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fibre cut meant moving my frontend server and some dns changes.
tbqh it was a lot less harder than it could have been. and I made it easier for next time.

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I remember reading a great article talking about how around the late 2000s there was a huge shift away from user generated content towards curation, central control and suspicion of emergent online communities. In 2006, Time magazine person of the year was "you" referring to the explosion of youtube and the normie internet and how great it was that normal people could communicate with each other easily. it was the same year that Google bought Youtube. it's amazing to think that the general elite consensus back then was that it was a good thing to give the masses access to this. then year by year we see these little problems cropping up, you notice journalists telling people to "not read below the line" referring to how toxic comments sections can become, the narrative of "trolls" ruining people's lives was even being pushed as far back as that old Fox11 video about Anonymous. it is absolutely insane to comprehend the level of freedom people used to have on twitter back in 2009. you could make any account with any email and post anything at all. now you get warned for typing the wrong thing and all trends are controlled by information authorities to create necessary "context". entire sites are purged from the internet etc.
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ok we really need to make sure future social media designs do not include number go up mechanics. like no more favorites. no follower count. no boost count. the notification section is only for replied. no more number go up at all

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Trump password hack 

On the one hand, this story sounds like opportunistically timed BS, but on the other... [gestures weakly towards 25 years of sysadmin].

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food 

it'll be nice when oat milk packaging is just 'oat drink' instead of like 'ditch the cow! in your face milk taste! you b-udder believe it!!'

"But, I don't give up. I forget why not."
-- Dorothy Parker

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i'm the only thing I miss: collecting coffee punch card punches at the airport now

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federation hot take:
a federated service that collects any concentrated scene of users totally defeats the point of federation as it approaches critical mass / popular acceptance.

equal rights, emoji emoticon 

why do emoji get all the special treatment, while emoticons are treated second-class?

emoji get dedicated interfaces, even entire add-ons. a continually expanding character set to allow their expression.

emoticons get none of that special treatment, and have had to take the hard road, depending on their intellect and creativity instead of embellished graphical character sets.

equal rights for emoticons! :) ;) :o 🙄

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Still great music to work to.
youtube.com/watch?v=TUX_vR60Rq

She's got quite a hand for choosing good tracks, loads of personal favourites in this genre of music in there. Lapse Of Reason (at around 39:00) probably being peak in that. :)

#melaniehavens #industrial #ebm #techno

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there's an entire mcmeditation industry centred on using out-of-context appropriated scraps of beginner level buddhist techniques mixed in with victim blaming and calvinism out to get you to pay them to either turn you into an even more insufferable techbro or give you just enough for you to trick yourself into believing being oppressed is good for you; and you need to stay the fuck away from it

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telekom is starting here with a 5G plan that gives you 1gbit/s with a 6gbyte monthly volume.

that's less than a minute of 5G.
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Open instance in the spirit of netizenship. Cyberpunk leaning, tech-forward, available to the public; I provide a lot of services that no one but me really uses, just 'cause. https://drastical.net/