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whitespace... the programming language

the interpreter ignores characters other than space, tab, and linefeeds

here's a hello world with the code selected

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How to Create a Basic HTML Document in Your Browser

open a new tab or window and give it the url

data:text/html, <html contenteditable>

then type away.

do a Ctrl-S to save as an html file.

#howto #til #keep

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> Seriously. The idea of a "blog" needs to get over itself. Everybody is treating writing as a "content marketing strategy" and using it to "build a personal brand" which leads to the fundamental flawed idea that everything you post has to be polished to perfection and ready to be consumed.
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> This idea is toxic and led me to publish less and less over time.

#Blog #PersonalSites

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andrew lee just seized over 700 channels on freenode because they mentioned in their topic.

This includes projects like openbsd, wikimedia, FOSDEM, etc. shows 720 channels that match what is being checked.

here's an example log:

boost this if you care about foss in any way.

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I joined the Fediverse when I was in middle school. I first started hosting a Mastodon instance when in high school.

This made me wonder the age of others when they first joined this network.

So here's a poll:

How old were you all when you first joined the #Fediverse?


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Gemini and discoverability 

I'm seeing more hits to my gemini capsule than I would have thought before starting one. I think it is getting more hits than the same content would have if I had started a traditional blog on the web. The relative size of gemini being so small compared to the web means all the eyes are condensed on the smaller number of sites.

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Another advantage of #gempub over .epub, it's just plain text, even without a reader app you can comfortably read

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Google is now tracking your visitors for advertising purposes even when you’re not using Google Analytics or Google Ads.

I took a closer look at Google’s FLoC initiative and how you can fight back and opt-out as a web user and a web developer

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It's really irritating that I was looking up how to write good alt text and 100% of the results were about search engine optimization, not one single one about accessibility.

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My superpower is selecting exactly what Google needs from me in the captcha without even reading the description above.

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Why does the StackOverflow / StackExchange share button generates URLs that contain *your* user ID? At least they warn about this now, but what is the point? I now realize I've scattered my user ID all over code comments.

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There is totally a small community of PocketCHIP enthusiasts on gemini and that is beautiful.

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