I never did one of these and I told someone yesterday so here is an #introduction / #reintroduction
I'm Geoff. I have lived in parts of Texas, great lakes areas, and a new state.
I have a fine arts/nonprofit background but I write software now.
I'm interested in and will sometimes post about:
#elixir / functional programming
I joined witches.town in the winter/spring of 2017 and moved to cybre.space after
Gardenposting, cactus edition 🌵
A couldn't resist picking up a pachanoi at the garden store six weeks ago because it was showing signs of forming buds.
The first flower opened yesterday but it rained really hard and I couldn't collect any pollen. Thankfully, the second (and only other) flower opened up tonight and I was able to get some.
You know those really annoying websites that ask you to fill out a form but they won’t let you paste? So you have to (for example) carefully type a long bank account number by hand instead of just pasting it?
Turns out there are browser extensions that can prevent specified sites from turning off paste.
In Chrome: “Don't F*** With Paste,” by Jacob Swanner. (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dont-f-with-paste/nkgllhigpcljnhoakjkgaieabnkmgdkb)
In Firefox: “Don't Fuck With Paste,” by Aaron R, based on the Chrome extension. (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/don-t-fuck-with-paste/)
It’s kind of sad watching chunks of Fedi having to relearn lessons from the 90’s like “running a community website is hard, and the ‘community’ part is harder than the ‘website’ part”
And “any entitled, demanding users in the community will tend to rapidly push the people donating their time and money to run the site to just pack up and quit”
Maybe don’t be a dick to your instance admins and mods — when it’s not worth it to run a community as a volunteer, corps end up doing it for profit, and we’ve already seen how that pans out
I considered running a single user pleroma instance but maybe I don't want to manage all that stuff for myself.
The mineral #pyrite also known as fool's gold, is an iron sulfide with the chemical formula FeS₂. It can be found in nature with almost perfect cubic formations like these ones
Wow I cannot type on the phone. I don't want to delete and redraft a post that has been up all night just to fix a typo though.
the mastodon instance at cybre.space is retired
see the end-of-life plan for details: https://cybre.space/~chr/cybre-space-eol