Trying out KDE Falkon as an alternative browser for some time in addition to Firefox.

Will buy a fitness tracker supported by GadgetBridge next time. Fitbit isn't on the list.

Have you checked out It's a web-based alternative front-end for Mastodon servers. Simple, performant, perfect for low-end and older devices.

We live in a world where stealing our attention is the most profitable business. Yet, knowledge work demands long periods of focused attention to get anything worthwhile done. We must constantly fight to protect our attention from the myriad of digital and physical distractions. Constant distraction is our default state now unless we take active steps to create focus.

@codesections The tracking is a choice made by the website developers, not a given.

The browsers are reducing the costs involved in making that choice, thus directly facilitating and encouraging it.

Treating tracking as a given, is exactly the lie we're being fed by the industry.

“…more than 750 communities across the country have built their own broadband ISPs or cooperatives. Studies have shown these locally owned and operated networks tend to offer lower prices, faster speeds, and better customer service than their private-sector counterparts.

“Instead of competing by offering better service—private sector telecom giants like Comcast and AT&T have routinely turned to a cheaper alternative: easily corrupted state lawmakers.”

here is a thread of sci-fi and horror short fiction I have enjoyed recently

you can read them all online

Okay, this took way longer than expected, but now I have my own #Wallabag instance, dockerized and authenticated against LDAP.

Does Wallabag support LDAP out of the box? Nope.
Is there a patch? Yes.
Do you want to figure out yourself how to apply it? You absolutely don't.

But you don't have to:

I had ~150 open tabs. Now they're all in my Unread list. Way more manageable.

And if you'd like to have a laugh, look at the commit messages.

Finished binge reading the Getting Started guide. Now moving on to Elixir Koans.

I think @emacsen estimated that @librelounge has about 500 listeners or so around now. I guess there are a lot bigger podcasts out there, even in the FOSS space, but that feels like a lot more than I still expect... especially since we still aren't on the major podcast directories (hopefully I can finish the last feed things this weekend.)

I'm glad that people are enjoying listening to it. We're definitely enjoying making it.

Sigils in

"One of Elixir’s goals is extensibility: developers should be able to extend the language to fit any particular domain. Computer science has become such a wide field that it is impossible for a language to tackle many fields as part of its core. Rather, our best bet is to make the language extensible, so developers, companies, and communities can extend the language to their relevant domains."

I was about to implement a feature today and found that I implemented it 10 months ago!

I got a name conflict when trying to create a feature branch. 😅

#mastoAdmin #keybase #bullshit

Contrary to their documentation, Keybase does not ask for the consent of the admins of a Mastodon-software instance before adding our instance as a "partner".

Since they are liars, I am blocking the endpoint they use to confirm our users. (/.well-known/keybase-proof-config)

We are also *extremely* concerned about their "What's Next", and do not consent to these tech-bro experiments.

why does text on a webpage stay sharp when you zoom in, even though images get blurry? (long, serious) Show more

Most Single Board Computers (SBCs) these days are development boards. I wish someone made an SBC especially to be used as a personal server.

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