Oh the front was only big in the compose box. 😒

Hypothesis[1] is a good idea but it is a centralized service (as far as I can tell).

Haven't looked in depth but dokieli looks to be a worthy replacement:

"Decentralised Authoring, Annotations and Notifications for a Read-Write Web with dokieli"

(Wow that's a big font)


[1] web.hypothes.is/

I think the three R's (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) are missing a critical fourth R. (Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle)

complaining, pixelfed 


@jankoekepan @readsteven yeah I don't understand where the debate on whether self driving would help congestion came from it's obvious it won't.

To me the huge advantage in self driving is safety. Humans are bad at driving and many die because of it. Even if we don't achieve full self driving soon the technology can help human drivers and cover some of their weaknesses. So I'm all for it.

@jankoekepan @readsteven l agree with you, however so far self driving vehicles and collision avoidance tech don't have a great track record with pedestrians.

Times I've invoked Google Chrome's "Pull to Refresh" page:


Times I've done so intentionally:


Times I've lost state invoking Google Chrome's "Pull to Refresh Page":


Times I've wished Firefox's Android performance was sufficient to be able to ditch Chrome:


Times I've wished for a viable tablet full-Linux Android alternative:


@alcinnz I mean, Usenet had MMF:


My general view is:

- Focus on *behaviour* rather than *features*

- Recognise that *complexity* enables both more bad behaviour, and can mask it.

- Reputations matter. Rather than identify *content*, track the *creators*, both good and bad.

Effective trust networks tend to be *small*. A few tens, *possibly* hundreds, of actors. Trust scales poorly.

pinebook pro day one:
it's hosed. we tried to upgrade it to debian 10, and this immediately resulted in a horrific dependency knot that not even all our strength could rip out. tomorrow, we will try to reflash it.

nice hardware, though.

@nolan @baldur and that's probably exactly what they want? Understaff the Safari team is a good way to save money and put more devs into the app store ecosystem?

Is it just me or is Safari in iOS 13 _extremely_ buggy? Especially if you have a service worker?

For those who don't know the difference between the different kinds of memory usage on Linux

Virtual memory is a measure of how much memory - real and "virtual" - is mapped into the process space. This can go up without increasing the memory pressure on your system by doing things like mmaping files.

Resident memory is a more accurate measure of your application's use of RAM. The etymology is a little bit dated, but basically this is how much RAM your program takes up when it's not the active task. If you want to know about RAM usage, this is the only thing you need to look at.

Shared memory is that which is currently or theoretically possible to share between processes, such as shared libraries or shm files.

@natecull well I don't know if I'm making is a "storage and computing fabric". In fact pretty sure it's not. For one thing my sewing skills are even worse than my programming skills.

Having said that, portability of your application and data from one server to another is an important trait that I am building in. So there's that.

I wish I could quote-boost because that last one is very close the vision I have that is driving my current project (unannounced).

My ideal (and probably impossible) future of tech is a world where everyone (or every household and business) owns their own server(s) (maybe colocated?) that runs all their stuff, like document sharing, IoT/"smart" devices, social networking, Web caching and searching, etc. etc. and everything is federated so everyone can still interact with each other.

There are things we can do to make this more feasible, but I don't expect it to happen easily or anytime soon.

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