Wow. Good job #Fediverse. No, seriously, good job! **slow clap**
Many on here make themselves out to be accepting and open to new people. Yet Wil Wheaton gets so much abuse, he was forced off the platform.
Like I said, great work folks. ☹️
Before today, I knew: the reason Twitter was originally limited to 140 characters was so it could be transmitted over SMS (which was limited to 1120 bits, or 160 7-bit characters).
TIL: the reason SMS is limited to 160 7-bit characters is because Friedhelm Hillebrand, who was the chairman of the non-voice services committee within the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM), found that a) the average sentence was <160 characters, and b) that matched the average postcard.
i may start a blog
not that I have any ideas that are actually intresting enough to read about but i guess it may help flesh out my thoughts about stuff i find really intresting
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Remember folks: You must provide your password to authorities in the U.K. if told to. Failing to provide your password to authorities will get you convicted of a crime.
Sucks when you go through all that effort to blame someone else and then you email all those plans to a journalist accidentally.
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