css html rant (no joke zone) 

I want to like Bootstrap, but using it is akin to bringing a whole host of assumptions to your environment. It's akin to inviting one friend and that friend invites all of their friends and trashes your place.

The culprit is clearfix.less, which is imported with Bootstrap 3.4. In there is a hack for fixing flexbox layouts using content: ' '. AFAICT it's something that Opera needed.

I'm not able to override this to content: none;, which is exactly what I need. cont

What does this US bill means for decentralized federated social networks?

"Democratic Bill Would Suspend Section 230 Protections When Social Networks Boost Anti-vax Conspiracies"


My new bot, @SecretlyPublicDomain, highlights pre-1964 books that entered the public domain because their copyright wasn't renewed.

Until May, it wasn't possible to find these books on a large scale. Now it is: crummy.com/2019/07/22/0

One if by land, two if by sea, three if by.. hovercraft? Four if by blimp, five if by conventional fixed-wing aircraft, six if by autogyro, seven if by space capsule, eight if by UFO. Nine if by time machine, ten if by Matrix hardpoint, eleven if by summoning circle, twelve if by intertextual metafiction.

Paul Revere had thought he was prepared, but the Beatles were an unexpected wrinkle.

i overslept by 2 hours but the sleep is good

If you hate on Comic Sans you are being shitty.

Comic Sans is a font that is easy to read for dyslexic folks.


Me: “Hey this workstation has connection issues”

Coworker: “Let me reset a few things.. oops i did a factory reset on the entire switch.”


If I didn't like doing dumb things and getting dumb errors, I would not be a systems administrator. :flan_XD:

Free Marvel character idea:

Doctor Normal, the Mediocrity Mundane.

His superpower is that he is totally resistant to magic of any kind.

His PhD is in ISO 9001 quality management statistical analysis, and he was voted 'most average person in America' for ten years runnning.

I'm at a FP conference, and just as the speaker put up this slide the entire hotel lost power.

Tradition is just peer pressure from dead people.

Compared to #FDroid Play leaves your #Android device wide open to malware and spyware

See page3 of this appstore malware study-

…more details

These apps are also available from FDroid, but I post Play links here.

You can get an audit of trackers found in apps you use

…see where apps connect to

…monitor and/or block connections from apps
@kemonine @thegibson

So I've been looking into alternatives to Sonos speakers, which I currently have integrated with my #homeassistant. I hate that im tied into Sonos's ecosytem using their shit app. Home assistant bypasses this slightly by allowing me to control most things on the speakers. I seen a few good alternatives like libratone but nothing great. Anyone use a decent alternative ?

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