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Hi, I'm migrating from @stephen which is a small instance I ran for about seven months. I am very much interested in developing light-weight web apps which integrate with , so I'd still like to stick around. I'm mostly here to listen but will share tech-related stuff as well. I like to contribute to and and I am a regular volunteer in physical space as well. I am queer. :huemanatee:

tech - documentation, elixir Show more

Just had my first meeting as a board member for my neighborhood association. I've drafted up a petition to put pressure on mayoral candidates to support a comprehensive tree plan to help support the urban forest in Madison. This weekend I'm volunteering at the neighborhood festival.

It would be all too easy to take on lots of responsibility on the board because they need help. But I've learned through much, much trial-and-error that I need to not take on too much at once. Self care comes first.

U.N. Kofi Annan Show more

Copernicipunk 1540 - 1630.

formula in for the calculating distance between coordinate points on the Earth in both miles and kilometers.

gist.github.com/stephenburgess

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Hey #Fediverse. When you post pictures, please please please with puppies on top fill in that description box for the visually impaired. You will be helping us out tremendously. We want to enjoy your pictures as much as others do. You don't have to write a novel, but just fill in some details.

Thanks with much love:
A Blind Dude

Really dedicating to being less critical in general. I want to focus instead on spending that energy encouraging good people for doing awesome things. I want to stop thinking about the people I am critical of and think more about the people doing cool stuff.

I compiled arrays of the most common words in the English language in PHP by parts of speech. I might do it for a few other languages soon too.

gist.github.com/stephenburgess

Along with making my readability calculator, I've written up an article which, as it says, is "What is readability and why does it matter?" Hope you enjoy it, if you like. :blobcat:

medium.com/@uistephen/what-is-

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HTTPS-only is problematic Show more

Ce problème est beaucoup plus profond que prévu.

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Center equity of access to information Show more

HTTPS-only is problematic Show more

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HTTPS-only is problematic Show more

HTTPS-only is problematic Show more

DoH & Firefox - It should be "could" not "wants to" and it may well be "won't". Show more

DoH & Firefox - nothing is decided yet Show more

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If you're super keen on finding out a lot more on a deeper level please take a look at the DRAFT IETF paper. They've feedback due by this coming Wednesday.

It's only 20 pages long too, so it's doable, hey? datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft

As a draft standard it's at the RFC stage, or request for comments. Here's an article on how to contribute concerns at an RFC stage:
mnot.net/blog/2018/07/31/read_