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I really have to insist that now is the time to switch to Firefox.

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if buying isn’t owning, then piracy isn’t stealing

@Mehrad As someone who used it (for personal use), the program is quite good(esp comparing to the alternative of AnyDesk), so i guess if you are willing to self host, why not?

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Infinitely many mathematicians walk into a bar.

The first says, “I’ll have a beer.” The second says, “I’ll have half a beer.” The third says, “I’ll have a quarter of a beer.” Before anyone else can speak, the barman fills up exactly two glasses of beer and serves them. “Come on, now,” he says to the group, “You guys have got to learn your limits.” #Sunday #sundayfunday

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You have to be
extremely dense to not see how your reply only validates what this thread is literally about, fediverse users are super aggressive about people joining, and especially towards figures who have any kind of following.

The fediverse is not your personal space, you can shape your own space using your follows and lists, and if you dont want youtubers in that -- thats fine! you have the tools to do exactly that, however, what is absolutely-fucking-not okay is harassing people to leave """"your""" platform (despite it not being your platform at all) simply because someone you follow boosted a post in your timeline that you didnt like.

This platform is for everyone, behaviour like that is the very problem a lot of internet spaces, and especially the fediverse, have.

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Wind tubines:

1. Kill whales.

Bullshit. Constantly referring to results published nowhere from a study that never took place remains bullshit.

2. Reduce ocean swells, killing surfing.

Bullshit. You would have to build a literal wall of turbine towers to stop ocean swell, which developes over hundreds of kilometres. The best surf involves ocean swell and offshore winds, which simply can't be affected by offshore wind turbines.

3. Reduce onshore winds by 40%.

Bullshit. There is no indication that wind turbines reduce onshore winds. The wind continues past the turbine blades, they don't block it; they don't even slow it down by any reasonable measure. A couple of hundred metres past the turbine you can't measure any effect at all.

4. Reduce fishing catches.

Bullshit. The tower bases, buried in the ocean bed, provide safe places for fish nurseries and coral growth, increasing the local fish population.

Don't buy into the disinformation being spread in order to stop offshore wind turbine installations. Look at who benefits from them not going ahead.
#RenewableEnergy #WindPower #ClimateCrisis

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Interesting read (and design) about the difference between men & women pockets on jeans:

Someone clever once said
Women were not allowed

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death to all websites that display 50000 different in-page pop-ups just to be annoying as fuck

no, i do not consent to your tracking cookies;
no, i do not want to sign up for your newsletter;
no, i will not disable my malware/adblocker;
i don’t give a damn that you changed your “privacy” policy, this is the first time i viewed opened your website anyway;
i don’t care if this site looks better in the app, fix your fucking website then;
oh, i need chrome to view this page? what year are we in, 2000?;
i no longer want to read the full article if it means i have to create account;
and no, i do not want to sign in with my nonexistent google account either

for fucks sake

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cannot believe that we taught rocks to whisper Secret Numbers so vast that their names have never before and will never be spoken again in the long span of human time, and we use them to key databases for e-commerce systems

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Why are you stressing about arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities in #curl ? You were just going to pipe the output to sh anyway. :ablobcatcoffee:

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Plasma developer David Edmundson demonstrates how a desktop using Wayland, Qt6 and KWin can recover from a catastrophic crash as if nothing had happened.

You will lose no data, the video you were watching will not skip a frame, and the contents of your clipboard will remain intact.


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The "Async #rust is bad" article doing the rounds fails to mention that golang is unsound. golang is the poster boy of "we did everything right, except this one thing that is super bad and the compiler won't tell you". But don't worry you only have to run your app in this data race detector until it triggers the baddies

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Poll-experiment for 24 hours:

Keep the three bars at the same length!

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