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mainstream journalism (-), youtube vs fcc (coppa) 

Enh. i3 might not be for me after all. I have too much muscle memory that mostly works cross-platform. I'll give it a go for a bit, but if it keeps fighting me I'll probably just go back to Xfce4.

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Finally! supports displaying multiple image attachments. That was my main peeve with it. It is now my first choice, given that it is the only client that supports "read everything in non-reversed chronological order".

I got a new job. It's remote, and my laptop arrives today for me to set up in advance of the on-site next week.

I'm going with some flavor of , probably something on top of . I was thinking of trying i3, but the 'everything already built in' equivalent to, say, , is a one-person distro called . I think I'd rather start with a known quantity and add on top...

is deeply confused by my having multiple accounts, and posted my last toot to the wrong one.

fdroid and tusky forks, gab, probably unpopular opinion 

fedi note 

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fedi note 

imposter syndrome 

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imposter syndrome 

I guess technically my current setup is two Mini DisplayPorts, which might also be Thunderbolt? But also I can make HDMI work - I forgot I bought two HDMI -> DP adapters (the powered kind; the unpowered kind only works for downgrading DP -> HDMI) for use with my desktop but don't need them now after a video card replacement...

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hardware suggestion req, employment 

I've settled on Gateron Brown keyswitches. Tactile feedback but no audible clicks (which on Gaterons don't exactly match actuation anyway).

I was going to 3d-print the keycaps, but the one suitable model has an angled top that ends up fairly jagged even at .08 layer height. I may still print them if the cheap set I ordered doesn't work.

Diodes, charge controller and micro (atmega 32U4 arduino clone) inbound. I'm almost certainly forgetting something.

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I got my variety pack of MX clone keyswitches from China. Aside from the noisy one, I can barely tell them apart. So I guess whichever is cheapest will be fine for my pluggable cyberdeck keyboard project. They'll also work as momentary switches for other projects, like the battery lamp that needs rebuilding with a micro doing PWM.

I wish GOOG would hurry up and kill email so the rest of us can go back to using it ourselves. Just like when they killed RSS.

I do like the visibility into the privacy protections in 70, and the browser is significantly peppier than , but I'm guessing a big part of that is starting with a totally fresh profile.

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After bouncing around on @mhoye's blarg and watching the "state of Mozilla" talk, I'm giving Firefox 70 a try. My daily driver is Waterfox, which is roughly version 56, because addons... But I'm giving it a fair shake, and so far nothing has made me outright ragequit...

Fediverse tip: want to comment on a video without creating yet another account? Paste the URL to the video into the search bar in Mastodon, then reply to the post that comes up. The reply will federate back to the PeerTube instance as a comment.

electronics, custom keyboard 

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electronics, custom keyboard 

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