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I’ve been using Mastodon for quite a while now—since , give or take—but have never posted a proper .

So, I’m a thirtysomething mechanical engineer and lousy guitarist. I work in the semiconductor industry, spend most of my spare time developing for the web, and own quite a few affordable (!) electric guitars, a handful of Raspberry Pis, and a couple hacked together MAME—I know—cabinets. Also, happily married, father of two, wannabe investor.

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What I’m saying is, interests include , the , , , , and personal finance.

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Jan Boddez boosted

Save the web, freely. Wallabag: a self hostable application for saving web pages wallabag.org/en

Only thing is, it requires end users to sign up for a developer account. I don’t think there’s a way around it, really. (I’m not looking to distribute the plugin anywhere else, either, so it’s not like anyone’s going to use this ever. Use Mastodon instead.)

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It posts featured images okay, so attached images should work fine, too. I was pleasantly surprised to see Twitter’s API v1.1 supports alt text for images – and that the auth library I use does not.

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Made a Twitter version of my “Share on Mastodon” crossposting plugin. Seems to be working okay so far. Still have to try out a couple advanced filter callbacks, allowing for threaded Tweets and such. github.com/janboddez/share-on-

Bookmarked nitter.net/ggreenwald/status/1.

Imagine having to find out about _actually important things_ on a platform other than Twitter.

(jan.boddez.net/notes/ebba695c1)

Bookmarked drewdevault.com/2020/09/20/The.

> [F]ederation distributes governance and cost, and can allow us to tackle challenges that we couldn’t overcome without it. […] Viva la federación!

(jan.boddez.net/notes/6870d0627)

Reposted nitter.net/PunchableFaceVI/sta by Chadford Whitmore VI 💸.

Tesla has a market cap of $404B and next 7 largest automakers combined are ~$500B.

This makes sense because the other automakers haven’t figured out yet how to tape an iPad to a car dashboard.

(jan.boddez.net/notes/6e3fb0fbb)

Hey, that’s us. “The richest 5% (whose average income is $100,000 per year) capture no less than 46% of global income.” thecorrespondent.com/728/we-ca

Reposted nitter.net/TheOnion/status/131 by The Onion.

> Trump Supporters Fighting Over Used Tissues President Tossed From SUV bit.ly/3jxykA4

(jan.boddez.net/notes/87246f6d1)

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De groenen besturen federaal hoop en al een week mee en de Vlaamse regering gaat gelijk de verkeersbelasting flink opschroeven. Smart.

(ochtendgrijs.be/notes/60ccf376)

In reply to zylstra.org/blog/2020/10/15076.

Same goes for the Google Photos app an Android phones. Open, e.g., a screenshot, and it’ll let you select the text in it.

(jan.boddez.net/notes/eb6c61073)

Reposted nitter.net/StefanLeifert/statu by Stefan Leifert.

Trump nennt Kamala Harris zwei Mal “dieses Monster”.

Im zivilisierten Europa hingegen begrüßt man sich noch anständig mit “Hello dictator!”

(jan.boddez.net/notes/c9cf51355)

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Over financiële openheid: zo’n @​mattiasgeniar die z’n maandelijkse inkomsten met de hele wereld deelt, kan ik ook wel waarderen.

(ochtendgrijs.be/notes/9311945a)

I might fetch and display actual titles and such, _should_ I ever decide to publish that list. youtube-dl sure doesn't care.

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What that looks like (in Windows, unfortunately)? If there's one thing I'm proud of, it's the tidiness of my WordPress admin interface.

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