"Installation: we recommend that you use Docker."
what I'm supposed to see: "hey, it's a simple one-liner! Such clean install, much wow."
what I actually see: "we couldn't figure out how to install this thing on anything but our own machine, but hey, here is a well-compressed image of our entire disk, use this instead so that we can stop trying"
Google is now tracking your visitors for advertising purposes even when you’re not using Google Analytics or Google Ads.
I took a closer look at Google’s FLoC initiative and how you can fight back and opt-out as a web user and a web developer
I think there's a real disconnect between those of us who grew up with the web in the West and those accessing it for the first time these days.
It's nothing like what it was. It's a financed device, which allows you to access walled gardens, to perform government-approved actions.
Attempt at some more backyard #astronomy taking pictures with a hand-held phone pressed against the lens.
Here's one of the prettiest double stars, Almach: the brightest star being distinctively yellow and the weaker star bright blue.
I didn't do any post-processing on this photo; these are the real colours (even a bit washed out).
Language/Mental Hack #423
Zealot speculators of crypto-currencies like to call their assets/obsessions "crypto".
I decided that to balance that, i would only refer to "crypto-currencies" as "currencies", in order to emphasize their monetary/financial nature.
After having been interested in astronomy for most of my life, the corona lockdown(s) finally nudged me into buying a telescope. Unfortunately, it's been completely overcast for over a month here ... until yesterday. 🙂
So I finally dragged the scope into the backyard.
Here's a pic of the Orion nebula taken with my phone. I'm amazed at the level of detail and colours with such a primitive setup. (I did retouch the photo in showFoto).
Looking forward to more.
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