If you're interested in learning some engineering topics while you're stuck at home, here is a great site with lots of tutorials.

engineer4free.com

Island life is something else. Naked people running around, everybody's just a little bit drunk, the birds won't leave you alone. I think I could get used to it.

thinking about how software companies slowly chip away at the idea of consent by turning every "no" into "not right now," every "stop this" into "do this less often," every "i don't want that" into "maybe later"

Dealing with a network connection while living mobile is such a pain in the ass. Carriers place tethering restrictions like it is 2010 (people probably use less data from a PC than their phone nowadays), wifi is usually worse than mobile data if available, having a local network is essentially impossible. Starlink couldn't come soon enough.

invidio.us/watch?v=y-BG8rD3FuI

A 100% real PSA from China explaining to people why they should not eat Pangolins.

Next they should do one with rino horn and sewer oil.

There is no way to generate your own private key with Wireguard on Mullvad VPN. You must use their key generator which potentially means they have your private key. This is no good, many privacy minded people use this service and it is even recommended by privacytools.io. @jonah perhaps this is of concern to you.

So what's going on in the fedi today guys?

these fuckhead blue checkmarks virtue signaling on social media driving around and picking up masks to drop off are literally increasing the risk variables for spreading this thing

#OpenStreetMap is a project of _humans_. That's it's advantage, it's Unique Selling Point. If the #OSM community listens to the siren song of big tech, and thinks that computer vision generated data is the future, then any big tech company will always beat us.

#Facebook is helping OSM *now*, but they can change in a heartbeat, and set up a compeditor map system, and they will always have more computer vision resources than us. If we play the “AI”/computer vision game, WE WILL LOSE.

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You get annoyed by having to enter your #Mastodon handle each time you want to follow/interact with someone on a "foreign" page?

I got that too, but I've made a little add-on to solve this "problem". 😃

It automatically "redirects" you to your own instance.

addons.mozilla.org/firefox/add

#Firefox #addon #Fediverse

People who install an app to get points on their Taco Bell purchases are the lowest form of life on Earth.

The best thing about Corona?

We’re finally finding out which meetings could have been emails instead... 😂

In a hilarious twist, instances that dont use the block notifications mrf are totally immune to blockspam
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