ProTip: If you’ve switched to Firefox because of Chrome’s recent malarkey but miss the minimal interface, switch to the compact UI in FF:

Menu > Customize > Density > Compact

Help set a new standard of trust online by encouraging your friends to #ComeToTheDuckSide with this info:

* Google tracks you. DuckDuckGo doesn't.
* No "Filter Bubble" bias in results.
* App blocks FB/G trackers.
* Pro-privacy business model. duckduckgo.com/spread

Original tweet: twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

ha.x0r.be/posts/chrome-is-a-go

And this is why it's important to use . It's not just faster, safer, and open source. It is also immune to this kind of embrace, extend, extinguish bullshit.

Hey , from the 90's is calling. They want their playbook back.

Got a (3) and loaded raspbian and Plex on it. But it can't do anything without overheating and rebooting! Can't scan the drive, can't update library, can't play H.264 or H.265, can't even handle a long copy operation over SMB! Is this normal? Is a DHCP/DNS server really the max this thing can handle?

I got this banana phone as a joke but it turns out it's the best Bluetooth headset I've ever used.

Help, I'm managing an international consulting firm via banana.

I'm gonna keep posting this until one of you fucking boosts it

In case you're wondering: the #EU just voted to impose filters on all the text, audio, photos, videos, etc you might post. If you think this will help photographers or other creators, you don't understand filters.

German interior minister: "Migration is the mother of all problems"

Deutsch "Mutter" (mother) from protogermanic *mōdēr, from proto-indo-europ. *méh₂tēr. Cognate with celtic *mātīr, latin mater, greek μητέρα (mitéra), russ. мать (matʹ), persian مادر‎ (mādar), sanskrit मातृ (mā́tṛ).

Two letters from the word
M (latin)
𐤌 phoenician (a waterline)
μ greek
מ hebrew
ﻡ arabic
म Hindi

R latin
𐤓 phoenician (a head)
ρ greek
ר hebrew
ﺭ arabic
र Hindi

Migration is the mother of culture.

The EU passed their ban on internet culture, including the "link tax" and "automated upload censor". Now Brexit looks like it was a good idea after all - what a twist!

Seriously though, this is a massive failure of multiple governments at once, in synchrony. Do you want to undermine faith in democracy? Because this is how you undermine faith in democracy.

My replacement headphones arrived, after more than month on my spare set. It's amazing how you adapt to shitty sound quality, and forget what real music sounds like. Then you wear really GREAT sound, and....

@natecull
The older I get, the more file extensions are reduced to a helpful suggestion to vim.

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"Ok, now we need a desk lamp."

"I made a list from the website! Our options are Jansjö, Ranarp, Forså, Hektar—"

Suddenly, with an unearthly roar, the stench of brimstone filled the air. In a swirl of smoke and flame, a dark figure appeared, with robes of pure shadow and fiery eyes.

"WHAT FOOLISH MORTAL DARES SUMMON ME, THE MIGHTY—" The demon stopped abruptly. It frowned at the tasteful Swedish pine furniture on display, then sighed. "Dammit, not again."


#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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