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I need to work on my shitposting. It’s a very underdeveloped skill. 🏋️🏻‍♂️💩

@bender excellent handle! Amazing instance name! Well done! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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Regarding Google linking Chrome's sign-in state with folks' Google sign-in state: This was the RIGHT move for MOST people. Having two sign-in states was THE thing that confused people about Chrome.

It's bad for techies & privacy hawks. But for everyone else it's a usability win.

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I opened up the first few pages of Snow Crash. i forgot what a neckbeard Hiro is.

“Trying to understand superstition rationally is like trying to pick up something made of wood by using a magnet”

theguardian.com/books/2018/sep

Ideological sorting by occupation, lots of data on how occupations lean one way or the other. Only a little speculation as to why. theotherlifenow.com/occupation

I am forty years old and whenever I walk into a dark room with motion sensor lights, I can’t help but wave my arms like I’m a fucking wizard.

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A detailed assault on the book Sapiens. The author of the critique cites his own work a lot, but shows how many of the theories put forth as fact in Sapiens are incorrect and ahistorical. newenglishreview.org/custpage.

@zacharius will feedfox handle multiple links in a toot ok?

The rainy season has begun. It's really pleasant for the first few days. It loses it's appeal around March.

uBlock origin takes care of 9/10 Hulu ads. The only one that gets through is an arthritis pill for dogs. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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It's weird to me that we consider "sticking to your principles" as a virtue.

If someone has shitty principles, then sticking to them doesn't make them a better person.

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Found an interesting spam/scam scheme today:
- Attacker posts their link that redirects to a legit news article
- Twitter resolves the redirect to news article
- Twitter hides link from Tweet and displays Twitter Card with news domain
- Attacker changes redirect to spam site

The Tweet now displays a legit looking Twitter Card with the news website domain, but actually goes to the scammer.

I blocked my first account on mastodon.

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@lroop @TheGibson When it comes to "keys that only the good guys can get" I like to link to this page of literal keys that leaked.

imgur.com/a/JQD7l

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Refactor Camp

Mastodon instance for attendees of Refactor Camp, and members of various online/offline groups that have grown out of it. Related local groups with varying levels of activity exist in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and Austin.

Kinda/sorta sponsored by the Ribbonfarm Blogamatic Universe.

If you already know a few people in this neck of the woods, try and pick a handle they'll recognize when you sign up. Please note that the registration confirmation email may end up in your spam folder, so check there. It should come from administrator Zach Faddis.