Confirmation that I'm the same me from that other site: https://twitter.com/rob_t_firefly/status/1035118272881016832
Reading online news, 2008:
- go to website
- read news
Reading online news, 2018:
- go to website
- no, don’t share location
- hell no, don’t send me notifications
- consent to cookie warning
- consent to policies
- no, don’t open in app
- no, don’t want the newsletter
- skip inspirational quote
- close full page ad
- read news
Is the 30% off of my nostarch.com books with coupon code ILUVMICHAEL not good enough? Do you want to avoid putting extra money in my pocket?
No Starch is having a Day Against DRM sale. RIGHT2READ40 gets you 40% off.
I have a hard-drive dock that looked a bit dull, so I repainted it as DisembAudio, the toaster-shaped, robot-voiced mascot of RiffTrax. Now my data can sync in style.
Looking for more sources of audio/visual material in #publicdomain or #CreativeCommons or licenses giving similar freedom for creative (re)use.
Other than the 'classics' wikimedia, archive.org, ccsearch, openclipart, gutenberg.org, librivox, freemusicarchive, fontlibrary, freesound
Retoot to write a list together!
For the #OpenDesignCourse for refugees, starting on Monday.
PSA for anyone from a defunct instance who still wants to view their archive, and cant because it's all json:
I made a python script that generates a human-readable html page from you're archive that you can open in your browser to view your old posts.
If you've got python installed, just plop it into the archive, run it, and open the new "processed_archive.html" file it makes in your web browser to read your archive!
- a microSD card weighs somewhere around 0.4g
- the highest capacity microSD that's easily available is 256GB
- a trebuchet can throw a 90kg projectile over 300m
90kg worth of microSD cards is 225,000 of them
Therefore a trebuchet can throw 57.6PB of data over 300m
This would have the highest throughput of any telecommunications network ever created
Everyone loving retro windows pls take note: I remember connecting a pre-SP1 install of XP to the internet (via dialup) and watching it get pwnd in seconds while trying to DL SP1.
Going through my pin collection, I unearthed a "The Hunger Games" mockingjay which I'd purchased in darker times.
I like it a lot more now that I've given it a Woody Woodpecker paint job.
We're really worried that this could affect services like ActivePub/Mastodon instances, opening them up to lawsuits or requiring expensive filters.
I know we got toot and everything but the real terminology change we should have forced on mastoplace is "poundtag"
Our latest episode is now available at http://download.2600.com/mediadownload/www.2600.com/offthehook/mp3files/2018/off_the_hook__20180905-128.mp3 or http://www.2600.com/oth-broadband.xml through your podcatcher of choice
This is the Australian video (NSFW language) we played on this week's episode of @HackerRadioShow
More info on The Assistance and Access Bill 2018 at https://digitalrightswatch.org.au/2018/08/19/defend-encryption/ . Australians only have a few more days to act on this.
Thanks to the Internet Archive, my wife Gila has returned to her favorite childhood golf course and is working hard on her putts.
Poison Ivy is an Ecologist who just wants to protect the biosphere from her corporate overlords.
Joker is an Egoist trying to show the world that its entire system is a spook.
Mr. Freeze just wants his fucking wife back...
But the good guy is the wealth hoarder who attacks poor people in the street, because their situation has pushed them into "crime"
b3ta.social is one server in the network