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Here we go, a blog for my long form learning journal, with a Mastodon widget!


I wonder: How often does Mastodon refresh cached foreign emojos (or does it at all)?
I do this thing where I open a tab for reference for something when I need it, and then I leave it open for the next two months just in case I need it again, but I never do.

I want Pavlov’s Dog and Schroedinger’s Cat to team up to fight crime

"The price for being intelligent enough to be the first species to be fully aware of the cosmos might just be a capacity to feel a whole universe's worth of darkness."

- Matt Haig, Reasons to Stay Alive

The Conspiracy doesn’t watch you. You watch The Conspiracy.

Break free! Spend six to eight hours a day staring at the face of J. R. “Bob” Dobbs instead. Here is a tiny one to get you started.


Starting from the front row of a packed room for a presentation on Running Your Blog Like a Business by of

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they're yours.
-- Messiah's Handbook : Reminders for the Advanced Soul

Two different illustrations showing the entire observable universe applied with a logarithmic scale.

Mum shared this to me and said "today's Hong Kong isn't what I used to know anymore".

We millennials might have endured people from her generation, herself included, calling us selfish and weak, but there comes a time when I can tell that she knew her opinion was wrong. And it hurts so much for her that, instead of telling her "who's having it rough now", I forgive her.

Ever wondered why Mastodon feels so laggy when you're trying to type a message?

This is the amount of JavaScript it runs on every keystroke.

This morning, after six years of pouring my life into the mission, the staff, and the creators of, I was fired for organizing a union. They offered me no real reasons, but one month's severance for signing an NDA.

I will not be signing it.

The verdict is recording screen with OBS. 32MB for 19 minutes, not bad.

Trying ways to big-brother my own computer: auto screenshot with powershell script and recording screen with OBS. I might just use OBS if the video files aren't taking up too much space.

I've been getting an increase in spam directly related to my website. To prevent this, I've made my own filter using a prefilled mailto: link :blobthinkingsmirk:

When clicked, all of the mailto: links on my site display the attached screenshot. The link below is to the source link that shows what I had to type to get it looking like that 😩

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