Using uMatrix to replace NoScript https://fediverse.blog/~/LuftHans/using-u-matrix-to-replace-no-script/
Alright!!! If you're new, here's my informal guide to Mastodon! I hope it's useful because I actually worked really hard on it! if you have any suggestions or additions you want made, feel free to @ me!
Today I learned that 'Wintermute' isn't just a made-up AI name that William Gibson invented
ANNE WINTERMUTE LANE, psychic and automatic writer, dabbler with mind-meltingly cosmic forces from the Infinite Swirling Wossnames of Beyond, also wife of Franklin Knight Lane (US Secretary of the Interior 1913-1920 under Woodrow Wilson)
Well, this https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/feb/26/brutal-and-dogmatic-george-pell-waged-war-on-sex-even-as-he-abused-children seems to fully justify Tim Minchin's inspired (and quite catchy) invective... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtHOmforqxk
Our map serving load is increasingly spread over cache servers located worldwide, with donated hardware and hosting. At the moment we'd love a new server donation located in Brazil or Australia/New Zealand! : https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/02/24/can-you-help-make-openstreetmap-org-faster-in-brazil-or-australia-new-zealand/
The five stages of debugging server issues are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and pasting content from Stack Exchange directly into the terminal window. #sysadmin
We think of plants as stationary beings, but they're not. They just live on different timescales to animals like us.
All plants move, their leaves jostling amongst each other, trying to catch the optimal amount of light. But mostly, we don't notice.
Sometimes, I catch my plants moving when their leaves brush past each other. Usually after I adjust their lights, the fussy little things.
Some things that I have noticed since I quit #Facebook:
- My family still loves me and still talks to me
- Old friends from high-school still talk to me
- Old friends from college still talk to me
- I still meet new people
- I still make new friends
- I still shop at local businesses
- I'm still aware of events in my community
Huh, it's almost like I never needed Facebook in the first place.
Done and dusted.
@joeyh is a quirky visionary whom I respect a lot. I just finished re-reading "ending the tyranny of unix permissions" from 13 yeas ago. It still rings true, and will continue to inform and affect my software architectural thinking in the future.
@TheGibson I'm starting to feel sad that I'm not on hackers.town ...
this is insane (a 256-byte executable that procedurally generates a really good electronic music track): https://linusakesson.net/scene/a-mind-is-born/
“But it turns out even the simplest hard drive is accessible if it’s connected to the Internet. All you can do is learn from this and say ‘wow, gosh darn it’”
Wow. Gosh darn it.
Security hacker. Unixy. ZX81 onwards. Free/Open Source sw.