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🎶 Bad devs, bad devs
whatcha gonna do?
Whatcha gonna do
when bugs come for you?

Hey #Fediverse. When you post pictures, please please please with puppies on top fill in that description box for the visually impaired. You will be helping us out tremendously. We want to enjoy your pictures as much as others do. You don't have to write a novel, but just fill in some details.

Thanks with much love:
A Blind Dude

*Current mood*

🎶 Roxette - Neverending Love


“Zebras don’t worry about being chased by lions until they’re actively being chased by a lion. As far as we know, only humans worry the rest of the time, keeping their stress levels high and increasing inflammation and illness.”

Silly humans. 😸

“This article proves by construction that sendmail rewriting rules are Turing-complete. They are expressive enough to implement a Turing machine.”
now we can write every program in GNU make or sendmail.
That cannot be worse than what we already have 😜

“The language of GNU make is indeed functional, complete with combinators (map and filter), applications and anonymous abstractions. Yes, GNU make supports lambda-abstractions.”
Noice. Haskell is dead⸮

Steelworkers during wartime, November 27, 1942. soon to be a statue in Sheffield

With a little modification to @whitequark's key-printing script I now have a scannable paper backup of my GPG secret key. Pretty cool!

Their original + blog post:

Temporary location with my changes:

Each barcode square encodes about 1.5k of data.

There is no heatwave in digital space. Just ones and zeros. (Unless you are a balanced ternary computer from Soviet Russia of course).

The World is complex.
Take off your binary glasses.

( •_•)>⌐-⓿-①

A lot of people assume I go hard into only 90's stuff for nostalgia or for contrarian reasons. It's not that. It's that that era of software and web priotized user customization over everything else. As in, literally the opposite of current gen web which is like... brand feudalism

‘the poem serves as a sort of talisman, to guard him against base motives. “It’s a moral compass, if you want,” he said. “I want to have this constant reminder that there are some noble ideas that you’re serving, and don’t forget that when you make decisions.”’

Yeah, I guess that is a little bit more heatwave-friendly style.

Please consider writing your hashtags in upper camelcase so screen readers have a chance at figuring them out.

#whyistayonmastodon sounds like an giant undecipherable mess of sounds.

#WhyIStayOnMastodon reads out "Why I Stay On Mastodon" 😄

(Reason #44 I stay here: my previous requests like this have been generally well-received, proving that most people are awesome.)