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YEEEEAH!!!! Federated Gitea following finally works! 🎉 That's me, following another user on my instance:

Ironically federated following only works for local users right now 😃

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I want to find my best posts to pin but there's no way I'm searching through 1K+ garbage posts


I moved my ~/git folder to ~/Code so my ~ would look more consistent, no I'm gonna watch the world burn

My dotfile symlinks have already stopped working!


Ohhhh #DuckDuckGo what are you playing at? Here's a longer rendition of my thoughts around the DDG tracking saga.


What's the plural?


I have noticed a large portion of those on #Mastodon happen to be #Linux users and #FOSS advocates in general. Lets see just how many are.

What's your OS?


is the future forward or backward?
if we have an appointment, and i move it from 1pm to 2pm have i moved it


Another Linux/Unix poll:

/etc is pronounced:

Any recommendations for free email providers? I'm currently using Proton Mail but thinking about migrating to something else.


Great overview of ActivityPub's history by @bengo at Papers We Love Too. I was lucky to be able to be an audience member for it! (And give some commentary too, heh)


Math on a cosmic scale 

"Eventually anything will happen, no matter how unlikely" actually statistical error. Functions-That-Integrate-to-Less-Than-One-In-the-Infinite-Limit Georg, who is taught in high school calculus and includes 1/x^3, exists and should not be discarded when generalized to four dimensions


@fr33domlover @6543 took the lead a few weeks ago and sent a friendly proposal to revive @forgefed development 🚀

This had a positive impact and other people (including myself) joined at Things are moving again 🎉

Could you please redirect to and to

Should you decide to resume work on ForgeFed it would be 💗 to have you!

I used to email URLs to people on my LAN but now I just realized exists and I've been being dumb the whole time

Today, I'm watching The Matrix on VHS.

Yes, I know it's available on better quality formats. Thing is, VHS is an experience. The Matrix is a product of its time. If you want to *feel* The Matrix, you need to see it on VHS.

Current Events 

Whenever something happens and I see people talking about it on the Fediverse, I think about how much worse the people over on Birdsite have it :blobcatthink:


The sun is an eldritch horror.

Inconceivably old, will last for an equally inconceivable amount of time.

Effectively eternal from our perspective.

Looking at it directly will destroy your eyesight.

Unapproachable, at risk of complete immolation.

Incomprehensible and alien.


Last week, Devine gave a talk to my low carbon computing research group, it was really interesting!

"Salt water computers"

Here are the recording and transcript:


After today's DDG news, I feel like Searx isn't enough: we need some sort of federated web index, like is doing with Git repositories

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