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Content Warnings: Use specific and clear ones
seriously if you feel like sharing something with a preface about how it might be upsetting or stressful, i am not gonna click through without having an idea as to, ya know, *why* it might be
Did you know? There are standards on color contrast accessibility for background:foreground colors (e.g. on websites). If you look at/redesign your website, take the time to drop your background and text colors in this handy tool to see if your color choices are suitable: http://contrast-ratio.com/#%23DF691A-on-%234e5d6c
TWITTER HEADS UP: If you're still on Twitter, be aware that third-party apps will BREAK on June 19 because of changes Twitter is making to the API, and there's nothing app developers can do about it. http://apps-of-a-feather.com/
microsoft open sourced the file manager from windows 3.1 and ported it up to modern windows https://github.com/Microsoft/winfile
A Landslide of Classic Art Is About to Enter the Public Domain
(In the US)
About freaking time, even if it’s just going to be a year at a time. Still!
Today I listened to the album "I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats: All Hail West Texas".
After hearing all the covers already from the IOLTTMG podcast, it was nice to go back and listen to all of them in one sitting in the album format. Now I need to do the same with the original "All Hail West Texas" and listen to more Mountain Goats since this podcast was my first taste of their work (besides the one time one of their songs was used as the Night Vale weather which I don't even actually remember but went ahead and checked the WTNV wiki to see if it had been done)
@nightpool also, EVERYTHING YOU EVER POST: visible to anyone with admin access, as with literally any online service, so if you need something to be truly private take it somewhere else
15-SECOND RUNDOWN ON MASTODON PRIVACY
Stuff in your BIO or PUBLIC: visible to anyone that has your url! e.g. https://cybre.space/@nightpool
Stuff marked PRIVATE: only visible to the people that follow you
LOCKED account: people can't follow you without your permission
DIRECT MESSAGES: only visible to the people you send them to (e.g. anyone @mentioned)
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I love when I admit fault for something and it's dismissed as not my fault at all because someone else also fucked up. And by love I mean I can't fucking stand it. I can't better myself if I'm not able to admit my fuckups and I don't need special treatment.
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note to self, stay in your own damn lane and learn to shut up