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If you were thinking of auto-deleting your old toots I have good news - I made a thing for you (me): github.com/hughrun/ephemetoot

Ah yes, corporate Windows. I certainly did want my computer to restart in the middle of a meeting, with no option to prevent it. Great job everyone.

covid 

"Freedom Day" tomorrow, when I lock myself in my house to avoid everyone else in Melbourne giving each other COVID.

Looking forward to tomorrow when *checks notes* our water will be cut off for 8 hours. 🚰

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I'd appreciate a little more warning to get my life in order, Apple.

Hmm yes but what if those brains are full of worms? 🤔🐛

"git heckout" is a thing I just typed, and I gotta say it's usually how I feel about git.

1. Because you love capitalism;
2. Psychopathy As A Service
3. You don't give a shit about the sleep patterns of your staff
4. You're too lazy to work out how to employ people in a couple of other timezones
5. You addicted humans to your product and now you're reaping what you sowed

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ausmedia, big tech, shitpost 

“Delete your account”

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tech dystopia 

"if you don't have any of these you're not a real person"

!important message 

Please don't use !important in your CSS.

Especially if you are a large international software company where customising CSS via a custom file that is supposed to override the default is one of the core features you offer to your clients.

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The only thing I like about the new #duttonPark school’s name is that its IT department will most likely be called “BSSSCIT”.

Not sure what this pom-pom eucalyptus is actually called but it makes a stunning street tree

Whoops I took a photo yesterday and then forgot to post it so you’ll get a bonus pic today!

Plant of, uh yesterday, is the Callistemon pallidus on the traffic barrier just near my apartment.

I guess that’s better than “Infamous war criminal and Big Liar to the UN General Assembly”

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Unfortunately for him, the thing I always remember about Colin Powell is everyone pronouncing his personal name as “colon”.

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Following in the footsteps of Microsoft and the RIAA, NFTs are fundamentally about creating the illusion of limited availability for digital goods that in reality are unlimited because they can be freely duplicated. Combined with the environmental impacts, you can see the perversion of reality that drives NFTs: they burn through finite natural resources as if they were infinite in order to create an artificial sense of scarcity for digital goods which can be easily produced in abundance.

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Aus GLAM Space

This is a Mastodon instance primarily for Australasian Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Records people, and anyone else who wants to hang out with them. We use the Hometown fork which enables local-only posts.

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