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Behmor makes a good roaster. Though saying it's user unfriendly is a bit of an understatement. I'd probably go so far as to call it user-antagonistic.

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In the rare moments that I stop the think about it, the number of things in my life that I've gone sicko mode for is really quite disturbing.

A Polish train manufacturer introduced DRM that would brick its trains if it detected their GPS coordinates in the vicinity of competitors' repair shops, and is now threatening to sue hackers who unlocked the trains. Incredible. 404media.co/polish-hackers-rep

Homemade karahi paneer, dal makhani, and baingan bharta, with masala chai. 😋

LRT: Currently using Vivaldi and loving it.

I ditched Chrome a long time ago, moving to Firefox briefly and then Opera. The last straws with Opera were their embrace of both crypto and LLMs.

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Your choice of browser matters — Google's Web DRM and the open internet

https://grafcube.codeberg.page/blog/2023/08/06/web-drm-api.html

I wrote this blog post to inform the people I know who aren't as tech savvy or otherwise don't put any thought into their choice of browser. Another goal is to help get enough awareness on the topic and make sure it fails.

@opensource @privacy #webintegrityapi #WEI #google #mozilla #chrome #firefox #chromium #foss #opensource #OpenWeb #privacy #drm #nodrm #drmfree #freesoftware #browser

The only differences are that I look significantly older than Peter Falk, and, unlike Columbo, I have no idea what's going on.

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Me, a medical student, returning to a patient's room for the seventh time to clarify something:

I spent five precious minutes that I should have spent studying for my surgery exam tomorrow registering a domain instead.

Anyway, don't waste your time visiting ElonsPersonalHell.com.

"So Gem, how's your anesthesia rotation going?"

Well, today I watched another anesthesiologist put my preceptor into a headlock. The two started wrestling, and then appeared to progress to a tickle fight.

Doc I'm working with just shouted out "Argh! I hate progressives!" My head whipped around.

Turns out he was talking about his glasses.

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twitter: your mastodon server admin reads every DM you send. they actually read them and assign a score

mastodon admins who roll their own: sorry everyone images aren't going to work for the next sixty-ninety years. what's a DM

99% of mastodon admins who are just normies who pay for shared hosting: we can't read dms. we can't even choose when to update. we can't even turn the lights off in this room

lead mastodon dev: actually they're "mentioned people only posts," hope this helps. Cheers!

I feel that the fact that my evening plans are "study surgery on UWorld" and not "play Elden Ring until I fall asleep" makes me the greatest hero in the world.

It's the only Twitter search you'll ever need!

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Ramshackle Town

Ramshackle Town is a friendly little Hometown server. It's nice here, if a little run-down.

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