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Astronaut Mark Kelly once smuggled a full gorilla suit on board the International Space Station. He didn't tell anyone about it. One day, without anyone knowing, he put it on... #ISS

Just caught a glimpse of the monochrome OpenVPN status icon on my work box and wondered why Target was showing up there.

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Western monarch butterflies spending the winter in California rebound to 247,000, up from less than 2000 last year!

(Back in the 1980s it was millions annually, but this is still a big sigh of relief after the last couple of years)

latimes.com/science/story/2022

Undocumented WordPress plugin directory feature: you can use a readme.md instead of a readme.txt so the same file works for both the plugin directory and your git repository!

johnblackbourn.com/readme-md-p

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Introducing my extensible Gemini/Titan server:

gemini://skyjake.fi/gemlog/202

skyjake.fi:1965 now runs on GmCapsule, a Python-based #Gemini server that I recently started working on.

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the fetaverse, log on as a piece of greek cheese

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OK, this got way more complicated and should've been a blog post.

So: building a personal capable gallery of my sociallly-shared photos from various sources, keeping it light, pulling in new posts automatically () and eventually posting on my gallery and auto-posting it to Pixelfed/Twitter/Flickr/etc. () on a per-photo basis. Probably using .

Anyone have any recommendations on tools that might be better than WP/11ty, or that would work well with this workflow?

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"How I Got Pwned by My Cloud Costs" by Troy Hunt troyhunt.com/how-i-got-pwned-b

Stories like this make me a bit afraid to switch to things like lambda functions. Sometimes it's preferable for a service to go down rather than cost you $10k.

Yay, my visual cortex is done defragging!

Or whatever the heck is going on when I get a visual

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Just found out my new favorite stonehenge picture, taken by Bill Brandt in 1957

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Kid caught a Jolteon with stats that match our area code. He named it as a phone number that would spell out JOLTEON

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A male Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) spotted in the Hougang area, Singapore, on 22 Jan 2022. It was clumsy and spread its wings for balance while eating, letting me get these shots, showing off the hues in its feathers.

On iNaturalist [ inaturalist.org/observations/1 ]

#iNaturalist #Nature #Singapore #Photography #Birds #Aves

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