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One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.

Wow the number of packages no longer available for Centos 6 / EL6 is staggering. Message is: Use a VPS that runs RHEL7 😒

Playing with Hugo static site generator... OMFG this is cool ;)

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This setup (Tablet + Bluetooth keyboard) has recently replaced my #laptop for many purposes. The advantage: it's silent.

Completely agree with @scottaw on this one: Bad metrics
—saw66

“In the 90’s and early 2000’s, Apple fans used to overwhelmingly reject the idea that marketshare was an indicator of product quality.”
saw66.com/metrics/

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Just found #PeerTube and #Mastodon and am very happy with that! :) It seems that finally the Internet is being reclaimed to what it originally was. Thanks and hope it becomes a success!

Putting the final touches on Chernobyl episode. Good. God. It’s depressing research let me tell you 😔

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in the future, parents will talk to their kids about addictive video games the same way ours talked to us about drugs

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"Is this poetry?" the robot asked.
The critic raised an eyebrow, but read the text. "I'm afraid this means nothing to me."
"Then it is not poetry?"
"Does it mean something to you?"
"Yes."
"Then it is poetry."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Really enjoyed Incredibles 2. Kids loved it too. My only complaint is it was a decade and half between movies!!

If I had some extra money I'd...
Photographer: Buy another lens
Software Developer: Buy a faster computer
Monk: I don't understand the question

Another week over. Thank god.

Yeah I know, that's a lot of audio...

If you've ever wondered, now you can see the total play time for all content at TEN, or for each Podcast too engineered.network/

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PSA: if a user habitually boosts stuff you don't want to see, you can turn off boosts just for them without unfollowing them

view their profile in the regular masto UI and you'll see a "Hide boosts from X" in the hamburger menu

this can make the whole experience a lot less annoying, but it's not well-known!