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again? :)
I'm into: & evidence-based , I'm either or depending on what we're discussing. Politically fluid but leaning .
I work on & at Scrapinghub. I like , , & .
Trained in (yay !), spent years at & in a home lab. I miss it.
Currently experimenting with invertebrate , , & evidence-based .

Cursed Insect Agriculture Concept 

PSA (domain block):

Within around a minute I was followed by 500+ bots from @weedis.life and then within another minute was unfollowed by all of them. Essentially a denial-of-service attack. Haven't seen or heard of that before.

A collection of computer game source code. The majority of these titles were originally released as commercial products and the source code was made available to the public at a later time.

archive.org/details/gamesource

Red faces in Moscow this weekend, with the news that hackers have successfully targeted FSB—Russia's Federal Security Service. The hackers managed to steal 7.5 terabytes of data from a major contractor, exposing secret FSB projects to de-anonymize Tor browsing, scrape social media, and help the state split its internet off from the rest of the world. The data was passed to mainstream media outlets for publishing. forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/20

#FSB #Russia

Alright, just posted a write-up about the paradox of tolerance. This one will be visible on planet.gnome.org, so there will definitely be some discussion about it.

https://blogs.gnome.org/christopherdavis/2019/07/21/the-paradox-of-tolerance/

Food, Cooking, Recipe, Bananas 

Serial harasser warning/ instance block recommendation 

can you imagine being coerced into a career? I'm so glad that that doesn't happen in America

anyway, learn to code or you'll probably starve to death

the wolf of wall street, sales - 

the wolf of wall street, sales - 

Playing with 3D-printed fabrics. Feels really weird & funny but pleasant in the hands.

Yesterday, I moved the last of my websites from Python 2 to Python 3. 🎉 :python:

I can't pretend it was fun, it was a real chore. However, now that the work is done I'm feeling kind of smug.

Python 2: you've been great, I'll miss you old friend. Thanks for the years of sterling work.

pythonclock.org/

#python

In spoken English, the phrase "I never said you drank my tea" can have seven different implied meanings, depending on which word you place emphasis on. 🍵

If you boil a funny bone, you make a laughing stock

Lewd cursed bathwater shitpost 

Me online: (posts a story about how Americans are spending more time working than peasants in the dark ages. This is a real thing)

A bootlicker: They didn't have cars or cell phones.

Me: Yeah, why are we still working harder in a world that has such great labor-saving devices?

Rape kits 

"F-Droid won’t tolerate oppression or harassment against marginalized groups. Because of this, it won’t package nor distribute apps that promote any of these things. This includes that it won’t distribute an app that promotes the usage of previously mentioned website, by either its branding, its pre-filled instance domain or any other direct promotion."
Bravo @fdroidorg 👏
f-droid.org/en/2019/07/16/stat

So now many of the most popular Mastodon apps are banning gab instances from using them.

Surprise Surprise, the We Ban Fash motto is extending to the apps. What did you expect.

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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more