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New townies, new !

Just a fellow technomancer screaming into the void.

Posting about privacy, the dystopia of big tech and utopian small tech, cyberpunk, embedded/low-level stuff, retro computing, other arcane bits.

Restricting follow, will approve if you got an avi and some toots and don't seem like a total ghoul.

Tend to follow those that interact often enough, or are interesting, and aren't a firehose of toots.

Auto follow approval and follow back for townies.

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Ed will introduce Ed. Full name; Edward Wong Hau Pepelu Trivusky the 4th.

Ed made it up, you know. Nice to meet you!

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If you're good at something, ̶n̶e̶v̶e̶r̶ ̶d̶o̶ ̶i̶t̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶f̶r̶e̶e̶ do it for free, destroy capitalism, build a community.

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Tech enthusiast: "I want smart lights, smart tv, everything, and connect them all to my digital assisstant!"

Tech worker: *looks wistfully into distance* "I should get a small place in a little town, with a garden, make my own furniture."

funny how the discovery that Venmo transactions were public by default was this scandal, but the public ledger of cryptocurrencies is seen as this great feature

They called it the Web, or the Net, because it was supposed to connect us all.

But now it's called that because all it does is captures us.

wait you're telling me that the phrase isn't actually "male gays"?

Taco Bell Quarterly

the literary magazine for the Taco Bell Arts and Letters

whelp, google authenticator app randomly disappeared from phone

guess no longer using that

those color-coded dog leashes that signify "friendly to approach", "ask to approach", "aggressive, don't approach"

but something for people

think global (hack the planet)

act local (

Sim Nimby

The city building game where you can't build anything.

“Housing? Surely there must be other ways to deal with the unhoused.”

”This is a NICE neighborhood”

“Public transport would transport the public here”

"We're making a rule that websites must respect your privacy."


you must now configure cookies on every single site you visit


wears shirt with original NES graphics

younger person: oh cool, that from Minecraft?


There's a thought. Getting past spam filter by sending links as QR codes.

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I just now got a different email telling us to scan a QR code.

People have straight up forgot that you can click a link directly when it's in an email or digital file.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.