@cassidyjames I wish I would be there, but it won't work out this year again. (Most likely going to be there next year though, wherever it is!)

Regardless, looking forward to the video of your talk (and the further discussion it'll spark)! 👍

@ossington I saw someone mention doing this a week or two ago and I was kind of shocked at the idea.

I meant to try it — as it is so odd — but I normally drink my coffee without additives, so it might be ultra-revolting.

I'm having second thoughts now. (However, I guess I still need to try it... but now with less coffee to most-likely ruin.)

My ankle is still swollen and still hurting. It's been a two and a half months. I'm told sometimes it takes "up to 3 months".

Some days it's worse than others. It's less bad than the first week at least.

I'm still hobbling around in pain.

@amydentata "I've made a list of some of my recent symptoms over the past week…"

*drops a stack of paper the size of War and Peace on the doctor's desk*

(The doctor can no longer see the patient… literally. Even though it has been printed double-sided, in tiny fonts, there's too much paper in the way.)

So #GitLab Pages has finally rolled out their automatic #LetsEncrypt integration for hosted web sites. It's quite painless and automatically renews certs. So glad that I don't have to manually do this or maintain some brittle CI-based scripts anymore.

If you've got a GL-hosted site, take the next 90 seconds and go secure it!

#HTTPS #TLS #FOSS #FLOSS #FreeSoftware #OpenSource

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

People talk like blocking fascists automatically turns any space into an "echo chamber". The fediverse we've built up over the years is proof of the contrary. I've learned and grown through this place. I've been able to apply that knowledge in real life. We've got something real here, and I think it's with fighting to preserve.

@andreas The issue author verified that Firefox is not affected by the vulnerability. One more reason to switch.

Oh god...

All Chrome extensions can execute remote code in their own context:
bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/i

Included in the bug report is a proof-of-concept web extension by gorhill, author of uBlock Origin.

Alright, just posted a write-up about the paradox of tolerance. This one will be visible on planet.gnome.org, so there will definitely be some discussion about it.

https://blogs.gnome.org/christopherdavis/2019/07/21/the-paradox-of-tolerance/

@jackiemoon I'm pretty sure that's Nightwing (Dick Grayson, post-Robin)

@cassidyjames Your posts here are the first I've seen about using a real, full desktop on the Pi 4.

And I've searched — including YouTube too.

Everything else was theoretical or showing something like XFCE with a panel, some lightweight browser, and basically other stuff that looked like it was from the 90s.

How well does the Pi 4 work as a desktop? Would you mind sharing a video at some point? Do you think people could use it full-time?

The same people who think they should be allowed to say anything cause 'freedom' don't get that its 'freedom' to block people and defederate. No one owes you listening. No one owes you their time. They run a server, its their perogative to block you to the other side of the universe. Often its their duty as mods to block people. If the worst thing that's happening to you is that you got blocked, then you must have a very nice life and no real problems. Getting blocked is not getting hurt or having your rights trampled. It's a basic human right to not have to listen to you.

It's clear that "technologically neutral" can lead to abuses: Tusky being "neutral because the tech permits it" could have led to more hate speech like "kill all Jews", Mozilla doing "nothing because certs are technically designed to work this way" lets the digital rights of Kazakhs be eroded.

It is clear that technology serves a human purpose, technology doesn't serve itself, so I believe we shouldn't let our human morals be a slave to technology, we should make technology reflect our humanism

pleas. if youre gonna post images. use image descriptions. please

The Mozilla web dev and designer survey: tells me I have to enable js, so I enable js and refresh, at which point it tells me I've already taken the survey

This is the exact state of web dev in 2019

"Illium" was another name for the city of Troy

"-ad" is a suffix that can be used to mean "the story of"

Therefore "The Illiad" is properly translated as; drumroll please...

Troy Story

I have done a ton of research 🥼, coded a lot of examples 👨‍💻, released a custom element `<dark-mode-toggle>` 🔅🔆, and picked some of the smartest brains 🧠 inside and outside of Google to make my latest article happen…

🌒 Hello Darkness, My Old Friend! web.dev/prefers-color-scheme/

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