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KTV is testing Takahē

Techie, software developer, hobbyist photographer, sci-fi/fantasy and comics fan in the Los Angeles area. He/him.

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Oh, that's interesting: Takahe is able to *follow* my WordPress blog with ActivityPub, but posts show up as from "(unknown user)" instead of

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Source of the famous “Now you have two problems” quote
Jamie Zawinski in 1997, paraphrasing David Tillbrook around 1985, whose quote about AWK was used as a signature by John Myers as early as 1988.

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What do GNOME Online Accounts Do?

It's not obvious which services GNOME will use from each provider. Here's where to find it.

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If you're a admin, you're going to want to apply the latest security patch as soon as possible.

Checking in (insert Spamusement reference here)

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The best photo of a I've ever seen.

(The big blue ball. That one.)

(seen on Bluesky but I couldn't find the post linking to it when I scrolled back looking for it.)

Posting to see how far it'll go.

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Picts or it didn't happen.

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Astronomers have observed the exoplanet Beta Pictoris b almost long enough to catch a full orbit!

In this new video, the planet (the blue dot) orbits around its host star. The bright star is blocked by a coronagraph (the black disk) so we can see the faint light from the planet.

It was made by interpolating between 30 frames of data taken over 17 years from the Gemini Planet Imager, VLT/NACO, and VLT/SPHERE.

Credit: Jason Wang & Malachi Noel

Edited 252d ago

Is this thing on?

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Flowering mallows of some kind, growing between the sidewalk and a wall.


I love the expression on this warning sign on a laundromat washing machine.

Edited 52d ago

LLM hallucination is currently seen as a problem for developers

But the products that succeed in this era won't be the ones that somehow suppress all hallucination.

They will be the ones that successfully pass on the cost of hallucination to users

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Checking to see what mentioning a bookwyrm user from Takahe does without following

I don't know who needs to hear this, but never give your Social Security number to an anime waifu.

as chrome gets older and more exposed to the elements it will be eventually partially composed of rust

not that it matters to me, a firefox user

Ein Spatz
Zilpzalp im Blütenmeer

thinking about how "well, the wayback machine has it archived" shouldn't have to be the best possible end result for websites that are a vast trove of collective knowledge when corporate interests take them under

Hmm, Takahe and Akkoma think they're following each other, but I don't see any of my Akkoma posts here.

1.0 RELEASED! 🎉​
(happy !)

Macstodon is a Mastodon client for vintage (pre-OSX) computers.

New in 1.0 (there's so much stuff that it's finally time to bump the major version):
- Profiles!
- User interactions! (follow/mute/block and notes)
- Preferences - customize the number of toots to load at launch and on refresh!
- Junk characters removed!
- Open links in browser, download attached media!
- Icons for interactions!
- Many, many bug fixes!

System Requirements:
- A 68020+ or PPC Mac
- System 7.1 through 9.2.2
- At least 4 MB of free memory (8-16 MB recommended)
- 32-bit addressing enabled
- Internet Config installed
- an SSL-stripping proxy such as WebOne running on another machine

You can download it from GitHub: (don't forget to read the Read Me file, it contains important setup instructions!)

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Still Dangerous

I’m not sure this fence is entirely stable.

Update: Here’s another section of the fence that I don’t think I’d want to lean on!

Photo album on Flickr: Del Cerro Views
Originally posted on Instagram

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If you're sad about Lance Reddick, his widow asked for people to donate to MOMcares, a Baltimore-based charity that provides prenatal and postpartum care to under-supported Black women who've been through the NICU wringer. It helps unborn babies, it helps Black maternal mortality rates, it should appeal to pretty much everyone. Go!