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Random reminder to use a password manager if you aren't already! It'll help you stay safe online by using long, unique passwords for each service you use.

While LastPass or 1Password are great choices, I prefer KeePassXC

Official site: keepassxc.org/

Official quick-start guide: keepassxc.org/quickstart/

My getting-started guide: sts10.github.io/2017/06/27/kee

I just started 'Next Gen' on Netflix and this movie is def gonna hit me hard, but in the meantime, some programming advice and syntax!

Do/did any of y'all read the comic that it's based on, 7723?

OK today's Rust question:

Is there an equivalent to Ruby's `send` method? I want to pass a String (or str) to a function and then run that string as a method call on a struct within the function.

My _guess_ is that this is something I'd use a trait for(??), but I'm not quite there...

Kavanaugh/story about rape Show more

sex/consent (A NYTimes Modern Love column) Show more

Did you know you can buy laptops and desktops with Linux preinstalled? Show more

Saw somebody call a hedgehog an "ouch mouse" yesterday and I think it's great

In , can I assign a field _after_ I define an instance?

I think I'd like to create a method on &self to calculate the value of this field... but I don't want to re-calculate the result every time I need to access the value.

rolling in to the weekend like a *squints* millimeter-size water droplet on a precisely flat, very hot, nonabsorbent surface

nytimes.com/2018/09/14/science

sex/consent (A NYTimes Modern Love column) Show more

To Restore Civil Society, Start With the Library

"Poor and homeless library patrons don’t even consider entering [Starbucks and other coffee shops]. They know from experience that simply standing outside a high-end eatery can prompt managers to call the police. But you rarely see a police officer in a library...

"It’s worth noting that “liber,” the Latin root of the word “library,” means both “book” and “free.”"

nytimes.com/2018/09/08/opinion

omg Rust 1.29 (stable) features a new cargo command called `cargo fix` THAT ACTUALLY FIXES YOUR CODE FOR YOU

blog.rust-lang.org/2018/09/13/

Apple/iPhone Show more

Hey all - I know that many of you have experiences w/ several VPS providers. I'm looking for a good trustworthy provider for my personal Nextcloud server (min 1 core, 2GB, 1TB storage). I'm currently looking at TransIP or Contabo. Any ideas, tips or suggestions? @Gargron @aral @dosch @schlink

Do any designers around here work on Linux? It’d be great to hear about your setup if you do!

Apple event Show more

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Octodon

Octodon is a nice general purpose instance.