Imagining an internet where a dude still says "You've got mail!" every single time you get an email.

Wife's wrist was hurting so we couldn't play the new smash patch, so I decided to grab Baba is You instead and we're running through it together. It's quite tricky but very fun!

tbh i dont even care about joker i just want to hear "last surprise" in every smash battle

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"Hi, this is Fedex! We have a package that requires a specific address!"
"I'm sorry, only the shipper can update the address!"

T_T

I have to confes that I am lost between #activitypub, #matrix, #xmpp etc, not to mention irc and all the proprietary platforms, before we dig into the specializations (text, video, audio etc) or the deeper #decentralization stuff like #dat and #ipfs

I think I could use an updated "internet for dummies" kind of review

In Super Mario Bros. 3, the Toad seen in the Spade Panel minigame has a single orange pixel next to his arm, seemingly violating the rule that 8-bit sprites can only consist of 3 colors. Below is a technical explanation of why the pixel is orange. t.co/kehTSE6R86

Today I learned that when my computer isn't plugged into a monitor, its preferred way of expressing its displeasure with that situation is shrieking like a damn banshee. 🤖

It's amazing how much hardware has changed. I got my first computer with an NVMe SSD, and I honestly stared at it with amazement. At first I thought it was soldered onto the motherboard, but I noticed the connector and started doing some research into it.

If you would have told kid me that this was a hard drive, I would have laughed you out of the room.

@ishara There's a good article explaining the separation you feel between XMPP and Matrix, in the way they have ended up today: blogs.gnome.org/tbernard/2018/

tldr: all communication falls into 1 of 3 categories:
1) Personal (direct chats)
2) Private (group chats)
3) Public (room chats)

Historically, XMPP fills 1 quite well, even though it can do 2+3 with MUC (multi-user chats) -- it's just not as clean.

IRC was written to do 3, and to do it efficiently. That's why it doesn't really do 1+2 well.

Pixelfed will be a year old in a few days.

I'm a high school dropout that has never taken any CS or computer classes.

Web development is just a hobby of mine, I work in the auto industry.

I'm so proud of this project, I never would have imagined that I could make something like this.

Thank you for helping me realize credentialism isn't so important as you think. ❤️ :pixelfed:

After a shower I realized that this nostalgia is ill-advised since it's just another vector for telemarketers to harass me and I'm already on record as saying that phone numbers need to die anyway.

Maybe I'm weird but I'm nostalgic for a home phone. I'd need to do some research, but it'd be awesome to be able to plug a sip phone into my router and connect it to some hosted server or whatever.

I'm amazed that I can get a phone that can call over wifi with no limits for $5/mo but AT&T will charge me $20/mo just to tack on 200-minute-per-month phone number onto my internet service.

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