Proud Dad moment when your 6yo son is getting ready for school in the other room and you hear him singing AC/DC.

He's a chip off the old block!

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Been really enjoying playing around with @nextcloud recently. Their markdown editor is really good, and it’s nice to see that their Talk app has improved a lot.

Any PiHole users know of a block list that can prevent YouTube ads? (Is that even possible?)

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Hello world!
I'm a PhD student (physical oceanography) and accidental Python instructor in Norwich, UK.

Trying to make my corner of science more open and build FOSS community in the ivory tower.

When not online I'm often on the water.

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Good to see an article like this from someone like the ABC, abc.net.au/news/2021-02-21/whe.

“But in a country with so little civil society infrastructure, our heavy reliance on a corporation to provide such a fundamental public service is deeply problematic.

Facebook, Inc. doesn't care about your fundraiser or political protest.

It couldn't care less about your art exhibition.”

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New guy / first post!

Puzzle Wrestler & Mountain Herder. Math & Computer Nerd since the 80s. Longtime linux (current debian, ubuntu, centos; raspian); currently fighting feebsd. Over-complicates networks for fun, occasionally secures them for profit. Develops own tools & services (cli, web services, and lately some android). Degrees in Math, Belts in Aikido. Zen, Motorcycle, Ham Radio, Homebrew (Ale, not Radio), Coffee & Tea, MDA Advocacy (son with Duchennes), ...

Happy Friday! 😃

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Simple.css Theme Wordpress is a template that allows us to use the simplecss.org framework on our blog. The result is a super lightweight, high performance, and beautiful blog. Thanks to @kev 🙂

github.com/FrancescoCeliento/s

I took 2 days off work this week (today and tomorrow) only to find that my wife has “surprised” me by hiring a skip so I can clear out the loft and garage.

...oh, there’s also a shed for me to build too.

FML 🤦‍♂️

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Hi @kev, I saw your simplecss.org and it is really beautiful. I would like to create a wordpress theme based on it. Before I start:
- I ask your permission
- I ask you if you know someone who has already done it

thanks :)

Pretty much 4 years ago today, I said the following on my blog:

“I personally moved over to Bitwarden around 6 months ago, following the price rises by LastPass, as well as the fact that they had been purchased by LogMeIn – who have a proven track record of not treating their users very well.”

Kev in 2017 was a very, very wise man.

kevq.uk/bitwarden-an-open-sour

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I'm sure you will all be thrilled to know that my new rig now has 2 12v, 4 pin Noctua fans in it that are working perfectly! 😂

Mission complete!

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Greetings fellow cyber humans!

Jen here. I'm a and Computer Science from Arizona, United States.

I'm new to the Fediverse, and excited to explore. Just wanted to give a quick and say

:android: :fosstodon: :gimp: :github: :fsf: :inkscape: :krita:

So change from Auto to DC, which helped (its a 3 pin 120mm noctua) but it still spins at like 1700rpm. If I plug the old one back in, which is a cooler master, it’s absolutely fine. It’s also a 120mm 3pin.

No idea what’s going on with the Noctua. Gonna flip back to the Cooler Master for now I think.

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