. The hidden cost of dependencies, I guess.

I should look into automating package upgrades 🤔

These GitHub package security alerts are killing me

Obligatory laptop function keys: Play, previous track, next track, volume up, volume down, mute, brightness up, brightness down

airplane mode, projection mode, sleep, lock

I just cloned the Boostnote source code. That was horrifying.

I'm not sure about "complete", but fairly comprehensive anyway.

"Alternatives to Google Products (Complete List) "


If Microsoft really wants us to believe they're all about open source, they should release 3D pinball.

Does anyone have a preferred FOSS calendar app?

If you cat /dev/urandom forever it eventually outputs a secure version of wordpress.

*slaps hood of Flow.js* this baby goes from zero to "any" in NaN seconds

For my first , I'm going for my daily life saver ! Very simple and powerful git server if you're into self hosting!

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