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Something cool in Mastadon v3.0.0: the new image upload tool!

When you edit an image that is included in a toot you get easier access to the focus tool, a preview of what it'll look like, and a better UI for adding alt text descriptions.

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I'm tired of diversity and inclusion being pushed as a business case because research shows that it drives higher revenue.

Diversity and inclusion should be default because we're all human beings.

That's it.

I'll be at to talk about CSS, , and a workshop on improving diversity at events. This opportunity to present some suggestions about browser limitations sounds amazing! If you have anything that you'd like to submit, I'll help rep there!

webwewant.fyi/

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Are you a Wordpress developer? Do you want to help shape the future of the web platform?

We'll be at @[email protected] running our community focused session sharing your ideas and pain points that you think browser vendors should work on.

➑️ Submit ideas at webwewant.fyi

Holy crap, now I'm even more glad I didn't get on board the WoW Classic hype train.

Blizzard, in response to a Hearthstone grandmaster from Hong Kong using a slogan from the pro-democracy movement, pulls all his tournament winnings, bans him from competing for a year, *and* fires both casters who were hosting the event, who likely didn't even know he was going to say it.

Very bad look, and I can't see any reason to give them money.

bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

#gameing

"Millennials saving money to blame for sluggish economy"
"Millennials should save $30,000 before turning 25"

Dump all capitalist media into a black hole.

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Big "NOBODY TOLD US" energy surrounding the Domino's decision today.

ADA became law in 1990.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines came out in 1999, and were updated in 2008 and 2018.

If you didn't know by now: THIS IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.

It's not too late to do better.

big lol at people mad about social justice in the free software community. definitely don't want politics involved in a movement that challenges the power of corporations and governments in an attempt to grant rights to all computer users. this exists in a vacuum and definitely could not be considered a form of social justice. no sir.

Savings alert time again. Barnes and Noble's bargain bins across the US are currently full and 75% off, (not "up to", flat out 75% off) there's SO many hackable toys, robots, board games (inc. StarWars xwing minis that sell for more on ebay than they cost from B&N)

Last year I got a RasPi3 and a soldering iron, this year I got a Piper computer kit (raspi3 plus screen and breadboards).

If other stores are anything like the one I was in today, their toy overstock cupboard is jam packed too.

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Reminder: your religious beliefs don’t entitle you to harm others. Full stop.

me: hey you wanna hang out, watch a movie or something?

[260 years later, after the second Gas Wars, Earth is a skeleton. What remains of humanity survives by plucking dessicated morsels from its bones. The wind that echoes through the ruins of the planet's pockmarked surface is the death rattle of a civilization.]

my friend who never takes their phone off of silent: hey sorry just saw this

I've been working on upgrading to Traefik 2 this week. Here's some of what I found to help you get started with #Traefik2, #SSL and #LetsEncrypt. chriswiegman.com/2019/10/servi

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Filthy Glass 

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Can we please stop calling Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc β€˜The online public square’? They’re ad companies. It is like calling a billboard ad a ’vertical public message’.... Pay for play, social media & search engines have created an online marketplace of ideas. Money talks β†˜οΈ

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/MarietjeSchaake/st

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