im macho enough to wear a dress without feeling my gender threatened

"Ladies and gentlemen":
-reinforces the gender binary
-makes you sound like a bougie
-cliched as fuck, no dramatic tension

"Friends and enemies":
-Inclusive and gender-neutral
-makes you sound like a supervillain
-dramatic tension: who are the friends and who are the enemies?

re: music 

music 

programming, sad 

The alternative front-end for YouTube, invidious, is pretty cool.

Hey. Signal rejected my PR to hide phone numbers.

This is obviously pretty weird, from a privacy standpoint. What if someone glances at your screen?

Anyway, I wrote a blog post about patching the Signal desktop app to hide phone numbers:

anthony.som.codes/blog/2020-01

transphobic harassment in FOSS 

Hey, I've moved instance! I'm Anthony. I’m nineteen, and I write software; when I’m bored, I reverse engineer games and write cheats. Currently, the project that takes up the majority of my time is a Java bytecode obfuscator.

I also like learning languages, so I'm comfortable with you talking to me in English, French, Spanish, or Korean, and I'm trying to pick up some others.

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