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You get annoyed by having to enter your handle each time you want to follow/interact with someone on a "foreign" page?

I got that too, but I've made a little add-on to solve this "problem". 😃

It automatically "redirects" you to your own instance.

New release of Awesome Picker! 🎉

v1.2 now supports:
* the system's dark mode
* searching for emojis in the address bar (optional)

Have fun!

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Aber warum schreib ich das jetzt hier hin: weil ich Reichweite und nen guten Ruf habe und es mir wichtig ist zu zeigen das sowas normal ist und kein Zeichen von Unfähigkeit oder so. Das solche negativen Gefühle und Zweifel, und sei es nur der eigene Anspruch der dafür verantwortlich ist, auch Andere haben. (3/5)

We've got a little unexpected "christmas present" at 24th 2019: a security vulnerability.

Now fixed in v1.3.2.
Please upgrade! 😃

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"The Cobra Effect"

The British government was concerned about the number of venomous cobra snakes in Delhi.

The government therefore offered a bounty for every dead cobra. Initially this was a successful strategy as large numbers of snakes were killed for the reward.

Eventually, however, enterprising people began to breed cobras for the income.

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> We have computed the very first chosen-prefix collision for SHA-1. In a nutshell, this means a complete and practical break of the SHA-1 hash function, with dangerous practical implications if you are still using this hash function. To put it in another way: all attacks that are practical on MD5 are now also practical on SHA-1. Check our paper here for more details.

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"i use linux as my operating system," i state proudly to the unkempt, bearded man. he swivels around in his desk chair with a devilish gleam in his eyes, ready to mansplain with extreme precision.
"actually," he says with a grin, "linux is just the kernel. you use GNU+linux."
i don't miss a beat and reply with a smirk, "i use alpine, a distro that doesn't include the GNU coreutils, or any other GNU code. it's linux, but it's not GNU+linux."

the smile quickly drops from the man's face. his body begins convulsing and he foams at the mouth as he drop to the floor with a sickly thud. as he writhes around he screams "I-IT WAS COMPILED WITH GCC! THAT MEANS IT'S STILL GNU!"
coolly, i reply "if windows was compiled with gcc, would that make it GNU?" i interrupt his response with "and work is being made on the kernel to make it more compiler-agnostic. even if you were correct, you won't be for long."

with a sickly wheeze, the last of the man's life is ejected from his body. he lies on the floor, cold and limp. i've womansplained him to death.

Just created an issue…

"Use case: […] I want to […] brag to people."

Don't ask…

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RT @c3blind Blind-accessibility of Congress went to completely new dimensions this year with North Markers and tactile maps - and we've kicked off an entirely new community around blindness and visual impairment at #36c3.

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Wenn ihr jünger als 25 (oder am besten jünger als 18) seid und begeistert vom Congress zurück: Bringt euch doch bei ein!

Ein Journalist, der wegen eines Tweets zum Thema Morddrohungen erhält. Ein Intendant, der sich für das Kinderlied entschuldigt und dann noch wirre "Ali"-Vergleiche nachlegt."

Meine hier speziell diese Zusammenfassung:

"Eine fiktive (!) Oma wird - harmloser geht es kaum - "Umweltsau" genannt. Eine Beleidigung aus der Kategorie "Blödmann" oder "Eierloch". Der Sender hält der Kritik nicht stand, macht eine Sondersendung, das Lied wird aus der Mediathek gelöscht. Rechtsextreme, die sich vor dem WDR versammeln und "deutscher Opa über alles" grölen. Polizeischutz für den Sender.[…]

Wenn du nichts von mitbekommen hast, weil du die letzten Tage in einer besseren Welt lebtest und dann versuchst das "nachzuarbeiten".

Und dir nur so denkst: wtf?
Das liest sich wie ein schlechter Science-Fiction-Roman? Was genau ist in diesem dubiosen Land vorgegangen? Was?

Actually, I'll wait 13,37 years! 😃

I don't know what you all want with
I'll start my party later, in 4886 days… Yay!

Quite funny, if you discover the same issue again and again each year at day 5, after congress…
And always leave a coment. 😇

Here we go again:


Things I've forgot to mention at @:

Uhm, I do have a nice browser add-on for you if you use :firefox: and :mastodon:.
It just removes one nasty hurdle when interacting with “foreign” users/instances.

Would have been a good ad to mention it there… 😜

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